All stories by Neelabh Srivastava
Drugs case: NCB probe rules out extortion bid made to let off Aryan KhanRediff.com29 May 2022
The agency had called him a hostile witness after he made the allegations.
100-day annual leave plan for CAPF jawans to be announced soonRediff.com27 Mar 2022
The ministry of home affairs has held multiple meetings, the latest being early this month, to thrash out the issues delaying the implementation of the policy.
PM security breach: Experts flay lack of coordination among agenciesRediff.com7 Jan 2022
"The entire edifice of security of the PM, in a federal structure like ours, stands on the strong bond of mutual trust and confidence between state police and the SPG. State police are fully responsible for ensuring a secure route for the PM's travel," former NSG Director General Sudeep Lakhtakia said.
ITBP engineering wing to construct India-China border roads, foot tracksRediff.com7 Nov 2021
The move, which was approved by the Union home ministry, comes amid a military standoff with China in the eastern Ladakh area.
Indian security forces to train in Taliban moduleRediff.com12 Sep 2021
A full-fledged training, intelligence and combat module on Taliban, its leadership and their modus operandi is being prepared apart from specific case studies that have taken place in that country and the region, he said.
Over 300 drones sighted along Pak border in 2 yrs: AgenciesRediff.com28 Jun 2021
Over 300 drones and unidentified flying objects have been sighted along the sensitive border with Pakistan post the 2019 abrogation of Article 370, central security agencies have said, even as they grapple to find a suitable technology to check these lethal sky-floaters.
Malicious COVID vaccine SMS spreading: Cyber agencyRediff.com10 May 2021
It asked users to be alert against all attempts of phishing through fake domains, emails and text messages that promise registration for a jab against the pandemic.
Cyber agency asks FB users to change profile settings to 'private'Rediff.com20 Apr 2021
The country's cyber security agency CERT-In has advised Facebook users to strengthen their account privacy settings after a recent global 'data scraping' incident in the social media platform affected about 61 lakh Indians.
India-China standoff to end 'very shortly': ITBP chiefRediff.com12 Nov 2020
The DG of the ITBP said his troops have been provided with special winter clothing and nutritious food as they brave the severe chill in eastern Ladakh where the armies of India and China are locked in a tense standoff for over six months. He said 'strains in bilateral relations are already evident but we are confident these will be sorted out peacefully very shortly'.
BSF detects 20-ft-long tunnel along India-Pak border in JammuRediff.com29 Aug 2020
The force later examined the tunnel and found plastic sandbags on its mouth that had "Pakistani markings" on them.
'Swadeshi' goods: Paramilitary canteens put procurement on hold 'Rediff.com20 May 2020
The Union home ministry on May 13 had declared that these canteens will only sell indigenous or "swadeshi" products from June 1 in a bid to give fillip to domestic industries.
CRPF officer feeds needy in village using his savingsRediff.com15 Apr 2020
The 48-year-old trooper prepares ration packets, using his savings, for the poor in his village.
COVID-19: 'Non-essential' leaves of CAPFs to be cancelledRediff.com18 Mar 2020
A four-page directive was issued by the medical wing of the Union home ministry on Tuesday stating that the next three weeks are crucial in checking the spread of the virus and lack of caution can affect the forces, around 10 lakh personnel-strong, deployed for ensuring the country's internal security and border protection.
Govt decides to withdraw NSG from VIP security dutiesRediff.com12 Jan 2020
This will be after over two decades that the 'black cat' commandos of the elite counter-terror force will be taken out from VIP protection duties, a task not originally charted for it when the force was conceptualised and raised in 1984.
Shocking: Naxals fly drones over CRPF camp in BastarRediff.com17 Nov 2019
Shoot-at-sight orders have been issued to security forces deployed across Left Wing Extremism affected states after a 'serious and new' threat of possession and operation of drones by Maoist cadres came to light recently, officials said on Sunday.
UP Police on alert; social media being monitored: DGPRediff.com12 Nov 2019
The top cop of the state said despite the verdict coming out last week every district is on a "high state of preparedness" and no untoward incident has been reported so far.
CBDT clarifies on interchangeability of PAN and AadhaarRediff.com8 Jul 2019
It is just a question of providing an additional facility to the taxpayer that if he is not quoting PAN and only has Aadhaar, his filing and processes do not get affected, said CBDT chief.
No party will get majority: Jyotiraditya ScindiaRediff.com8 May 2019
The days of coalition governments are here to stay, said the Congress general secretary, who is seeking a fresh mandate from the electorate of Madhya Pradesh's Guna-Shivpuri seat for a fifth term
SP-rank officer to lead CRPF convoys in KashmirRediff.com31 Mar 2019
A set of new standard operating procedures have been issued by the force headquarters in Delhi for vehicle-mounted movement of troops in Jammu and Kashmir, and it has also been ordered that the 'passenger manifest discipline' for each vehicle in the convoy be strictly adhered to.
SRK not a benami property beneficiary, rules appellateRediff.com29 Jan 2019
The AA bench, in the order accessed by PTI, also rapped the probe officer of the I-T department in Mumbai for seemingly relying on "some press report/online articles" that Khan acquired the property for his benefit, which it said was "incorrect and impermissible in law."