Thursday, 6 October, 2022

Topic: CISF

Supreme Court tells Centre to consider deploying CISF to check unruly incidents at courts

Citing the Tis Hazari incident which saw violent clashes between lawyers and police in November 2019, the top court said it wouldn't have happened if CISF were present at the time.

CISF finds bag with suspected explosives at Delhi international airport

Authorities suspect the material in the bag to be RDX after it was found at Terminal 3. Security has been increased.

Bengal sent most requests for CISF cover in last 2 years, but all rejected as ‘unnecessary’

Most requests for CISF cover have been frivolous, with even industries manufacturing automobile spare parts and nuts and bolts asking for protection.

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’.

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.