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that only Indian products must be sold at Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) canteens from June 1, the order was withdrawn on Thursday by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), reports News18.

Facial recognition, drones: Delhi Police heightens security for Republic Day

25 Jan 2020

Facial recognition, drones: Delhi Police heightens security for Republic Day

Before the Republic Day celebrations kick off on Sunday, the Delhi Police has increased security in the national capital.

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.

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.

5 ways in which you can donate to Indian Army

15 Feb 2019

5 ways in which you can donate to Indian Army

The Indian Army is one of the largest and best armies in the world.

PM to unveil National Police Memorial, museum on Oct 21

18 Oct 2018

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.

Amarnath Yatra concludes, over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offer prayers

26 Aug 2018

Amarnath Yatra concludes, over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offer prayers

The annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in the south Kashmir Himalayas concluded today with over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offering prayers at the naturally-formed ice-Shivlingam.

J&K Governor Vohra praises security forces on Independence Day

15 Aug 2018

J&K Governor Vohra praises security forces on Independence Day

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra today praised the security forces in the state, saying they have successfully pushed back the proxy war waged by Pakistan.

#CareerBytes: Don't miss these government job vacancies

05 Aug 2018

#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.

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

24 Mar 2018

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.

CRPF to get 100 new bulletproof vehicles for heightened security

21 Mar 2018

CRPF to get 100 new bulletproof vehicles for heightened security

To provide soldiers better security during commute to operation sites and camps, the Indian government is purchasing 141 medium bulletproof vehicles (MBPVs) for the central paramilitary forces.

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

06 Mar 2018

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.

CISF headless since January 22; government yet to appoint DG

26 Feb 2018

CISF headless since January 22; government yet to appoint DG

CISF, the country's front line security force against terror threats at civilian airports and strategic nuclear and aerospace installations, has been functioning without a regular chief for over a month now as the Centre is yet to appoint a Director General (DG).

Gujarat Phase II: 2.23cr voters in 93 constituencies cast ballot

14 Dec 2017

Gujarat Phase II: 2.23cr voters in 93 constituencies cast ballot

About 2.3cr voters across 93 constituencies in North and Central Gujarat are casting their ballot in the second phase of the Gujarat elections today.

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

18 Oct 2017

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.

Armed forces raise pay disparity issue within MoD with Sitharaman

12 Sep 2017

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).

Scam: Fake funds similar to Akshay Kumar's martyr donation portal

19 Jul 2017

Scam: Fake funds similar to Akshay Kumar's martyr donation portal

The 'Bharat Ke Veer' portal for donations to martyrs' families based on Akshay Kumar's idea is being targeted by frauds, who have floated similar-looking fake funds to scam people.

2000 CoBRA commandos to enter Sukma, eliminate Maoists

09 May 2017

2000 CoBRA commandos to enter Sukma, eliminate Maoists

Sources stated that government is mobilizing over 2000 CoBRA commandos for deployment in Bastar to eliminate the Maoists in the region.

BharatKeVeer- Akshay Kumar's portal for martyrs' families raises Rs. 2.10cr

08 May 2017

BharatKeVeer- Akshay Kumar's portal for martyrs' families raises Rs. 2.10cr

Donation amounting to Rs. 2.10cr has been collected within a month through the BharatKeVeer portal, which was launched by the home ministry based on Akshay Kumar's idea.

Akshay Kumar's idea for donation to martyrs gets life

10 Apr 2017

Akshay Kumar's idea for donation to martyrs gets life

On Valour Day on April 9, the government launched a web portal - 'BharatKeVeer' - where people can donate up to Rs. 15 lakh to families of jawans or Central Armed Police Forces officers martyred in the line of duty.

Over 200 CISF personnel at Kempegowda alleged harassment by seniors

03 Apr 2017

Over 200 CISF personnel at Kempegowda alleged harassment by seniors

Over 200 Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) have moved court seeking improvements in allegedly harsh working conditions.