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Charas recovered off Gujarat coast are from Pakistani hamlet: BSF

August 13, 2020 10:28 pm

Till now 1,309 packets containing charas, weighing one kilogram each, have been seized by BSF, police, coast guard and the Indian navy. Some packets were also found inside the creeks near Jakhau and had seaweeds on them.

BSF officer's death a 'misunderstanding', will talk to Amit Shah if needed: Bangladesh Home Minister

October 19, 2019 6:27 pm

Claiming that the BSF patrol team came into Bangladesh illegally to retrieve an Indian fisherman in Bangladesh's custody, the BGB had earlier said that they had opened fire in "self-defence." BSF officers, on the other hand, said the firing was unprovoked, and that the Indian side did not even retaliate.

Pakistan yet to respond to India's proposal to host meet between BSF and Pak Rangers

October 15, 2019 10:29 pm

The biannual meeting has taken place regularly despite ups and downs in bilateral ties between the two countries in the past.

Ex-Pak soldier held in J&K's Samba, claims he crossed over due to harassment by Pak Army

May 09, 2019 7:26 pm

The soldier claimed that he was from the Pakistani Army and had crossed over as he was being harassed by the army personnel, sources said, adding that he sought voluntary retirement after putting in nine years of service.

13 kg heroin seized near Indo-Pak border in Punjab

December 25, 2017 3:18 pm

The force was looking for the person who was supposed to collect the drug consignment on the Indian side, the official added. The BSF official said that no arrest has been made in the matter while further investigation was underway.

11 injured as Pakistan pounds 150 villages

October 10, 2014 1:19 pm

At least eight people, including three Border Security Forces personnel, were injured as firing by Pakistani Rangers.

Anti-national elements taking advantage of friendly borders: Shinde

December 21, 2013 1:27 am

Shinde made the statements at a function marking the golden jubilee of the Sashatra Seema Bal.

Bangla woman's killing: BSF now orders revision trial

September 15, 2013 3:01 am

The accused was identified as Amiya Ghosh of BSF’s 181 Battalion.

Rohingya Muslims infiltration on agenda

September 11, 2013 3:05 am

India will raise the issue of Rohingya Muslims illegally entering the country through Bangladesh when chiefs of border security forces of the two countries meet next week in Dhaka

One BSF man killed in Valley attack

March 22, 2013 1:38 am

A week after the Bemina fidayeen attack,suspected militants on Thursday attacked a convoy of Border Security Forces at Nowgam bypass on the outskirts


Wagah border: Performances ahead of beating retreat parade

January 26, 2016 5:32 pm

Punjab, Jan 26 (ANI): Ceremonial performances were witnessed during the Republic day celebrations on Wagah Border ahead of beating the retreat parade on Tuesday.The Border Security Forces (BSF) and the Pakistani Rangers on Tuesday exchanged sweets on the occasion of India's 67th Republic Day along the Attari-Wagah border in Amritsar in Punjab.

BSF beefs up security on Punjab riverine border

January 22, 2016 8:26 am

Ajnala, Jan 22 (ANI): The Border Security Forces (BSF) has beefed up boat-related patrolling and check posts along the riverine border, which separates India and Pakistan, to prevent infiltration and smuggling operations. BSF officials said border fencing at some places have been damaged because of the water pressure. The drug menace in Punjab is reportedly of a very high level and authorities are hard pressed to counter it.

Parrikar reaches MHA to discuss internal security issues

January 15, 2016 7:08 am

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar reached Ministry for Home Affairs to discuss the internal security issues. Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi , Border Security Forces (BSF) Director General DK Pathak and National Security Agency (NSA) Ajit Doval arrived for internal security meet at North Block. Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar are scheduled to meet today.