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High security in Assam after ULFA messages intercepted


September 10th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 10 (IANS) Assam Police have intensified security arrangements after intelligence inputs that the anti-dialogue faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) led by Paresh Baruah alias ... Read more...

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Focus on people friendly policing: New Odisha police chief (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) Prakash Mishra, who took charge as Odisha's new Director General of Police Friday, said that people-friendly policing would be his focus area."Besides, I will also put ... Read more...

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Odisha’s new police chief assumes charge


July 6th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) Prakash Mishra, a 1977 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Friday took over as Odisha's new director general of police, an official said.Mishra, who has served ... Read more...

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CRPF gets its own intelligence wing


February 8th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 8 (IANS) Intelligence gathering is vital for the paramilitary CRPF, whose role has significantly changed from maintaining law and order to conducting counter-insurgency operations, Home Minister P. ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to have sophisticated crime database


December 16th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 16 (IANS) The Bangladesh government is working on a highly-sophisticated criminal database, the first of its kind in the country, that will recognise 150 particulars of a criminal ... Read more...

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Pakistan looks for new domestic spy chief


September 29th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan is looking for an officer to head the Intelligence Bureau (IB), its domestic agency, after the incumbent rejected an offer of extension, a media ... Read more...

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President rejects mercy petition of Rajiv killers (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil has rejected the mercy petition of three men sentenced to death for involvement in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, an ... Read more...

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Homes of Tamil Nadu ex-intelligence chief, official’s son raided


July 26th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's vigilance department Tuesday raided the houses of former state intelligence chief M.S. Jaffer Sait, a bureaucrat's son and others in a graft case.Officials ... Read more...

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Meghalaya confirms rebel leader’s death (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 20 (IANS) Meghalaya Home Minister H.D.R. Lyngdoh Monday confirmed reports that outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) leader Derhasar has been killed in a shootout with the ... Read more...

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Congress Working Committee condoles Dorjee Khandu’s death


May 5th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Congress Working Committee (CWC) Thursday condoled the "sudden and untimely" demise of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu in a helicopter crash and said ... Read more...

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Massive search operation to locate Arunachal Pradesh CM


April 30th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Apr 30(ANI): The Air Force, the Army and the paramilitary will launch a massive search operation to locate missing Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu.A Pawan Hans Helicopter flying from Tawang ... Read more...

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Mystery over Arunachal Pradesh CM Khandu’s whereabouts deepen


April 30th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Apr 30(ANI): The mystery over Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu's Pawan Hans Helicopter, which went missing earlier today, has deepened after the Bhutan police chief refused to confirm reports that ... Read more...

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Arunachal Pradesh CM Khandu safe, chopper lands safely in Bhutan


April 30th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Apr 30 (ANI): A Pawan Hans Helicopter, which was flying from Tawang to Itanagar with Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, has landed safely at Bhutan after going missing since 10 ... Read more...

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CRPF to have own intelligence wing: Director General


April 11th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Apr 11(ANI): Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is taking new strategies and forming its independent intelligence wing to be better equipped in its fight against insurgents and Maoist, CRPF ... Read more...

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CRPF forming spy wing to counter Maoists


April 11th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 11 (IANS) The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is in the final stage of forming its own intelligence wing to effectively deal with Maoists and separatist outfits, a ... Read more...

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Top ISI official faces grilling over providing content for BB murder press conference


March 15th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): Major General Nusrat Naeem, former director generalof the Counter Intelligence wing of the ISI, is likely to face interrogation following the revelation that he had provided material for ... Read more...

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Top ISI official provided content for Benazir murder press conference


March 15th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): The material for the press conference that was held a day after the assassination of former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto was provided by a high ranking Inter-Services ... Read more...

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LTTE operating camps in Tamil Nadu: Lankan PM


March 10th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar.10 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne has said that terrorist group, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), is trying to re-organize itself and is secretly operating camps in ... Read more...

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Home ministry gets Rs.55,500 crore, 17 pc hike in budget (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The central home ministry responsible for internal security of the country Monday received Rs.55,469 crore in the union budget, a hike of nearly 17 percent compared ... Read more...

