Central Armed Police Forces

MHA orders withdrawal of 72 Central Armed Police Forces companies from Jammu and Kashmir

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday decided to withdraw 72 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) from the newly formed union territory of Jammu and Kashmir with immediate effect. The CAPFs include 24 companies of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), and 12 companies each of the Border Security Force (BSF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

Dec 24, 2019, 22:47 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

Central paramilitary forces stand with CRPF, decide not to celebrate Holi in wake of Pulwama attack

The Central Armed Police Forces have decided not to celebrate Holi this year.

Mar 20, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

SC recognises Central Armed Police Forces as 'organised services'

The top court's order will benefit thousands of Group A officers of central paramilitary forces like CRPF, BSF, ITBP, SSB and CISF.


Feb 05, 2019, 21:21 PM IST

'Bharat ke Veer' official anthem launched by Rajnath Singh, Akshay Kumar - Watch video

The 'Bharat ke Veer' initiative was launched in April 2017.

Jan 20, 2018, 19:40 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

Home Ministry reviews functioning of paramilitary forces

The Home Ministry today reviewed the functioning of paramilitary forces and discussed issues like raising new battalions, increasing women's representation and expansion of the air wing of the BSF.

Feb 17, 2017, 20:50 PM IST

Republic Day Parade: No show for three border guarding forces this year

Till now, the troops of Army's Special Forces were the only commando force to take part in the Rajpath during January 26 celebrations.

Jan 05, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

SSC exam for police services starts on Sunday: Important tips

The exam will be held for the ranks such as sub-Inspectors and assistant sub-Inspectors.

Dec 18, 2016, 00:31 AM IST

Sonowal visits Kokrajhar, appeals for 75 CAPF battallions

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday reviewed the situation in Kokrajhar district and urged the Centre to deploy 75 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), which were withdrawn from the state after the April assembly elections.

Aug 07, 2016, 21:53 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

Govt allows women to be combat officers in all Central Police Forces

After declaring reservation for women in constabulary in paramilitary forces, they can now also be inducted as officers in combat roles in all five Central Armed Police Forces.

Mar 13, 2016, 11:44 AM IST

Satisfaction among CRPF, BSF personnel low due to no quarters: CAG

The CAG has found that the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) like CRPF and BSF have provided very limited number of residential quarters leading to low satisfaction level among them.

Dec 18, 2015, 19:52 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

Five percent women among central troopers

The central government has directed the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) to recruit five percent women troopers, a top officer said here Thursday.

Mar 07, 2013, 16:03 PM IST