BORDER SECURITY FORCE
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 ...
292 cops martyred in India in the last one year
Paramilitary jawans dealing with cross-border terrorism and Naxalism have the highest number ...
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.
Identify issues affecting border security, says Shah
Directs director generals of border forces to submit detailed action plan.
Wuhan Spirit ahead of Summit: Indian, Chinese armies' bonhomie ahead of Modi-Xi meet
Ahead of the Chinese President Xi Jinping 's visit in India on a tour later in October to commemorate second year of Wuhan Summit, Indian tr...
With cross border firing from Pakistan, locals in J-K say they live in constant fear
On Wednesday, Pakistan violated ceasefire in the sector by initiating unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LOC), which was retaliated effectively by the Border Security Force (BSF).
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