Border Security Force (BSF): News

16 Apr 2024


3 days before polls, 29 Maoists killed in Bastar encounter

A major encounter broke out between Maoists and security forces in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district in the Bastar region, in which 29 Maoists were killed and three security personnel were injured.

09 Nov 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Terrorist killed in Shopian, Pakistani firing kills BSF personnel

A terrorist of the proscribed outfit, the Resistance Front (TRF), was eliminated during a clash with security forces in the Kantohalan area of Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in the early hours of Thursday.

05 Nov 2023

West Bengal

Why BSF is 'deploying' bees on the India-Bangladesh border

The Border Security Force (BSF) has installed beehives on the India-Bangladesh border fence in West Bengal in a first-of-its-kind project, PTI reported.

07 Aug 2023

Amit Shah

Nearly 1,400 more forces rushed to Manipur amid fresh violence

The Centre has rushed at least 10 additional companies of central troops to Manipur amid a fresh flare-up of violence in the state, the Hindustan Times reported.

09 Jul 2023

West Bengal

Bengal panchayat polls: BSF alleges 'no information' on sensitive booths

The West Bengal State Election Commission (SEC) failed to provide details about the sensitive polling booths before the panchayat polls despite several requests from the Border Security Force (BSF), ANI reported, quoting a senior BSF official.

24 Jun 2023


Punjab: BSF shoots down Pakistani drone in Tarn Taran district

The Border Security Force (BSF) has reportedly shot down a Pakistani drone that intruded into the Lakhana village of Punjab's Tarn Taran district.

13 May 2023


Manipur violence: Death toll reaches 71, curfew relaxation extended 

The death toll from the ethnic clashes in Manipur crossed 70 on Saturday, reported ANI.

10 Mar 2023

Agnipath Scheme

10% reservation for ex-Agniveers in BSF, exemption from physical test

The Centre on Thursday announced a 10% reservation in the Border Security Forces (BSF) for the retirees of the Agnipath scheme.

25 Feb 2023

West Bengal

West Bengal: Union minister Nisith Pramanik's convoy attacked; TMC blamed

The convoy of Union minister Nisith Pramanik was reportedly attacked by goons, allegedly backed by the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC), in West Bengal's Cooch Behar on Saturday.

26 Jan 2023

Republic Day

74th Republic Day: All-women contingent, Indian-made machinery among many firsts

The 74th Republic Day Parade today in Delhi was marked by many firsts.

27 Dec 2022


Gujarat: BSF jawan protesting daughter's obscene video lynched, 7 arrested

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan, Melaji Vaghela, was allegedly beaten to death and his son injured in Gujarat's Nadiad on Saturday night after he objected to the circulation of an inappropriate video of his minor daughter.

29 Nov 2022


Punjab: Another Pakistani drone shot down by BSF in Amritsar

The Border Security Force (BSF) reportedly shot down a drone on Monday that had allegedly entered Punjab's Amritsar district from Pakistan.

11 Aug 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Probe ordered after UP constable's 'viral' complaint over mess food

Uttar Pradesh Police faced a huge embarrassment after a police constable in Firozabad district Wednesday stood on the road and grieved loudly about the quality of food served in the police mess.

27 Jul 2022

United Nations (UN)

Congo: 2 Indian peacekeepers from BSF killed in anti-UN protest

According to a spokesperson for the Border Security Force (BSF), two BSF personnel who were serving with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) died on Tuesday during violent protests in the country.

Amritsar: BSF shoots down Pakistan drone carrying 10.7kg heroin

The Border Security Force (BSF) shot down a drone coming from Pakistan that was carrying heroin in Punjab's Amritsar, officials said on Monday.

11 Mar 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Indian Army helicopter crashes in Gurez; 1 pilot killed

An Indian Army Cheetah helicopter on Friday crashed in the Gurez sector of Jammu and Kashmir, defense officials told ANI.

