Monday, 17 January, 2022
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Topic: CRPF

Video calls, camera-mounted Army dogs, locked rooms: Inside story of Hyderpora encounter

Exchange of fire took place with forces that had surrounded building, says top security source, to counter allegations this was a fake encounter in which innocent men were killed.

CRPF to ‘deploy 5 additional companies’ in J&K within one week

New Delhi: In the wake of recent civilian killings in Jammu and Kashmir, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is sending five additional companies...

CRPF constable in Army uniform held with over 1,000 suspicious photos in Assam

The man, identified as Yatendra Singh, claimed to be from the 9 Para (Special Forces) unit, and allegedly had photos of him in front of Army installations across the country.

Assam & Mizoram Police stay put at disputed border despite pact that CRPF would take over

CRPF was supposed to take over disputed site latest by 13 August, and will now write to the Ministry of Home Affairs seeking their intervention

‘Inform security officers before going out’— Delhi court tells Unnao rape survivor

The court issued the directions on the rape survivor's application in which she alleged harassment by personal security officers who were not allowing her to 'enjoy her liberties'.

LoC in northeast: How Assam-Mizoram border looks with police pointing guns at each other

Such is the tension at Kulichera on the Assam-Mizoram border that CRPF anticipated trouble here. Instead, both forces clashed at Vairengte on 26 July, which left 6 Assam personnel dead.

‘There were bullets, stones all over’: Story of how Assam & Mizoram police fought each other

The CRPF will now ensure a ‘no man’s land’ at a 4-km radius of the disputed stretch, where 6 Assam Police personnel were killed in clashes Monday. 

Over 81,000 paramilitary officers voluntarily retired, 16,000 resigned since 2011: MHA data

The MHA data pertains to six paramilitary forces namely the CRPF, BSF, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, Sashastra Seema Bal, Central Industrial Security Force and Assam Rifles.

CRPF orders inquiry after doctor accuses DIG of misbehaviour, ‘turning up drunk at her home’

DIG Surinder Prasad allegedly called the doctor repeatedly, even at odd hours, and made inappropriate remarks, making her uncomfortable.

How India’s Maoist counter-insurgency is being undone by a flawed security strategy

The ambush of a joint CRPF and state police team in Chhattisgarh shows the training and tactics have to be better than the ragtag Maoists. Jammu and Kashmir is a good example.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
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4 Indian states invite Tesla to set up shop after Elon Musk mentions ‘challenges’ with Modi govt

Telangana, Maharashtra, Bengal ministers & Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu responded to Musk's tweet, which said Tesla 'still working through a lot of challenges with govt'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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