Wednesday, 30 November, 2022

Topic: CISF

One dead as CISF jawan open fires at barrack inside Indian Museum in Kolkata

The jawan who used his service weapon to shoot at his colleagues was disarmed and arrested, a Kolkata Police officer said.

DGCA asks airlines to deboard passengers who refuse to wear face mask

The aviation body also said airport operators must increase announcements & surveillance to ensure passengers follow Covid-appropriate behaviour at all times.

NIA arrests key accused in J&K’s Sunjwan terror attack

The case pertains to indiscriminate firing by unknown terrorists in which one assistant sub-inspector of CISF was martyred and several others were injured.

Actor Ayesha Takia’s husband and SP leader accuses CISF of being ‘racist’ at Goa airport

Ayesha Takia's husband Farhan Azmi accused security personnel of singling out his family from the check-in line after his name was allegedly called out. The CISF has denied all charges.

IPS officer Sheel Vardhan Singh to head CISF, Atul Karwal appointed new NDRF chief

Singh currently holds the post of Special Director in the Intelligence Bureau and Karwal is the director at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad.

7 top central agencies are ‘headless’ and functioning under acting chiefs

Officers say a regular head brings administrative and disciplinary stability, is a must for smooth running and growth of these crucial agencies.

BJP tweets photo of injured CISF personnel, blame TMC workers, but police point to monkeys

BJP leaders Saumitra Khan and Abhijeet Singh Sangha tweet photo of the CISF official with a deep gash on his cheek, but injury has nothing to do with Trinamool Congress or West Bengal.

BJP & TMC play blame-game after 4 killed in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar during polling

PM Modi blamed Mamata Banerjee for instigating people against central forces while Banerjee said central forces were under Amit Shah, who was conspiring to kill people.

How CISF plans to absorb retired Army personnel into its ranks

CISF Tuesday invited applications from retired Army personnel below 50 years of age through an advertisement. A committee to select the candidates will be constituted by CISF.

2,000 ex-Armymen under 50 to be inducted into CISF as govt looks to ‘rehabilitate’ them

Appointments will be done on an experimental basis, in the ratio of 75:25 — 75% CISF personnel and 25% contractual — for different posts at selected units.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.


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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.