SSB jawan killed in encounter with Maoists in Jharkhand’s Dumka; police says at least five militants involved in shootout
A jawan was killed and four others were injured in an encounter between the SSB and Maoists in forests of Jharkhand's Dumka district on Sunday, a senior police officer said.
Amarnath Yatra: Centre sends additional 40,000 troops to secure pilgrimage as thousands of devotees leave Jammu
Amid tight security, a total of 2,481 pilgrims left Jammu to undertake the annual Amarnath Yatra that begins on Thursday.
The India-Nepal border at Sonauli was sealed at 8 am Monday, preventing vehicles from crossing the check-post, leading to long queues of trucks on both the sides.
Rajnath, who is on a three-day visit to Sikkim, reached the headquarters of the 36th battalion of SSB and took stock of the situation along the international border.