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One Indian smuggler killed, four BSF troopers hurt

A man was killed and four BSF personnel were injured on Wednesday in three different incidents of cattle smuggling at the Bangladesh border in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district.

BSF Women team sets off for unique camel safari along Pak border

 A contingent of over two dozen women, including border guarding 'mahila' troops of BSF, have embarked on a maiden 2,300-km camel safari along India's international border with Pakistan.

Govt reports decline in recruitment of minorities to central forces

The representation of minority communities in recruitment to paramilitary forces registered a decline over a four-year period till 2011, the government told Parliament on Tuesday.

BSF wants special pay for being 1st line of defence at borders

Country's largest border guarding force BSF has made a strong pitch for a special 'border service' pay for its men stating the troops are deployed well ahead of the Army along international borders and they face the "first brunt" of an enemy attack.

Five Maoist operatives held in Odisha

Five Maoist operatives were arrested by security personnel from a forest area in Odisha's Malkangiri district, the police said on Friday.

West Bengal: BSF jawan opens fire; 1 killed, 4 injured

In a suspected case of fratricide, a BSF jawan on Tuesday allegedly opened fire at the force's camp near here, killing a colleague and injuring four others.

Pak violates ceasefire again, opens fire at BSF post in J&K's RS Pura sector
Pak violates ceasefire again, opens fire at BSF post in J&K's RS Pura sector

Pakistan resorted to fresh ceasefire violation on Sunday morning at the RS Pura sector of the International Border (IB) here, hours after they had fired two to three mortar shells in Nowapind border outpost area yesterday night.

Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Poonch

Army on Saturday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan Rangers violate ceasefire, shell BSF posts in Jammu

Ahead of India-Pakistan World Cup cricket match, both the countries on Saturday traded accusations of violating ceasefire along the border area.

BSF recovers heroin worth 3 cr from international border

Jalandhar, Feb 13 (PTI) Border Security Force (BSF) today seized heroin weighing 580 gram, worth around Rs three crore in the international market, from near a border out post at the international border, a senior official said today.

BSF guns down three cattle smugglers in West Bengal

The paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) has killed three Bangladeshi cattle smugglers near the India-Bangladesh border in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.

Rajnath Singh to visit Manipur, Tripura on Saturday

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Manipur and Tripura on Saturday to review the law and order situation and assess the repatriation of tribal refugees, sheltered in Tripura for more than 17 years, an official said here on Wednesday.

'Request for interceptor awaiting response from Home Ministry'

The Border Security Force has sought mobile interceptors to effectively stop smuggling of drugs from across the border and is awaiting the Union Home Ministry's response, a top BSF official said on Sunday.

BSF IG briefs J&K Guv on internal security in Kashmir, LoC

 Inspector General of Border Security Force (BSF) for Kashmir PS Sandhu on Thursday briefed Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra about internal security prevailing in Kashmir Valley and along Line of Control (LoC).

Pakistan resorts to unprovoked firing along border in Jammu

Pakistan Rangers Thursday resorted to unprovoked firing at a Border Security Force (BSF) outpost along the border in Jammu and Kashmir, an officer said here.

Delhi Police prepares for Assembly Election

Over 60,000 policemen and paramilitary personnel will be deployed to conduct free and fair Delhi Assembly Elections on February 7.

BSF foils 11 bids by terrorists to enter India

Jammu, Feb 1 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) foiled 11 attempts by terrorists in January to sneak into Jammu and Kashmir from Pakistan, a senior BSF official has said.

"Eight of the bids were made in the last 15 days," the official told IANS here.

Foiled 11 infiltration bids last month, says BSF

Alert troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) last month foiled 11 infiltration bids by militants along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, a senior BSF official said.

Militants waiting to infiltrate into Kashmir: BSF

Border Security Force on Friday said there were attempts by militants from across the border to infiltrate into Kashmir, but asserted that the force is alert and would not give any opportunity to the guerrillas to cross.

Uneasy calm again on international border in Jammu

 An uneasy calm again prevailed on the international border in Jammu district Friday as tension was palpable in Arnia and RS Pura towns because of shelling by Pakistan Rangers.