Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Topic: CAPF

BJP is using armed forces in polls but Modi govt fighting them in Supreme Court over money

Most of Modi government’s arguments to deny non-functional upgrade to the armed forces won’t stand a layman’s scrutiny let alone legal scrutiny.

Central forces’ athletes now get a four-fold higher diet allowance after nod from Modi govt

Home ministry raises daily diet allowance to Rs 300 from Rs 75. CAPF athletes also given services of dietitians to monitor regimen.

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.

Home ministry’s air travel facility for central forces won’t replace convoys in Kashmir

After launch of air travel facility for central forces, including CRPF, BSF and NSG, Thursday, ministry official says 'practically impossible to do away with the convoy'.

After Pulwama, Bharat Ke Veer donations for central forces hit record Rs 26.45 cr in 4 days

Bharat Ke Veer corpus is distributed equally among all CAPFs, including CRPF, BSF & NSG, and not a specific force deployed in a specific region.

Why Indians don’t need school WhatsApp groups

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

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.

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Kanhaiya Lal's body being taken for cremation | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Don’t let politics around Udaipur killing fool you. It proves nothing about Indian Muslims

Nupur Sharma supporters to liberals, everyone must understand it's dangerous to draw too many general conclusions from the Udaipur incident.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.


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.