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Indian Paramilitary Forces are those agencies of the Ministry of Defence or the Ministry of Home Affairs which act as armed forces auxiliaries and are considered part of the Indian Armed Forces. The Indian Armed Forces is Indias primary defence organisation. ... Image File history File links Emblem_of_India. ... The Indian Army (भारतीय सेना Hindi: Bharatiya Sena) is the land force of the Armed Forces of India and has the prime responsibility of conducting land-based warfare. ... Flag of the Indian Army File links The following pages link to this file: Indian Army ... The Indian Air Force (भारतीय वायु सेना : Bharatiya Vayu Sena) is the air-arm of the Armed Forces of India and has the prime responsibility of conducting air-based warfare and securing Indian airspace. ... Image File history File links IAF-flag. ... Components Indian Army Indian Air Force Indian Navy Indian Coast Guard Indian Paramilitary Forces Strategic Nuclear Command History Military history of India British Indian Army Indian National Army Ranks Air Force ranks and insignia of India Army ranks and insignia of India Naval ranks and insignia of India Related Info... Image File history File links Naval_Ensign_of_India. ... Indian Coast Guards coat of Arms. ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Strategic Nuclear Command, or the Strategic Forces Command, forms part of Indias Nuclear Command Authority (NCA; formed on 6 January 2003) responsible for the management of the countrys tactical and strategic nuclear weapons. ... Components Indian Army Indian Air Force Indian Navy Indian Coast Guard Indian Paramilitary Forces Strategic Nuclear Command History Military history of India British Indian Army Indian National Army Ranks Air Force ranks and insignia of India Army ranks and insignia of India Naval ranks and insignia of India Related Info... The Indian Army in the time of the British Raj (1857–1947) // Administrative Name The Indian Army is the name for the Indian Armed forces of that country; the meaning of that name changed over time: History The Indian Army was formed after the Indian Mutiny in 1857 by the... The flag used by Indian National Army during World War II. The Indian National Army (I.N.A) or Azad Hind Fauj was an auxiliary force to the Imperial Japanese Army in its southern mainland campaign during the Second World War. ... Components Indian Army Indian Air Force Indian Navy Indian Coast Guard Paramilitary Forces Strategic Nuclear Command History Military History of India British Indian Army Indian National Army Related Info Aircraft of the Indian Air Force Air Force ranks and insignia of India Army ranks and insignia of India List of... The following graphs presents the officer ranks of the Indian army. ... The following graphs presents the officer ranks of the Indian navy. ... Components Indian Army Indian Air Force Indian Navy Indian Coast Guard Indian Paramilitary Forces Strategic Nuclear Command History Military History of India British Indian Army Indian National Army Related Info Aircraft of the Indian Air Force Air Force ranks and insignia of India Army ranks and insignia of India List... This is a list of Indian divisions in WWII. Indian 3rd Infantry Division (Chindits) Indian 4th Infantry Division Indian 5th Infantry Division Indian 6th Infantry Division Indian 7th Infantry Division Indian 8th Infantry Division Indian 9th Infantry Division Indian 10th Infantry Division Indian 11th Infantry Division Indian 14th Infantry Division... Regiments of the Indian Army: // Infantry Regiments Components Indian Army Indian Air Force Indian Navy Indian Coast Guard Indian Paramilitary Forces Strategic Nuclear Command History Military History of India British Indian Army Indian National Army Related Info Aircraft of the Indian Air Force Air Force ranks and insignia of India... The Government of India, officially referred to as the Union Government, and commonly as Central Government, was established by the Constitution of India, and is the governing authority of a federal union of 28 states and 7 union territories, collectively called Republic of India. ... The Home Minister, or more properly the Minister for Home Affairs, is a position in the Indian Cabinet, at both State and Union levels. ... The Indian Armed Forces is Indias primary defence organisation. ...


The Indian Paramilitary Forces (PMF) are regarded as the world's second largest (Second only to the Chinese People's Armed Police with 1.5 million personnel) and most formidable paramilitary force. In 2002, the total strength of the paramilitary force stood at 1.3 million personnel. The PMF is made up of twelve organisations. These are as follows: The Peoples Armed Police Force (人民武装警察部队; renmin wuzhuang jingcha budui) is a paramilitary police force primarily responsible for domestic security within the Peoples Republic of China. ... A paramilitary organization is a group of civilians trained and organized in a military fashion. ... For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ...

Assam Rifles is an Indian paramilitary unit. ... The Border Security Force (BSF), established on December 1, 1965, is responsible for guarding Indias land borders during peacetime and preventing trans-border crimes. ... The Central Industrial Security Force (established in its present form: June 15, 1983) is a security force in India. ... The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is an armed force of the Union of India with the basic role of striking reserve to assist the State/Union Territories in Police operations to maintain law and order and contain insurgency. ... The Rapid Action Force (RAF) is a specialised wing of the Indian CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force). ... The Indo-Tibetan Border Police is a police force conceived on October 24, 1962 for the security along the Indo-Tibetan Border covering 2115 km. ... The Rashtriya Rifles is a counterinsurgency force in India. ... The Railway Protection force (RPF) is an Indian Paramilitary Force charged with protecting the Indian Railways. ... Components Indian Army Indian Air Force Indian Navy Indian Coast Guard Indian Paramilitary Forces Strategic Nuclear Command History Military history of India British Indian Army Indian National Army Ranks Air Force ranks and insignia of India Army ranks and insignia of India Naval ranks and insignia of India Related Info...

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The Indian Army (भारतीय सेना Hindi: Bharatiya Sena) is the land force of the Armed Forces of India and has the prime responsibility of conducting land-based warfare. ... The Indian Air Force (भारतीय वायु सेना : Bharatiya Vayu Sena) is the air-arm of the Armed Forces of India and has the prime responsibility of conducting air-based warfare and securing Indian airspace. ... Components Indian Army Indian Air Force Indian Navy Indian Coast Guard Indian Paramilitary Forces Strategic Nuclear Command History Military history of India British Indian Army Indian National Army Ranks Air Force ranks and insignia of India Army ranks and insignia of India Naval ranks and insignia of India Related Info... Indian Coast Guards coat of Arms. ... The National Security Guards (NSG) is Indias prime counter-terrorist force. ... The Special Frontier Force are a special forces unit of the Indian military. ... The Special Protection Group (SPG) is the agency responsible for the protection of Indias Prime Minister and his/her immediate family members. ... The National Cadet Corps (India) is the Indian military cadet corps. ...

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Indian Armed Forces - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (505 words)
The Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces is the President of India, currently Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam.
The Indian Armed Force has participated in several United Nations peacekeeping operations and is presently the second largest troops contributor to the peacekeeping force.
Indian officials argued that India's refusal to sign the treaty stemmed from the treaty's fundamentally discriminatory character; the treaty places restrictions on the non-nuclear weapons states but does little to curb the modernization and expansion of the nuclear arsenals of the nuclear weapons states.
Paramilitary - (1374 words)
These forces ostensibly operate to enforce the law but may act with disregard of the rule of law or at cross-purposes to the existing civilian or military authorities, which may or may not lead to confrontation if the resulting discrepancies are significant enough.
Paramilitary forces have been responsible for some violations of the laws of war and for several atrocities.
The paramilitary operations of the CIA and Mossad (as distinct from their intelligence-gathering function) are one example.
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