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Cop dies in line of duty, CRPF troop injured in terror attack in Pulwama

This comes hours after a terrorist - linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) - was shot dead in an encounter in J&K’s Shopian.

Terrorists fire upon cops in Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir, police said, adding that the area was cordoned off. (ANI)
Terrorists fire upon cops in Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir, police said, adding that the area was cordoned off. (ANI)
Published on Oct 02, 2022 03:35 PM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Jharkhand: CRPF-led team unearths Chinese grenades, bullets during anti-Naxal op

A huge assortment of bombs, 38 Chinese grenades, 21 pressure cooker improvised explosive devices (IEDs), 358 self-loading rifle bullets, some amount of ammonium nitrate and other items used for dwelling in jungles have been recovered by the joint security forces team.

Representational image.
Representational image.
Published on Sep 07, 2022 09:55 PM IST
PTI |

CRPF soldier injured in Srinagar grenade attack

The CRPF personnel sustained minor injuries in the attack, police said.

The grenade attack in Old City Eidgah in Srinagar came two days after four soldiers, including a junior commissioner officer, were killed and two injured after terrorists attempted to storm an army camp in Rajouri district. (AP)
The grenade attack in Old City Eidgah in Srinagar came two days after four soldiers, including a junior commissioner officer, were killed and two injured after terrorists attempted to storm an army camp in Rajouri district. (AP)
Updated on Aug 14, 2022 05:08 AM IST
By, Srinagar

CRPF officer killed in Pulwama terrorist attack at a checkpoint

The deceased, assistant sub-inspector Vinod Kumar, was hit by bullets as terrorists opened fire at a check post at Gangoo crossing in Pulwama from a nearby apple orchard. He succumbed to his injuries in a nearby hospital.

Terrorists fired upon a patrol party at Gangoo Crossing in Pulwama from nearby orchard. (ANI)
Terrorists fired upon a patrol party at Gangoo Crossing in Pulwama from nearby orchard. (ANI)
Published on Jul 18, 2022 01:39 AM IST

J&K: CRPF personnel killed in terror attack in south Kashmir's Pulwama

Terrorists fired upon a patrol party at Gangoo Crossing in Pulwama from nearby orchard. In the firing, CRPF's assistant sub inspector Vinod Kumar got seriously injured, police said.

Security personnel keep vigil in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.(PTI File Photo/ Representational image)
Security personnel keep vigil in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.(PTI File Photo/ Representational image)
Published on Jul 17, 2022 03:28 PM IST
By | Reported by Ashiq Hussain | Written by Aryan Prakash

2017 Maoist attack: Charged under UAPA, 121 tribals acquitted in Chhattisgarh

On the evening of April 24, 2017, the 74th battalion of CRPF came under heavy firing from Maoists, barely 100 metres from Burkapal village, in which 25 personnel, including an inspector-rank officer, were killed.

All 121 accused in the 2017 Maoist attack in Sukma district, in which 25 Central Police Reserve Force (CRPF) personnel were killed, on Saturday walked free after they were acquitted by a Chhattisgarh court a day ago, officials said. (AFP)
All 121 accused in the 2017 Maoist attack in Sukma district, in which 25 Central Police Reserve Force (CRPF) personnel were killed, on Saturday walked free after they were acquitted by a Chhattisgarh court a day ago, officials said. (AFP)
Updated on Jul 17, 2022 05:00 AM IST
By, Raipur

Chhattisgarh court acquits 121 tribals in UAPA case after 5 years in jail

The accused were booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for allegedly assisting Maoists in the 2017 Burkapal attack, which killed 25 CRPF personnel.

An NIA court in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada said no evidence or statements recorded by the prosecution was able to establish that the accused were members of the Naxal wing and was involved in the crime. (Sourced)
An NIA court in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada said no evidence or statements recorded by the prosecution was able to establish that the accused were members of the Naxal wing and was involved in the crime. (Sourced)
Updated on Jul 16, 2022 08:36 PM IST

CRPF constable who locked himself, family in house kills self

A 38-year-old CRPF constable in Jodhpur, who had locked himself up in his house with his wife and five-year-old daughter on Sunday evening, shot himself on Monday, police said.

The CRPF constable was reportedly upset after he was denied leave by a senior officer.
The CRPF constable was reportedly upset after he was denied leave by a senior officer.
Updated on Jul 12, 2022 03:40 AM IST
By, Jaipur

Odisha: Three CRPF personnel killed in Maoist attack

Senior officials of Odisha police said jawans of the 216 battalion of CRPF were engaged in a road opening exercise near Bhaisadani village under Boden police station area of Nuapada district

The Nuapada ambush was the highest casualty suffered by personnel of central paramilitary forces in Odisha in the last four-and-a-half years
The Nuapada ambush was the highest casualty suffered by personnel of central paramilitary forces in Odisha in the last four-and-a-half years
Updated on Jun 22, 2022 05:24 AM IST
ByDebabrata Mohanty

Cabinet eases education norm for CRPF recruitment in two Chhattisgarh districts

The educational qualification requirement for constables (General Duty) in the CRPF has been relaxed from Class 10 to Class 8 for native tribal youth of three districts in South Chhattisgarh.

The government, however, said that the candidate’s service will only get confirmed once they acquire the required Class 10 qualification through CRPF’s training. (ANI)
The government, however, said that the candidate’s service will only get confirmed once they acquire the required Class 10 qualification through CRPF’s training. (ANI)
Updated on Jun 02, 2022 06:51 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Gorakhnath Temple attack: Additional security deployed at CM residence

In addition to heightened security, people are being allowed to enter the residence only after thorough questioning and checking, reports said.

UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath (HT file)
UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath (HT file)
Published on Apr 07, 2022 12:08 PM IST
By, New Delhi

From no CRPF to roadmap for future challenges: What Amit Shah said in J&K

Union home minister Amit Shah addressed the people at the 83rd raising day parade of the CRPF in Srinagar's Maulana Azad Stadium.

Union home minister Amit Shah addressed CRPF’s 83rd raising day parade at the MA Stadium in Jammu on Saturday. (PTI)
Union home minister Amit Shah addressed CRPF’s 83rd raising day parade at the MA Stadium in Jammu on Saturday. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 20, 2022 01:24 PM IST
By | Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

CRPF occupying 737 properties in J&K for its duties, says DG

The paramilitary force, responsible for law-and-order management in J&K, has been given access to these properties by the local administration over the years to station its men and perform its duties, for which it pays rent.

Central reserve police force director general Kuldiep Singh at a press conference in New Delhi on Thursday (ANI)(Prateek Kumar)
Central reserve police force director general Kuldiep Singh at a press conference in New Delhi on Thursday (ANI)(Prateek Kumar)
Updated on Mar 18, 2022 12:18 AM IST
By, New Delhi

CRPF officer killed in Chhattisgarh gunfight

According to police, the gunfight took place at around 9.30 am near a rivulet close to Putkel village under Basaguda police station limits, when a team of CRPF’s 168th battalion was out on security duty.

CRPF officer killed in Chhattisgarh gunfight
CRPF officer killed in Chhattisgarh gunfight
Updated on Feb 13, 2022 04:24 AM IST
By, Raipur

CoBRA commando killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

The skirmish took place in Palachalma forest under Kistaram police station limits when a team of the 208th battalion of the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action was out on an anti-naxal operation.

Sukma falls in the Chhattisgarh’s south Bastar region where the CRPF and its CoBRA units are extensively deployed for anti-Maoist operations. (Representational Image)
Sukma falls in the Chhattisgarh’s south Bastar region where the CRPF and its CoBRA units are extensively deployed for anti-Maoist operations. (Representational Image)
Published on Dec 31, 2021 09:54 PM IST

Seven months and counting: The longest Silger stir retains its verve

On May 12, residents of Silger began protests against a new camp of the Central Reserve Police Force.

The Silger protest has marked a new shift in the Maoist-state conflict in Bastar.(Sourced )
The Silger protest has marked a new shift in the Maoist-state conflict in Bastar.(Sourced )
Updated on Dec 27, 2021 02:42 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, Silger (sukma)

32 women commandos ready to join CRPF, protect Z+ personalities

The CRPF, which also handles VIP security, will soon have 32 women commandos ready to be deployed in the security detail of some leaders.

