CISF trains its personnel in special 'one-minute drills'

The CISF, which guards vital public installations like airports, nuclear and aerospace premises across the country, has begun training its troops in a new 'one-minute' skill which aims to enhance their reflex skills and sharpness to respond to a threat situation.

Zee News initiates nationwide tree plantation drive with CISF

Hundreds of people from different walks of life will be planting trees across the country under the 5th Edition of ‘My Earth My Duty Campaign’ (MEMD) undertaken by Zee Media Corporation.

CISF rejigs security of all airports across country, fliers to be profiled

The CISF has rejiged security of all airports across the country as it has replaced the ritual drill of frisking of passengers with "tactical checking" in order to reduce hassles and ensure a heightened level of protection to civil air operations.

CISF jawan helps restore metro traveller`s bag with cash Rs 1.80 lakh

An alert CISF jawan has helped restoring a bag containing Rs 1.80 lakh in cash to its owner who had forgotten it at a Delhi Metro station.

Are women pickpockets menacing Delhi Metro? Depends on who you believe

Should you be more careful about fellow women commuters in Delhi Metro as figures furnished by the CISF, in charge of guarding the metro, show that an overwhelming majority of pickpockets nabbed this year are women?

CISF enhances security at all airports after Chennai blasts

CISF on Thursday issued alert across all domestic and international airports in the country to step up security at these facilities in the wake of the Chennai blasts.

Bomb threat call at Delhi Metro turns out to be hoax

An unidentified caller Thursday triggered alarm bells at the Delhi Metro by claiming a bomb had been planted inside the latter`s premises.

No full-time DG for SSB as chief retires

Government on Tuesday appointed CISF chief Arvind Ranjan as the caretaker Director General of border guarding force Sashastra Seema Bal.

200 new frisking booths for women in Delhi Metro

Delhi Metro premises will soon see women commuters being frisked in total privacy as more than 200 new security cabins are being installed for them at the stations of the rapid transport system.

Delhi Police may handle Metro security

Delhi Police might get the responsibility for the overall security of the capital`s Metro network. The Urban Development Ministry has recommended that the city police is better equipped to handle the security of the Delhi Metro than the paramilitary CISF, an official said.

35 held for violence as CISF men taken off duty in mine II

A day after violence rocked the lignite town of Neyveli following killing of a man in firing by a CISF constable, the central force was temporarily taken off duty in Mine II of NLC complex even as the one-day strike by over 20,000 employees hit mining activities Tuesday.

Terrorism needs to be tackled, says UP governor

Terrorism is one of the biggest challenges India is facing and there is a great need for the forces to tackle it completely, UP Governor BL Joshi said here Monday.

30 new civil airports to get CISF security

30 new civil airports will come under security of Central Industrial Security Force which embarked on project to integrate security systems and gadgets at 59 of these air facilities in the country.

Govt committed to provide best facilities to forces: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the government is committed to providing the best possible facilities to the Central Armed Police Forces personnel who are serving the nation in very adverse conditions, risking their lives.

CISF DG removes red beacon on his vehicle

In the backdrop of the Supreme Court`s criticism of indiscriminate use of beacons, the chief of paramilitary CISF has taken the lead among police officers in the national capital by having the red flashing light removed from atop his vehicle.

CISF to engage with Metro commuters `politely but firmly`

Delhi Metro commuters can look forward to "polite" frisking as security personnel deployed at all stations are now being aggressively trained in soft skills, the new chief of paramilitary CISF has said.

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.

Woman constable commits suicide by hanging in her room

A 27-year-old woman constable attached to CISF allegedly committed suicide by hanging on the ceiling fan of her room here, police said.

CISF jawan shoots at senior inspector over phone call, leaves?

A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) jawan on Sunday shot his senior dead over a trifle issue of the latter objecting to a phone call, reports said.

Afghan forces kill six Taliban militants

Afghan security forces raided a Taliban hideout in eastern Kunar province Sunday killing six militants, including their commander, Xinhua reported citing a local official.