SASHASTRA SEEMA BAL
Post- Pulwama, over 12-fold rise in donations for martyrs
Funds were also donated directly to the next-of-kin of martyred personnel, with Rs 14.20 crore contributed until June 18 this year as compared to Rs 6.58 crore in whole of 2018 and Rs 11 crore in 2017.
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...
Over 84,000 vacancies in Central Armed Police Forces: Government
"In a written reply to Lok Sabha, the Home Ministry said vacancies keep aris...
Lokpal disposes 480 complaints, asks people not to file non-corruption related matters
Lokpal is an apex body to deal with cases of corruption at the national level. It has to enquire into allegations of corruption against public functionaries of central government in a time bound manner.
India sends fresh women CAPF contingent for UN duties in Africa
The 22-member women personnel are drawn from the Sashastra Seema Bal that is tasked to guard open Indian borders with Nepal (1,751 km) and Bhutan (699 km).
Short-staffed Lokpal in search of consultant
In April, Dilip Kumar, a 1995-batch IAS officer of Punjab cadre, was appointed as the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the office of Lokpal.
1,800 Sashastra Seema Bal personnel to move to Intelligence Bureau
The move is part of the Centre's plan to bolster the Intelligence Bureau's presence at the borders, the officials said.
Future security challenges could be grave: NSA Doval
He expressed satisfaction that agencies like the BSF and those in the security and intelligence set-up of the country were working with better technology and trying to modernise the gadgets of this trade.
Lokpal office to move out of Delhi's five star hotel
At present, the office of Lokpal works from 'The Ashok' hotel in Chanakyapuri.
Enhancing retirement age: CRPF seeks additional battalions, new peacetime duties
CRPF has told the government, that it should be allowed to raise at least 16 new battalions to enable it to have young manpower to meet its operational requirements and to compensate the gain of over 16,000 older personnel.
CAPFs asks government for new assessment system to 'weed out' unfit personnel
The recommendation was made after the Union Home Ministry recently held a meeting with all the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) at the North Block in Delhi.
Government may allow public aid for injured jawans
“A proposal to provide assistance during the period of recovery from injuries in addition to the treatment costs is under active consideration,” home minister Rajnath Singh said after inaugurating 28 projects for CAPFs here on Wednesday.
Heavy troop deployment on border weighs on poll security
EC to get about 10% less security forces; so poll period stretched by 3 days, phases increased for assembly elections.
Election Commission ropes in intelligence heads for financial monitoring
Committee to track fund generation, its movement and distribution as bribe to influence voters.
Government announces free air travel for paramilitary forces to Kashmir
The Ministry of Home Affairs issued an order saying it "has approved the entitlement of air travel on Delhi-Srinagar, Srinagar-Delhi, Jammu-Srinagar and Srinagar-Jammu sectors to all the personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)".
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