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  • TN: CISF personnel kills Neyveli worker, tension grips township 18-03-2014 09:56 AM

    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 17-03-2014 06:40 PM

    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...
  • Terrorism is one of the biggest challenges in India, says UP Governor BL Joshi 10-03-2014 06:12 PM

    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...
  • Passengers on a 'high' will not be allowed in Metro: CISF 08-03-2014 07:10 PM

    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...
  • CISF survey finds long security checks trouble maximum air fliers 03-03-2014 08:56 PM

    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...
  • Bomb scare at Delhi airport's domestic terminal 11-02-2014 07:13 PM

    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...
  • Two Africans held with drugs at IGIA 03-02-2014 06:34 PM

    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 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 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...
  • CISF trooper kills senior, remanded to police custody 20-10-2013 07:59 PM

    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...
  • Kolkata: CISF personnel shoots official dead, arrested 20-10-2013 12:28 PM

    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 10-10-2013 09:36 AM

    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...
  • 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...
  • Woman found murdered in AC coach of Dibrugarh-Amritsar Express 26-09-2013 03:53 PM

    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...
  • Naxals set fire on NMDC conveyor belt, mining operations stalled 18-09-2013 12:06 PM

    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...
  • CISF jawan killed, 7 injured in road mishap in Kishtwar 07-09-2013 04:58 PM

    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...
  • CISF trooper commits suicide by consuming poison 31-08-2013 06:34 AM

    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...
  • Mahabodhi temple security to cost Rs 5 million per month 14-08-2013 02:50 PM

    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...
  • CISF to guard Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya 31-07-2013 06:28 PM

    Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya,which was rocked by multiple blasts, will be provided securityby CISF, the first shrine to be guarded by the paramilitaryforce. This decision has been taken by the Home Ministryfollowing a request from the Bihar government after theholiest Buddhist shrine was hit by serial blasts on July...
  • Twitter reacts to Suranjana - amputee who was asked to take off her prosthetic leg at Mumbai airport 12-07-2013 09:54 PM

    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 12-07-2013 09:14 PM

    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 12-07-2013 09:10 PM

    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? 12-07-2013 09:05 PM

    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 10-07-2013 04:47 PM

    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 07-07-2013 01:44 PM

    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...
  • CISF to contribute 1 day's salary for Uttarakhand victims 23-06-2013 01:52 AM

    New Delhi: More than 1.35 lakh personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Friday announced that they would contribute a day's salary to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund to assist those affected by the Uttarakhand devastation. CISF Director General Rajiv had written to the Prime Minister Office (PMO)...
  • Delhi: CISF officer accidentally shoots at junior 05-06-2013 05:55 PM

    New Delhi: In an accidental firing, a CISF officer on Wednesday injured his junior colleague during a mock-drill being conducted at a metro station in Delhi. The incident occurred at around 10:40 am at Rohini West metro station when a mock-drill was being conducted by the CISF, the Delhi Police...
  • Karnataka: Over 1,900 detonators recovered in bus 02-05-2013 05:54 PM

    Bangalore: More than 1900 detonators were recovered on Thursday by the CISF from Kolar district of poll-bound Karnataka after a bus was intercepted along the state's border. The seizure was made when a bus coming from Pummur in Andhra Pradesh was intercepted at Baipelly checkpost and two unattended bags were...
  • UP: Man found hanging in police lock-up, torture alleged 29-04-2013 02:15 AM

    Ghaziabad: A person, arrested in connection with the murder of a CISF constable and his wife, was on Sunday found hanging in the toilet of a police lock-up in Ghaziabad. While a fellow prisoner has alleged that the victim was tortured to death, police ruled out the charges, saying he...