Central forces

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

Central forces have created a reign of terror in minds of voters: TMC writes to EC

Violence was reported in the first few hours of polling in West Bengal on Monday.

Apr 29, 2019, 15:10 PM IST

Kerala government organises formal farewell function to thank central forces

"We could directly witness the bold initiatives they took to rescue those who were stranded in the flood waters," said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

Aug 26, 2018, 22:38 PM IST

Centre moves SC to withdraw central forces from Darjeeling

The Central government on Wednesday moved the SC seeking the withdrawal of central security forces from Darjeeling.

Oct 25, 2017, 18:39 PM IST

Fearing stone pelters, J&K govt seeks 27,000 security personnel for safety of Amarnath pilgrims

The Jammu and Kashmir government has demanded around 27,000 security personnel to ensure safety of the pilgrims going to visit the Amarnath holy shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva.

May 24, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Cauvery water sharing row: Central forces deployed to assist Bengaluru Police

Following the ongoing unrest in Bengaluru over the Cauvery water sharing row with Tamil Nadu, central forces have been deployed to assist the city police to maintain law and order.

Sep 13, 2016, 11:19 AM IST

Post-poll violence under scanner, more central forces in Bengal: EC

Iterating its commitment to a free and fair election process, the Election Commission on Thursday said it is viewing incidences of post-poll violence in West Bengal "seriously" and announced as many as 800 companies of central forces will be pressed into service from the second phase of the assembly polls in the state.

Apr 14, 2016, 22:08 PM IST

Bengal Assembly Elections: Rajiv Pratap Rudy wants EC to look into Mamata's remark on Central forces

Speaking on state BJP president Dilip Ghose's reported unsavoury comments on different issues including one about those uttering anti-national remarks.

Mar 06, 2016, 19:13 PM IST

Central forces arrive in Bengal ahead of polls

Over 100 companies of central forces are being moved for extensive confidence building measures (CBM) in West Bengal districts ahead of assembly polls in the state, an Election Commission official said here on Tuesday.

Mar 02, 2016, 00:02 AM IST

Central forces arrive in West Bengal ahead of Assembly Elections

The details of the CBMs will be collected from districts on a daily basis during West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016.

Mar 01, 2016, 20:59 PM IST

Punjab Police allege 'foreign hand' in holy book sacrilege case; two key accused arrested

The Punjab Police on Tuesday arrested two key accused in sacrilege of the Sikh holy book – the Guru Granth Sahib - at Bargari village in Faridkot district.

Oct 21, 2015, 02:23 AM IST

Bihar Assembly Elections 2015: Central forces to guard all polling stations, says EC

In a first, central paramilitary forces will be deployed at all 62,779 polling stations during the 5-phase Bihar assembly polls, the Election Commission said on Monday.

Sep 14, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

Opposition parties demand central forces for municipal poll in WB

Opposition parties in West Bengal on Sunday demanded deployment of central forces for the upcoming municipal elections in the state, including the prestigious Kolkata Municipal Corporation election, as the CPI(M) called for deferment of the proposed poll dates.

Mar 15, 2015, 22:49 PM IST

Central forces should not be withdrawn from Bengal: Mamata

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today backed the plea made by Trinamool Congress to the Centre not to withdraw central forces from West Bengal without the consent of the state government.

Jun 14, 2014, 00:50 AM IST

Don`t withdraw central forces from West Bengal: Trinamool

Trinamool Congress today urged the Centre not to withdraw central forces from West Bengal without the consent of the state government to maintain the federal structure of the country.

Jun 11, 2014, 16:33 PM IST

Assam wants central forces in violence-hit BTAD

The Assam government has sought 50 companies of central forces for providing security in troubled Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) after results of Lok Sabha election are declared.

May 13, 2014, 15:49 PM IST

Hold Lok Sabha polls in UP under Central forces: Congress to EC

Alleging the SP-led government in UP was carrying out large-scale transfer of administrative officials ahead of Lok Sabha polls, the Congress demanded holding of elections in the state under watchful eyes of the Central forces.

Feb 26, 2014, 19:48 PM IST

Central forces not used properly during rural poll

The CPI(M) alleged that central forces were not used properly during the first phase of the panchayat elections in three West Bengal districts.

Jul 11, 2013, 22:41 PM IST

West Bengal panchayat polls: Congress supports deployment of central forces

Congress on Saturday backed the proposal to deploy Central forces in West Bengal for panchayat elections.

Mar 30, 2013, 19:25 PM IST

Central forces not required for panchayat polls: WB govt

The West Bengal government on Thursday dismissed as a creation of the media the tussle with the State Election Commission on the issue of panchayat polls.

Mar 28, 2013, 16:18 PM IST