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Govt puts on holds list of non-Swadeshi items for CAPF canteens

According to officials, the list of banned items included many made in India products, leading to it being put on hold, and a revised list will be released soon.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

IPS Abhinav Kumar’s allegations baseless. CAPF cadre officers fighting an existential battle

The unyielding stubbornness of the IPS officers leading CAPFs towards addressing genuine grievances of cadre officers has forced them to approach the courts.

Ex-BSF ADG Sood and his band of disgruntled brothers spreading lies against IGP Kashmir

A section of serving and ex-CAPF cadre officers have been writing against the IPS presence in CAPFs through a sustained negative campaign in media.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

If CAPF cadre wants to be treated as civil servants, it must develop citizen-centric values

What the CAPF cadres are demanding has huge national security implications. It also impacts the contours of India’s civil-military equations.
CDS General Bipin Rawat | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Growing defence pensions a problem. But CDS Rawat’s retirement age proposal not the solution

There are no short-term solutions for increasing defence pensions. It is a political challenge that the National Security Council must holistically examine.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

In a first, Team India of armed police personnel to climb Everest for ‘camaraderie spirit’

A 38-member team of CAPF personnel, eight of them women, will leave from Delhi in the first week of March for the 75-day expedition.
J&K Police DSP Davinder Singh, who was arrested for ferrying two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists | Photo: ThePrint Team

Not a lone black sheep: Why J&K Police, Army and CAPF will have more like DSP Davinder Singh

The arrest of celebrated J&K officer Davinder Singh, who was caught escorting two Hizbul militants, is a curious case. But is he the odd one out?
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Central police officers resume battle against IPS, this time in Delhi High Court

Hundreds of officers from ITBP, BSF, CISF and CRPF have moved Delhi HC to stop deputation of IPS officers, a month after SC refused to grant their request.
Jammu and Kashmir High Court

Jammu & Kashmir High Court asks Home Ministry to deploy CAPF to secure court premises

The Jammu & Kashmir HC said 'unruly elements' had been attempting to disrupt court proceedings and asked for the wings of its court and district courts declared 'high security zones'.

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Doctors treat Covid-19 patients in an intensive care unit at a Hospital in Rome, Italy | Bloomberg

Why coronavirus treatments shouldn’t take back seat to vaccines

Everything would have to go right to get a vaccine this year, but several types of treatments may be able to help patients in a matter of months.

Can schools & students be trusted with Covid norms or should classes begin as curve flattens?

Over two lakh parents across India have opposed the Ministry of Home Affairs’ plan to reopen schools in July.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Photo: ANI

Chinese troops present in sizeable numbers at LAC, India has done what’s needed: Rajnath

Defence Minister says India and China perceive LAC differently, leading to regular jostling; Beijing ‘should seriously deliberate’ and resolve the issue amicably.

The Chinese are so predictable, Modi & Shah should’ve seen them coming on 5 August 2019

India should’ve anticipated the Chinese appearance in Ladakh, even the timing of it, when the status of Jammu & Kashmir was changed.