Paramilitary Forces

  • Aviation assets for India's paramilitary forces

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    Heightened operational tempo as well increased area of responsibility for India's Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) necessitates the induction of more integral aviation assets for...

  • Paramilitary forces to use CCTVs, RFID tags to recruit jawans 03-02-2014 04:31 PM

    New Delhi: The recruitment procedure for jawans and other junior-rank officials in central paramilitary forces of the country is set for a change as the Union Home Ministry has decided to usher transparency in the process by using gadgets like CCTV cameras and RFID tags. The Ministry, which plans to...
  • Over 50, 000 security men to guard Delhi on Republic Day 24-01-2014 06:12 PM

    Over 50,000 security men, including those drawn from paramilitary forces, would guard the national capital on Republic Day (January 26). Over 45,000 Delhi Armed Police personnel and about 5,000 of the paramilitary forces are being deployed and would turn core of New Delhi -- the seat of power of the...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde to visit Uttarakhand today for inaugration of land projects 07-10-2013 11:18 AM

    Union Home Minister Sushil kumar Shinde will travel to Uttarakhand on Monday to inaugurate a number of ambitious land projects of central paramilitary forces coming up in the state. Shinde will inaugurate two battalion location centres of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and Border Security Force (BSF) in Sitarganj in Udham...
  • Paramilitary forces to launch recruitment drives, emphasis on minorities 02-10-2013 06:10 PM

    Paramilitary forces are likely to launch special recruitment drives to fill up more than 70,000 vacancies in various ranks with special emphasise on holding the hiring rallies in minority-dominated areas. The seven paramilitary forces, CRPF, BSF, ITBP, SSB, CISF, NSG and Assam Rifles, have more than 70,000 vacancies of which...
  • Discipline security establishment in handling Kashmir, says Mufti Mohammad Sayeed 22-09-2013 09:14 PM

    Opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) patron and ex-chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday asked the central government to discipline its security establishment in handling Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a public meeting in Gadhigarh area of Gandhi Nagar assembly segment of Jammu district, Sayeed stressed on people's supremacy in running...
  • LK Advani's rally in UP's Akola town postponed to Sept 29 14-09-2013 11:06 AM

    A BJP rally scheduled to be addressed on Sunday by senior leader LK Advani in Uttar Pradesh's Akola town has been postponed to Sep 29, citing security reasons. Agra Divisional Commissioner Pradip Bhatnagar and senior district officials late on Friday held a meeting with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, including...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Centre offers more paramilitary forces 09-09-2013 01:45 PM

    With tension running high in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar, the Centre on Monday offered to provide additional paramilitary forces to Uttar Pradesh to assist the local administration in dealing with the situation. Minister of State for Home RPN Singh said 5,000 paramilitary force personnel have already been sent to violence-hit areas of...
  • Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif rules out army deployment in violence-hit Karachi 05-09-2013 08:42 AM

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday ruled out deployment of the army in Pakistan's business hub Karachi to tackle spiralling violence in the city. But Sharif said paramilitary force should be given the responsibility to carry out systematic operation in the city as police is not capable to deal with...
  • Tight police vigil in UP village as situation remains tense for fourth day 30-08-2013 03:11 PM

    Police are keeping a closewatch in the violence-hit Kawal Nagar village of the districtas the area continued to remain tense for the fourth day on Friday. Patrolling continued in the violence-affected KawalVillage on Friday, police said.No untoward incident was reported in the village, whichremained peaceful but tense, they said. On...
  • Muzaffarnagar: Tension continues for third consecutive day in Kawal Nagar 29-08-2013 03:29 PM

    A religious place was on Thursday allegedly damaged by some unidentified men in Kawal Nagar village of the district following which paramilitary forces have been deployed in the area which remained tense for the third consecutive day, police said. A religious place was partially damaged by some miscreants, police said,...
  • Pakistan: One killed, 10 injured in a blast outside paramilitary force's headquarter 23-08-2013 02:30 AM

    At least one person was killed and ten others injured on Thursday when a bomb went off outside a paramilitary force's headquarter in Pakistan's largest city Karachi. The explosion occurred outside the Rangers Headquarters in Korangi area of Karachi. According to initial reports, the explosion was a suicide attack and...
  • Govt to grant ex-servicemen status to retd paramilitary men 01-11-2012 11:26 AM

    Gurgaon: The Home Ministry has decided to propose granting of the status of "ex-servicemen" to lakhs of retired paramilitary personnel who render internal security duties across the country. Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, who was the chief guest at the 73rd Raising Day celebrations of the CRPF at its...
  • Forces to stay for 10 days after WB poll ends: EC 29-04-2011 11:58 AM

    Kolkata: The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday said that paramilitary forces will remain for 10 more days after the conclusion of the West Bengal assembly polls. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S Y Quraishi said: "We have made sure that the central paramilitary forces continue to be in position for 10...
  • Officers take tech lessons to tackle Naxals 30-06-2010 09:59 AM

    Govt is providing advance training in technology to officers in paramilitary forces to help them fight Naxals. ...
  • Maoist menace: Bengal fights back 22-06-2009 06:21 PM

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  • Higher pay for BSF, CRPF DGPs irks IPS counterparts 09-04-2008 08:42 AM

    Dubai: Steve Davies and Stuart Broad shared a resolute seventh stand of 61 to help an unimpressive England to win the three-day tour opener against ICC Combined XI by three wickets here on Monday. It was a case of second batting failure for the tourists as, chasing 261 to win,...