President Ram Nath Kovind Tuesday paid a wreath at the memorial during a remembrance service that marks the annual "Valour Day" event of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The National Police Memorial, a 30-foot-tall and 238-tonne black granite structure. He also paid tributes to the police and paramilitary personnel killed in the line of duty, including the 40 CRPF men martyred in the February 14 Pulwama terror attack, at the National Police Memorial in New Delhi.
It was for the first time that the President visited the memorial located in Chanakyapuri area of the national capital. Kovind, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, was accorded a "national salute" and presented a guard of honour by a joint column of troops from all the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) such as the CRPF, BSF, ITBP, CISF and SSB. Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Director of Intelligence Bureau Rajiv Jain, Director of CRPF Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, other officials of paramilitary, police forces and the Union home ministry attended the even
Three women and thirty-one Naxal surrendered before police on Monday. Police said they laid down their arms before Sukma Superintendent of Police DS Maravi at Errabor police station.
All the naxals were low rung functionaries of the proscribed outfit and were involved in cases of loot, attempt to murder in areas like Manikonta, Gaganpalli, Kongdam, Mettaguda and Maraiguda villages of Errabor area. The Police said 17 of them had permanent arrest warrants against their names.
New Delhi denounced Islamabad’s accusations as “irresponsible and preposterous,” and accused its neighbour of making false claims to divert attention from “cross-border terrorism” which the government of Narendra Modi believes is at the core of the dispute between the two states. Quraishi’s claims were voiced with the “clear objective of whipping up war hysteria in the region,” India’s foreign ministry says.
Yet, while viewing the “hysterical” statement as nothing short of a provocation, Raveesh Kumar, the spokesperson of India’s Ministry of External Affairs, stressed that his country reserves the “right to respond firmly and decisively to a cross-border terrorist attack.”
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday released its manifesto for the Lok Sabha polls. Party chief Amit Shah said the party promises a “decisive, transparent and sensitive government”, and has a vision with 75 goals for 2022.
The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress on Sunday released their campaign slogans for the coming Lok Sabha polls. While the saffron party’s theme focuses on highlighting the government’s achievements in the last five years, Congress’ promises to give justice to one and all.
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