SW Command sends task force to assist Operation Maitri in Nepal

The Indian Army 's South Western Command has deployed its own task force to assist the ongoing rescue and relief mission 'Operation Maitri' in quake-hit Nepal.

India dispatches 8,450 tents to quake-hit Nepal

A total of 8,450 tents were dispatched to Nepal on Thursday for people affected by the devastating earthquake, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said here.

Govt sanctions CISF security consultancy for 16 IITs, AIIMS

Government has handed over the exercise of conducting a threat assessment and security analysis of all the 16 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Delhi's premier medical institute AIIMS to central security force CISF.

Security audit every four months to improve CISF: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday that a security audit of the CISF should take place every four months in order to detect the "faults" of the force and help in its improvement.

Corporate espionage scandal: Main focus is to stop unauthorised entry into ministries, says CISF

In the wake of the recent corporate espionage scandal, the CISF on Monday said it will ensure tight access control and "anti-sabotage measures" at sensitive government installations and ministries that it secures in the national capital.

CISF to recruit nearly 10,800 personnel in 2015

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) plans to recruit 10,771 personnel by the end of 2015, Director General Arvind Ranjan said on Monday.

US woman arrested at Amritsar airport with 25 live bullets

An American woman was arrested at the airport here after 25 live cartridges were allegedly recovered from her baggage during checking, police said.

Delhi Metro: CISF cuts security waiting time by half

In order to facilitate easy movement of Delhi Metro commuters, CISF has cut down frisking and scanning time by almost half, keeping the upper time-limit to clear long queue at five minutes at most-crowded stations.

Govt reports decline in recruitment of minorities to central forces

The representation of minority communities in recruitment to paramilitary forces registered a decline over a four-year period till 2011, the government told Parliament on Tuesday.

Panaji bypoll: 32 percent voting in early hours

At least 32 percent of the voters cast their ballots within the three hours of polling in the Panaji Assembly bye-election on Friday.

Security tightened at Delhi airport after terror threat

Security was Sunday tightened at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here following an intelligence alert that terrorists may target Air India flights going to Afghanistan, an official said.

Over 8,600 men nabbed from Delhi Metro's 'women only' coaches

More than 8,600 males travelling illegally in 'women only' coaches of the Delhi Metro were nabbed and de-boarded this year, an official data has revealed.

Panic grips Mathura Refinery over spotting a wild beast

Panic gripped neighbourhood of Mathura Refinery over reports that a wild beast - maybe a leopard or a tiger - was spotted around it. Refinery officials, however, scoffed at rumours, saying there was no proof.

IB issues alert of possible terror attack on Kolkata airport, CISF asked to tighten vigil
IB issues alert of possible terror attack on Kolkata airport, CISF asked to tighten vigil

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which mans Indian airports, was on Thursday asked to tighten vigil at Kolkata's Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the Intelligence Bureau issued an alert regarding a possible attack on the airbase.

MoS Rijiju visits CISF HQ

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Friday visited the headquarters of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) here and took stock of its operational preparedness and capabilities.

Naxals raid 14 deposits of NMDC; set poclain machine on fire

A group of Naxals stormed into a mining area of state-run NMDC in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district and allegedly set a poclain machine on fire, police said on Thursday.

CISF man who killed three was stressed: Police

The CISF Head Constable who allegedly shot dead three of his colleagues and injured two in their camp at Kalpakkam was in a depressed state of mind and also homesick, a senior police official said on Thursday.

CISF personnel shoots dead 3 colleagues at Kalpakkam atomic power plant, arrested

Three people were killed and two others were injured when a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel opened fire at Kalpakkam atomic Power Plant in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

144 men fined for travelling in women coaches of Delhi Metro

A total of 144 male passengers travelling illegally in female-only coaches have been apprehended in two days after the CISF launched a special "operation Kali" for enhancing women security in Delhi Metro.

CISF begins "Operation Kali" to protect women in Delhi Metro

For safety of women commuters in Delhi Metro, paramilitary CISF has launched "Operation Kali" under which it will deploy a special squad of undercover female commandos who can neutralise a threat with innocuous objects like pen or hairpin.