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Army officer, awarded on R-Day, killed in Kashmir gun battle

A commanding officer of the counter insurgency Rashtriya Rifles, a cop and two militants were killed and a soldier was seriously wounded in a fierce encounter in south Kashmir’s Tral area on......

NSG trains commandos to handle hostage crisis situations in jungles

For the first time in its three decade-old history, the country's elite counter-terror force National Security Guard has begun training its commandos in undertaking precision hostage rescue......

Andhra cop who died fighting Naxals honoured with Ashok Chakra

A sub-inspector of the Andhra Pradesh's counter-Maoist force was posthumously awarded the Ashok Chakra, the highest peacetime gallantry award of the country, as India celebrated its 65th Republic......

Winning and losing in Kashmir

Why does the army remain embroiled in counter-insurgency, denying itself a peace dividend even after expending blood and treasure in imposing calm? Two recent newspaper articles join issue over......

Why the army should not be glued to counter-insurgency

The equation between the army and its countrymen in a democratic country should be one of mutual pride and implicit trust. Protracted deployment of the army on the home-turf tends to skew the......

Crude oil above $114; near 9-month high on Iraq turmoil

Brent crude held near a nine-month high above $114 a barrel on Thursday supported by concerns about potential supply disruptions due to fighting in Iraq. Oil prices were poised for a third day of......

In Pix: Drone stunt causes brawl; Serbia-Albania match abandoned

Fans and players of Serbia and Albania clash during their Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match at the FK Partizan stadium in Belgrade. Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters The politically-sensitive......

  People speak for counter insurgency force

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Q. Which are the two states of our country put under AFSPA?
:  A. The traditional role of the armed forces of country is of defence and offence. Defence may mean to defend the country from any kind of foreign...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-are-the-two-states-of-our-country-put-under-afspa//answers/21029322

Sridhar
Q. Dantewada again:Should decisive force be used against Maoists?
Sridhar:  A. If the battle against the Maoists is to be won, States will have to show the vision and resolve to create infrastructure of the kind Andhra Pradesh...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/dantewada-againshould-decisive-force-be-used-against-maoists/21029288/answers/17114375

ankit shivam
Q. Why Naxalites kills innocent duty bounded Jawans ?
Ankit Shivam:  A. Naxalites are like any other terrorist or militant or separatist orgainsiation with an agenda or policy that is propagated and then the cadres are...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-naxalites-kills-innocent-duty-bounded-jawans-/17114358/answers/16880150

anantharaman
Q. Report says that the Govt. of India is going to deploy one lakh soldiers at the Mcmohan Line in Arunachal i.e. at China Border ! Do you think, this way India could be saved from Chinese aggression ?
Anantharaman :  A. I don't know from where this news has emanated and I wonder where the Indian Govt found so many spare troops to be taken out of other places and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/report-says-that-the-govt.-of-india-is-going-to-deploy-one-l/16879975/answers/14619222

ashis
Q. Rapes are committed to shatter the morale of the opposition in wars and usually are committed in every war. Why there is no movement against such atricity of war ?
Ashis:  A. From time immemorial, the violation of a woman's body is directly related to her dignity. There is no greater despicable act than s_ exual...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/rapes-are-committed-to-shatter-the-morale-of-the-opposition-/14590746/answers/16405426

  Web results for Counter Insurgency Force
Highway force urged

Just like helicopters are used in major counter insurgency operations in Manipur, helicopters should be pressed into action in tackling unlawful... ...

http://e-pao.net/ge.asp?heading=20&src=290115
'Nigeria military warned before major Boko Haram attacks'

Amnesty International has claimed that Nigeria's military top brass were warned of brutal Boko Haram attacks on the northeast towns of Baga and... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/nigeria-military-warned-before-major-boko-haram-attacks-115012900070_1.html
Myanmar Army set to launch NDFB offensive

The ministry of home affairs has directed the unified command of security forces to focus on recovering the arms and ammunitions instead of... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/myanmar-army-set-launch-ndfb-offensive-752
It's the army's show, again

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Imran Khan, a former cricketer whose political base is in Peshawar, were reluctant in using force against the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/456329/post-peshawar-its-armys-show.html
Centre closely monitoring anti-ultra operations in State

GUWAHATI, Jan 28 - The Centre is closely monitoring the counter-insurgency operations in Assam and has directed the forces on the ground to lay... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jan2915/at054

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