Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicCRPF

Topic: CRPF

State & central forces can help resettle Agniveers, but police jobs are not the solution

Central police forces could offer around 1,000 annual jobs to Agniveers whose service will end after 4 yrs, while state police forces could provide around 10,000, according to govt data.

Not just AFSPA, India must reboot counter-insurgency strategy & free Army from it

India’s current internal security threats and residual insurgencies in the northeast and J&K do not warrant deployment of the armed forces.

1 CRPF jawan dead, another injured in terrorist attack on Srinagar check point

Terrorists have stepped up attack on non-locals in the Kashmir Valley, carrying out two strikes in successive days.

Situation in Kashmir improved after removal of Article 370, says CRPF DG Kuldiep Singh

Singh also said the number of stone-pelting incidents have decreased, and 175 local and foreign terrorists apprehended between 2021 and March 2022.

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.

On Camera

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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