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BJP reacts to a soldier’s death only if it brings in votes, says brother of slain BSF jawan

Family of T. Alex Lalminlun, a BSF soldier who was killed in action on 1 April, has come out to charge the ruling BJP government in Manipur of apathy.
A CRPF jawan

Tax on ration money and hardship allowance for paramilitary officers likely to be exempted

If implemented, the move is expected to benefit about 9 lakh personnel of paramilitary forces of the CRPF, BSF, CISF, ITBP and SSB.
CISF women officers on duty | Facebook

No takers for women’s quota in CRPF, CISF or BSF as forces strive to fulfil Modi govt plan

Modi govt had announced 33% reservation for women in paramilitary forces but barely 5% of the personnel in these forces are women.   

BSF cancels daily retreat ceremony at Attari-Wagah border for Abhinandan’s release

The ceremony has been called off due to administrative requirements, said a senior official of the Border Security Force.
Indo- Bangladesh border

BSF brought back to Kashmir Valley in wake of ‘extraordinary situation’

Centre moves 100 CAPF companies to Kashmir, days after the Pulwama attack, ‘major crackdown’ on in the Valley.
Army personnel in Jammu

Why security forces use convoys to transport personnel across J&K

In the aftermath of the Pulwama attack, ThePrint explains why security personnel are transported across J&K in convoys, instead of being flown.
CISF jawans | Nayanika Chatterjee/ ThePrint

Central Armed Police Forces to finally get pay parity with their IPS counterparts

Supreme Court grants ‘non-functional upgradation’ to officers from CRPF, CISF, BSF etc. Officers hail it as example of ‘equal pay for equal work’.

IPS dominance in top paramilitary posts must end. Chidambaram-led panel right in saying so

IPS officers are invoking imaginary constitutional provisions to buttress their continued deputation to Central Armed Police Forces.
A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel at a wreath laying ceremony in Kashmir (representational image) | Photo by Nitin Kanotra/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Why IPS officers want to keep heading forces like CRPF, NSG & BSF

A parliamentary panel has recommended reduction in IPS hegemony over these forces, and for their own cadres to rise to the top.
Graphic by Manas Gurung | ThePrint.in

Pakistan’s ISI is using pics of pretty women & social media to get India’s defence secrets

Investigators say ISI scouring Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn to trap young Indians in defence sector, suspect 1,100 Indian IP addresses for ISI link.

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Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.

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After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?