Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicCISF

Topic: CISF

No takers for women’s quota in CRPF, CISF or BSF as forces strive to fulfil Modi govt plan

Modi govt had announced 33% reservation for women in paramilitary forces but barely 5% of the personnel in these forces are women.   

Enough is enough, we cannot keep suffering till eternity: PM Modi on terrorism

In his speech at CISF event, the prime minister emphasised the importance of security forces in the face of a hostile neighbour.

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.

Air tickets to get more expensive as govt hikes fee to pay CISF dues

CISF handles security at most civilian airports, but has not been paid its dues in many years. Govt has hiked passenger security fee to clear these dues.

Central Industrial Security Force tightens up security of its Jammu & Kashmir units

Troops have been provided with bullet proof jackets and vehicles due to the enhanced alert in the state.

CISF officer dies in fire at office of social justice ministry in South Delhi CGO complex

Officials said CISF sub-inspector M. P. Godara fell unconscious after inhaling toxic gases. He later died at the AIIMS hospital.

Central Armed Police Forces to finally get pay parity with their IPS counterparts

Supreme Court grants ‘non-functional upgradation’ to officers from CRPF, CISF, BSF etc. Officers hail it as example of ‘equal pay for equal work’.

Women to have 15 per cent representation in CRPF and CISF: Govt in Parliament

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju also told Lok Sabha that Centre wants 5 per cent representation for women in BSF, ITBP and SSB.

Militant snipers add grisly new chapter to Kashmir insurgency with three kills

Three security personnel have been killed by snipers in Kashmir since 18 October – one likely sighted with the help of the light of his phone screen.  

Home ministry data shows paramilitary forces are short of over 61,000 personnel

A home ministry official said the vacancies had arisen due to retirement, resignation, death, creation of new posts or raising of new battalions.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.

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China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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