Panel formed to implement Amit Shah's order for 100 days homestay to CAPF jawans
Last month, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had directed the CAPFs to undertake a mega manpower planning and ensure that around seven lakh jawans get to spend at least 100 days with their families in a year. Shah was given a presentation in September about the functioning of the CAPFs in the ministry, following which he gave certain directions regarding the same.
Pakistan moves heavy artillery, SSG commandos close to Line of Control after August 5
The Pakistan regiments were moved close to the Line of Control (LOC) following the abrogation of Article 370 (special status for the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir) on August 5. Officials said that Pakistan brought in heavy artillery guns keeping in mind that tensions at the border could grow after the move.
Delhi Police to beef up security ahead of Ayodhya verdict
The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce its verdict in the politically sensitive case of Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya on Saturday. The apex court is likely to pronounce the judgement at 10:30 am. The police is planning elaborate security arrangements and all precautionary measures will be taken, the officials said.
Deal firmly with elements inimical to people's security: J-K L-G advises police
Amid tight security arrangements, the Civil Secretariat, which is the seat of the Jammu and Kashmir government, and other offices reopened here after functioning for six months in Srinagar as part of the nearly 150-year-old 'Darbar Move' practice. The bi-annual shift is the first after the state's division into two Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh.
Ensure jawans get to stay with family for 100 days annually: Shah to CAPFs
Amit Shah has asked all the chiefs of forces to implement a regime where a jawan or a constable gets to stay with his family for about 100 days. Jawans will be posted to their nearest units and they can travel and stay with their families.
89% of Maoist violence in 30 districts in 2018: Ministry of Home Affairs
The banned Communist Party of India-Maoist continues to be the most potent among the various Maoist outfits in the country and accounted for more than 88 per cent of total LWE violent incidents and resultant deaths, said the Union Home Ministry's annual report, which was released last week.
Pay more for paramilitary deployment: MHA to states
The ministry urged states and union territories to "ensure necessary heads are opened in their budget, if not existing, to facilitate regular payment of deployment charges".
Ex-SPO among 2 Hizbul terrorists behind killing of 2 non-local civilians in south Kashmir: Police
A truck driver from Rajasthan, a migrant labourer from Chhattisgarh and an apple trader from Punjab were killed and another apple trader critically injured in three separate attacks by terrorists in Shopian and Pulwama districts of south Kashmir since Monday.
BSF protests non-inclusion of marching contingent in RD parade 2020
The BSF has been asked to only send its camel contingent and camel-mounted band team.
MHA directs CAPFs to adopt 'swadeshi' goods in canteens, office
The MHA has also decided to enhance monetary grant to over 1,700 Central Police Canteens across the country as it has turned down the plea of these forces and paramilitary veterans who were seeking an exemption under the GST for these stores.
NRC list to be out today; 218 CAPF companies deployed
Those who do not figure in list needn’t panic, says Assam CM.
All CAPF personnel to retire at 60 now
The MHA has fixed the retirement age after the Delhi HC called the policy of different age unconstitutional
Defence ministry, MHA fight it out over Assam Rifles’ proposed merger with ITBP
The Indian Army is against either losing operational control over the paramilitary force or any move to merge it with the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).
Govt issues notification announcing amendments in pension rules
Now, even with less than seven years of service, families, in case of death, will get enhanced family pension.
Over 260 troops killed or injured in Naxal IED blasts; forces launch operations
Officials said the decision has been taken after it was seen that Maoists were increasingly relying on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) to target security force personnel deployed in the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) combat grid.
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