China on mind, India set to hand over sub to Myanmar
The impending transfer of the INS Sindhuvir is part of India’s continuing policy to counter China’s strategic inroads into Myanmar. The 3,000-tonne INS Sindhuvir may be 31 years old but it has undergone regular refits in India and Russia over the years, with the latest modernisation work being undertaken on the diesel-electric boat in Visakhapatnam.
91 cadets commissioned as Army officers from Gaya academy
Of the 91 newly inducted officers, four cadets were from Bhutan and five were from ...
Sincerity of the govt in dealing the Naga issue is in serious doubt: NSCN-IM
In a statement NSCN-IM stated, “A different story being unfolded...
Over 1 million paramilitary men to don khadi uniform, combat outfit
Home Minister Amit Shah is learnt to have asked heads of all central forces to switch to ‘Make-in-India’ products and promote use of khadi, including using Khadi fabric for uniforms. Home ministry officials confirmed the development saying that more than 1 million personnel of CRPF, BSF, SSB, ITBP, CISF, NSG and Assam Rifles will be using uniform made of terry-Khadi.
No proposal under consideration to merge Assam Rifles with ITBP: Government
Union minister of state for home Nityanand Rai told the Rajya Sabha that there is "no proposal under consideration of the government" to merge the Assam Rifles with the ITBP. The minister was asked about the government's intentions on the subject as there have been reservations on this count both by the Assam Rifles and the Army brass.
Assam Rifles unhappy over ITBP merger plan
This would devoid it of the option of using Assam Rifles in conventional operations along the eastern frontier with China. The ministry has given 7 proposals to the army to get the operational control of the Assam Rifles and merge it with the ITBP.
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.
Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi shares inspiring stories of women, their achievements; felicitates 'Bharat ki Lakshmi'
Prime Minister Modi announced the starting of 'Bharat ki Lakshmi' campaign during Diwali on his 57th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat' and called on citizens to outline the achievements of 'daughters' of the country using #BharatKiLaxmi.
292 cops martyred in India in the last one year
Paramilitary jawans dealing with cross-border terrorism and Naxalism have the highest number of casualties. Since Independence, over 35,000 police personnel have sacrificed their lives for the country till August this year.
Shifting Assam Rifles' op control to HM will adversely impact vigil along China border: Army to Govt
Sources said the Army's views on the matter have already been conveyed to the top defence and security brass of the government.
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.
Development of North East region has been the priority for the Government: Nityanand Rai
Development of North East region has been our priority under the leadership of PMNarendra Modi, said Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai. Rai was on his maiden visit to the HQ Directorate General, Assam Rifles at Shillong.
Giving total control of Assam Rifles to MHA will adversely impact vigil: Army to Govt
At present, the Home Ministry has the administrative authority over the paramilitary force Assam Rifles while the Army has its operational control.
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".
Home ministry to seek CCS nod for Assam Rifles ops control
According to government insiders, home minister Amit Shah has to take a call on the ministry’s proposal to approach the CCS.
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