No Assembly polls duty for striking Bihar home guards

The Bihar government has decided not to deploy the Home Guards, who are on strike for the past one week, on duty for Assembly polls due later this year, an official said on Friday.

Rail, road traffic hit in Bihar due to Home Guard agitation

Railway services and vehicle movements were badly hit following the indefinite 'chakka jam' agitation by Home Guards in Bihar, which entered its sixth day on Wednesday.

Bihar: Protesting Home Guards halt trains, block roads

Thousands of protesting Home Guard personnel in Bihar forcibly halted dozens of trains and blocked major roads on Wednesday to protest the state government's failure to fulfil their demands.

Eight Home Guards held for exam mess, court slams minister

Eight Home Guards were arrested in Bihar on Friday for helping students to copy in Class 10 exam even as the Patna High Court pulled up Education Minister RP Shahi for saying that "cheating-free" exams were not possible in the state.

Regularise our employment: Contractual home guards to CM

A group of home guards whose services were terminated after serving on a contractual basis during the Congress government's tenure, Friday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and requested him to bring out a comprehensive policy to regularise their employment.

Home Guards in Delhi, Punjab, Himachal can't be regularised: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the decisions of High Courts of Delhi, Punjab and Haryana and Himachal Pradesh that the services of Home Guards in these three states cannot regularized.

Maharashtra: 500 home guards to provide security to women in local trains

Five hundred home guards personnel will be deployed for security of women commuters on suburban trains in Mumbai, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil said here on Friday.

Congress takes up case of contractual teachers, home guards with L-G

A delegation of Congress leaders on Thursday met Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and demanded that the government should not take any steps to remove contractual teachers and home guards.

Nine Home Guards in MP to get President`s medals

A total of nine Home Guards, employees and volunteers in Madhya Pradesh will be decorated with President`s Vishisht Sewa and Sarahniya Sewa Medals.

Delhi gang-rape case: Govt mulls deploying home guards in DTC buses in evening

A day after deploying home guards in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) night service buses, the Delhi Government said it is also examining the possibility of providing security cover in its bus fleet that operates in evening.

DTC to double bus services at night, deploy Home Guards: Govt

The Delhi government on Wednesday decided to double services of state-run buses during night hours to 85 and deploy Home Guards in it.

Orissa: Five home guards quit over Maoist fears

At least five police home guards in Orissa`s Koraput district submitted their resignations on Saturday fearing attack by Maoists.

Constable killed, home guards injured by fleeing truck

A constable was killed and
two home guards seriously injured after their vehicle was hit by a truck during an attempt to intercept it in Bewar area, police said here Monday.

Delhi CM for greater role for home guards in security scenario

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday asked Delhi Home Guards to play a greater role in the overall security scenario and sought enhanced training for them to meet growing challenges.

AP BJP chief Reddy, home guards in preventive custody

Andhra Pradesh BJP president G Kishan Reddy and over 150 home guards were taken into preventive custody today here during a protest march.

Rlys to deploy Home Guards to manage crowd at stations

A day after the stampede at
New Delhi railway station, Railways have said they are
planning to deploy home guards of Delhi Police at the station
to manage the crowd and prevent such mishaps.

Maha Home Minister Patil promises better facilities for home guards

Admitting that the Home Guards and Civil Defence unit has been neglected so far, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil on Wednesday said the government has initiated steps to strengthen the force in terms of manpower and equipment.

Karamvir takes over as UP Police; Vikram shifted to Home Guards

Uttar Pradesh Government today shunted Police Chief Vikram Singh to head the Home Guards and appointed Karamvir Singh as new Director General of Uttar Pradesh Police.