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MHA withdraws only "swadeshi products at CAPF canteens" order

21 May 2020

MHA withdraws only "swadeshi products at CAPF canteens" order

Days after saying that only Indian products must be sold at Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) canteens from June 1, the order was withdrawn on Thursday by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), reports News18.

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.

Delhi: 24 test positive for coronavirus at Army's RR Hospital

05 May 2020

Delhi: 24 test positive for coronavirus at Army's RR Hospital

In a worrying series of events, 24 people, including serving personnel, tested positive for coronavirus at Delhi's Army RR Hospital, HT reported on Tuesday.

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.

Centre's COVID-19 team stopped from leaving hotel in Bengal

21 Apr 2020

Centre's COVID-19 team stopped from leaving hotel in Bengal

Already on two ends of the political spectrum, the BJP-led Centre and Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool locked horns again today when a team was sent to the state to assess COVID-19 spread.

Bengaluru: Security firm owner found brutally assaulting employees; arrested

16 Oct 2019

Bengaluru: Security firm owner found brutally assaulting employees; arrested

People can really keep their humanity aside at times. This was testified recently after a disturbing video from Bengaluru emerged on social media.

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.

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.

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.

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

27 Jul 2019

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.

Narendra Modi's election from Varanasi challenged, Allahabad HC issues notice

20 Jul 2019

Narendra Modi's election from Varanasi challenged, Allahabad HC issues notice

On Friday, the Allahabad High Court issued a notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection to a plea challenging his election from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat.

BSF officer to an IAS: Inspiring story of a 27-year-old

19 Jul 2019

BSF officer to an IAS: Inspiring story of a 27-year-old

Famous American author Oliver Napoleon Hill once said, "Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve."

Amit Shah to visit Kashmir; security, development on his mind

26 Jun 2019

Amit Shah to visit Kashmir; security, development on his mind

Home Minister Amit Shah will start his two-day trip to Kashmir on Wednesday, and is expected to discuss a slew of topics, including security and development.

Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat tomorrow: All details here

12 Jun 2019

Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat tomorrow: All details here

Weeks after the Eastern coast of India, namely Odisha, was hit by severe cyclonic storm Fani (pronounced as Foni), the Western coast is preparing for Cyclone Vayu.

In seventh phase of elections, PM Modi tests his fate

19 May 2019

In seventh phase of elections, PM Modi tests his fate

The final phase of 2019 general elections started on Sunday. Voters in 59 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across eight states namely Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Chandigarh, got inked.

Varanasi: EC cancels nomination of PM Modi's opponent Tej Bahadur

01 May 2019

Varanasi: EC cancels nomination of PM Modi's opponent Tej Bahadur

On Wednesday, the Election Commission canceled the nomination of Tej Bahadur Yadav, the former BSF jawan, who was contesting from Varanasi as a Samajwadi Party candidate opposite Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

SP replaces Varanasi candidate, fields sacked-soldier Tej Bahadur against Modi

29 Apr 2019

SP replaces Varanasi candidate, fields sacked-soldier Tej Bahadur against Modi

In what seems like a bid to make the battle for Varanasi in elections more interesting, Samajwadi Party replaced its candidate with Tej Bahadur Yadav, the sacked BSF jawan who had complained about poor food.

#LokSabhaElections: These candidates will contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

13 Apr 2019

#LokSabhaElections: These candidates will contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking a re-election from Varanasi of Uttar Pradesh and the seat will naturally be closely watched.

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.

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

06 Mar 2019

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.

Pakistan: Flight operations suspended at major airports. Details here

27 Feb 2019

Pakistan: Flight operations suspended at major airports. Details here

Flight operations were suspended across major airports in Pakistan's Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces today in the wake of the escalating tensions between Pakistan and India, according to a media report.

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.

Hi-tech border-surveillance project to be completed in 6-7 years: BSF

19 Feb 2019

Hi-tech border-surveillance project to be completed in 6-7 years: BSF

The work to set up hi-tech surveillance system along the 2000-km sensitive stretch on the international border with Pakistan and Bangladesh is likely to be completed in next 6-7 years, a senior Border Security Force (BSF) official said yesterday.

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.

PM-led panel clears shortlisted names, CBI to get chief soon

02 Feb 2019

PM-led panel clears shortlisted names, CBI to get chief soon

The high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on Friday and cleared shortlisted names for the next chief of Central Bureau of Investigation, reports claimed.

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.

Two JeM-terrorists may have entered Delhi, photo released, alert sounded

21 Nov 2018

Two JeM-terrorists may have entered Delhi, photo released, alert sounded

The Delhi police on Tuesday sounded an alert saying two alleged Jaish-e-Mohammed operatives may have entered the city.

Grenade attack at Manipur Assembly complex, three injured

17 Nov 2018

Grenade attack at Manipur Assembly complex, three injured

Three security personnel, including one BSF jawan, were injured after suspected militants carried out a grenade attack at the Manipur Assembly complex.

#TerrorAlert: Six JeM terrorists are heading to Delhi from Punjab

15 Nov 2018

#TerrorAlert: Six JeM terrorists are heading to Delhi from Punjab

According to the counter intelligence wing of the Punjab Police, at least six terrorists from Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) have crossed over into the state, and are headed towards Delhi.

Chhattisgarh: 2 BSF jawans injured in blast triggered by naxals

02 Nov 2018

Chhattisgarh: 2 BSF jawans injured in blast triggered by naxals

Two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were injured today when an improvised explosive device, suspected to have been laid by the naxals, went off in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh.

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.

Arrested BrahMos-engineer was promised fat-paying job in US by handlers

10 Oct 2018

Arrested BrahMos-engineer was promised fat-paying job in US by handlers

In the latest development in the arrest of BrahMos engineer for leaking sensitive data to Pakistan, sources have said the engineer was promised a job in the US and a fat pay by the handlers.

Gold medalist BrahMos engineer allegedly leaked data to ISI, arrested

09 Oct 2018

Gold medalist BrahMos engineer allegedly leaked data to ISI, arrested

On Monday, police arrested an engineer working at BrahMos Missile Research Centre in Nagpur for allegedly leaking sensitive data to Pakistan's ISI and other countries.