Central Reserve Police Force (India)

Indian national police force

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The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is India's largest Central Armed Police Force and also considered to be World's largest Paramilitary Force. It functions under the authority of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) of the Government of India. The CRPF's primary role lies in assisting the State/Union Territories in police operations to maintain law and order and counter insurgency. It came into existence as the Crown Representative's Police on 27 July 1939. After Indian Independence, it became the Central Reserve Police Force on enactment of the CRPF Act on 28 December 1949.

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The CRPF's Madadgar programme is aimed at addressing the struggles of those faced with bad circumstances.
Credit: DNA - Published 3 days ago

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The minor, Nageena, slipped into the fast moving stream at Tangmarg and was washed away by the strong currents, the officials said.
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

The Jammu and Kashmir police has unearthed a network of over-ground-workers (OGW) working in and around the town of Anantnag, a month after a terrorist attack in..
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

There is no official nomenclature to accord martyrdom status to the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir, the Rajya Sabha was..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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