Sashastra Seema Bal: News

22 Jun 2020


Nepal buries COVID-19 dead in India, will exhume body

In a displeasing series of events, Nepal's authorities are learned to have buried the body of a coronavirus patient on Indian soil in Uttar Pradesh, sparking panic among locals.

12 Jun 2020


Firing at Indo-Nepal border kills one Indian, two injured

Amid deterioration of Indo-Nepal diplomatic relations, one Indian died and two others were injured on Friday when Nepal border police fired inside their territory after an altercation.

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.

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.

20 Mar 2019


India's first Lokpal: President Kovind appoints chief, eight other members

After years of delay, India got its first Lokpal on Tuesday as President Ram Nath Kovind appointed its chief and eight other members.

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.

Angry Ola cabbie drives 500 meters with passenger on bonnet

An angry Ola cab driver drove for about 500 meters with a passenger stuck in the bonnet of his car on April 2, from Indira Gandhi Airport's domestic terminal.

25 Mar 2018


Bihar: Police rescues village head and his son from Naxalites

An abducted village head (Mukhiya) and his son were rescued on Sunday from the clutches of the Naxalites in Bihar's Munger district, the police said.

06 Mar 2018

Kiren Rijiju

Over 27,000 personnel left CAPFs in last 3 years: Govt

The government at the Centre on Tuesday informed the Parliament that over 27,000 personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have either resigned or taken voluntary retirement in the last three years owing to various reasons.

22 Dec 2017


Doklam effect: India's SSB paramilitary boosts presence along Indo-Bhutan border

The paramilitary force Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has stepped up its presence along the Bhutan border and in Eastern Sikkim following the Doklam standoff.

28 Oct 2017

West Bengal

Darjeeling crisis: SC allows troop withdrawal, Centre scores over Mamata!

Reprimanding the Mamata Banerjee-led WB government, SC allowed the Centre to withdraw seven companies of the Central Armed Paramilitary forces (CAPF) from the troubled Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts.

18 Oct 2017

West Bengal

Darjeeling crisis: Mamata vindicated as Calcutta HC stays forces' removal

The Calcutta HC put a stay on the Centre's decision of pulling out 10 of 15 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) deployed in strife-torn Darjeeling.

24 Jul 2017

Indian Government

Securing Amarnath Yatra: Government issues food advisory to CRPF

In a bid to plug security loopholes during the Amarnath Yatra, the government issued an advisory to CRPF personnel to stay off piping hot yummy food being served in community kitchens along the way.

15 May 2017


Hizbul terrorist nabbed from Indo-Nepal border

A terrorist from the Hizbul Mujahideen was apprehended by the Sashastra Seema Bal from the Indo-Nepal border while he was attempting to cross into India.

20 Dec 2016


Centre to revive 'Special Service Bureau'

The central government has decided to pursue revival of the Special Service Bureau (SSB) along its international borders.