Jharkhand  /  Published 10.02.21

Encounter with Naxals at Seraikela

Police and security forces had an hour-long faceoff with CPI-Maoist rebels at the Rolahatu jungle, in the Seraikela-Kharsawan district on Wednesday morning, but no casualty was reported from either si...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.02.21

CRPF jawan hurt in rebel shootout

"We got the information regarding two rebels being injured in the encounter from the villagers who had seen the fellow naxals carrying them in their shoulders," he pointed out. Linda said t...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 22.01.21

CRPF to induct women into CoBRA

The country’s largest paramilitary force — the CRPF — is planning to induct women personnel into its jungle warfare commando wing CoBRA, its director-general A.P. Maheshwari said on ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.20

Extremist carrying Rs 5lakh reward surrenders

Udesh Ganjhu alias Sukul, subzonal commander of Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC) who was carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head surrendered in front of senior police and Cobra officials in SP offi...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Chatra

India  /  Published 29.11.20

C'garh: blast kills CoBRA officer

An officer of the Central Police Reserve Force’s (CRPF) forest warfare unit, Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA), was killed and nine others were injured when Maoists caused an IED bl...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Raipur


Calcutta  /  Published 13.07.20

Cobras killed, hunt on for suspect

A bunch of cobras was allegedly beaten to death at a village in Nadia on Thursday. The owner of the house where the snakes were allegedly killed was picked up by the forest department but released la...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.07.20

Fearless snake trapper of Jharkhand

Trapping serpents comes easy to Rajni Lahel, a 52-year-old whose desire to do something different led her to foray into a risky job. “Duniya se hat kar kuch karna chahti hu (I wanted to do some...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 15.06.19

Tearful farewell to slain soldier

The Assam government, the 175th battalion of the CRPF, villagers and relatives paid tributes to martyr and “risky job lover” Sunil Kalita, a soldier of the 209 Cobra Battalion who was injured figh...
By Kulendu Kalita in Boko

Science  /  Published 07.01.20

Heart drug hope in cobra venom

Scientists have sequenced the genome of the Indian cobra, gaining hitherto unknown insights into its venom’s molecular makeup that they say could lead to more effective anti-venom therapy and new me...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Four arrested with five venomous snakes

Five monocled cobras, known for their highly toxic venom and O-shaped hood, were found in possession of four men in Patharpratima in South 24-Parganas on Monday. The men were arrested for illegal poss...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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