Rapid Action Force

Mumbai: Scuffle ensues between MNS and Congress workers, RAF deployed

Mumbai: Scuffle ensues between MNS and Congress workers, RAF deployed

Several workers from both the parties were detained by the police.

Nov 01, 2017, 13:25 PM IST

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

Odisha raises Odisha Swift Action Force to deal with crisis situation

This new OSAF will meet the challenge at the time of need," Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said.

 

Jun 23, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh continues to be on boil; govt announces measures for farmers

Madhya Pradesh continues to be on boil; govt announces measures for farmers

Continuing on the warpath, farmers on Wednesday resorted to violence and arson in western Madhya Pradesh despite prohibitory measures.

Jun 08, 2017, 00:01 AM IST

Students go on rampage in UP's Allahabad University, torch vehicles

Security was beefed up on the Allahabad University campus, including the deployment of Rapid Action Force.

Apr 28, 2017, 20:04 PM IST
Odisha violence: Flag march by RAF-CRPF, curfew relaxed in Bhadrak

Odisha violence: Flag march by RAF-CRPF, curfew relaxed in Bhadrak

The Rapid Action Force (RAF) and CRPF took out a flag march even as curfew was relaxed for four hours on Sunday in Bhadrak town where violence had broken out over alleged abusive remarks against Hindu deities on social media.

Apr 09, 2017, 20:22 PM IST

Probe begins into communal violence in Odisha's Bhadrak town, curfew reimposed

The Crime Branch of the Odisha Police has begun an investigation into an incidence of communal violence last week in Bhadrak town where the curfew was reimposed till Monday morning.

Apr 09, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Rajkot stadium fortified amid protest threat by Patels at ODI; Section 144​ imposed

India vs South Africa: Rajkot stadium fortified amid protest threat by Patels at ODI; Section 144​ imposed

The Rajkot stadium was fortified and the city secured with large deployment to ensure smooth conduct of the third ODI cricket match between India and South Africa as Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel emphasised visiting the venue to hold protests to push their demand for reservation.

Oct 17, 2015, 23:06 PM IST

Varanasi violence was pre-planned, says police

The violence and arson that rocked this holy city yesterday was "pre-planned" and the reason for instigation is being looked into, police said today.

Oct 07, 2015, 00:00 AM IST

Over 100 booked, 6 arrested after communal clash near Agra

Prohibitory orders remained in force and personnel of Rapid Action Force and PAC carried out flag march in Shamshabad town, on the outskirts of Agra, in an attempt to ward off any trouble in the aftermath of Thursday's communal clashes.

Sep 05, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

Telangana: Family of slain undertrial from UP yet to claim body

The body of one of the five undertrials gunned down by the police in Telangana in an alleged shootout on Monday is yet to be claimed by his family while four others were buried here on Wednesday night amid tight security.

Apr 09, 2015, 10:50 AM 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

Tension prevails in Meerut after communal clash

Tension on Sunday prevailed in some areas of the city after a clash between two communities over construction of a water kiosk near a mosque left seven persons injured even as police registered cases against 200 persons in connection with the violence.

May 11, 2014, 15:10 PM IST

Communal clashes in Meerut, 50 injured

About 50 people, including a senior police officer and two media persons, were injured in a communal clash in Meerut Saturday, police said.

May 10, 2014, 23:39 PM IST

Delhi Police relieved as Modi`s rally passes off peacefully

Delhi Police on Sunday heaved a sigh of relief as Narendra Modi`s rally at Japanese Park in the outskirts of the capital passed off peacefully.

Sep 30, 2013, 00:07 AM IST

Violence over RAF jawan molesting school girl

A Rapid Action Force constable allegedly molested a school girl in Darjeeling, triggering angry protests by locals and students who fought a pitched battle with police.

Sep 29, 2013, 11:23 AM 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

Free laptop scheme: Violence in Allahabad University campus

Violence broke out at the Allahabad University campus with two groups of students hurling crude bombs at each other during distribution of forms for a Uttar Pradesh government`s scheme for free laptops.

Mar 09, 2013, 17:58 PM IST

Delhi gang-rape protests: Government may consider death penalty in rarest of rare rape cases

Students, activists and just concerned citizens gathered at India Gate to protest the torture and gang-rape of a young woman.

Dec 22, 2012, 09:36 AM IST

Northeasterners fleeing B`lore cross 18,000; RAF to be deployed

Officials said 16,000 northeasterners have fled the city in the past two days, and another 2,000 headed home this afternoon in a special train.

Aug 17, 2012, 20:41 PM IST