Thursday, 18 August, 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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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.