Honour killed policemen, troopers with 'martyr', Delhi HC urged

A plea was filed in the Delhi High Court on Wednesday seeking it direct the government to issue the honourific of "martyr" or "shaheed" to paramilitary or police personnel who sacrifice their lives in the line of duty.

Yoga made compulsory for 10-lakh strong central forces

The 10 lakh-strong paramilitary forces of the country have been asked by the Centre to include Yoga in their daily physical drills.

'Shaheed' not defined in defence or central forces, says Govt

Government on Tuesday informed the Parliament that the term 'shaheed' or martyr is not defined "anywhere" and there is no official order to accord the same to defence or paramilitary personnel.

Financial powers to chiefs of CAPFs enhanced

To streamline and expedite the processes of procurement of arms, ammunition and equipment, the Home Ministry has enhanced financial powers of chiefs of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) upto Rs 20 crore.

No fixed reservation for religious minorities in CAPFs: Govt

Government on Tuesday said there is no reservation fixed on the basis of religion in the Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles.

WB ask to clarify a word in DGP`s letter

Calcutta High Court directed West Bengal government to clarify meaning of word `CAPF` in letter written by DGP to Home Secretary on assessment of law and order for panchayat elections in state.