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Border Security Force (BSF)

Book Review | How BSF was the first to launch the war to liberate Bangladesh

The book is dotted with the untold story of BSF heroes who were the first to extend the hand of friendship to the rebels against Pakistan.

16 Jul 2023 12:07 AM

Dilip Cherian | New BSF chief’s appointment marks a strategic shift

This move reflects a strategic shift in India’s approach towards securing its borders and signifies a renewed commitment

22 Jun 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Building fences with states' help

The state governments should proactively help the BSF to build its infrastructure so that border security can be beefed up: Amit Shah

19 Dec 2022 9:11 AM

156 dens at Indo-Bangla border in WB; CCTV to cover 127 kms by March next year: BSF

For the stretch of 127 kms, the ministry of home affairs have approved ₹23 crores for a low cost surveillance project to install CCTVs

04 Dec 2022 2:04 PM

BSF foils Pakistan drone bid to smuggle drugs, pistol into Punjab

The officials said the drone is suspected to have escaped to the Pakistani side

09 Feb 2022 1:18 PM


33 BSF troopers court-martialled in East in last 2 years

It is also conducting court martial proceedings against 14 more personnel on different charges in the same zone presently

27 Jan 2022 8:36 PM

Security alert along Pak border in J&K ahead of Republic Day

The BSF is tasked to guard the 198-km stretch of the India-Pakistan border in Jammu region

25 Jan 2022 12:34 AM

Dhankhar asks Didi to review her call to limit BSF in West Bengal

The governor also sought the Trinamul Congress supremo to review her instruction

09 Dec 2021 11:33 PM

BSF, BGB to exchange more trans-border crime info, build projects in own areas

These decisions were taken at a four-day BSF-BGB border co-ordination conference which concluded in Kolkata on Friday

26 Nov 2021 8:52 PM

BSF sees no rift with West Bengal police on domain powers

The enhanced jurisdiction under the criminal procedure code will help BSF to strengthen the hands of the police

17 Nov 2021 8:17 PM


'Attack on federalism', says Punjab CM Channi on Centre extending BSF's jurisdiction

Several political party leaders have questioned the intent of the BJP-led Centre behind the move

14 Oct 2021 10:06 AM

Pakistani intruder killed by BSF along International Border in Jammu

The spot where the body was found is around 40 metres from the International Border on the Indian side, the officials said

08 Feb 2021 1:02 PM

BSF kills five Pakistani intruders along the International Border in Punjab

This is the highest number of intruders killed in a single incident along the over 3,300 km-long border with Pakistan in more than a decade

22 Aug 2020 2:29 PM

BSF kills Pakistani intruder along India-Pakistan border in Barmer

The incident took place around 1 am at the Bakhasar area along the border

08 Aug 2020 3:04 PM

Ahead of Eid, BSF delpoys more troops along Bangladesh border to curb cattle smuggling

The BSF has increased the deployment of night camera tractors and speed boats to prevent animal trafficking before Eid.

07 Jul 2020 10:15 AM


13 infiltrators killed in 4 days across LOC

Anti-infiltration operations were launched on May 28 following intelligence inputs.

02 Jun 2020 10:18 AM

2 BSF jawans shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir

Killings follow elimination of two dreaded Hizb militants in massive encounter

21 May 2020 1:19 PM

Rising covid tally in BSF sets off alarm bells

There are 85 cases from the Border Security Force.

07 May 2020 1:53 PM

67 BSF jawans test positive for Covid19

From Tripura, 13 more positive cases have been reported, out of which 10 are BSF personnel

05 May 2020 11:28 AM

Drones to keep watch on Bangla border in Assam

BSF has identified the vulnerable stretches of the border and the gaps in fencing.

28 Jan 2019 12:22 AM