Maharashtra seeks 20 companies of CAPF from Centre

capf.jpgNew Delhi, May 13: Maharashtra has requested the Centre for 20 companies of the CAPF to maintain law and order in the state.

During the recent meeting of the Prime Minister with the Chief Ministers, Uddhav Thackeray had said that the police are tired. If the need be, we will request the Centre to send reinforcements for us.

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Explained: Why cops should not wear uniforms similar to the Army

combat-uniformNew Delhi, Feb 27: The Indian Army has urged the Centre not to let cops wear combat gear in Delhi.

The Army has written to the Defence ministry saying that the Home Ministry should issue instructions that combat gear should not be worn by Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) while being deployed to handle law and order situations or being deployed in urban areas affected by terrorism. The Army says that the surroundings do not demand such a requirement.

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Army says cops should not be wearing combat uniform

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New Delhi, Feb 26: The Indian Army has urged the Centre not to let cops wear combat gear in Delhi.

The Army has written to the Defence ministry saying that the Home Ministry should issue instructions that combat gear should not be worn by Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) while being deployed to handle law and order situations or being deployed in urban areas affected by terrorism. The Army says that the surroundings do not demand such a requirement.

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