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Tripura: Six injured in scuffle between BSF jawans, suspected smugglers

"The border security personnel tried to detain them but they started attacking. Though the initial attack was thwarted, they gathered soon after in larger numbers. BSF jawans dispersed them by firing from non-lethal Pump Action Guns (PAG)," the official informed.

Financial safety not national security reason for women to join BSF: Study

The study also raises questions over the government's recent directive to scale up the number of women personnel to 15 per cent in border guarding forces like BSF, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).


In Tripura, BSF personnel on patrol need more than guns to stay safe

BSF jawans in this Tripura border area patrol in a suit which includes a full body uniform, boots, hand gloves, face masks and helmets. They also have to carry an improvised portable fogging device made out of a tin can and a bit of wire.

Home Ministry letter: Send proposals on grant of raised pay or face SC, CAPF chiefs told

The report mentioned that upset officers had sent multiple letters to Home Minister Amit Shah, alleging deliberate scuttling of the provision by their superiors. These letters called the behaviour of their superiors “snotty”, and their mindset “narrow and negative”.

BSF commanders asked to spend 25 nights a month at posts along border

This order for night halt of battalion commanders in forwarding areas is for some time. The strategy can be modified as per the prevailing situation, a senior official said.

'Floating cattle' smuggling prompts BSF to deploy more troops, boats along Bangla border in WB

The troops have been asked to maintain an "aggressive posture" and ensure that the crime of cattle smuggling is effectively checked, a senior official in the south Bengal frontier of the force said.


J&K: Suspected Pakistani intruder shot dead by BSF personnel

According to police, the deceased, 60, was trying to cross the international border and sneaked into the Indian side in Ramgarh sector around 3 am.

West Bengal: BSF steps up vigil after jawan injured in smugglers’ attack; 150 bovines seized

The BSF has increased its vigil in the Indo-Bangladesh border areas in the wake of rising cases of cattle smuggling. On July 11, a BSF jawan had lost his hand after bombs were hurled at him by cattle smugglers in Bongaon.

Smugglers hurl bombs near Indo-Bangladesh border, BSF man loses hand

According to a BSF officer, a group of cattle smugglers had entered 200 metres inside the Indian side to smuggle cattle into Bangladesh.

BSF recruitment 2019: Last day to apply for 1072 head constable vacancies tomorrow

BSF Recruitment 2019: The last date to apply is June 12, 2019. Interested candidates can apply on the BSF's official website, Selected candidates will be eligible for a salary of Rs 25,500 to Rs 81,000 per month and additional allowances

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Delhi: BSF plane crashes in near airport, all 10 personnel killed

BSF plane crash: All 10 aboard were killed in the accident after it burst into flames just outside the Delhi's IGI airport shortly after take-off.

Today in pics: July 16, 2014

Reports said firing from the Pakistan side of the border in Jammu district left several BSF soldiers injured.