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Central Armed Police Forces


COVID-19 Surge: Over 2700 CAPF personnel infected

April 16, 2021 6:00 am

Among CAPFs, the BSF has seen the highest number of coronavirus cases in its ranks – from 59 active cases on March 23 to 1,820 cases reported on April 14.

Shah launches Ayushman Bharat health scheme for Central Armed Police Forces

January 23, 2021 8:47 pm

Amit Shah ceremoniously distributed the 'Ayushman CAPF' health cards among some personnel from the seven Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) here.

Over 1 lakh vacancies in Central Armed Police Forces: Govt

September 21, 2020 3:48 pm

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said the BSF has the highest number of vacancies (28,926), followed by the CRPF (26,506), the CISF (23906), the SSB (18,643), the ITBP (5,784) and the Assam Rifles (7,328)

Creating rifts within the police

July 19, 2020 9:26 pm

The IPS has played an integral role in making the Central Armed Police Forces what they are today. Casting aspersions on the service only creates divisions

UPSC CAPF AC 2020: Get here the preparation plan, exam pattern and recommended books

July 02, 2020 7:27 pm

The written exam for CAPF AC 2020 selection consists of two papers carrying a total of 450 marks

Going swadeshi, CAPF canteen bans 1,000 products, then withdraws list

June 02, 2020 5:15 am

As part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat campaign launched by PM Narendra Modi and orders of the home ministry to use “Swadeshi” products in canteens, the order banned over 1,000 products.

CAPF, Army boost measures to check spread of COVID-19

March 19, 2020 3:42 am

The advisory says all administration works by medical staff that can be postponed, like AME, recruitments, DPC medical exam, review medical boards etc, should be avoided.

Accidents, suicides claimed lives of 2,200 personnel in 2014-2018 period

January 19, 2020 2:36 pm

The number of accident-related deaths stood at 113 in 2017, 260 in 2016 and 193 in 2015, while suicide cases stood at 60 in 2017, 74 in 2016 and 60 in 2015, the NCRB data from the corresponding years showed.

Ensure jawans get to stay with family for 100 days annually: Amit Shah to CAPFs

October 17, 2019 9:49 pm

The Union Home Ministry has now asked all the chiefs or Directors General (DG) of forces like CRPF, BSF, CISF, ITBP, SSB and Assam Rifles to undertake the exercise and implement a regime where a jawan or a constable gets to stay with his family for about 100 days.

Home Ministry letter: Send proposals on grant of raised pay or face SC, CAPF chiefs told

August 17, 2019 1:12 am

The report mentioned that upset officers had sent multiple letters to Home Minister Amit Shah, alleging deliberate scuttling of the provision by their superiors. These letters called the behaviour of their superiors “snotty”, and their mindset “narrow and negative”.