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  • Home Minister Rajnath Singh for doubling police modernisation budget June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: In order to better equip police and paramilitary forces in the country, the Union Home Ministry has decided to seek doubling of the budgetary allocation for their modernisation. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday met officials to discuss issues "which need to be addressed on priority"...
  • Delhi: Man held with 50 gold biscuits at IGIA June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A passenger has been apprehended by CISF at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) for allegedly smuggling in 50 gold biscuits from Dubai. The incident happened on Thursday morning when a Kerala-based person identified as Ashref K arrived from Dubai. Central Industrial Security Force officials intercepted him on suspicion...
  • Delhi: CISF jawan restores metro traveller's bag with cash Rs 1.80 lakh June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: An alert CISF jawan has helped restoring a bag containing Rs 1.80 lakh in cash to its owner who had forgotten it at a Delhi Metro station. The incident happened on Friday evening at the Vaishali Metro station when a Ghaziabad resident Dalip Singh forgot his bag at...
  • 25 North Indian students arrested at Bangalore airport for impersonation May 13, 2014

    Bangalore: Twenty five students from North Indian states have been arrested at Bangalore international airport for impersonation. According to airport police these students were in Bangalore to write the entrance exams for medical and engineering conducted by the COMED-K. Out of total 25 students 12 are from Bihar, 8 are...
  • Hoax bomb call to Delhi Metro control room May 1, 2014

    A hoax bomb call to the Delhi Metro control room triggered panic among officials on Thursday morning, a security official said. Hemendra Singh, spokesperson of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), said that an unidentified caller made a call to the control room claiming the possibility of a bomb in a...
  • TN: CISF personnel kills Neyveli worker, tension grips township March 18, 2014

    Tension gripped the Neyveli township in Tamil Nadu on Monday after a CISF constable open fired killing a contract worker of the Neyveli Lignite Corporation. According to the police, the victim, 36-year-old Raja, wanted to enter a mine without a valid pass. An altercation broke out with the CISF constable...
  • One killed in CISF firing at Tamil Nadu plant March 17, 2014

    Chennai: A contract worker was killed on Monday when a CISF personnel opened fired following an argument with a group of workers at the Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) plant in Tamil Nadu, an official said. "As per available information, a group of people led by contract worker Raja tried to enter...
  • Terrorism is one of the biggest challenges in India, says UP Governor BL Joshi March 10, 2014

    Terrorism is one of the biggest challenges India is facing on Monday and there is a great need for the forces to tackle it completely, Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi said in Lucknow on Monday. "Terrorism both within and outside India has affected the development process of the country and there...
  • Passengers on a 'high' will not be allowed in Metro: CISF March 8, 2014

    CISF on Saturday made it clear that it will not allow drunk passengers who are "totally out of their senses" to travel in Delhi Metro trains. While rejecting suggestions that by refusing absolutely drunk passengers on the Metro, it was encouraging drunken driving, CISF chief Arvind Ranjan said commuters, who have...
  • CISF survey finds long security checks trouble maximum air fliers March 3, 2014

    Extended waiting time for security checks troubles maximum number of air fliers in the country, a countrywide survey conducted by CISF has found. The exhaustive 'passenger feedback survey' was undertaken for the first time by 3.44-lakh departing air passengers across 54 of the total 59 civilian airports of the country which...
  • Bomb scare at Delhi airport's domestic terminal February 11, 2014

    Security personnel at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Tuesday went into a tizzy after a bomb threat call was received by an airline at its airport office. An anonymous caller rang up the airline Spicejet at around 1730 hours and told the staff that there was a...
  • Two Africans held with drugs at IGIA February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Two African nationals, including a woman, have been apprehended for allegedly smuggling narcotics worth Rs 60 lakh from the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA). The duo, identified as Dzvetero Mtegwe Mcvee (34) and Macamo Paulo Azarias (27), were arrested by a CISF squad as they were flying to...
  • Paramilitary forces to use CCTVs, RFID tags to recruit jawans February 3, 2014

    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 recruit...
  • Over 15,000 jawans to be deployed in Indore range during Assembly polls November 9, 2013

    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...
  • CISF trooper kills senior, remanded to police custody October 20, 2013

    Kolkata: A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) trooper Sunday gunned down his senior officer following a heated argument and was remanded to 14 days police custody. The incident happened inside the CISF camp in the Garden Reach area of the city under the Kolkata Port Trust. "We have arrested CISF jawan Neelkanta...
  • Kolkata: CISF personnel shoots official dead, arrested October 20, 2013

