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Now, states to pay more for central paramilitary forces deployment, MHA issues letter

The letter sent by the Home Ministry mentions that the state governments will now have to pay more for the deployment of the CAPF.

Oct 10, 2019, 13:06 PM IST

Retirement age for all Central Forces personnel fixed at 60 years: MHA

According to an order by the MHA, the retirement age will be applicable to personnel of Central Reserve Police Forces (CRPF), Border Security Force (BSF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and regular cadre of the Paramilitary component of the Assam Rifles (AR).

Aug 19, 2019, 21:10 PM IST

Induction of 100 new companies in Jammu and Kashmir is routine process: IG CRPF Ravideep Sahai

Speaking at a function in Srinagar, Sahai said that induction and de-induction is a continues process and is done when the need is felt to strengthen the law and order against terrorism.

Jul 27, 2019, 19:26 PM IST

BJP demands female CAPF to verify veiled women in West Bengal

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation on Friday approached the West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) demanding the deployment of female Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) officers to check the veiled women, especially in the Muslim dominated polling stations.

May 17, 2019, 22:33 PM IST

Nirmala Sitharaman schools Rahul Gandhi on 'martyr' status for CAPF personnel, blames UPA for inaction

Attacking the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance, she said that the previous government denied benefits to the "martyrs" of paramilitary forces for years but the Narendra Modi government ultimately conferred upon these benefits.

Mar 12, 2019, 07:18 AM IST

3,400 VVPAT machines arrive in poll-bound Nagaland

  A total of 3,400 Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines and 77 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) have arrived in poll-bound Nagaland, an election official said on Sunday.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:10 PM IST

281 CAPF to be deployed for Nagaland Assembly poll

Altogether 281 companies of central force will be deployed in Nagaland to ensure free and fair Assembly polls in the state on February 27, the state chief electoral officer said.

Feb 12, 2018, 11:03 AM IST

SSC SI Delhi police, CAPFs, ASI CISF paper 2 exam results declared; check

SSC has declared the results of SSC SI Delhi Police, CAPFs and ASI CISF paper 2 exams.

Jan 30, 2018, 21:21 PM IST

SC allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills for poll-bound Gujarat

The Supreme Court today permitted the Centre to withdraw four of the eight companies of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF) from strife-torn Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal for deployment in poll-bound Gujarat.

Nov 27, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

SC allows Centre to withdraw forces from strife-torn Darjeeling

The Centre had appealed for withdrawal of forces so that they can be used for election duties in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat.

Oct 27, 2017, 14:46 PM IST

Govt to consider helicopter services for CRPF men in J&K

The Centre will consider operating helicopter services for CRPF personnel serving in Jammu and Kashmir to facilitate movement of troops.

Sep 10, 2017, 16:41 PM IST

Rs. 1 crore compensation for families of martyred paramilitary jawans: Rajnath Singh

34,000 posts of paramilitary constables will be upgraded as head constables," said Rajnath Singh.

May 20, 2017, 15:57 PM IST

Rajnath asks corporates to educate martyrs' children

The Union Minister distributed about 300 scholarship cheques to the school going children of CAPFs personnel who sacrificed their lives on duty.

Mar 18, 2016, 18:43 PM IST

Beating Retreat ceremony: Bands of State Police, CAPF perform for first time

For the first time, bands from the state police and Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) performed at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi on Friday, marking the culmination of the

Jan 29, 2016, 21:12 PM IST

Honour killed policemen, troopers with 'martyr', Delhi HC urged

A plea was filed in the Delhi High Court on Wednesday seeking it direct the government to issue the honourific of "martyr" or "shaheed" to paramilitary or police personnel who sacrifice their lives in the line of duty.

Jul 15, 2015, 18:04 PM IST

Yoga made compulsory for 10-lakh strong central forces

The 10 lakh-strong paramilitary forces of the country have been asked by the Centre to include Yoga in their daily physical drills.

Jun 29, 2015, 21:28 PM IST

'Shaheed' not defined in defence or central forces, says Govt

Government on Tuesday informed the Parliament that the term 'shaheed' or martyr is not defined "anywhere" and there is no official order to accord the same to defence or paramilitary personnel.

Apr 29, 2015, 10:07 AM IST

Financial powers to chiefs of CAPFs enhanced

To streamline and expedite the processes of procurement of arms, ammunition and equipment, the Home Ministry has enhanced financial powers of chiefs of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) upto Rs 20 crore.

Oct 17, 2014, 22:41 PM IST

No fixed reservation for religious minorities in CAPFs: Govt

Government on Tuesday said there is no reservation fixed on the basis of religion in the Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles.

Aug 12, 2014, 15:09 PM IST

Home Minister for doubling police modernisation budget

In order to better equip police and paramilitary forces in the country, the Union Home Ministry has decided to seek doubling of the budgetary allocation for their modernisation.

Jun 13, 2014, 21:05 PM IST