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Navy on high alert as Lashkar terrorists sneak into Tamil Nadu

“In view of the intelligence inputs, the Indian Navy continues to maintain its high alert situation at seas and in coastal areas,” a defence spokesman said in Kochi, Kerala

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India

Scholarship to children of Jammu-Kashmir cops killed in line of duty

The police headquarters in Jammu and Kashmir has been providing scholarships and rewards for wards of deceased and serving police personnel
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India

‘United States’ withdrawal from Afghanistan will affect Kashmir’

Pune: Asserting that India should adopt a “clear-cut roadmap” to tackle the Kashmir issue, former DGP of Jammu & Kashmir K Rajendra Kumar has said the US pulling out troops from Afghanistan will have implications in the Valley and terrorist outfits may feel emboldened. Kumar was delivering the Lalitaditya Memorial Lecture in Pune, organised by […]

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DGP: UP Police not trigger-happy, lack of training behind killing of Apple executive

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Police is not trigger-happy but people-friendly, State police chief OP Singh said on Thursday, holding lack of professional training responsible for incidents such as that of the shooting of Apple executive Vivek Tiwari last week. The DGP also said it has been decided that refresher course would be held for constables recruited […]

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Three services for safety of women in UP clubbed for ease of approaching police

Lucknow: Gearing up to ensure timely response to women and minors in distress, the Uttar Pradesh Police has decided to integrate women helpline (1090), anti-Romeo squad and UP-100 services besides fast-tracking trial of cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO). “We are giving utmost priority to checking crime against women. The […]

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India

Kashmir: Militant returns home after mother’s appeal

Jammu/Srinagar: A boy, who joined militancy in Kashmir, has returned home today following an appeal by his mother, a senior police official said. “Another young boy responding to the appeals of crying mother returned to the fold of family leaving a path of violence in the valley,” DGP SP Vaid said in a tweet today. Another […]

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India

Adityanath directs officials to ensure peaceful Holi

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the officials to ensure peace and order during the Holi festivities by coordinating between different communities so that questions are not raised on the intentions of the government. Directing the officials to hold talks with different communities to ensure that the festival is celebrated in peace […]

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India

Mob sets fire to police station over ‘custodial death’ of tribal man

Sambalpur (Odisha): A tribal man in Sambalpur district allegedly died in police custody, sparking the angry reaction among the locals who today attacked the police station.The police said that many of its personnel posted at the Ainthapali Police Station were injured when the protesters resorted to stone-pelting. The mob set ablaze vehicles parked in the premises […]

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Violence-hit Kasganj remains tense

Kasganj (UP): As many as 112 people were arrested and security forces personnel intensified vigil in the strife-torn Kasganj in Uttar Pradesh where the situation remained tense but peaceful today, two days after clashes between two communities claimed one life. In the evening, the UP Police said the situation was headed towards normalcy. They also said […]

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Kasganj violence: RAF, PAC intensify vigil; 80 arrested

Kasganj (UP): More than 80 persons were arrested while Rapid Action Force (RAF) and Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel intensified vigil today in strife-torn Kasganj which continued to be tense today. Explosives were found during house to house searches following which the state police chief said that the stringent National Security Act (NSA) would be invoked […]