Articles about CAPF

ITBP deploys retired combat canines as therapy dogs

26 Mar 2021

India
ITBP deploys retired combat canines as therapy dogs

In a novel initiative, border guarding force ITBP has decided to utilize the services of its retired combat canines as 'therapy dogs' to help in the early recuperation of personnel undergoing medical treatment and also for their specially-abled children.

Beating Retreat ceremony featured new rendition marking 1971 war victory

30 Jan 2021

India
Beating Retreat ceremony featured new rendition marking 1971 war victory

Republic Day celebrations culminated on Friday with the Beating Retreat ceremony that featured 26 soulful band performances, including the special composition Swarnim Vijay to commemorate 50 years of India's victory in the 1971 war against Pakistan.

Supreme Court refuses to defer UPSC prelims exams

30 Sep 2020

India
Supreme Court refuses to defer UPSC prelims exams

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to postpone the UPSC Prelims Examinations 2020, scheduled for October 4, amid the raging coronavirus pandemic, adding that aspirants appear for the test to become "civil servants and not students."

10,000 troops to be immediately withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir

20 Aug 2020

India
10,000 troops to be immediately withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir

More than a year after the abrogation of Article 370, the Centre decided to withdraw 10,000 troops from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, an order released on Wednesday evening said.

MHA withdraws order delisting non-Swadeshi items from CAPF canteens

01 Jun 2020

India
MHA withdraws order delisting non-Swadeshi items from CAPF canteens

Amid a push for Swadeshi (homegrown) goods, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday released a list of over 1,000 foreign goods that will not be sold by the Kendriya Police Kalyan Bhandar (KPKB) from June 1.

MHA withdraws "swadeshi products at CAPF canteens" order, then clarifies

21 May 2020

India
MHA withdraws "swadeshi products at CAPF canteens" order, then clarifies

On May 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a Rs. 20 lakh crore package to help India's economy, battered due to coronavirus pandemic.

Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products

13 May 2020

India
Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products

All canteens of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) across India will sell only indigenous goods from June 1, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: 122 CRPF troopers from single battalion in Delhi infected

02 May 2020

India
Coronavirus: 122 CRPF troopers from single battalion in Delhi infected

On Friday, 12 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) tested positive for COVID-19.

This Commissioner mentored aspirants for 'Police Forces' exam over WhatsApp

23 Aug 2019

India
This Commissioner mentored aspirants for 'Police Forces' exam over WhatsApp

For five years, Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat has been going beyond the call of duty to coach civil services aspirants.

Center rushes 10,000 troops to J&K to strengthen counter-insurgency operations

27 Jul 2019

India
Center rushes 10,000 troops to J&K to strengthen counter-insurgency operations

In a bid to strengthen counter-insurgency operations and law and order duties in Jammu & Kashmir, the Center is rushing an additional 10,000 central forces troops amid speculations about the scrapping of Article 35A.

Rajnath Singh launches 28 infrastructure projects worth Rs. 1,900cr

06 Mar 2019

India
Rajnath Singh launches 28 infrastructure projects worth Rs. 1,900cr

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today launched 28 major infrastructure projects of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and other central police organizations.

#CareerBytes: Interesting facts about UPSC IAS exam and preparation

04 Mar 2019

India
#CareerBytes: Interesting facts about UPSC IAS exam and preparation

Every year, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Civil Services Examination (CSE) for recruitment to various civil services posts.

PM Modi inaugurates National Police Memorial, museum for khaki-donning forces

21 Oct 2018

Delhi
PM Modi inaugurates National Police Memorial, museum for khaki-donning forces

On the special occasion to mark the National Police Commemoration Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday inaugurated a refurbished National Police Memorial in New Delhi and a newly-built museum for the khaki-donning forces.

PM to unveil National Police Memorial, museum on Oct 21

18 Oct 2018

India
PM to unveil National Police Memorial, museum on Oct 21

PM Modi will inaugurate the refurbished National Police Memorial, including a newly-built museum of these forces in khaki, in Delhi on October 21.

Odisha: BSF recruitment facilitation centers opened in remote, Maoist-hit areas

26 Aug 2018

India
Odisha: BSF recruitment facilitation centers opened in remote, Maoist-hit areas

The Border Security Force has opened at least 18 facilitation centers at several places in Odisha's four Maoist-hit districts for helping locals get recruitment in Central Armed Para-military Forces (CAPF).

#CareerBytes: Don't miss these government job vacancies

05 Aug 2018

India
#CareerBytes: Don't miss these government job vacancies

Government jobs, for their various advantages and perks, are highly sought after, and see fierce competition among aspirants.

Central armed forces to have 50% lighter, stronger bulletproof jacket

27 Apr 2018

India
Central armed forces to have 50% lighter, stronger bulletproof jacket

The Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) will soon have lighter, more resilient bullet-proof jackets developed by the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.

Naxalism in India entered "last leg", says Home Minister Rajnath

24 Mar 2018

India
Naxalism in India entered "last leg", says Home Minister Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said India's "serious" challenge of Naxalism has entered its "last leg"; Maoists are resorting to coward ambushes as they are unable to undertake direct fights.

Over 27,000 personnel left CAPFs in last 3 years: Govt

06 Mar 2018

India
Over 27,000 personnel left CAPFs in last 3 years: Govt

The government at the Centre on Tuesday informed the Parliament that over 27,000 personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have either resigned or taken voluntary retirement in the last three years owing to various reasons.

Meghalaya Assembly poll begins, amid tight security

27 Feb 2018

Politics
Meghalaya Assembly poll begins, amid tight security

Amid tight security, voting for the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly began at 7 am.

Darjeeling crisis: SC allows troop withdrawal, Centre scores over Mamata!

28 Oct 2017

Politics
Darjeeling crisis: SC allows troop withdrawal, Centre scores over Mamata!

Reprimanding the Mamata Banerjee-led WB government, SC allowed the Centre to withdraw seven companies of the Central Armed Paramilitary forces (CAPF) from the troubled Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts.

Darjeeling crisis: Mamata vindicated as Calcutta HC stays forces' removal

18 Oct 2017

Politics
Darjeeling crisis: Mamata vindicated as Calcutta HC stays forces' removal

The Calcutta HC put a stay on the Centre's decision of pulling out 10 of 15 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) deployed in strife-torn Darjeeling.

Election Commission: Himachal will go to polls on November 9

12 Oct 2017

Politics
Election Commission: Himachal will go to polls on November 9

AK Jyoti, Chief Election Commission, announced that the 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly will go to polls on November 9 and the counting of votes will be held on December 18.

Armed forces raise pay disparity issue within MoD with Sitharaman

12 Sep 2017

India
Armed forces raise pay disparity issue within MoD with Sitharaman

Newly appointed Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is faced with a pay disparity tussle between the military and civilians working under the Ministry of Defense (MoD).