The move means that Congress president Sonia Gandhi among others will have women deployed as personal security officers in their security detail. (PTI)
The move means that Congress president Sonia Gandhi among others will have women deployed as personal security officers in their security detail. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 23, 2021 04:39 AM IST
By, New Delhi

CRPF jawans turn ‘brothers’ for slain soldier’s sister, walk her to mandap

The images of the jawans attending the wedding of a slain soldier’s sister was posted on the official Twitter handle of CRPF.

The image shows the CRPF jawans at the wedding of the slain soldier’s sister.(Twitter/@crpfindia)
The image shows the CRPF jawans at the wedding of the slain soldier’s sister.(Twitter/@crpfindia)
Published on Dec 16, 2021 06:21 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

5 terrorists killed in two gunfights in Kashmir

Police said that among the killed militants, one is believed to be the top commander of The Resistance Front (TRF). 

Security personnel examine the site of a grenade blast, hurled by militants, at Palhalan area of Baramulla district of North Kashmir, Wednesday. (PTI)
Security personnel examine the site of a grenade blast, hurled by militants, at Palhalan area of Baramulla district of North Kashmir, Wednesday. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 18, 2021 01:56 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, Srinagar

News updates from HT: Nawab Malik to address press conference today

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion at 9am. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Maharashtra minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik (File Photo/HT)
Maharashtra minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik (File Photo/HT)
Published on Nov 07, 2021 08:52 AM IST
By, New Delhi, Hindustan Times

SSC SI in Delhi Police and CAPF Paper II exam admit cards released for 4 regions

SSC SI in Delhi Police and CAPF exam 2020 admit card released

SSC SI in Delhi Police and CAPF exam 2020 admit card released(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
SSC SI in Delhi Police and CAPF exam 2020 admit card released(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Oct 28, 2021 12:13 PM IST

Man shot dead at CRPF post in south Kashmir during checking

Officials said the incident took place at 9.35pm at Monghal Bridge in Anantnag when troopers of 40 battalion CRPF tried to intercept a suspicious vehicle without a number plate but it rushed towards them.

Representational image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Oct 08, 2021 01:03 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, Srinagar

CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2021: Apply for 38 posts on crpf.gov.in 

CRPF will recruit candidates for Head Constable posts. Eligible candidates can apply for the posts through the official site of CRPF on crpf.gov.in. 

CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2021: Apply for 38 posts on crpf.gov.in
CRPF Head Constable Recruitment 2021: Apply for 38 posts on crpf.gov.in
Published on Sep 24, 2021 12:24 PM IST
By, New Delhi

CRPF Raising Day: PM Modi, Union minister extend greetings to soldiers

The CRPF came into existence as Crown Representative's Police on July 27, 1939. It became the Central Reserve Police Force on the enactment of the CRPF Act on December 28, 1949.

CRPF personnel on duty in Chhattisgarh.(PTI File Photo)
CRPF personnel on duty in Chhattisgarh.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Jul 27, 2021 10:29 AM IST
By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

CRPF Recruitment 2021: 25 Assistant Commandant posts on offer

CRPF Recruitment 2021: Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Commandant (Civil/Engineer)

CRPF Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2021: Apply for 25 posts on crpf.gov.in
CRPF Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2021: Apply for 25 posts on crpf.gov.in
Published on Jun 27, 2021 06:06 PM IST

CRPF GDMO Recruitment 2021: Apply for 54 posts on crpf.gov.in, details here

CRPF will recruit candidates for GDMO posts. Eligible candidates can appear for the interview. Check the details given below.

CRPF GDMO Recruitment 2021: Apply for 54 posts on crpf.gov.in, details here
CRPF GDMO Recruitment 2021: Apply for 54 posts on crpf.gov.in, details here
Published on May 08, 2021 08:45 AM IST

Three Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district

The surrendered ultras were identified as Alam Bamo (24), deputy commander of the action team of Maoists, Modiam Sundar (27), a member of the same squad, and Madkam Motu (28), a member of the supply team, an official said.

Two AK-47 rifles, a .303 rifle and five pistols were recovered from the Naxals, they said. Image for representation.(HT Photo/Ajay Aggarwal)
Two AK-47 rifles, a .303 rifle and five pistols were recovered from the Naxals, they said. Image for representation.(HT Photo/Ajay Aggarwal)
Updated on Jan 12, 2021 05:51 PM IST
PTI | ByHarshit Sabarwal
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