Category Archives: Internal Security

Rajnath Singh reviews working of CISF

The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh reviewing the working of CISF, in New Delhi on January 05, 2017. 
The Union Home Secretary, Shri Rajiv Mehrishi, the DG, CISF, Shri O.P. Singh and senior officers of the MHA and CISF are also seen.

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh reviewed the working of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) here.

During the meeting, DG, CISF, Shri O.P. Singh apprised the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh about the important issues of CISF such as expeditious approval of augmentation of manpower proposals for important deployments including airports… Read More

MOS Defence visits APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex

The Minister of State for Defence, Shri Subhash Ramrao Bhamre being briefed by the Director, Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Shri B.H.V.S. Narayana Murthy about various Avionics Technologies, during his visit to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Missile Complex, Hyderabad on January 05, 2017.

The Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre visited DRDO’s Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex, Hyderabad. During the visit, he also reviewed some of the ongoing projects of three Hyderabad-based DRDO laboratories namely Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL), Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) and Research Centre Imarat (RCI).… Read More

Schedule for General Elections in 5 States


The terms of the Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh are normally due to expire as follows:

  1. Goa 18.03.2017
  2. Manipur 18.03.2017
  3. Punjab 18.03.2017
  4. Uttarakhand 26.03.2017
  5. Uttar Pradesh 27.05.2017

By virtue of its powers, duties and functions under Article 324 read with Article 172(1) of the Constitution of India … Read More

Parrikar decides to purchase 44,000 CQB Carbines directly


Perturbed with the repeated failure to purchase 44,000 close quarter battle (CQB) carbines, a crucial weapon for the Indian Army for its counter-terrorism operations in the Kashmir Valley, the Manohar Parrikar-led Ministry of Defence (MoD) will buy them directly instead of opting for the global tendering process.

For the last two decades, the Army has been… Read More

Admiral Sunil Lanba takes charge as Chairman- COSC

The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba receiving the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) baton from outgoing Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha at a ceremony, in New Delhi on December 29, 2016.
The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh and the Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC), Lt. Gen. Satish Dua are also seen.

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba received the Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) baton from the outgoing Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha at a ceremony in South Block, New Delhi . He would however be assuming charge as Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee with effect from afternoon of 31 December 2016.

The Chief of Army Staff Gen… Read More

Proposals for converting state highways to new National Highways


The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways receives proposals from various States/Union Territories for declaration of state roads as new national highways (NHs). These proposals are considered from time to time keeping in view the requirement of connectivity, inter-se priority and availability of funds. No separate allocation of funds is made as such… Read More

IAF preparedness update


The Air Force Commanders’ Conference that commenced on 14 Oct 14 had a break as all the Commanders participated in the Combined Commanders’ Conference at South Block. The Air Force Commanders’ Conference will resume tomorrow and conclude in the evening.

During the last three days, the Air Officers Commanding-in-Chief (AOsC-in-C) of the seven IAF … Read More

Development of infrastructure in Border Areas

India needs to improve its border infrastructure in the background of the changing geopolitics of Asia that will increasingly be shaped by Sino-Indian relations. This was stressed at a panel discussion on “India’s Border Infrastructure” organized by Observer Research Foundation on 9 June, 2010. The discussion focused on the state of border infrastructure
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Defence Land encroachment


The Ministry of Defence has received reports from the land management agencies under it, of about approximately 10126 acres of defence land being under encroachment.  This is around 0.58% of the total land holding of Ministry of Defence.  Reports and complaints on the subject are received from time to time but no centralized record of such complaints is … Read More

Pakistan Army slams its own Generals, Praises Indian Bureaucracy


The much-maligned Indian bureaucracy got a pat on its back by its eternal rival, the Pakistan Army, which called their own babus and Generals “shady” and “inconsistent”. In its top-secret Green Book, the Pakistan Army slams its Generals-turned-rulers by calling Ayub Khan a “laissez-faire leader”, Yahya Khan an “impoverished leader” … Read More

Additional facilities extended to persons residing in India on LT Visa


The Central Government has extended certain facilities in last two years to persons from Minority community of Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan, namely Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians  staying on Long Term Visa  (LTV) in India,  such as affidavit in place of renunciation certificate, LTV for five years instead of two years,… Read More

BSF hands over 1500 certificates to Health Minister pledging organ donation

The DG, Border Security Force (BSF), Shri K.K. Sharma handing over the 1500 certificates to the Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Shri J.P. Nadda, pledging to donate their organs, at a function organised by the BSF in collaboration with National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO),  in New Delhi on August 13, 2016.

Border Security Force (BSF) handed over 1500 certificates to Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, pledging to donate their organs at a function organised in collaboration with National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO) . Speaking on this occasion, Shri J P Nadda stated that this is a great initiative by BSF and will go … Read More