Five Maoists killed, two jawans injured in gunfight at Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district; huge cache of weapons seized, says official
Five Maoists were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, police said.
AFSPA withdrawal likely in Assam after July but dependence of state police on Central forces to battle insurgency to continue
The ground realities indicate that even after the withdrawal of the AFSPA, the Assam government will remain dependent on Central paramilitary forces to meet the operational requirement of counter-insurgency in the state.
The Indian Army's decision to award Major Leetul Gogoi, who had tied a man to a jeep in Kashmir purportedly as a shield against stone-pelters, shows "disdain" for human rights, the Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
An army major, who had tied a Kashmiri man to a jeep in Kashmir, has been awarded by Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat for his 'sustained efforts' in counter-insurgency operations.
CRPF personnel deployed for long stints in the Maoist hotbed of Sukma in Chhattisgarh are showing signs of fatigue, according to officials.