06 Mar 2022


Punjab: Five dead after BSF jawan opens fire at colleagues

In a shocking incident, five Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were killed after one of them opened fire at his colleagues.

11 Feb 2022


BSF arrests 6 Pakistani nationals during search operation in Bhuj

Officials of the Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday arrested at least six Pakistani nationals from the Harami Nalla area in Bhuj, Gujarat.

27 Jan 2022

Republic Day

BSF inducts 3 indigenous floating out-post vessels

The Border Security Force (BSF) has inducted three new Floating Border Out-Post (FBOP) vessels to protect the maritime borders of the country.

10 Jan 2022

West Bengal

17 cops injured facing 'cow smugglers' near Bangladesh border

At least 17 police officers were injured in a face-off with suspected cow smugglers on Sunday along the India-Bangladesh border in Cooch Behar's Mekhliganj area in West Bengal.

14 Oct 2021


Channi says extension of BSF's jurisdiction an 'attack on federalism'

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Thursday hit out at the Centre over the extension of the Border Security Force's (BSF) jurisdiction in border states, including Punjab.

21 Jul 2021

Pakistan News

BSF, Pakistan Rangers exchange sweets for first time since 2019

The Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers on Wednesday exchanged sweets at various points along the border on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, the first time since the Pakistani side shunned the custom in 2019.

14 Jul 2021


BSF personnel fire at drone near international border in Jammu

On Tuesday night, Border Security Force (BSF) personnel fired at a drone spotted in the Arnia sector along the international border in Jammu.

03 Apr 2021


Boy who crossed border 'inadvertently' handed over to Pakistan

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday said it has handed over an eight-year-old boy to Pakistani rangers after he inadvertently crossed the international border (IB) and reached India's Barmer sector from the neighboring country.

28 Nov 2020

West Bengal

Coal scam: CBI conducts raids across 3 states including Bengal

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday launched a massive search operation, reportedly raiding around 40 sites across three states in connection with a coal mafia case.

14 Nov 2020

Narendra Modi

PM Modi could celebrate Diwali with soldiers in Jaisalmer

Despite the raging coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate Diwali with soldiers — a practice he started in 2014 when he was first elected to the office. As per reports, PM Modi will visit the border area in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer to ring in the festival with the brave men guarding the borders.

08 Nov 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Army officer, 3 soldiers killed; 3 terrorists shot dead

An officer of the Indian Army and three security personnel were killed during a major anti-terror operation along the Line of Control or LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, officials said on Sunday.

29 Aug 2020

Pakistan News

20 meter tunnel detected along Indo-Pakistan border in Jammu

A trans-border tunnel has been detected underneath the Indo-Pakistan fence in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba region, Border Security Force (BSF) officials confirmed on Saturday.

23 Aug 2020


Tech upgrade for BSF; force to get new anti-drone systems

The technical upgradation of the Border Security Force (BSF) has started with Director General (DG) Rakesh Asthana taking charge.

13 May 2020

Narendra Modi

Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products

All canteens of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) across India will sell only indigenous goods from June 1, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday.

Delhi: 24 test positive for coronavirus at Army's RR Hospital

In a worrying series of events, 24 people, including serving personnel, tested positive for coronavirus at Delhi's Army RR Hospital, HT reported on Tuesday.

16 Oct 2019


Bengaluru: Security firm owner found brutally assaulting employees; arrested

People can really keep their humanity aside at times. This was testified recently after a disturbing video from Bengaluru emerged on social media.

09 Sep 2019


Army warns of possible terror attack, Kerala on high alert

Kerala Police issued a high alert across the state on Monday amid reports of a possible terror attack.

09 Sep 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan secretly releases Masood Azhar; deploys troops along Indo-Pak border

Despite being isolated on the global stage and failing to get support in its rant against India after New Delhi rescinded Article 370, Pakistan is continuing with its notorious actions.

19 Jul 2019


BSF officer to an IAS: Inspiring story of a 27-year-old

Famous American author Oliver Napoleon Hill once said, "Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve."

