Articles about Border Security Force (BSF)
10 Jan 2022
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
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
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
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
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.
01 Oct 2020
Three soldiers martyred along LoC due to Pakistan shelling
In a terrible piece of news, the Indian Army lost three soldiers due to unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. Five other soldiers were injured.
29 Aug 2020
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.
20 Aug 2020
10,000 troops to be immediately withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir
More than a year after the abrogation of Article 370, the Centre decided to withdraw 10,000 troops from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, an order released on Wednesday evening said.
21 May 2020
MHA withdraws "swadeshi products at CAPF canteens" order, then clarifies
On May 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a Rs. 20 lakh crore package to help India's economy, battered due to coronavirus pandemic.
19 May 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1 lakh; death toll reaches 3,165
India on Monday reported over 4,600 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nationwide tally past 1 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 3,165.
13 May 2020
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.
11 May 2020
Coronavirus: India records biggest single-day spike; death toll crosses 2,200
India on Sunday recorded its highest single-day jump in coronavirus infections. The nation's tally crossed 67,000 with roughly 4,300 new cases. The nationwide death toll also crossed 2,200 on Sunday.
09 May 2020
Coronavirus: Total cases near 60,000; death toll climbs to 1,984
Till Friday, India reported nearly 60,000 cases of COVID-19 and a death toll of 1,984, according to data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics.
08 May 2020
Coronavirus: 1,888 dead in India; Delhi records biggest spike again
India has reported over 56,000 cases of COVID-19 and a death toll of 1,888, as per data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics till late-Thursday.
07 May 2020
Coronavirus: India's total cases cross 50,000-mark; over 1,700 dead
The total number of coronavirus infections in India has surged past 50,000, according to data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics till late-Wednesday.
05 May 2020
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.
04 May 2020
Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes
On Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 1,388 in India. Meanwhile, the total number of infections crossed 42,000.
03 May 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally nears 40,000; death toll crosses 1,300
India on Saturday reported over 39,000 cases of COVID-19 while the death toll crossed 1,300.
21 Apr 2020
Centre's COVID-19 team stopped from leaving hotel in Bengal
Already on two ends of the political spectrum, the BJP-led Centre and Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool locked horns again today when a team was sent to the state to assess COVID-19 spread.
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.
10 Oct 2019
Intelligence agencies say Pakistani drones behind weapons drop in Punjab
Last month, Punjab Police had reported multiple weapon drops in the state conducted by Pakistani-origin drones.
30 Sep 2019
Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support
In what has been termed a delayed withdrawal of the monsoon, the death toll climbed to 29 in flooded Bihar on Sunday.
25 Sep 2019
Pakistani drones dropped rifles, grenades in Punjab to help terrorists
In what confirms that Pakistan is continuing with its notorious plans to hamper peace in India, some drones from across the border dropped arms and grenades in Punjab, multiple reports said.
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 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.
23 Aug 2019
This Commissioner mentored aspirants for 'Police Forces' exam over WhatsApp
For five years, Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat has been going beyond the call of duty to coach civil services aspirants.
13 Aug 2019
Amit Shah might unfurl tricolor in Srinagar on Independence Day
After scrapping the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and integrating the state into the Republic of India, it seems the Centre has other plans for the region on the upcoming occasion of Independence Day.
27 Jul 2019
Center rushes 10,000 troops to J&K to strengthen counter-insurgency operations
In a bid to strengthen counter-insurgency operations and law and order duties in Jammu & Kashmir, the Center is rushing an additional 10,000 central forces troops amid speculations about the scrapping of Article 35A.
20 Jul 2019
Narendra Modi's election from Varanasi challenged, Allahabad HC issues notice
On Friday, the Allahabad High Court issued a notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection to a plea challenging his election from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat.
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."
26 Jun 2019
Amit Shah to visit Kashmir; security, development on his mind
Home Minister Amit Shah will start his two-day trip to Kashmir on Wednesday, and is expected to discuss a slew of topics, including security and development.
12 Jun 2019
Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat tomorrow: All details here
Weeks after the Eastern coast of India, namely Odisha, was hit by severe cyclonic storm Fani (pronounced as Foni), the Western coast is preparing for Cyclone Vayu.
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.
19 May 2019
In seventh phase of elections, PM Modi tests his fate
The final phase of 2019 general elections started on Sunday. Voters in 59 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across eight states namely Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Chandigarh, got inked.
01 May 2019
Varanasi: EC cancels nomination of PM Modi's opponent Tej Bahadur
On Wednesday, the Election Commission canceled the nomination of Tej Bahadur Yadav, the former BSF jawan, who was contesting from Varanasi as a Samajwadi Party candidate opposite Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
29 Apr 2019
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.