paramilitary forces

7,000 security personnel deployed for Tripura re-polls

EC decided to conduct the re-polls in 168 polling stations in 26 Assembly segments as electoral malpractices were found during voting in the first phase of the ongoing general elections on April 11.

published on : 11th May 2019

Government to procure more mine-protected vehicles for paramilitary forces

The forces such as CRPF uses MPVs for limited troop movements in areas affected by Naxalism and in Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 23rd April 2019

78,000 paramilitary personnel mobilised for the assembly polls in five states

The action has been taken following several rounds of discussions with the Election Commission, which directed the home ministry to provide adequate forces under its disposal.

published on : 26th November 2018

Psychometric test for police, paramilitary jobs?

Traditional methods of recruitment — mainly testing physical efficiency — are insufficient to meet the demands of the police organisation, a senior Home Ministry official told this newspaper. 

published on : 11th November 2018

Paramilitary forces facing massive shortage as 61k posts lying vacant

The vacancies arise due to retirement, resignation or death of personnel or creation of new posts and raising of new battalions.

published on : 22nd October 2018

Centre offers Bengal paramilitary forces amid Ram Navami communal violence

Communal skirmishes continued for the fourth day, with bullets fired and bombs hurled in Asansol’s Railpar area even as neighbouring Raniganj limped back to relative normalcy

published on : 29th March 2018

Dera chief rape verdict: Over 15,000 paramilitary troops deployed in Punjab, Haryana

As many as 150 companies of paramilitary forces have been deployed in the two states to assist the police forces in maintaining law and order, he said.

published on : 24th August 2017