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Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products

13 May 2020

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: India records biggest single-day spike; death toll crosses 2,200

11 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest single-day spike; death toll crosses 2,200

India on Sunday recorded its highest single-day jump in coronavirus infections. The nation's tally crossed 67,000 with roughly 4,300 new cases. The nationwide death toll also crossed 2,200 on Sunday.

Coronavirus: Total cases near 60,000; death toll climbs to 1,984

09 May 2020

Coronavirus: Total cases near 60,000; death toll climbs to 1,984

Till Friday, India reported nearly 60,000 cases of COVID-19 and a death toll of 1,984, according to data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics.

Coronavirus: 1,888 dead in India; Delhi records biggest spike again

08 May 2020

Coronavirus: 1,888 dead in India; Delhi records biggest spike again

India has reported over 56,000 cases of COVID-19 and a death toll of 1,888, as per data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics till late-Thursday.

Coronavirus: India's total cases cross 50,000-mark; over 1,700 dead

07 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's total cases cross 50,000-mark; over 1,700 dead

The total number of coronavirus infections in India has surged past 50,000, according to data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics till late-Wednesday.

Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes

04 May 2020

Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes

On Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 1,388 in India. Meanwhile, the total number of infections crossed 42,000.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 40,000; death toll crosses 1,300

03 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 40,000; death toll crosses 1,300

India on Saturday reported over 39,000 cases of COVID-19 while the death toll crossed 1,300.

Intelligence agencies say Pakistani drones behind weapons drop in Punjab

10 Oct 2019

Intelligence agencies say Pakistani drones behind weapons drop in Punjab

Last month, Punjab Police had reported multiple weapon drops in the state conducted by Pakistani-origin drones.

Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

30 Sep 2019

Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

In what has been termed a delayed withdrawal of the monsoon, the death toll climbed to 29 in flooded Bihar on Sunday.

Pakistani drones dropped rifles, grenades in Punjab to help terrorists

25 Sep 2019

Pakistani drones dropped rifles, grenades in Punjab to help terrorists

In what confirms that Pakistan is continuing with its notorious plans to hamper peace in India, some drones from across the border dropped arms and grenades in Punjab, multiple reports said.

Army warns of possible terror attack, Kerala on high alert

09 Sep 2019

Army warns of possible terror attack, Kerala on high alert

Kerala Police issued a high alert across the state on Monday amid reports of a possible terror attack.

Pakistan secretly releases Masood Azhar; deploys troops along Indo-Pak border

09 Sep 2019

Pakistan secretly releases Masood Azhar; deploys troops along Indo-Pak border

Despite being isolated on the global stage and failing to get support in its rant against India after New Delhi rescinded Article 370, Pakistan is continuing with its notorious actions.

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

23 Aug 2019

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.

Amit Shah might unfurl tricolor in Srinagar on Independence Day

13 Aug 2019

Amit Shah might unfurl tricolor in Srinagar on Independence Day

After scrapping the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and integrating the state into the Republic of India, it seems the Centre has other plans for the region on the upcoming occasion of Independence Day.

Haryana shocker: Woman beats elderly mother-in-law, video goes viral

08 Jun 2019

Haryana shocker: Woman beats elderly mother-in-law, video goes viral

Once in a while, something happens which makes us question humanity and leaves us sad at the same time.

Chhattisgarh: 4 BSF personnel killed, 2 injured in Kanker encounter

04 Apr 2019

Chhattisgarh: 4 BSF personnel killed, 2 injured in Kanker encounter

Four Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were martyred while two others were injured on Thursday in a gunfight with Naxals in Chattisgarh's Kanker district, according to police.

#Elections2019: Sacked BSF-jawan to contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

30 Mar 2019

#Elections2019: Sacked BSF-jawan to contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

Former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from service in 2017 after he complained about the bad quality of food being served to the security forces in a video, has announced that he will be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

#IndiaStrikesBack: Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviews security-situation in the country

27 Feb 2019

#IndiaStrikesBack: Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviews security-situation in the country

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the security situation in the country, especially along the border with Pakistan, a day after Indian fighter jets bombed the biggest camp of terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad in that country, officials said.

Pulwama attack: 100 companies of paramilitary forces deployed in Kashmir

23 Feb 2019

Pulwama attack: 100 companies of paramilitary forces deployed in Kashmir

With India still reeling from the Pulwama attack, the Center has airlifted 100 companies of paramilitary forces to Srinagar to bolster security in Jammu and Kashmir.

BSF constable's son bags Rs. 50L salary package, IRMA's highest

15 Feb 2019

BSF constable's son bags Rs. 50L salary package, IRMA's highest

Hard work always pays back.

Son of jawan, who made "bad food" videos, found dead

18 Jan 2019

Son of jawan, who made "bad food" videos, found dead

BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was earlier in news for making videos about bad food served to soldiers, lost his son to suicide on Wednesday, reports claimed.

Rajnath to celebrate Dussehra along Indo-Pak border; perform 'Shastra Puja'

14 Oct 2018

Rajnath to celebrate Dussehra along Indo-Pak border; perform 'Shastra Puja'

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will celebrate Dussehra and perform 'Shastra Puja' in Bikaner along the highly sensitive Indo-Pak border, officials said today.

