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).
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...
Development of North East region has been the priority for the Government: Nityanand Rai
Development of North East region has been our priori...
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".
Scraping Art 370 historic step, disrupted plans of 'western neighbour, its proxies': Army chief
The armed forces have a "zero tolerance against terrorism", Army chief Gen M M Naravane said in his address at the 72nd Army Day function in the Cariappa Parade Ground here. "We have many options to counter those who promote terrorism and we will not hesitate to use them," he said.
Identify issues affecting border security, says Shah
Directs director generals of border forces to submit detailed action plan.
Militants involved in killing of Assam Rifles soldiers arrested
A multi layered strategy was orchestrated to ensure that justice is served with intelligence across spectrum for identification of their hideout.
NDRF set to induct women personnel
The Union government had in 2018 made a proposal to attach women contingents to NDRF battalions in the country.
Two Assam Rifles personnel killed in encounter along Indo-Myanmar border
A column of Assam Rifles jawans in two vehicles encountered an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) blast in the area around 1:30 pm.
All CAPF personnel to retire at 60 years: Government order
Officers from the rank of Deputy Inspector General (DIG) upto the top-most rank of Director General (DG) in these four forces retired after attaining the age of 60.
Army dismisses officer for sexual harassment
On Friday, the sentence was ‘promulgated’, meaning it was sent to the formation where the officer is currently posted and he was informed about it.
Army may trim 27,000 from non-core units
In a move which could help save Rs 1,600 crore, the Army might reduce its manpower by around 27,000 soldiers deployed in ‘non-core activities'.
Following dismantling of camp, Assam Rifles distributed groceries and ration among the locals
The free medical camp was organised in a temporary waiting shed offered by the villagers themselves.
Naravane appointed as new Vice Chief of Indian Army, four army commanders appointed
Naravane will be the senior most army officer when the incumbent Army Chief General Bipin Rawat retires on December 31.
Arunachal MLA murder: NSCN(IM) area commander held
On May 23 last National Peoples party (NPP) MLA, Tirong Aboh from Khonsa West constituency along with 10 others were killed by suspected militants in Arunachal Pradesh.
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