With 242 fresh infections, central police forces now have over 7K coronavirus cases

New Delhi: The number of coronavirus cases in the central police forces under the command of the Union home ministry have gone over 7,000 with 242 fresh infections being reported on Wednesday, according to the latest data. The cases pertain to the seven forces — Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Border Security Force (BSF), Central… Continue reading With 242 fresh infections, central police forces now have over 7K coronavirus cases

CAPF cancels ‘Holi Milan’, asks staff to avoid public gatherings

New Delhi: In view of coronavirus, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) have cancelled all their ‘Holi Milan’ programmes as a preventive measure. The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has issued a letter asking all its units and sectors to not have ‘Holi Milan’ programmes. The units have been advised to avoid public gatherings for the… Continue reading CAPF cancels ‘Holi Milan’, asks staff to avoid public gatherings

Republic Day: 29 CISF personnel get police service medals

New Delhi: Twenty-nine CISF officials, including five from the fire wing, have been decorated with different police service medals on the eve of the Republic Day, a force spokesperson said on Saturday. The awardees include senior Commandant Vishnu Swarup, Commandant H K Brahma and Assistant Commandant Abdus Salam. Swarup, who joined the force in 1997,… Continue reading Republic Day: 29 CISF personnel get police service medals

MHA sanctions 2,000 posts in CISF

New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has approved creation of 2,000 posts in the CISF to augment its strength to effectively guard vital installations, including airports, atomic installations, metro networks, officials said. The Central Industrial Security Force guards about 60 civil airports in the country and has an elite VVIP security wing under its command… Continue reading MHA sanctions 2,000 posts in CISF

CISF to replace JK Police at Srinagar, Jammu airports

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday said the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will take over the security-related duties being performed by the local police at Srinagar and Jammu airports by the end of this month. However, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will continue to provide security at these two vital installations… Continue reading CISF to replace JK Police at Srinagar, Jammu airports

CISF personnel rapes colleague’s 4-year-old daughter in IOCL

A CISF personnel posted in Odisha’s Paradip allegedly raped his colleague’s four-year-old daughter after luring her with chocolate to his quarter, police said on Saturday. The accused hails from Tamil Nadu and was posted in the IOCL township here. He has been arrested, said BC Mishra, assistant superintendent of police, Jagatsinghpur district. The accused knew… Continue reading CISF personnel rapes colleague’s 4-year-old daughter in IOCL

SC asks Centre to look into possibility of deploying CISF in courts to check unruly incidents

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to look into the possibility of deployment of a separate cadre of CISF in certain courts to check unruly incidents of violence. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde, perhaps referring to the recent Tis Hazari court complex violence, said “had there been… Continue reading SC asks Centre to look into possibility of deploying CISF in courts to check unruly incidents

Face consequences if you go on strike: Govt to employees

New Delhi: The Centre has warned its employees of “consequences” if they go on strike called on January 8 by one of their associations to protest against union government’s policies including labour reforms, foreign direct investment (FDI) and privatisation, according to a Personnel ministry order. The Central Trade Union, except Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh, and their… Continue reading Face consequences if you go on strike: Govt to employees

1.2 lakh retired defence, ex-CAPFs personnel to be recruited in CISF

New Delhi: For the first time a paramilitary force is planning to hire approximately 1.2 lakh retired defence and ex-Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) personnel. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs, has prepared a blueprint for hiring these personnel for the force. Their hiring would be done for… Continue reading 1.2 lakh retired defence, ex-CAPFs personnel to be recruited in CISF

292 cops martyred in India from Sep 2018 to Aug 2019: Police

New Delhi: As many as 292 police personnel, including from paramilitary forces like the CRPF and BSF, have lost their lives in the line of duty across the country between September 2018 and August this year during anti-terror and other operations, according to official data. It also mentioned that over 35,000 police personnel have sacrificed… Continue reading 292 cops martyred in India from Sep 2018 to Aug 2019: Police