Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF): News

29 Apr 2018

Rajkummar Rao

CRPF officer files defamation case against makers of Rajkummar's 'Newton'

Rajkummar Rao starrer 'Newton' has landed in a legal soup.

26 Apr 2018


CRPF to use chilli bombs, tear gas instead of pellet-guns

After pellet guns grevously injured several Kashmiris in 2016 post Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's encounter death, Indian paramilitary forces are considering to employ non-dangerous ways to manage crowds in the Valley.

24 Apr 2018


Huge success: 32 Maoists killed in two days in Gadchiroli

The death toll in anti-Maoist operations in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli has gone up to at least 32, as forces killed six more Maoists in a fresh gunfight yesterday and recovered another 10 bodies in the area today.

21 Apr 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Chhattisgarh: CRPF officer killed in gunfight with Maoists in Sukma

An officer of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was killed in a gunfight with the Maoists in a dense forest in the insurgency-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.

08 Apr 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Punjab sites on-alert after suspected threats from Pakistan-based LeT, JeM

Air Force (IAF) stations and other important installations in Punjab are on alert after 'fresh inputs' received by intelligence agencies.

04 Apr 2018

Kashmir University

Unrest in Kashmir: Exams postponed, trains cancelled

After the death of 13 separatist fighters, 3 army men, and 4 civilians on Sunday, authorities have shut down schools postponing exam in Kashmir. Further, trains were canceled for the third consecutive day.

01 Apr 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Kashmir: Two terrorists killed, one captured at different encounter sites

Two terrorists were killed and one captured as security forces fought gunbattles in three different places of Kashmir.

31 Mar 2018

Pakistan News

'Mujhse Friendship Karoge'? Suspicious profiles try befriending paramilitary forces

According to reports, there has been an increase in the number of friend requests (over social-media platforms) received by officers in paramilitary forces in the past 2-3 years.

25 Mar 2018


Bihar: Police rescues village head and his son from Naxalites

An abducted village head (Mukhiya) and his son were rescued on Sunday from the clutches of the Naxalites in Bihar's Munger district, the police said.

24 Mar 2018


Naxalism in India entered "last leg", says Home Minister Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said India's "serious" challenge of Naxalism has entered its "last leg"; Maoists are resorting to coward ambushes as they are unable to undertake direct fights.

23 Mar 2018


Chhattisgarh: Two police personnel injured in pressure-IED blast

Two policemen, including a sub-inspector, were injured when a pressure bomb, suspected to be planted by the Naxals, went off in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Friday, the police said.

22 Mar 2018


Chhattisgarh: 15 Naxals, two of them carrying cash reward arrested

Fifteen Naxals, two of them carrying cash rewards, were arrested from two places in Chhattisgarh's Maoist hotbed Sukma district, police said on Thursday.

21 Mar 2018


CRPF to get 100 new bulletproof vehicles for heightened security

To provide soldiers better security during commute to operation sites and camps, the Indian government is purchasing 141 medium bulletproof vehicles (MBPVs) for the central paramilitary forces.

19 Mar 2018


Chhattisgarh: Naxals set ablaze vehicles, road-construction machines; contractor feared killed

Naxals on Monday set on fire four vehicles and machines engaged in road construction work in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, said Deputy Inspector General of Police (south Bastar range) P Sundarraj.

15 Mar 2018


Why are the Naxals attacking security personnel repeatedly?

Chhattisgarh's Maoist hotbed Sukma has witnessed several attacks in the past couple of years on security personnel posted there.

13 Mar 2018


Chhattisgarh: 8 CRPF personnel killed in blast triggered by Naxals

At least eight personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have been killed in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday.

10 Mar 2018


Srinagar: CRPF jawan commits suicide by shooting self with service-rifle

A CRPF jawan allegedly committed suicide today by shooting himself with his service rifle inside a camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar today.

Over 27,000 personnel left CAPFs in last 3 years: Govt

The government at the Centre on Tuesday informed the Parliament that over 27,000 personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have either resigned or taken voluntary retirement in the last three years owing to various reasons.

