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The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is the government-mandated paramilitary force that guards 59 civil airports in the country and charges a security fee in lieu of protecting these sensitive facilities against terror and sabotage threats.

Gujarat: Indian-American detained at Bhuj airport for carrying satellite phone

Police said the CISF found 56-year-old Demond in possession of the phone when he arrived at Bhuj airport at 8:10 am.

CISF says it is owed Rs 737 crore, DIAL denies

CISF says it is owed Rs 737 crore, DIAL denies

CISF Additional Director General (airport sector) M A Ganapathy said the suggestion to look into the records of DIAL and resolve the long-pending issue had come from the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

CISF says it is owed Rs 737 crore, DIAL denies

Delhi: Man held with live bullets at Botanical Garden Metro station

CISF personnel apprehended R Tiwari, a resident of Mahoba district in Uttar Pradesh after the luggage scanner at the Metro station detected the bullets inside his bag at about 1 pm.

An officer, a box and Rs 90 lakh in defective banknotes

Working for 33 years, Verma, now 55, had risen from lower division clerk to deputy control officer, senior enough to be spared the frisking others are subjected when they go home after work.

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CISF to analyse social media trends for airports, nuclear bases security

Social media platforms like Twitter, FaceBook, YouTube and Flickr will be used by the paramilitary force to check any suspicious and sabotage-like activity against the assets it guards.

CISF ends taking off prosthetics, getting off wheelchairs for airport security

In a major decision aimed at easing air travel woes of those who are disabled, the Central Industrial Security Force will use explosive trace detectors (ETDs) and visual profiling.

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Police probing assault on doctor by CISF personnel

DCP (Metro) Pankaj Kumar Singh said, “A case has been registered against the accused. However, no arrests have been made as police are currently investigating the claims”.

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Taking a flight? You may soon no longer need a boarding pass

The CISF, along with other agencies like the BCAS and Ministry of Civil Aviation, has recently started a passenger-friendly system of doing away with tagging and stamping of hand baggage tags for both domestic and international air travellers at 17 airports.

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NSG and CISF to get power to shoot down ‘rogue’ low flying objects

The issue was discussed threadbare at a recent meeting of the Union home secretary with representatives of the Indian Air Force, civil aviation ministry, Central Industrial Security Force and other stakeholders.

Kyrgyzstan woman held with foreign currency worth Rs 90 lakh at Delhi airport

On frisking the Kyrgyzstan woman’s bag, the official said that USD 60,000 was recovered, while rest of the currency was found in another bag which she had checked-in, but refused to accept that it belonged to her. The CISF suspected her activities.

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CISF to provide airport-like security to cruise travellers

The Union home ministry has tasked the Central Industrial Security Force to “take care” of the security aspect of this project which is expected to have an interface with lakhs of international and domestic tourists every month

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Lawyer, her cousin held at airport for ‘assaulting’ CISF officers

A spokesperson for the CISF said; “The passengers misbehaved with officers during frisking and as per procedure were handed over to the police.”

No handbag tags at 6 more airports from tomorrow

The new protocols are only meant for domestic passengers and those traveling to international destinations will have to get their hand baggage tags stamped as usual.

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Now, women can carry small knives in Delhi Metro

A senior CISF officer was quoted as saying that small knives were not a threat to security.

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No more security stamps on hand bag tags at six major airports: CISF

The pilot project will be started at airports in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru.