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  • Narendra Modi flags off Rath Yatra as UAVs keep vigil from top July 11, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad as thousands gathered to greet the chariot of Lord Jagannath. With about 10 lakh people witnessing the procession daily, the police have put up elaborate security arrangements in place. Over 20,000 security personnel, including the CRPF, RAF, BSF...
  • Delhi minor rape: Public fury spills on to streets April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Protests over the rape of a 5-year-old minor girl continued for a second day in the national capital even as the accused in the case was produced in a court and remanded to judicial custody till May 14. Protesters marched to India Gate, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official...
  • Live: Delhi minor rape accused sent to judicial custody till May 4 April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: 7:57 pm: Aam Aadmi Party workers gather at 7, Race Course Road, which is Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official residence. They deflate tyres of Delhi Police buses even as police presence is increased at 7 RCR. 6:16 pm: The accused in the Delhi minor rape case Manoj Kumar is...
  • Live: Rapid Action Force deployed at India Gate, 7 RCR April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: 6:21 pm: Rapid Action Force deployed at India Gate, Prime Minsiter Manmohan Singh's official residence 7, Race Course Road and at police headquarters. Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) members block ITO crossing near police headquarters even as around 100 protesters gather at India Gate and hold peaceful...
  • Cauvery row: RAF deployed; schools closed in Mandya October 3, 2012

    Mandya: District authorities on Wednesday deployed Rapid Action Force (RAF) at the Krishna Raja Sagar reservoir in the wake of a threat by a farmers' body to lay siege to the dam to stop flow of water to Tamil Nadu. Prohibitory orders have been promulgated in the one-km radius of...
  • Allahabad: 20 injured in university campus violence April 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Protesting the order to vacate hostels, students of the Allahabad University on Thursday fought pitched battles with police as they torched a police vehicle and two state transport buses as well damaging varsity property. Several students were injured in the clashes and taken to nearby medical facilities. With the...
  • Security beefed up in Mumbai ahead of WC final April 1, 2011

    National Security Guards men along with the Quick Response Team commandos and the state's elite Force One team will be on guard to avert any possible terror attack. ...
  • South Mumbai to be a no-fly zone for WC final April 1, 2011

    Mumbai: Mumbai has turned into into a fortress with a 3-tier security ahead of the India-Sri Lanka World Cup final to be held at the Wankhede stadium on Saturday. Joint Commissioner of Police, Himanshu Roy said, "We are checking the antecedents of foreigners who have bought tickets." A 3-tier security arrangement...
  • Cops lathicharge to disperse Sikh protestors June 21, 2008

    New Delhi: Clashes broke out between Sikh protestors and the police at Airoli junction near Mulund on Eastern Express highway on Saturday. The police resorted to lathicharge and teargas to disperse Sikhs protesting the killing of a Sikh boy by Dera Sachcha Sauda sect chief Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's bodyguards...
  • In Pics: Cops beat up Sikh protesters June 21, 2008

    Sikhs came out on to the streets in Mumbai to protest the killing of a Sikh boy. But Mumbai Police and RAF suppressed the protests with a heavy hand. ...
  • William completes RAF training, flies to the pub April 15, 2008

    London: British royal Prince William completed his RAF training when flew himself and brother Harry by helicopter across London and over water - for a stag party. The second-in-line to the British throne took off in the Chinook just after getting his RAF wings at RAF Cranwell, Lincs. He made a quick...
  • Centre sends RAF to violence-hit Andhra May 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The Centre has rushed a strong contingent of Rapid Action Force (RAF) to assist the Andhra Pradesh Government in dealing with the violence that broke out in the wake of a bomb explosion in the Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad during Friday prayers this afternoon. The decision was taken after...
  • RAF sends women team to Liberia October 8, 2006

    Taloja: The Rapid Action Force, popularly known as the RAF is ready to send the first all women police force on a UN mission to Liberia. CNN-IBN reports on why the force was chosen and what it has achieved in the last 14 years. Mob violence in Bangalore in April...
  • RAF conducts flag march in Malegaon September 12, 2006

    Malegaon: Rapid Action Force personnel on Tuesday conducted a flag march in Malegaon, which was hit by four bomb blasts on Friday. "They (flag marches) are just being done to dispel the fear among locals. The RAF is also getting familiarised with the local area," Nashik's Superintendent of Police Rajvardhan...