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Police cannot be brute, will have to be civilised: Rajnath Singh

The 21st century police cannot be a "brute force" but will have to be a "civilised" unit, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday and asked the police personnel to be patient in dealing with challenging situations such as riots and protests.

Oct 07, 2017, 14:50 PM IST
AMU campus violence leaves two dead, RAF deployed

AMU campus violence leaves two dead, RAF deployed

Two persons were killed in a gun battle between rival groups on the campus of Aligarh Muslim University, forcing authorities to deploy Rapid Action Force and order a "major clean-up" operation in AMU hostels.

Apr 24, 2016, 23:26 PM IST
IAAF suspended Russia under pressure, says Russian sports minister

IAAF suspended Russia under pressure, says Russian sports minister

IAAF voted on Friday to suspend the membership of the RAF and the participation of Russia from its competitions, including World Athletics Series and the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

Nov 19, 2015, 14:40 PM IST

Faridabad Dalit burning: RAF platoon deployed to maintain peace

A platoon of Haryana's special Rapid Action Force was deployed on Friday to maintain law and order in Sunpedh village where two children of a Dalit family were burnt alive by upper caste men three days ago.

Oct 23, 2015, 19:44 PM IST

Britain kills IS fighters in Syria for first time

 A Royal Air Force (RAF) drone last month killed a British jihadist in Syria who was planning attacks on Britain, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday.

Sep 08, 2015, 00:33 AM IST

Queen Elizabeth's husband loses patience with photographer

 Queen Elizabeth II's 94-year-old husband Prince Philip was caught on camera losing patience with a photographer during events to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

Jul 11, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

RAF to set up five new battalions in country: DGP

Rapid Action Force (RAF) will set up five new battalions in the country, Director General of Police (DGP), Central Reserve Protection Force (CRPF) announced here on Tuesday.

Oct 07, 2014, 22:19 PM IST

New tell-all book reveals how RAF shot down UFO in `47

Royal Air Force (RAF) pilots shot down a UFO that was threatening Britain and Whitehall covered it up, according to a new book `The Berwyn Mountains Incident Revealed`, penned by Sven Sven Lumley.

Jul 05, 2014, 13:26 PM IST

British airmen mark 70 years since `Great Escape`

Fifty British airmen on Tuesday began a long trek in Poland marking 70 years since an audacious World War II breakout by Allied prisoners of war immortalised in the film "The Great Escape".

Mar 26, 2014, 01:51 AM IST

Prince William`s time in RAF as chopper pilot ends

Prince William`s stint as an RAF search and rescue helicopter pilot has ended, British media reported on Wednesday.

Sep 11, 2013, 20:40 PM IST

RAF plans to use only non-lethal weapons in Jharkhand

The Rapid Action Force (RAF) will use only non-lethal weapons during riot controlling operations, a senior RAF officer said on Tuesday.

May 28, 2013, 13:06 PM IST

RAF to be armed with non-lethal weapons: Govt

The government will arm the
exclusive riot control force of the country - RAF - with
modern non-lethal weapons to tackle violent disturbances
effectively across the country.

Oct 07, 2011, 15:03 PM IST

West hits Libya forces, France sees "weeks" of war

The Libyan desert town of Ajdabiya has been under siege for more than a week.

Mar 25, 2011, 16:04 PM IST

Revealed: RAF’s bizarre plot to kidnap Hitler

The RAF chiefs had planned to recruit Adolf Hitler`s personal pilot as a secret agent.

Feb 03, 2011, 00:59 AM IST

Prince William undertakes 1st air-sea rescue mission with RAF

Prince William has successfully completed his first air-sea rescue mission with the RAF.

Oct 06, 2010, 17:48 PM IST

Faux pas by RAF draws objection from UN body

A minor faux pas by the Rapid
Action Force (RAF) which "inadvertently" used helmets with
`UN` painted on them in Srinagar has drawn objection of United
Nations Military Observer Group in the Kashmir Valley.

Aug 13, 2010, 17:32 PM IST

RAF, KSRP commandos to be deployed in Bellary

Rapid Action Force personnel and
Karnataka State Reserve Police commandos would be deployed in
this city tomorrow to meet any eventuality during the
culmination of the 16-day Congress rally here, police said.

Aug 08, 2010, 17:12 PM IST

RAF on procurement spree for anti-riot kits

The Rapid Action Force of the
CRPF is undergoing an upgrading process, being on a
procurement spree for riot control kits.

Jul 20, 2010, 18:06 PM IST

UK under-resourced to fight a war with Iran: Expert

Britain does not have sufficient military resources to engage in an immediate war with Iran, as most of its resources are directed towards the Afghanistan campaign, a leading defence expert has warned.

Mar 21, 2010, 15:13 PM IST

CRPF, RAF capable of handling all kind of situations: IG

Assuring safety to every
citizen of the state, CRPF Inspector General (Western sector)
E Radhakrishnaiah, today said that his team was capable of
handling all kind of situations.

Feb 18, 2010, 00:40 AM IST