BORDER SECURITY FORCE
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.
10-15 drone sightings daily along Pakistan border after Article 370 repeal: Officials
This was suspected to be a surveillance exercise from a...
India building new 'steel fence' along Pakistan, Bangla borders: Officials
The Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) that...
Bangladeshis attack Indian border outpost; 1 BSF jawan injured
The incidents took place at Amdoh and Rongtila, which are about five km from the India-Bangladesh border, West Jaintia Hills SP Lakador Syiem said. "A group of 10-15 Bangladeshi nationals allegedly surrounded two BSF personnel near the Rongtila border outpost (BOP), assaulted them and snatched their weapons, causing injuries to one of them," he said.
BSF jawans high on ‘josh’ in freezing temperature along international border
Several areas along the International Border (IB) continue to witness shivering cold, which makes it difficult even for Border Security Forc...
'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.
Air India stops issuing tickets on credit to government agencies that owe it over Rs 10 lakh: Official
"Various agencies, including the Central Bureau of Investigation, , Information Bureau, Central Labour Institute, Border Security Force and the Indian Audit Board, have been told that tickets would not be issued to their officials on credit. Each of these agencies owe more than Rs 10 lakh to the national carrier," the senior official said.
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.
For 1st time, AI refuses tickets to govt agencies that owe it over Rs 10 lakh
For the first time in its decades-long existence, AI has chalked up a list of its sarkaari defaulters and their dues. And it’s a who’s who of the establishment, including the CBI, IB, Enforcement Directorate, Customs commissioners, Central Labour Institute, Indian Audit Board, Controller of Defence Accounts, and Border Security Force.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Over 1 million paramilitary men to don khadi uniform, combat outfit
Home Minister Amit Shah is learnt to have asked heads of all central forces to switch to ‘Make-in-India’ products and promote use of khadi, including using Khadi fabric for uniforms. Home ministry officials confirmed the development saying that more than 1 million personnel of CRPF, BSF, SSB, ITBP, CISF, NSG and Assam Rifles will be using uniform made of terry-Khadi.
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.
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