Accidents, suicides claimed lives of 2,200 CAPF personnel in 2014-2018 period
In 2018 alone, 104 CAPF personnel died in accidents while 28 in suicides, totalling 132 deaths during the year, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data showed.
Bangladeshis attack Indian border outpost; 1 BSF jawan injured
The incidents took place at Amdoh and Rongtila, which are about five km from t...
BSF to install new anti-cut fence along Pakistan border; over 300 terrorists including Afghanis waiting to infiltrate
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10-15 drone sightings daily along Pakistan border after Article 370 repeal: Officials
This was suspected to be a surveillance exercise from across the border. Between August 5 and October, 2019, at least 10-15 drones were sighted daily by security agencies like the Border Security Force (BSF) besides local police and others in frontier areas.
India building new 'steel fence' along Pakistan, Bangla borders: Officials
The Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) that entails deployment of smart fences, advanced surveillance gadgets and anti-infiltration alarms has been speeded up by the border management division under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Border Security Force along these two borders, sources said.
'Smart fence' along riverine Bangla border in Assam by July 2020: BSF DG
Border Security Force (BSF) Director General (DG) V K Johri said the project got delayed by about six months as the region received heavy rains, resulting in floods, this year.
Economy in bad shape, 'tax terrorism' should be curbed: Subramanian Swamy
Swamy also said that every university should have police personnel on the campus, and JNU, which is in news for a recent incident of violence, should be "closed for two years". "The economy is in dire times, everything is going downwards, if the trend continues banks will close down, NBFCs will close down and (it will) lead to disaster," Swamy said.
Amit Shah visits BSF headquarters in Delhi; reviews operations along Pakistan, Bangladesh borders
It was the Union Home Minister Amit Shah's first visit to the headquarters of the country's largest border guarding force after becoming home minister in the Modi government's second term. The minister recently could not attend the raising day of the force that was celebrated on December 1 here, owing to certain commitments.
Don't fill up SAG posts in ITBP, BSF, CRPF without informing court: HC to Centre
The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre not to fill via deputation the senior administrative grade (SAG) level posts, like that of IG and DIG, in the ITBP, BSF and CRPF without informing it in advance. The direction by a bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Talwant Singh has been issued in several petitions which have opposed filling up of the top posts.
BSF working on tech solutions to combat drones along Indo-Pak border: DG
The Border Security Force (BSF) is working on technical solutions to combat the threat of rogue drones along the India-Pakistan International Border, the chief of the force said on Sunday.
MHA orders withdrawal of over 7,000 paramilitary personnel from Kashmir
A total of 72 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have been ordered to "revert" to their locations across the country, they said. One such company has about 100 personnel.
Suspected Pakistan intruder shot dead along IB in J-K's Samba
An intruder was noticed moving into this side amid heavy rains and poor visibility by BSF troops guarding the IB in Manguchak area of Samba sector in the early hours, the officials said. They said the Border Security Force (BSF) troops fired a few shots after the intruder paid no heed to the repeated warnings, resulting in his death.
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.
Israeli tethered drones to check cross-border crime in Assam's Dhubri district: BSF IG
The BSF has recently procured Israeli tethered drones and thermal imagers to check smuggling and illegal infiltration in Dhubri sector of Assam. The drones, equipped with day-night vision cameras, can fly up to a height of 150 metres to capture images on the ground, especially of isolated areas not visible to unaided human eye.
Housing satisfaction for CAPF jawans to be enhanced, plan in next Budget: Shah
Shah said this while addressing CRPF personnel during the foundation-laying ceremony for their new headquarters building in Delhi.
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