Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: CAPF

CAPF must stop slandering IPS, shows lack of discipline: Ex-BSF chief

Be it defeating terrorism in Punjab, Naxals in Andhra Pradesh or insurgency in Tripura, IPS officers were at the forefront of these operations.

IPS officers win battle to head central police forces as Supreme Court rules in their favour

IPS and CAPF officers had been scrapping over the top posts in these forces ever since the Supreme Court granted ‘Group A’ status to the latter in February.

Human rights supreme, these officers said to counter rhetoric by CRPF’s Khushboo Chauhan

At NHRC’s annual debate to sensitise CAPF personnel to human rights, most officers didn’t make comments as provocative as Chauhan did.

Modi govt refuses to bring pay parity between IPS and central police officers

The government has not revised the recruitment rules of the central forces to ensure parity of service conditions with IPS.

No pay parity with IPS yet, govt to grant rank benefit to a section of armed police

Central Armed Police Forces officers are outraged as MHA office memorandum says grant of Non-Functional Selection Grade will only be extended to director rank.

Fresh guidelines for armed police forces to prevent suicide by personnel

According to govt data, over 750 paramilitary personnel ended life between 2012 and 2018. The guidelines blame “perceived stress” for these suicides.

Relax rules for CAPF officers and give them pay parity with IPS, DoPT tells home ministry

The Department of Personnel and Training has recommended that Central Armed Police Force officers be given Non-Functional Financial Upgradation.

Stop publicising standoff with IPS officers on social media, Home Ministry tells CAPFs

Several CAPF officers have formed Twitter accounts like ‘We the OGAS’ and ‘Movement for OGAS to CAPFs’ to bring attention to their demands.

Burden of India’s internal conflicts are on smaller states with limited political clout: Data

There are consistent regional imbalances in the composition of Army, BSF and CRPF, with some states appearing to be dramatically over-represented.

CAPFs won’t upgrade their Recruitment Rules for pay parity with IPS officers

If the RRs are amended, then the lateral deputation of IPS officers in the CAPFs would end eventually. All the forces are currently headed by IPS officers.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.