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Centre asks Chhattsigarh to equip helipads with night landing facility
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Centre asks Chhattsigarh to equip helipads with night landing facility

There are 12 districts in Chhattisgarh which are worst hit by naxalism and provision of night-landing facility will help in swift induction of troops and evacuation of the injured personnel which is currently not possible.

 Security agencies detect rising Maoist activities in Kerala
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Security agencies detect rising Maoist activities in Kerala

Officials said security agencies have found that the Western Ghats Special Zonal Committee of the CPI (Maoist) have launched a "series of actions" in the southern state, beginning with vandalising forest department establishments in Wayanad and Palakkad districts recently.

Home ministry raises financial powers of Central police forces, security agencies
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Home ministry raises financial powers of Central police forces, security agencies

The limit for major departmental works undertaken by organisations having engineering wing has been raised from Rs 60 lakh to Rs 1 crore and from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 15 lakh for organisations without engineering wing.

 Prakash Mishra likely to take over as CRPF chief
India

Prakash Mishra likely to take over as CRPF chief

An order for appointment of Mishra, a 1977-batch IPS officer from Odisha cadre, will come soon from the Appointments Committee of Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Bollywood has created a very bad image of police force, says PM Modi
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Bollywood has created a very bad image of police force, says PM Modi

Film industry's portrayal of the police force has irked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who said cinema has created a "very bad image" of the police in the minds of the common man at key meet on internal security in Guwahati today.

Security forces gun down woman Naxal in Chhattisgarh
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Security forces gun down woman Naxal in Chhattisgarh

A joint team of district police, Special Task Force and Central Reserve Police Force was mobilised on a combing operation from Awapalli police station, located around 400 km away from the state capital, in the region.

Security personnel arrest three Naxals in Chhattisgarh
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Security personnel arrest three Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Acting on a tip-off that the duo had arrived at Palnar and waiting for a vehicle to reach Nakulnar via main road, the security personnel launched an intense vehicle-checking operation there and nabbed the ultras, Dantewada SP Kamlochan Kashyap said.

 Two naxals, cop killed in Chhattisgarh encounter
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Two naxals, cop killed in Chhattisgarh encounter

While cordoning off the encounter spot, bodies of two rebels were found, the SP said, adding that blood stains found at the spot indicated that some more ultras might either have been killed or injured in the gun battle.

CRPF in process of identifying those indulge in naxal movement
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CRPF in process of identifying those indulge in naxal movement

The aim of the force was not to kill or eliminate those indulged in extremism but bring them to mainstream, particularly tribals, make them shun the mindless violence and also creating inclusive development in the areas, M Vishnuvardhan Rao, IG, Southern Sector, CRPF said.

 Three CRPF personnel injured in landmine blast
India

Three CRPF personnel injured in landmine blast

Additional police force was rushed to the site and the injured personnel were retrieved from there.

CRPF suspends 17 men for inaction during Chattisgarh anti-Naxal operation
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CRPF suspends 17 men for inaction during Chattisgarh anti-Naxal operation

Officials said the inquiry has allegedly found that had these men retaliated, a number of lives would have been saved and casualties could have been inflicted on the attacking Maoist squad which was estimated to be 200 strong during the incident.

Another 26/11? LeT, ISI may strike India to compete with 'expanding' al-Qaeda
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Another 26/11? LeT, ISI may strike India to compete with 'expanding' al-Qaeda

The danger of spectacular terrorism is greatest when terror factions are in competition with one another rather than at any other time. The threat of the LeT falling apart forced the ISI to scale up 26/11. We are entering that danger zone again

 Security forces intensify operations against Maoists in Odisha
India

Security forces intensify operations against Maoists in Odisha

During the encounter that took place on Wednesday, the rebels managed to escape under the cover of darkness, but blood trails suggested some rebels might have been injured in the gun-battle, Jethwa said.

Centre brainstorming on comprehensive plan to tackle Naxalism: Rajnath
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Centre brainstorming on comprehensive plan to tackle Naxalism: Rajnath

Singh said he has been brainstorming with sitting and retired officers and prepared a comprehensive plan, and invited suggestions from the heads of police training academies and police officers on the issue.

CRPF jawan killed in encounter with naxals
India

CRPF jawan killed in encounter with naxals

The incident took place at Murdanda village under the Avapalli police limits when a CRPF patrol team from 168th battalion were proceeding for a road-opening, and naxals opened indiscriminate fire leaving one jawan dead, DIG, SIB of Chhattisgarh police Dipanshu Kabra told PTI.

Another UPA plan set to get the boot? Modi lets Natgrid CEO go
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Another UPA plan set to get the boot? Modi lets Natgrid CEO go

The high profile CEO's contract is not being renewed, putting doubts on the future of the ambitious internal security scheme.

Rajnath seeks roadmap for strengthening internal security
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Rajnath seeks roadmap for strengthening internal security

Singh has already been briefed about the problems along the international border, like infiltration from Bangladesh and dispute with Pakistan on Sir Creek, and ways to resolve them.

New Home Minister Rajnath meets security heads, asks for roadmap
India

New Home Minister Rajnath meets security heads, asks for roadmap

Besides head of paramilitary forces, the meeting was attended by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Intelligence Bureau Chief Asif Ibrahim and Chief of Research and Analysis Wing Alok Joshi.

Rajnath asks officials for out of the box ideas to tackle internal security
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Rajnath asks officials for out of the box ideas to tackle internal security

Directing his Ministry to prepare an actionable blueprint, he said this should also contain ideas to resolve border disputes with neighbouring countries without compromising national interests, official sources said.

BJP's voices concern over blasts before Modi rallies
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BJP's voices concern over blasts before Modi rallies

The party had earlier approached the home minister drawing his attention to the media reports on the threat to BJP leaders.