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Rashtriya Rifles


Major tragedy averted as IED-fitted motorcycle detected in J&K's Poonch

January 10, 2021 6:22 pm

Quoting preliminary investigation, the officer said the IED along with a motorcycle was left behind by a suspected terrorist who is believed to have moved into the nearby forest area.

J&K: Police cordoned militants in Kishtwar district, encounter underway

June 21, 2019 5:42 pm

The Kishtwar place has recently established contact with a group of militants during searches in Mariah area of Kishtwar.

Army detains three RR men over killing of soldier Aurangzeb

February 06, 2019 10:15 am

Reached for comment, Defence spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia told The Indian Express that “details are being ascertained” about the incident.

Major Kaustubh Rane’s mortal remains flown to Mumbai residence

August 09, 2018 1:39 am

Inside the first floor flat in Hiral Sagar building, his father Prakash Kumar Rane and mother Jyoti showed little emotion as they acknowledged those dropping in to share in their grief, even as a doctor checked his blood pressure.

Army chief meets slain soldier’s family, father says no regret

June 19, 2018 3:21 am

After the Army chief left their village, Salani, Aurangzeb’s father Mohammad Haneef said that Aurangzeb was not his but the son of India — “he was my son only until he was in my lap,” he told some reporters present there.

Armymen on way back from Amarnath clash with police, six injured

July 23, 2017 4:55 am

When the Armymen told the police officials they were returning from the Amarnath Yatra, police argued that as per the new Yatra timings, which are being strictly enforced after the recent attacks on Yatris, the Armymen were on the road past the cut-off hour.

Who is Major Leetul Gogoi?

May 23, 2017 5:41 pm

Gogoi is alleged to have ordered a Kashmiri man to be tied to a jeep bonnet on April 9 to deter stone-pelters from targeting his troops and election staff. The incident took place soon after the by-polls in the Valley.

3 weeks, 600 soldiers: Hunt on for J&K militants in Kupwara forests

December 04, 2015 3:48 am

The previous such operation in Jammu and Kashmir was back in 2003, when over a period of a month, the Army had killed more than 60 militants in Surankote, Jammu.

Army admits mistake for killing 2 youths in Budgam, announces compensation

November 07, 2014 6:03 pm

An inquiry has been ordered into the episode and it will be completed expeditiously.

Two days after Budgam killings, Army shifts forces

November 06, 2014 12:41 am

This is the second such incident at Chattergam involving Army personnel from the same unit.