Govt for deployment of women in all police stations

In view of serious concerns about women security, the Centre on Monday said it was trying to ensure deployment of police women in all police stations across the country rather than having all-women police stations.

MHA enhances financial powers of paramilitary forces, security agencies' chiefs

Fund sanctioning powers of chiefs of paramilitary forces and directors of other security agencies have been doubled from Rs five crore to Rs ten crore for carrying out major works executed by CPWD and public works organisations.

More paramilitary forces for intensified ops against Maoists soon

Seeking to completely wipe out the Maoist menace, the Centre is planning to deploy more paramilitary forces to carry out operations in extremist strongholds of Naxal-affected states.

CRPF constable shoots himself to death in Dantewada district


Raipur: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon at the paramilitary's camp in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district on Sunday, the police said.

Paramilitary forces seek `national allowance` to end disparity

To stop the high rate of attrition and boost morale of combat soldiers in the high casualty internal security domain, the 9-lakh personnel strong paramilitary forces have demanded creation of a "national allowance grid".

Home Minister for doubling police modernisation budget

In order to better equip police and paramilitary forces in the country, the Union Home Ministry has decided to seek doubling of the budgetary allocation for their modernisation.

Centre rushes 1,000 paramilitary personnel to Meghalaya

The Home Ministry Wednesday rushed nearly 1,000 paramilitary personnel to Meghalaya in the wake of killing of a woman who resisted attempts by militants belonging to GNLA.

BJP urges EC to deploy Paramilitary forces during counting

BJP on Tuesday urged the Election Commission to deploy Central Paramilitary forces and install closed circuit cameras at the counting stations, apprehending rigging during counting of votes by SP in Uttar Pradesh.

Paramilitary forces to guard over 20,000 EVMs in Delhi

Over 20,000 electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in the Delhi poll Thursday will be kept under the strict watch of paramilitary forces till May 16.

Paramilitary forces to use CCTVs, RFID tags to recruit jawans

The recruitment procedure for jawans and other junior-rank officials in central paramilitary forces of the country is set for a change as the Union Home Ministry has decided to usher transparency in the process by using gadgets like CCTV cameras and RFID tags.

BSF admits lapses by its men in Ramban firing incident

Certain "administrative lapses" have been found on the part of BSF personnel involved in last year`s Ramban firing in Jammu.

Meghalaya govt seeks 30 companies of paramilitary forces

The Meghalaya government said that it has sought for 30 companies of additional paramilitary forces for the smooth conduct of the district council elections in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council and Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council.

MHA issues new directives for harassment complaints in forces

Union Home Ministry has issued a set of new directives to paramilitary forces for getting regular monthly updates on sexual harrasment cases in their formations nationwide.

BJP slams recruitment drive for Muslims ahead of polls

BJP said it will appeal to Election Commission against announcement of special recruitment drive for Muslims in paramilitary forces ahead of Assembly polls in five states, alleging votebank politics.

Congress warns those trying to demoralise security forces in J&K

Former minister and senior Congress leader Manjit Singh on Saturday warned such forces, who are trying to "demoralise" morale of Army and paramilitary forces in Jammu and Kashmir.

Centre unable to send forces for WB Panchayat polls: Mamata

Centre has expressed its inability to send paramilitary forces for three-phase Panchayat polls in West Bengal beginning July 2, Mamata Banerjee said.

Kashmir opposition demands troopers be allowed to carry arms

Opposition parties in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Friday protested the government`s decision to disallow paramilitary forces from carrying arms.

Over 500 companies of paramilitary forces for Karnataka polls

More than 500 companies of paramilitary forces - 50,000 personnel - will be required for the May five Assembly polls in Karnataka.

It is time to believe in state police and paramilitary forces: Omar on AFSPA

Pushing for partial withdrawal of controversial AFSPA, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday discounted suggestions that this will benefit terrorists.

LPG hike: paramilitary forces approach Home Min

The hike in LPG prices has hit paramilitary forces who have now knocked the doors of the Home Ministry for relief.