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Delhi turns into fortress for Republic Day with 50,000 securitymen

Delhi turns into fortress for Republic Day with 50,000 securitymen

The National Security Guard snipers will maintain hawk-eye vigil from high-rise buildings within a two-km radius of Rajpath.

'Martyr' status for troopers being mulled, government tells Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Monday was informed by the central government that it has been considering to give "martyr" status to paramilitary personnel who die in the line of duty.

I-day: 824 police, paramilitary personnel awarded medals

A total of 824 central and state forces police personnel were on Friday awarded gallantry and other service medals on the eve of Independence Day.

Delhi HC to hear plea on 'martyr' status for paramilitary personnel

Delhi High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a PIL seeking 'martyr' status for paramilitary and police personnel who sacrifice their lives in the line of duty, on par with army, navy and air force, terming it as "a matter of concern".

Govt preparing policy for bravery awards for policemen

Recognising the sacrifice being made by police and paramilitary personnel, government will soon come out with a policy of conferring gallantry awards to those who are deployed in different theatres of action.

Muslims account for less than 5% of paramilitary personnel

Muslims constitute less than 5 per cent of the total strength of the country`s eight lakh paramilitary personnel, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

1.2 lakh paramilitary personnel to be deployed for LS polls

More than 1.20 lakh central paramilitary personnel, in addition to state police forces, are expected to be deployed for the multi-phased Lok Sabha polls which are likely to be held in April-May, 2014.

Paramilitary personnel held on rape charges

A paramilitary personnel was on Wednesday arrested for allegedly raping a girl in Palamau district.

864 police officials decorated on I-day; gallantry to 138

864 police and paramilitary personnel have been awarded with service medals on the eve of 67th Independence day on Wednesday.

Two paramilitary personnel killed in Pak blast

Two paramilitary personnel were killed and several others injured in a powerful explosion outside an office of the Frontier Corps in Balochistan.

Paramilitary personnel to get benefits at par with state cops

The Maharashtra government has decided to extend all benefits at par with state policemen, to paramilitary personnel engaged in anti-naxal operations in eastern part of the state, Home Minister RR Patil has said.

17,500 paramilitary personnel for Jharkhand panchayat polls

The Centre has decided to dispatch
17,500 paramilitary force personnel to Jharkhand to provide
security during the five-phase panchayat polls beginning
November 27.

60,000 paramilitary personnel may be deployed in WB polls

Around 60,000 paramilitary personnel are likely to be deployed during next year`s
West Bengal Assembly elections which are expected to be "highly volatile".

Two Pak paramilitary personnel killed in roadside bomb attack

Two paramilitary personnel were
killed when militants targeted security forces with a roadside
bomb in the restive Khyber tribal region of northwest Pakistan
on Tuesday.

Pak paramilitary personnel killed by militants` rocket attack

A paramilitary personnel was
killed when militants attacked a security check post with
rockets in northwest Pakistan on Monday, officials said.

Roadside bomb kills 2 paramilitary personnel in Pakistan

A roadside bomb in Khyber tribal region targetted convoy of Frontier Corps.

245 sites identified for housing for paramilitary personnel

The government on Tuesday said it has
identified 245 sites for constructing about one lakh houses for
personnel belonging to paramilitary forces.

Centre rushes 1,200 paramilitary personnel to Punjab, Haryana

The Centre on Sunday rushed about
1,200 paramilitary personnel to Punjab and Haryana, hit by
violence following filing of a fresh murder case against
Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.