5,000 paramilitary personnel being sent to NE in wake of protests over citizenship bill: Officials
Nearly 20 companies have been withdrawn from Kashmir, where they had been sent prior to the Centre's decision on August 5 to abrogate Article 370 provisions and split the erstwhile state of J-K into two union territories. The remaining 30 companies have been withdrawn from other places and rushed to Northeastern states, the officials said.
Over 1 million paramilitary men to don khadi uniform, combat outfit
Home Minister Amit Shah is learnt to have asked heads of all central forc...
How Adani vessel, 2 others stranded for days on a Bangladesh river
What was supposed to be the new gateway to the north east has encountered ...
BSF to secure immigration checkpoints on Kartarpur corridor
Security of immigration checkpoints are usually handled by CISF personnel but BSF has been given charge in this case as the terminals are on the Pakistan border. Apart from BSF, immigration, customs and state police officials will be stationed.
BSF protests non-inclusion of marching contingent in RD parade 2020
The BSF has been asked to only send its camel contingent and camel-mounted band team.
Home Ministry tells BSF to adopt anti-drone technology
The BSF is considering the matter and specifically working on "detection, identification and interdiction" of the drones which were used from across the border to drop weapons reportedly meant for terrorist activities in Punjab and also in Jammu and Kashmir.
BGB action unprovoked; Indian troops did not fire a single bullet: BSF
A BSF jawan was killed and another injured when Border Guard Bangladesh personnel opened fire when a flag meeting to discuss captured fishermen took place.The BSF said the firing was unprovoked and that its troops did not fire a single bullet.
BSF jawan killed, 1 injured in firing by Bangladeshi troops along border in West Bengal
A Border Security Force jawan was killed and another injured when the Border Guard Bangladesh personnel held three Indian fishermen who were allowed by the BSF to fish within the International Border, that runs through the middle of the Padma river.
Pakistan yet to respond to India's proposal to host meet between BSF and Pak Rangers
"This time the Indian side has proposed to hold the meeting in October, but the Pakistan Rangers has so far not confirmed its intention to participate in the meeting," said a source.
BSF launches operation to detect cross-border tunnel in Jammu-Kathua sector
Armed with modern tools and equipment, BSF personnel began the operation with clearing bushes and digging and tilling the land close to the three-tier border fencing up to the Zero Line with Pakistan.
Pakistan to hand over body of BSF trooper who drowned in river along IB
"The body of SI Mondal is to be handed over by Pak Rangers at border post octroi in Jammu with all force decorum and drills," a BSF spokesperson said.
Pakistan unleashes 'unprecedented' cross-border firing in Jammu: BSF
The unprovoked firing from across the border was done by small arms on BSF domination areas in the Samba sector.
Government allocates Rs 232 crore for infrastructure development of CAPFs
The CAPFs, which are the backbone of internal security, are pressed into service in anti-naxal, anti-terror and anti-insurgency operations across the country in addition to law and order duties in states and work in difficult circumstances away from their families.
Panel formed to implement Amit Shah's order for 100 days homestay to CAPF jawans
Last month, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had directed the CAPFs to undertake a mega manpower planning and ensure that around seven lakh jawans get to spend at least 100 days with their families in a year. Shah was given a presentation in September about the functioning of the CAPFs in the ministry, following which he gave certain directions regarding the same.
Special security officers to hold census in sensitive areas
Special charge officers will be selected from the ranks of army and paramilitary forces and imparted training for conducting the 2021 census. For population enumeration in areas such as cantonment board and residential colonies of paramilitary personnel, census commissioner will record it as a “service” and not give other details owing to security concerns.
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