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.
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".
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.
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.
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.