Paramilitary Troops
West Bengal  /  Published 09.04.19

‘Adequate’ central force vow

Central paramilitary forces will be deployed in “adequate numbers” on April 11 when Cooch Behar and Alipurduar vote in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections, senior officials said on Tuesday....
By TT Bureau in Alipurduar/Cooch Behar

India  /  Published 16.03.19

Poll menufesto: a food chart for forces

At a CRPF camp in poll-bound Chhattisgarh, Assistant Commandant Atma Singh had treated polling officer Newton to a breakfast of boiled eggs, bread and condescending culinary intelligence: “Jungli a...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.09.19

Centre issues guidelines to 6 forces

The Union home ministry has asked the central paramilitary forces to carry out regular psychiatric evaluation and counselling of all their personnel and improve their grievance redress mechanisms as a...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.07.19

PM Narendra Modi claims normality in Kashmir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appeared to suggest that Jammu and Kashmir was returning to normality under central rule, stressing the “power of development” over “bullets and bombs” a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.05.19

26 cops injured in rebel blast

Rebels engineered a powerful blast to ambush paramilitary forces atop a hill in Kuchai jungles of Seraikela-Kharsawan, about 45km away from here, injuring 26 security personnel combing the area, 11 of...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Delhi  /  Published 26.02.20

Security personnel conduct flag march in northeast Delhi

Security personnel, including paramilitary forces, conducted flag marches in the riot-hit areas of Chand Bagh, Jaffrabad, Bhajanpura, Yamuna Vihar and Maujpur on Wednesday as tension simmered in the w...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.02.19

Kashmir paramilitary troops risk allowance raised

Paramilitary troops deployed in Jammu and Kashmir will get enhanced risk and hardship allowance every month.The special benefits of the lower ranks have been increased by Rs 7,600 and higher officers ...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 18.03.19

33 companies for Assam phase-I polls

The Election Commission has sanctioned 33 companies of central paramilitary forces for the first phase of Lok Sabha polls in Assam on April 11.The commission on Monday issued the notification for the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 17.04.19

Minister in ‘brooms for paramilitary’ dust-up

A purported video of Bengal minister Ratna Ghosh shows her asking women to “chase central forces away from polling booths with brooms if they commit any excesses” and asserting there is “nothing...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdah

India  /  Published 14.04.19

Election Commission tells states to pay poll honorarium to forces

The Election Commission has directed states and Union territories to pay the honorariums stipulated for the first time for paramilitary and state armed police personnel on Lok Sabha poll duty and late...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


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