The home ministry has already identified 13 worst Naxal-affected districts in Jharkhand as highly sensitive.
According to a new blue-print prepared by the home ministry, these personnel will be essentially deployed and used to perform road opening and sanitising duties in these areas.
The Union minister said that "guns and bullets" cannot provide solutions to tackle the naxal uprising.
"The Centre has not only failed miserably on the economic front but has also turned out to be a complete failure on internal and external security front as well," Rajnath Singh said.
Making a strong pitch for phased removal of the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday asked the Centre to set in motion a mechanism which could guide in repealing of the act from the state.
The tea garden community in Assam—originally tribals from the Odisha-Chhattisgarh-Jharkhand belt—are particularly vulnerable to radical ideas given their socio-economic circumstances.
The Rapid Action Force (RAF) will use only non-lethal weapons during riot controlling operations, a senior RAF officer said today.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he would raise the issues of partial revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) during the next internal security meeting in Delhi.
Ahead of the second US-India Homeland Security dialogue here on Tuesday, the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans has sought expanded cooperation between the two countries on internal security issues.
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Almost 40 percent of organisations surveyed plan to increase spending on initiatives to reduce internal security risks over the next 12 months.