RPF

  • Over 6,000 RPF personnel, 1,000 coaches ready for LS elections 19-03-2014 01:15 PM

    Gearing up for Lok Sabha polls, the Railways has kept 75 companies of RPF ready for deployment in various parts of the country during the election time. One RPF company consists of about 90 personnel. Railway has also provided about 1,000 coaches for the movement of polling staff and security...
  • Over 15,000 jawans to be deployed in Indore range during Assembly polls 09-11-2013 11:14 PM

    Over 15,000 security personnel will be deployed in Indore range for the November 25 Assembly elections in the state. "For conducting free and fair polls in Indore division, over 15,000 security personnel belonging to the CRPF, CISF, RPF and policemen from Kerala, Haryana, Jharkhand and Home Guard among others will...
  • Darjeeling wears deserted look, security forces patrol streets 19-08-2013 01:46 PM

    The Queen of the Hills wore a deserted look on Monday with residents staying indoors as part of an agitation called by the Gorkhaland Joint Action Committee to demand formation of a Gorkhaland state. CRPF, police and RPF jawans patrolled the streets and the railway station premises. The people stayed...
  • Security beefed up ahead of I-day celebrations 13-08-2013 07:51 PM

    Security has been beefed up in and around important places across the city in the run up to Independence Day, while additional armed forces have been posted at public places where footfalls are generally high, police said on Tuesday. They said watch towers have been put up at strategic points...
  • News briefs: Amar Singh receives death threat on SMS 03-08-2013 11:57 PM

    Once a prominent face in Samajwadi Party (SP), Amar Singh on Saturday claimed he was receiving text messages warning him not to come to meet slain former MLA Sarvesh Kumar Singh Seepu's family, as he could also meet the same fate. RPF,Lucknows Child Welfare Committeerescue 13 child labourers Railway Protection...
  • RPF personnel's wife, three children found murdered 27-07-2013 12:09 PM

    A Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel's wife and three kids were found dead at their quarters in Jaipur on Saturday morning. The bodies have been discovered at the RPF quarters in Jaipur where constable Vijay Singh lived with his family. The deceased include a 10-day-old baby. Singh's neighbours informed the...
  • CBI raids RPF officer, his wife in disproportionate assets case 18-07-2013 01:52 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday raided Railway Protection Force Officer SK Dube in disproportionate assets case. Raids have been going on in Delhi,Ranchi and Dumka. His wife Priya Dube DIG Dumka was also being investigated. Priya Dube is 1998 batch IPS from Jharkhand cadre. More details...
  • 12 RPF personnel to escort trains in Maoist-affected areas 14-06-2013 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: A day after 100 Naxals attacked a passenger train in Bihar killing two passengers and an Railway Police Force personnel, the RPF said that at least 12 personnel will escort all trains in Maoist-affected areas. "We have issued instructions to all RPF units at Maoist-affected Divisions to adequately...
  • RPF Association to vacate Railway properties 12-06-2013 08:02 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has rejected an application by the Retired Railway Protection Force (RPF) Association and has instructed it to vacate the four Railway properties it was illegally occupying, including one in New Delhi. It has also asked Delhi Police to help with the compliance of court order....
  • Allotment of 2 of 3 houses allotted to ex-RPF man cancelled 16-05-2013 11:32 PM

    New Delhi: Embarrassed by the revelations about a union leader and retired RPF official occupying three government bungalows, the Railways has cancelled allotment of two houses and started eviction proceedings. "When it came to our notice that two houses are not been used for the purpose they were allotted, we...
  • RPF Association asked to vacate illegally-occupied properties 15-05-2013 07:09 PM

    New Delhi: The Railway Board chairman on Wednesday asked the RPF association to vacate Railway properties with immediate effect. The RPF Association has been illegally occupying four properties including one in Delhi. CNN-IBN had reported that the CBI was looking at the role and clout of the RPF Association in...
  • Cash-for-jobs scam: What makes RPF association such a powerful body? 13-05-2013 09:15 PM

    The CBI is likely to register a preliminary inquiry into the appointment of senior officers in the Railway Protection Force as it suspects large scale corruption in these postings. ...
  • CBI links Railway Protection Force to cash-for-jobs scam: Sources 11-05-2013 01:52 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has secured key leads linking Railway Protection Force (RPF) to Recruitment Scam to Railway cash-for jobs scam, said sources. CBI sources added that RPF officials played key role in dubious recruitment deals. Leads suggest that RPF association was used to carry out...
  • Railways bribery case: CBI to probe Mamata's tenure 09-05-2013 06:15 PM

    New Delhi: The investigations into the Railway bribery scandal has widened with sources saying that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will also look at postings during former railway minister Mamata Banerjee's tenure. The appointment of Railway Protection Force Director General PK Mehta, who superseded 28 IPS officers, is likely...
  • Railway Minister denies any relation with Ajay Garg 08-05-2013 01:57 AM

    New Delhi: In response to a report in a section of media, Railway Minister PK Bansal on Tuesday clarified that Ajay Garg, an alleged middleman in the Rs 10 crore bribery case, has no connection with him. "He is not even a relative, much less a nephew. There is no...
  • Railway scam: CBI arrests Ajay Garg, raids Mahesh Kumar's residence 07-05-2013 05:53 PM

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested Ajay Garg, one of the key accused in the Railway Board bribery case. Garg was the aide of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla. A Delhi court remanded him in CBI custody till May 9. Garg had earlier...
  • Railway bribery case: CBI probing nexus between RPF, middlemen 06-05-2013 06:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has now widened the ambit of its probe after the Railway Board bribery case. CBI sources say that the agency is now looking at a jobs-for-sale nexus between Railway Protection Force officers' association and middlemen. According to CBI sources, the transfers, postings...
  • Rape on Kerala train: victim jumps off, dies 07-02-2011 07:12 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: In another incident which again raises serious questions about the security of women, a 23-year old was allegedly raped on a train. The victim tried to escape by jumping off the running train and lost her life. The victim was brutally raped in a deserted women's compartment of a...
  • Girl raped, mob sets railway station on fire 01-09-2010 12:42 PM

    Sadulpur (Rajasthan): A railway station along with GRP and RPF outposts were set on fire by an angry mob late on Tuesday night over the alleged rape of a nine-year-old girl by two persons in a railway guest house in Sadulpur in Rajasthan's Churu district. The incident occurred after news...
  • ASI arrested for shooting Sandeep 22-08-2006 04:32 PM

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