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PM to open chief ministers meet on internal security Tuesday


January 31st, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Tuesday inaugurate a conference of chief ministers to discuss internal security, with special focus on the Maoist violence. Home Minister ... Read more...

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Orissa Police arrest CRPF official for spying for Maoists


January 29th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Rourkela (Orissa), Jan 29 (ANI): Orissa Police have taken an official of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) into their custody for spying for the Maoists.Satyaban Bhoi, who worked with in ... Read more...

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Explosives, bullets found in Bangladesh


December 26th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 26 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities have seized explosives, bullets, hand grenades and propaganda material allegedly left behind by Indian militants in a village on this country's northeastern border with India, ... Read more...

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Bullets left behind by ULFA found in Bangladesh village


December 25th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 25 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities have found 13,000 bullets in a village on its northeastern border with India that they say were left behind by Indian militants.Based on information from ... Read more...

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Three GNLA rebels arrested


November 5th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 4 (IANS) Meghalaya police Thursday arrested three top rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in western Meghalaya, police said.Albin Ch Momin alias Gracepa, Johan T. Sangma and Rakesh ... Read more...

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Two prominent LTTE leaders missing after arrest in 2009, wives tell war panel


October 11th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Oct 11 (ANI): The wives of two prominent Tamil Tiger leaders in Sri Lanka have claimed that their husbands went missing right after they were arrested by the army last year. ... Read more...

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Orissa reviews anti-Maoist operation strategy


October 1st, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Oct 1 (ANI): The Orissa Government has discussed better coordination between central para-military forces and the police for anti-Maoist operations.Talking to reporters after Thursday's meeting, state Chief Secretary B K Patnaik ... Read more...

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Ashoka new home minister in reshuffled Karnataka cabinet (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 22 (IANS) R. Ashoka has been made the new home minister of Karnataka after the 34-member state cabinet was reshuffled Wednesday following the induction of six cabinet ministers. Ashoka will, ... Read more...

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Police to seek details about Khalistani terrorists’ arrest in Germany


August 17th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Parminder Singh Bariana and Alkesh Sharma Hoshiarpur/Jalandhar (Punjab), Aug 17 (IANS) Punjab Police are seeking more information about the arrest of two Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) terrorists in Germany for allegedly conspiring ... Read more...

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Pakistani spy had licence, voter ID card: police (Lead)


July 13th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Kashif Ali, a suspected Pakistani spy arrested two days ago, had duped government departments and banks during his over two-year stay here. He had a driving licence, voter ... Read more...

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Pakistani spy had licence, voter ID and PAN card: police


July 12th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Kashif Ali, the suspected Pakistani spy who was arrested here two days ago, had duped government departments and banks during his over two-year stay here. He had a ... Read more...

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BSF seizes 31 kg heroin in Punjab


July 3rd, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), July 3 (IANS) In a major recovery along the border with Pakistan, the Border Security Force (BSF) Saturday recovered 31 kg of heroin here in Punjab, officials said here. The heroin ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah orders removal of Srinagar SSP after firing incident


June 20th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 20 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday ordered to remove Srinagar Senior Superintendent of Police Riyaz Bedar, following a firing incident which killed a person.Bedar ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad district magistrate transferred


June 14th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 14 (IANS) Ghaziabad District Magistrate R. Ramesh Kumar was Monday transferred from his post, a day after agitating Jats cut off water supply to Delhi from the Upper Ganga Canal, ... Read more...

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Five held in Punjab with RDX, detonators, heroin (Lead)


June 10th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 10 (IANS) Five smugglers have been arrested from a village in Punjab and six kg of RDX as well 20 detonators, timer-devices and heroin seized from them, police said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Five held in Punjab with RDX, detonators, heroin


June 10th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 10 (IANS) Five people have been arrested from a village in Punjab and six kilograms of RDX as well 20 detonators, time-devices and heroin recovered from them, police said Thursday. ... Read more...

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