Naxalite Current Affairs, GK & News

First women team of CoBRA commando unit

Recently, a maiden contingent of 34 CRPF women personnel were inducted into the specialized jungle warfare commando force called CoBRA. The contingent would now be deployed in the anti-naxal operations grid of India. Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) COBRA is a special operation unit of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) of India. The ..

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April 9: CRPF Valour Day

Every year, April 9 is being marked as CRPF Valour Day all over India. The day is also called “CRPF Shaurya Diwas”. Why Valour Day? A small contingent of the CRPF on April 9, 1965 fought against Pakistan in Rann of Kutch eliminating 34 Pakistan soldiers. This was the first time a full-fledged infantry brigade ..

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National Coordination Center – A database of Maoists

The Government of India is planning to set up a National Coordination Center (NCC) that will function as a data bank of Maoists. It will act as a synergy point for anti – Maoist operations and intelligence gathering. Key features of the NCC It will create a strategy for security agencies to counter support received ..

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Ministry of Home Affairs approves restructuring of CRPF cadre

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has approved a major cadre restructuring of general duty staff of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The restructuring will benefit 2.37-lakh troops by ensuring faster promotions and monetary benefits. Cadre Restructuring The restricting will result in a 100 per cent jump in sanctioned strength for the rank of sub-inspector ..

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Santosh Rana, veteran Naxalite leader, passes away

Santosh Rana (76), the veteran Naxalite leader, has passed away in Kolkata on June 29, 2019. He is one of the foremost leaders of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) and a major thinker on caste, class and tribal politics in West Bengal and winner of a top literary award in the State. The CPI-ML ..

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