08 Jun 2019


Haryana shocker: Woman beats elderly mother-in-law, video goes viral

Once in a while, something happens which makes us question humanity and leaves us sad at the same time.

29 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

SP replaces Varanasi candidate, fields sacked-soldier Tej Bahadur against Modi

In what seems like a bid to make the battle for Varanasi in elections more interesting, Samajwadi Party replaced its candidate with Tej Bahadur Yadav, the sacked BSF jawan who had complained about poor food.

04 Apr 2019


Chhattisgarh: 4 BSF personnel killed, 2 injured in Kanker encounter

Four Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were martyred while two others were injured on Thursday in a gunfight with Naxals in Chattisgarh's Kanker district, according to police.

30 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

#Elections2019: Sacked BSF-jawan to contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

Former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from service in 2017 after he complained about the bad quality of food being served to the security forces in a video, has announced that he will be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

06 Mar 2019

Delhi Police

Rajnath Singh launches 28 infrastructure projects worth Rs. 1,900cr

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today launched 28 major infrastructure projects of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and other central police organizations.

27 Feb 2019


Pakistan: Flight operations suspended at major airports. Details here

Flight operations were suspended across major airports in Pakistan's Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces today in the wake of the escalating tensions between Pakistan and India, according to a media report.

27 Feb 2019

Pakistan News

#IndiaStrikesBack: Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviews security-situation in the country

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the security situation in the country, especially along the border with Pakistan, a day after Indian fighter jets bombed the biggest camp of terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad in that country, officials said.

23 Feb 2019


Pulwama attack: 100 companies of paramilitary forces deployed in Kashmir

With India still reeling from the Pulwama attack, the Center has airlifted 100 companies of paramilitary forces to Srinagar to bolster security in Jammu and Kashmir.

19 Feb 2019


Hi-tech border-surveillance project to be completed in 6-7 years: BSF

The work to set up hi-tech surveillance system along the 2000-km sensitive stretch on the international border with Pakistan and Bangladesh is likely to be completed in next 6-7 years, a senior Border Security Force (BSF) official said yesterday.

21 Nov 2018


Two JeM-terrorists may have entered Delhi, photo released, alert sounded

The Delhi police on Tuesday sounded an alert saying two alleged Jaish-e-Mohammed operatives may have entered the city.

17 Nov 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Grenade attack at Manipur Assembly complex, three injured

Three security personnel, including one BSF jawan, were injured after suspected militants carried out a grenade attack at the Manipur Assembly complex.

15 Nov 2018


#TerrorAlert: Six JeM terrorists are heading to Delhi from Punjab

According to the counter intelligence wing of the Punjab Police, at least six terrorists from Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) have crossed over into the state, and are headed towards Delhi.

02 Nov 2018


Chhattisgarh: 2 BSF jawans injured in blast triggered by naxals

Two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were injured today when an improvised explosive device, suspected to have been laid by the naxals, went off in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh.

14 Oct 2018

Rajnath Singh

Rajnath to celebrate Dussehra along Indo-Pak border; perform 'Shastra Puja'

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will celebrate Dussehra and perform 'Shastra Puja' in Bikaner along the highly sensitive Indo-Pak border, officials said today.

09 Oct 2018


Gold medalist BrahMos engineer allegedly leaked data to ISI, arrested

On Monday, police arrested an engineer working at BrahMos Missile Research Centre in Nagpur for allegedly leaking sensitive data to Pakistan's ISI and other countries.

01 Oct 2018


Ghaziabad: BSF constable fatally shoots colleague in camp

A BSF constable, Ajit, today allegedly shot dead his batchmate Jagpreet from his INSAS rifle at about 6 am at a temporary camp on the Ghaziabad's Link Road area.

30 Sep 2018


J&K: BSF jawan commits suicide on duty by shooting self

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside a camp in Rajouri district of Jammu & Kashmir, officials said on Sunday.