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In historic first, two CRPF women officers to head Bihar unit and RAF
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In historic first, two CRPF women officers to head Bihar unit and RAF

The Bihar sector of CRPF will now be headed by Seema Dhundia, IG CRPF. In another development, the Rapid Action Force of the CRPF will be getting a woman officer as its head since its inception in 1992. Annie Abraham, who was recently promoted as IG, has been posted as the head of the RAF

Student jailed for 5 years over insulting Facebook post on Pulwama attack
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Student jailed for 5 years over insulting Facebook post on Pulwama attack

On February 14, 2019, there was a terrorist attack in Pulwama in which around 40 soldiers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were martyred

Delhi gets own QAT: 50 handpicked CRPF commandos to deal with IEDs, 26/11-style attacks
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Delhi gets own QAT: 50 handpicked CRPF commandos to deal with IEDs, 26/11-style attacks

Sources said the idea to have a QAT in the National Capital was suggested by Zulfiqar Hasan, who is serving as Special D-G in the CRPF

COVID-19 threat: Deployed at major airports, CISF worst-hit with 35% of active cases among paramilitary forces
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COVID-19 threat: Deployed at major airports, CISF worst-hit with 35% of active cases among paramilitary forces

As per the latest data, the CISF had 1,307 active cases till 10 Jan, while the total number of active cases among all paramilitary forces stood at 3,644. Officials said most infected jawans were deployed at airports in Delhi and Mumbai.

'Where will we go?': Pulwama villagers protest transfer of land to build CRPF camp, say livelihood at stake
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'Where will we go?': Pulwama villagers protest transfer of land to build CRPF camp, say livelihood at stake

Pulwama disctrict commissioner Baseer Ul Haq Chaudary said the villagers were in illegal possession of the land all these years

CRPF says jawan who shot at 7 colleagues lost psychological balance; orders probe
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CRPF says jawan who shot at 7 colleagues lost psychological balance; orders probe

Those killed were identified as constables Rajmani Kumar Yadav, Rajib Mondal, Dhanji and Dharmendra Kumar, he said, adding that three other injured personnel were being treated at the hospital

Chhattisgarh: CRPF jawan shoots dead four colleagues with AK-47 rifle, injures three
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Chhattisgarh: CRPF jawan shoots dead four colleagues with AK-47 rifle, injures three

In a similar incident of fratricide in January this year, a CRPF jawan was killed and another one injured after their colleague opened fire at them in their camp in Bastar district

CRPF Recruitment 2021: Registration open for 60 medical officer posts; apply at crpf.gov.in
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CRPF Recruitment 2021: Registration open for 60 medical officer posts; apply at crpf.gov.in

Candidates will be hired by the CRPF on a contract basis for a period of three years. The contract can be prolonged or extended for a maximum of two years

CRPF Recruitment 2021: Apply for physiotherapist, nutritionist posts at crpf.gov.in; check details here
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CRPF Recruitment 2021: Apply for physiotherapist, nutritionist posts at crpf.gov.in; check details here

The last date to apply is 25 June. The number of vacancies may vary based on the requirement at the time of issue of appointment on a contractual basis

CRPF GDMO Recruitment 2021: Applications for 54 posts open; walk-in interviews to be held on 13 May
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CRPF GDMO Recruitment 2021: Applications for 54 posts open; walk-in interviews to be held on 13 May

The recruitment will be on a contractual basis for one year and the remuneration for shortlisted candidates has been finalised at Rs 75,000 per month

Two CRPF personnel killed, as many injured after militant attack in J&K's Lawaypora
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Two CRPF personnel killed, as many injured after militant attack in J&K's Lawaypora

The deceased have been identified as sub-inspector Manga Ram Dev Barman and constable Ashok Kumar

Coronavirus Outbreak: From keeping peace to sanitising public spaces, Central Armed Police Forces form backbone of lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: From keeping peace to sanitising public spaces, Central Armed Police Forces form backbone of lockdown

Along with the mammoth task of keeping about 135 crore population inside their homes, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) are also exposed to the virus on a daily basis, as there have been cases reported from various states.

Coronavirus Outbreak: CRPF field offices to set up 24x7 helplines, QRTs to assist families of troops deployed away from home
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Coronavirus Outbreak: CRPF field offices to set up 24x7 helplines, QRTs to assist families of troops deployed away from home

The 23 sectors of the force have been asked to establish and publicise a standalone landline connection and a WhatsApp-enabled mobile number to be manned round-the-clock by a sub-officer

Year after Pulwama attack, with five conspirators and executers killed, NIA's painstaking probe nearly reaches dead end
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Year after Pulwama attack, with five conspirators and executers killed, NIA's painstaking probe nearly reaches dead end

The NIA probe into last year's Pulwama terror strike that left 40 CRPF personnel dead has virtually reached a dead end.

BJP, Opposition spar on Pulwama attack anniversary as Rahul Gandhi, Md Salim question delay in probe
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BJP, Opposition spar on Pulwama attack anniversary as Rahul Gandhi, Md Salim question delay in probe

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday triggered a political storm on the anniversary of Pulwama attack that killed 40 Central Reserve Police Force Personnel

One year of Pulwama: Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh pay tribute to CRPF soldiers, condemn 'dastardly' terror attack
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One year of Pulwama: Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh pay tribute to CRPF soldiers, condemn 'dastardly' terror attack

Following the Pulwama attack, India had launched extensive diplomatic efforts to get JeM chief Masood Azhar designated as a global terrorist, which finally became a reality on 1 May, 2019

Year on from Pulwama terror attack, memorial for 40 CRPF jawans to be inaugurated in Jammu and Kashmir's Lethpora camp
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Year on from Pulwama terror attack, memorial for 40 CRPF jawans to be inaugurated in Jammu and Kashmir's Lethpora camp

The memorial for soldiers killed in Pulwama attack has been set up inside a CRPF camp adjacent to the place where JeM terrorist Adeel Ahmed Dar, driving an explosive-laden car, blew himself next to a convoy of security forces.

Two CRPF commandos, one Naxal killed in encounter at Chhattisgarh's Bijapur; gunfight occurred after forces busted Maoist camp
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Two CRPF commandos, one Naxal killed in encounter at Chhattisgarh's Bijapur; gunfight occurred after forces busted Maoist camp

On Monday morning, a patrolling team busted a Maoist camp near Irapalli and was advancing through the area when it came under fire from Naxals.

Centre to withdraw NSG commandos from VIP protection; focus on anti-terrorism operations, training will help strengthen chinks in armour
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Centre to withdraw NSG commandos from VIP protection; focus on anti-terrorism operations, training will help strengthen chinks in armour

Two decades since the 'Black Cats' — National Security Guard (NSG) commandos — were enlisted for VIP protection duties, the Centre on Monday decided to completely withdraw the elite counter-terror force from the task, and direct the personnel into the counter-terrorism and anti-hijack operations the force had been originally conceptualised to tackle.

'Common people's safety more important': Priyanka Gandhi downplays alleged security breach on UP visit; CRPF alleges Congress leader violated protocol
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'Common people's safety more important': Priyanka Gandhi downplays alleged security breach on UP visit; CRPF alleges Congress leader violated protocol

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra downplayed the row over the alleged security breach by CRPF personnel on a four-day visit to Uttar Pradesh, and slammed the Yogi Adityanath government and state police for "illegal" investigations into citizens protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act.