Ghaziabad: BSF constable fatally shoots colleague in camp

01 Oct 2018

Ghaziabad: BSF constable fatally shoots colleague in camp

A BSF constable, Ajit, today allegedly shot dead his batchmate Jagpreet from his INSAS rifle at about 6 am at a temporary camp on the Ghaziabad's Link Road area.

J&K: BSF jawan commits suicide on duty by shooting self

30 Sep 2018

J&K: BSF jawan commits suicide on duty by shooting self

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside a camp in Rajouri district of Jammu & Kashmir, officials said on Sunday.

BSF jawan arrested on charges of sharing information with ISI

19 Sep 2018

BSF jawan arrested on charges of sharing information with ISI

Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested a BSF jawan from Noida on the charges of sharing vital information with Pakistan ISI agents, DGP OP Singh said today.

Government releases Rs. 400 crore for development of border states

03 Sep 2018

Government releases Rs. 400 crore for development of border states

Nearly Rs. 400 crore has been released by the Center to 10 states having international borders as part of an ambitious plan to ameliorate the problems of those living in these isolated locations, officials said on Monday.

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

26 Aug 2018

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).

Abducted Indian man stuck in Bangladesh, family seeks PM's help

24 Aug 2018

Abducted Indian man stuck in Bangladesh, family seeks PM's help

The family members of an Indian national, Phalgun Arengh (66), lodged in police custody in Bangladesh after being allegedly abducted and taken there, have sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's help in bringing him back.

Kerala: 373 dead, 87 injured due to rains, floods, landslides

21 Aug 2018

Kerala: 373 dead, 87 injured due to rains, floods, landslides

Rains, floods, and landslides in Kerala have killed 373 people since May 30, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said today.

Will provide corruption-free govt: Tripura CM in maiden I-Day speech

15 Aug 2018

Will provide corruption-free govt: Tripura CM in maiden I-Day speech

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, in his maiden Independence Day address today, assured people that he would strive to provide an unbiased and corruption-free government.

Independence Day: Most gallantry awards bagged by CRPF, J&K Police

15 Aug 2018

Independence Day: Most gallantry awards bagged by CRPF, J&K Police

On the 72nd Independence Day, service decorations are set to be conferred to 942 state police and central paramilitary forces for gallantry, and distinguished and meritorious service.

India, Pakistan to install new gates at Attari-Wagah border soon

01 Aug 2018

India, Pakistan to install new gates at Attari-Wagah border soon

India and Pakistan are set to install new gates at the Attari-Wagah border, where people from both the sides throng every evening to watch the lowering of the national flags.

Security forces have killed over 580 terrorists since 2015: Govt

25 Jul 2018

Security forces have killed over 580 terrorists since 2015: Govt

Security forces have killed 581 terrorists since 2015 while 69 personnel died in ceasefire violations, Minister of State for Defense Subhash Bhamre told the Lok Sabha today.

India's Border Security Force, Border Guards Bangladesh discuss border crime

22 Jul 2018

India's Border Security Force, Border Guards Bangladesh discuss border crime

Reduction of border crimes and smuggling of drugs besides erection of border fencing in the unfenced areas figured prominently at the four-day meeting of Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) that began at the BSF frontier in Agartala today.

Two BSF jawans killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

15 Jul 2018

Two BSF jawans killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were killed and another injured in a gunbattle with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district today, police said.

Woman commits suicide after being raped by BSF jawan

14 Jul 2018

Woman commits suicide after being raped by BSF jawan

A 26-year-old woman committed suicide by consuming poison after a BSF jawan allegedly raped her on the pretext of marriage in Muzaffarnagar city of Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

J&K: 4 BSF men killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

13 Jun 2018

J&K: 4 BSF men killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Four BSF personnel were killed when Pakistani forces opened fire and launched mortar attacks across the border near the famous Chamliyal shrine in Ramgarh sub-sector of Samba district, J&K, late yesterday.

Kashmir grenade attack: 14 civilians and 2 cops injured

04 Jun 2018

Kashmir grenade attack: 14 civilians and 2 cops injured

At least 14 civilians and 2 cops were injured in a grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, this morning.

Tripura State Rifles jawan kills wife, children before shooting self

08 May 2018

Tripura State Rifles jawan kills wife, children before shooting self

Manik Ghosh, 40, a naik of the 1st Battalion of the Tripura State Rifles (TSR) shot dead his wife Ratna Ghosh, 34, daughter Hrittika Ghosh, 2, and son Debraj Ghosh, 11, before killing himself with his service rifle at their residence at Malaynagar near Tripura capital Agartala, Superintendent of Police (Control) Harkumar Debbarma said.

Prisons in Gujarat to get hi-tech tunnel detection system

06 May 2018

Prisons in Gujarat to get hi-tech tunnel detection system

The prison authorities in Gujarat have planned to install high-quality sensors in two central jails to alert officials about any underground movement and thwart bids by prisoners to escape by digging tunnels.