    Kolkata: A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel on Saturday shot an official dead at Garden Reach in Kolkata. The armed personnel shot at the commander after an altercation with him on Saturday night at around 8 pm. The jawan later surrendered and was arrested by the police. (More updates...
  • Complaint against Miss Universe Olivia Culpo for footwear shoot at Taj Mahal October 10, 2013

    The local ASI authorities are looking into a complaint that the party accompanying Miss Universe Olivia Culpo during her visit to Taj Mahal allegedly violated rules at the historic monument by advertising a brand of footwear during a photo session. Culpo was accompanied by fashion designer Sanjana Jon and others to...
  • Paramilitary forces to launch recruitment drives, emphasis on minorities October 2, 2013

    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 around...
  • Woman found murdered in AC coach of Dibrugarh-Amritsar Express September 26, 2013

    A young woman was found murdered on Thursday in the toilet of an AC coach of a train passing through Uttar Pradesh, police said. The woman, aged around 25 years, was found dead in the coach of the Dibrugarh-Amritsar Express. Her body was taken off at Ghazipur railway station, said a...
  • Naxals set fire on NMDC conveyor belt, mining operations stalled September 18, 2013

    Naxals allegedly set on fire a conveyor belt of National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district in the wee hours of Wednesday, police said. A large number of ultras stormed the NMDC's Bacheli iron ore mines at around 2.30 AM and set on fire its over 80 metres of...
  • CISF jawan killed, 7 injured in road mishap in Kishtwar September 7, 2013

    A CISF personnel was killed while seven others were injured on Saturday when their vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Dool area of the district. A vehicle of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) was on its way to Kishtwar from Dool area when its driver lost...
  • CISF trooper commits suicide by consuming poison August 31, 2013

    A 37-year-old Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) trooper committed suicide by consuming poison, police said on Friday. Satish Kumar was found unconscious at his residence in west Delhi's Bawana area on Thursday morning. He was taken to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him dead. The cause of death was due to...
  • Mahabodhi temple security to cost Rs 5 million per month August 14, 2013

    Bihar is set to spend Rs 5 million each month for the deployment of 261 Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel at the Mahabodhi temple at Bodh Gaya that was rocked by blasts July 7, officials said. The CISF has recommended deployment of 261 personnel for security of the temple that...
  • CISF to guard Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya July 31, 2013

    Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, which was rocked by multiple blasts, will be provided security by CISF, the first shrine to be guarded by the paramilitary force. This decision has been taken by the Home Ministry following a request from the Bihar government after the holiest Buddhist shrine was hit by serial blasts on July 7. A...
  • Twitter reacts to Suranjana - amputee who was asked to take off her prosthetic leg at Mumbai airport July 12, 2013

    Suranjana Ghosh Aikara, who is an above the knee amputee, was asked to take off her prosthetic leg, which required her to strip, at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for security check. ...
  • Amputee alleges harassment: Citizens say India not disabled friendly July 12, 2013

    After a woman said she was asked to take off her prosthetic leg at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for security check, citizens are saying there should be a separate counter for disabled people to make the process more easy for them. ...
  • Amputee alleges harassment: Activists say need to sensitise CISF July 12, 2013

    Suranjana Ghosh Aikara, who is an above the knee amputee, was asked to take off her prosthetic leg, which required her to strip, at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for security check. Suranjana was told that the metal detectors would be set off by the metal components of her artificial...
  • Should Indian airports be more sensitive towards the differently abled? July 12, 2013

    Mumbai: A woman on Friday said she was harassed at the Mumbai airport just last week. Suranjana Ghosh Akira was asked to take off her prosthetic leg and that meant she had to strip. Suranjana Ghose Akira would strike one as any young successful hardworking professional, which she is. She...
  • Will consider Nitish's request for CISF security at Bodh Gaya: Shinde July 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Wednesday said the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken over the Mahabodhi temple blasts probe at the request of the Bihar government. Shinde, who visited Bodh Gaya on Wednesday along with Congress President Sonia Gandhi, added that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's...
  • NIA to probe Mahabodhi temple blasts, says Nitish Kumar July 7, 2013

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said the National Investigation Agency (NIA) would conduct a probe into the serial blasts in the Mahabodhi temple at Bodhgaya town, and the CISF would be deployed for fool-proof security in the area. "The NIA will probe the serial blasts in the Bodhgaya temple....