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Govt appoints Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar as new Director General CRPF

The post was lying vacant for past two months and the opposition leaders had raised questions about government’s sincerity.

Apr 26, 2017 21:30 PM

Sukma Naxal attack: Unhappy Rajnath directs CRPF acting DG to stay put in Chhattisgarh

The acting chief of the CRPF and a top security officer on Tuesday directed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to stay put in Chhattisgarh to ensure coordinated “targeted”...

Apr 26, 2017 09:05 AM

Sukma attack: CRPF jawans were having lunch when Maoists ambushed them

"The Maoists squad “very discreetly with the aid of locals” kept tracking the movement of the troops when one party of 36, out of the total three, sat down for launch, the...

Apr 25, 2017 16:37 PM

Headless 3-lakh-strong force battling Naxals: CRPF leading anti-Maoist operations without regular chief for 2 months

With 240 battalions and various other establishments, the CRPF is considered India's largest paramilitary force and has a sanctioned strength of 308,862 personnel.

Apr 25, 2017 14:52 PM

Naxal attack: 20 lakh each to families of 4 slain CRPF personnel from Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu government announced a solatium of Rs 20 lakh each to families of four slain CRPF personnel hailing from the state.

Apr 25, 2017 14:15 PM

Rajnath asks CRPF to submit five reports on Sukma Naxal attack; para military force taking considerable retaliatory action

After the Naxal attack in Sukma which claimed lives of 25 CRPF personnel, Home Ministry has asked the para military force to submit reports at the earliest. According to sources,...

Apr 25, 2017 13:21 PM

25 CRPF jawans killed in deadly Naxal attack in Sukma: Here's how it happened

At least 25 CRPF personnel were killed and 6 others wounded in an ambush by Naxalites in in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Monday.

Apr 25, 2017 08:40 AM

Sukma attack | Considerable number of Naxals killed in retaliatory action by CRPF, CM calls emergency meeting

The paramilitary force on Monday claimed that a considerable number of Maoists are believed to have been killed in retaliatory action by CRPF men after an attack on them in...

Apr 25, 2017 08:21 AM

25 CRPF jawans killed in Sukma, Rajnath to visit incident place today; PM terms it 'cowardly, deplorable'

The home minister, who is in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh, was earlier briefed by Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on the attack.

Apr 25, 2017 00:42 AM

Sukma attack: 25 CRPF jawans killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh; PM says 'their sacrifice will not go in vain'

As per reports, the encounter took place at around 12.25 PM between the Burkapal-Chintagufa area of the worst Maoist violence-affected district in south Bastar area of the state.

Apr 24, 2017 23:44 PM