All stories by Neelabh Srivastava
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."
To counter China's buildup, India to move ITBP command to LehRediff.com18 Jan 2019
Having the ITBP and the Army at the same operational location will resolve these issues as well, the sources said.
It's now or never for us in Madhya Pradesh: ScindiaRediff.com18 Nov 2018
Scindia sought to steer clear of reports about rift among party leaders for the chief ministerial post.
Terrorists' 'shelf life' reduced, over 360 killed in 2 yrs in J-K: CRPF chiefRediff.com9 Sep 2018
The CRPF DG said that security forces are reaching out to young men, who have joined terror groups, through all possible ways to stop them from taking up arms.
CRPF inducts 500 women personnel to counter protesters in KashmirRediff.com1 Jul 2018
The women, after their 45-day induction training and combat-stress inoculation, will be deployed in the valley to tackle stone-pelters and protestors, including women.
SSB losing its jawans more in 'freak' bike accidents than on border: ReportRediff.com4 Feb 2018
The report also found that those getting killed in such freak road accidents are "in the prime of their lives, about 30-40 years of age".