01 Mar 2018


Amid tension in Hajin, another terrorist killed in encounter

An LeT terrorist was killed in an encounter this morning at Hajin in Bandipora district of Kashmir.

13 Feb 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Srinagar encounter: Operation ends with death of two terrorists

Two terrorists holed up near a CRPF base in Srinagar were killed this morning by Indian security forces. The operation has now ended.

17 Jan 2018


DDA offers 6,000 'twice rejected' flats to paramilitary forces

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has offered 6,000 flats to paramilitary forces for their staff.

09 Jan 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Two terrorists killed in Anantnag, three neutralized in 24 hours

Security forces neutralized two terrorists in an encounter at Larno area of Kokernag in Anantnag, Kashmir.

31 Dec 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

CRPF jawan killed in Pulwama terror attack

One jawan was killed and three others injured when terrorists stormed a CRPF training center in J&K's Pulwama.

27 Dec 2017


CRPF urges govt. not to take away VIP security duties

India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) paramilitary force has requested the government not to stop it from conducting VIP duties.

26 Dec 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Wanted JeM commander Noor Trali eliminated in Pulwama encounter

In a major boost to security forces, top Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Noor Mohammad Tantray alias Noor Trali was gunned down in an overnight encounter in J&K's Pulwama yesterday.

11 Dec 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Three terrorists neutralized in overnight encounter in Handwara

Three terrorists have been gunned down in an overnight operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara.

10 Dec 2017


Chhattisgarh: CRPF man opens fire on colleagues, four killed

Four CRPF men were killed at Chhattisgarh's Basaguda camp when their colleague allegedly opened fire after a scuffle yesterday evening.

18 Nov 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Five terrorists killed in gunfight in Bandipora

In a major victory for Indian forces, five terrorists have been gunned down in an ongoing encounter in Jammu & Kashmir's Bandipora district.

07 Nov 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

JeM chief Masood Azhar's nephew killed in encounter, soldier martyred

JeM chief Masood Azhar's nephew Talha Rasheed, an A++ category terrorist, was neutralized in an encounter in J&K's Pulwama yesterday.

Darjeeling crisis: SC allows troop withdrawal, Centre scores over Mamata!

Reprimanding the Mamata Banerjee-led WB government, SC allowed the Centre to withdraw seven companies of the Central Armed Paramilitary forces (CAPF) from the troubled Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts.

16 Oct 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Two LeT, one Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist arrested in J&K

Security forces have arrested two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and one Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist over the past three days in J&K's Kulgam district.

14 Oct 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Another win for forces: Top LeT terrorist Waseem Shah eliminated

Top Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Waseem Shah was killed in an encounter with security forces in Litter of J&K's Pulwama .

08 Oct 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Facing criticism for pellet guns, CRPF looks at safer alternatives

After pellets usage in Kashmir faced heavy criticism for causing grievous injuries, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) deployed for counter-insurgency and law and order operations in J&K has sent 21,000 rounds of less lethal, newly developed plastic bullets.

24 Sep 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: One terrorist killed in ongoing encounter

In an ongoing encounter between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, at least one terrorist has reportedly been killed while two to three others have been trapped.

10 Sep 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K Police to soon have bulletproof vehicles; Centre allocates funds

Jammu & Kashmir Police will soon get bulletproof jackets and vehicles as the Centre allocated funds for procuring the same.

01 Sep 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Terrorists attack police in J&K: One policeman dead; 8 injured

A Jammu & Kashmir Armed Police party has been targeted by terrorists on the outskirts of Srinagar, near Zeewan, during a routine patrol.

28 Aug 2017


Delhi: Man blames colleague for developing cancer; shoots him dead

In a shocking incident, Myanmar's Inayat, a 25-year-old cook at a restaurant in Delhi's Uttam Nagar, was shot dead by his colleague.

26 Aug 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Three security personnel killed in Pulwama attack

Two CRPF jawans and one policeman was killed in J&K's Pulwama when gunmen stormed the fortified District Police Lines complex and opened fire.

15 Aug 2017


I-Day: 990 securitymen honored, CRPF steals the show

The war against terrorists in Kashmir and against Maoists in central India has brought laurels to security forces in the region.