Government allocates Rs 232 crore for infrastructure development of CAPFs
The CAPFs, which are the backbone of internal security, are pressed into service in anti-naxal, anti-terror and anti-insurgency operations across the country in addition to law and order duties in states and work in difficult circumstances away from their families.
Accidents, suicides claimed lives of 2,200 CAPF personnel in 2014-2018 period
In 2018 alone, 104 CAPF personnel died in accidents while 28 in...
Scraping Art 370 historic step, disrupted plans of 'western neighbour, its proxies': Army chief
The armed forces have a "zero tolerance again...
Threat of collusion between China, Pakistan maximum in Siachen, Shaksgam Valley: Army Chief General Manoj Naravane
Gen Naravane said that Siachen is strategically important. “That is one area where a formation is looking at both the western and the northern fronts. That is what makes it so strategically important. We must not lose sight that this is where the collusivity can happen. Therefore it is important to be on guard and keep that area in our possession.”
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.
Assam tense; protests against CAA In other states
Beldanga railway complex in in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district set ablaze by protestors; 5 CMs say will not implement Act; protests are happening in Shillong, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Kerala and Gujarat. Mamata Banerjee calls for a major protest in Kolkata on Monday.
General Mukund Naravane takes charge as new Army chief
In his 37 years of service, Gen Naravane served in numerous command and staff appointments in peace, field and highly active counter-insurgency environments in Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast. He also commanded a Rashtriya Rifles battalion in Jammu and Kashmir and an infantry brigade on the eastern front.
Want to assure brothers, sisters of Assam they have nothing to worry after CAB passage: PM Modi
The PM said he personally and the Central government are "totally committed to constitutionally safeguard the political, linguistic, cultural and land rights of the Assamese people as per the spirit of Clause 6." The Clause 6 of the Assam Accord guaranteed safeguarding local rights, language and culture.
Internet to be suspended in ten districts of Assam for 24 hours amid massive protests
Internet services will be suspended in Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Charaideo, Sivasagar, Jorhat, Golaghat, Kamrup (Metro) and Kamrup, according to a notification issued by Additional Chief Secretary (Home and Political Department) Kumar Sanjay Krishna.
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.
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.
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.
Next Army Chief Manoj Mukund Naravane has worked at all operational fronts
Naravane will be replacing Gen Bipin Rawat, who retires on Dec 31. Naravane will serve until April 2022 and is currently the Army's Vice Chief.
Internet services suspended, paramilitary forces deployed in Tripura
The notification issued under provisions of Section 5 (2) of the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 prohibits the following types of media for the next 48 hours beginning 1400 hours on 10th December 2019 in the entire state of Tripura (i) SMS messages of all mobile service providers (ii) Mobile Internet/Data Service of all mobile service providers, the order said.
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