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BSF gives its jawans unique stripes

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 11:07

BSF jawans will now don yellow-red shoulder badges after the paramilitary force recently adopted a unique "in-house" mechanism to recognise seniority amongst the personnel.

BSF jawans in Sunderbans, Kutch to get hardship allowance

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 19:12

BSF jawans deployed in Sunderbans in West Bengal and Rann of Kutch in Gujarat will be given a hardship allowance every month, Sushilkumar Shinde said.

Two BSF jawans killed in suspected fratricide incident

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 10:51

Two BSF jawans were on Friday killed in a suspected fratricide incident in Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan.

Seven BSF men killed as car falls into gorge

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 20:16

Seven BSF personnel were killed and four other personnel injured when a vehicle they used for patrolling fell into a gorge near Mizoram-Bangladesh border Tuipuibari village on Tuesday, the police said.

Pak targets Indian posts, no casualties

Last Updated: Sunday, October 07, 2012, 23:07

Pakistani troops fired at Indian forward posts in Jammu and Kashmir`s Sambha sector prompting BSF jawans to retaliate effectively.

`Injuries to BSF jawans on Indo-Bangla border increasing`

Last Updated: Sunday, September 30, 2012, 16:29

According to statistics from the security force, 57 jawans were injured in 2010 while the figure shot up to 147 next year.

BSF jawans accused of torturing, suspended

Last Updated: Thursday, January 19, 2012, 09:02

Five BSF personnel were suspended Wednesday evening after a video footage showed the guards as thrashing a Bangladeshi cattle smuggler at Raninagar outpost near Indo-Bangla border in Murshidabad district.

Two BSF jawans detained for `human sacrifice`

Last Updated: Saturday, October 08, 2011, 16:26

Two BSF personnel have been detained by police for questioning after a suspected case of human sacrifice in Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district.

Direct satellite phones, TV for BSF jawans

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 14:04

Installation of direct satellite phone terminals and televisions at Forward Defence Locations across the country are among the steps taken by the BSF to boost morale of its jawans and improve operational efficiency.

Two BSF jawans killed, another injured

Last Updated: Thursday, March 03, 2011, 18:47

Two BSF jawans were killed and another injured when a BSF jawan in an inebriated condition fired indiscriminately at Rajbari border outpost in South Tripura district.

BSF jawans ready for anti-Maoist operation: DG

Last Updated: Monday, January 24, 2011, 20:49

Border Security Force (BSF) jawans posted in Orissa`s worst naxal-hit areas were high on morale and ready to take on left wing expremists (LWEs), BSF Director General (DG) Raman Srivastav said on Monday.

BSF jawans celebrate Lohri on Indo-Pak border

Last Updated: Thursday, January 13, 2011, 18:35

Miles away from their families, BSF jawans celebrated Lohri by dancing around bonfires and exchanging sweets with locals at Forward Border Out Post.