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

India  /  Published 03.03.19

J&K gunfight takes high toll

A gunfight that broke out in a border Kupwara village on Thursday ended over 72 hours later on Sunday with the death of both trapped militants but a CRPF soldier wounded earlier also succumbed to his ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.19

Mother asks: ‘Why was my son fired at?

Manju Bauri has been crying inconsolably since Saturday evening. The mother of 14-year-old Soumen Barui, who was hit by a bullet on Saturday evening when workers of the BJP and Trinamul clashed at Pat...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

Bullet hits teen in Bankura TMC-BJP clash

A Class VIII boy buying books at a market in Bankura’s Patrashayar was hit by bullets along with two others during a clash between BJP and Trinamul supporters soon after a rally by Bengal minister S...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura

India  /  Published 03.05.20

Colonel and major killed in Kashmir

A colonel and a major were among five security personnel killed in a gunfight with militants in north Kashmir on Saturday night, marking the highest-ranking casualty in an operation in nearly five yea...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 24.02.19

Officer who gave up desk jobs killed

A young deputy superintendent of police who had given up two comfortable desk jobs and focused on counter-insurgency operations was killed on Sunday in a gunfight with a Jaish-e-Mohammad squad in sout...
By Our Special Correspondent and PTI in Srinagar

World  /  Published 24.11.18

Cricket row leaves 7 dead in Pakistan

At least seven persons were killed in an exchange of fire between two groups of people following a dispute over a cricket match among children in Pakistan's restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, author...
By PTI in Peshawar

India  /  Published 08.03.19

Cloud over cops after gunfight

The shooting of a Maoist in Kerala’s Wayanad district has raised speculation about “encounter killings” in the Left-ruled state.Police say that C.P. Jaleel, 30, was killed after a five-hour gunf...
By Santosh Kumar in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.03.19

Maoist killed in Kerala resort

A Maoist leader who had allegedly entered a resort in Kerala’s Wayanad, a forested tourist spot known for its plantations, demanding food and money was gunned down by police’s anti-insurgency team...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 15.08.19

3 Pakistan soldiers killed

Pakistan said on Thursday that three of its soldiers were killed in a cross-border exchange of fire in Kashmir, but India denied that five of its troops died too.Major General Asif Ghafoor, spokesman ...
By Reuters in Islamabad


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