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Mar 21, 2019
Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls deferred due to state’s demand for 70,000 security troops, claim Home Ministry officialsThe Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections were deferred as the state administration asked for over 70,000 paramilitary troops for conducting simultaneous polls, a demand which could not be acceded to
Mar 01, 2019
Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara; combing operation onAt least two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Handwara on Friday.
Feb 28, 2019
Paramilitary forces gravely dissatisfied with lack of pay parity as promise of better service conditions remains unfulfilledDespite the India-Pakistan conflict escalating after the Indian Air Force carried out air strikes in Pakistan's Balakot and additional paramilitary forces being deployed in the Kashmir Valley to quell any insurgency, the issue of pay parity among Indian security forces continues to simmer.
Oct 31, 2018
Rajnath Singh orders fast-tracking recruitment process to fill 55,000 vacancies in paramilitary forcesThe vacancies in the paramilitary forces are filled through various modes, including direct recruitment, promotion and by deputation as per the extant provisions of recruitment rules.
Sep 25, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir to deploy Central forces ahead of panchayat, municipal polls for enhanced securityHe said Jammu and Kashmir will provide security to all the candidates who request for it and facilitate their campaigning as well.
Aug 28, 2018
MHA asks paramilitary forces to prioritise schemes, make implementation of new projects time-boundUnion Home Ministry (MHA) in a circular has asked paramilitary forces and other organisations to prioritise schemes and make implementation of new projects time-bound.
Aug 15, 2018
Independence Day 2018: President Ram Nath Kovind approves 131 Gallantry Awards for members of military, paramilitary forcesOn the occasion of 72nd Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind has approved 131 Gallantry Awards to members of Armed Forces personnel and Paramilitary Forces.
Jul 13, 2018
Militants kill two CRPF jawans in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag; Kulgam police station attacked in separate strikeA Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was killed while two others sustained injuries in a militant attack in Sheer Pora area of Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. Reports also said that one civilian was injured in cross-firing.
Jun 14, 2018
Amarnath Yatra 2018: Rajnath to convene security meet with agencies; J&K Police demands 22,500 extra paramilitary forcesUnion Home Minister Rajnath Singh will convene a meeting to review the security arrangements for the upcoming Amarnath Yatra that commences from 28 June. The Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir has already sought around 22,500 additional paramilitary personnel for deployment along the entire route of the Amarnath pilgrimage.
Sep 15, 2017
Security heightened in Panchkula as Gurmeet Ram Rahim faces trial for murder todaySecurity has been tightened in Panchkula town in Haryana ahead of a crucial hearing in two separate murder cases against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.