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CRPF: A force in denial

Posted in Army, Counter-insurgency, CRPF with tags , , , , on 30 June 2010 by indiasecuritymonitor

CRPF in action in J&K

The CRPF is in news for all the wrong reasons – and with reason too. Firstly they have lost 26 soldiers to Left Wing Extremists (LWEs). Secondly they have, along with the J&K police, botched up the situation in Kashmir valley. Thirdly they are doing the same in West Bengal.  

 So why is the CRPF being unable to get their act together? Continue reading

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