BORDER SECURITY FORCE
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 an unexpected glitch.
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...
BSF working on tech solutions to combat drones along Indo-Pak border: DG
The Border Security Force (BSF) is working on technical solutions to...
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.
292 cops martyred in India in the last one year
Paramilitary jawans dealing with cross-border terrorism and Naxalism have the highest number of casualties. Since Independence, over 35,000 police personnel have sacrificed their lives for the country till August this year.
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.
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.
Ensure jawans get to stay with family for 100 days annually: Shah to CAPFs
Amit Shah has asked all the chiefs of forces to implement a regime where a jawan or a constable gets to stay with his family for about 100 days. Jawans will be posted to their nearest units and they can travel and stay with their families.
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 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.
Pay more for paramilitary deployment: MHA to states
The ministry urged states and union territories to "ensure necessary heads are opened in their budget, if not existing, to facilitate regular payment of deployment charges".
Forces on alert as drones spotted near Pak border in Punjab
Border Security Force personnel sighted a drone four times on the Pakistani side, while once it was seen almost a kilometer inside the Indian territory.
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