Border Security Force

BSF goes hi-tech: How Cobra wire prevents infiltration at Indo-Pak border

BSF goes hi-tech: How Cobra wire prevents infiltration at Indo-Pak border

Hand-held thermal imager technique helps the BSF keep Indo-Pak border safe. 

Mar 14, 2018, 20:19 PM IST

BSF personnel celebrate Holi in Amritsar: See Pics

Border Security Force personnel celebrate Holi at BSF headquarters at Khasa, on the outskirts of Amritsar on March 2, 2018.

Mar 02, 2018, 18:47 PM IST
Watch: BSF jawans sing, dance and celebrate Holi in Jammu

Watch: BSF jawans sing, dance and celebrate Holi in Jammu

Holi is one of the most ancient festivals which finds mention in our old Sanskrit texts like Dashakumar Charit and Garud Puran.

Mar 01, 2018, 17:25 PM IST
BSF launches 'Operation Alert' along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir to curb militant movement

BSF launches 'Operation Alert' along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir to curb militant movement

The BSF gave a military send-off by organising wreath-laying ceremony at Frontier headquarters here in the honour of the late Head Constable Radha Pada Hazara, who was killed in sniper firing by Pakistan Rangers.

Jan 04, 2018, 18:35 PM IST
Jammu & Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Samba Sector, 1 BSF jawan martyred

Jammu & Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Samba Sector, 1 BSF jawan martyred

Pakistan once again violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba sector on Wednesday. One Border Security Force (BSF) jawan has lost his life in during the encounter. 

Jan 03, 2018, 18:00 PM IST
Suicide victim's body carried by river to Pakistan, handed back to BSF

Suicide victim's body carried by river to Pakistan, handed back to BSF

Kulwinder Singh, a resident of Sanjay Nagar locality, had allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the river at the Akhnoor bridge last month.

Dec 10, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
Limited takeaway from recent talks with Pakistan Rangers: BSF DG

Limited takeaway from recent talks with Pakistan Rangers: BSF DG

 A delegation of Pak Rangers, led by their DG, had visited the Border Security Force headquarters here for the bi-annual talks early this month.

Nov 29, 2017, 20:26 PM IST
36,000 Rohingyas in India; terror links cannot be ruled out: BSF

36,000 Rohingyas in India; terror links cannot be ruled out: BSF

BSF DG said his troops have apprehended 87 Rohingya Muslims along the Indo-Bangla border since the beginning of this year till October 31.

Nov 29, 2017, 18:38 PM IST
Bhuj: BSF detains 3 Pakistan fishermen, seizes 5 fishing boats in 'Harami Nala' creek

Bhuj: BSF detains 3 Pakistan fishermen, seizes 5 fishing boats in 'Harami Nala' creek

The Border Security Force or BSF on seized five Pakistan fishing boats from vertical channel of  'Harami Nala' creek area in Bhuj, Gujarat. The forces also have apprehended three Pakistan fishermen.

Nov 10, 2017, 09:03 AM IST
383 security officials killed in line of duty in 1 year: Intelligence Bureau

383 security officials killed in line of duty in 1 year: Intelligence Bureau

76 personnel belonged to the UP Police while 56 belonged to the BSF; Majority died during cross-border firing from Pakistan, fighting militancy in J-K, Naxals.

Oct 21, 2017, 11:33 AM IST

Rajnath Singh compliments forces for foiling terror attack in J&K

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday complimented the security forces for successfully eliminating the terrorists involved in an attack on a BSF camp in Jammu and Kashmir.

Oct 03, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
Terrorist attack on BSF camp in Srinagar: 1 soldier killed, 2 injured; gun battle underway

Terrorist attack on BSF camp in Srinagar: 1 soldier killed, 2 injured; gun battle underway

Terrorists attacked the camp of BSF's 182 Battalion in Srinagar around 4 am. Flights to and from Srinagar have been affected as the airport is nearby. Operations to neutralise the remaining terrorists are underway.

Oct 03, 2017, 06:09 AM IST

BSF, Pak Rangers meet over border tension; 1st time in 6 months

"The meeting was held in a cordial and positive atmosphere and both sides agreed to expedite the implementation of the decisions taken in an earlier meeting," he said.

Sep 30, 2017, 00:03 AM IST
Woman Naxal carrying Rs 5 lakh reward arrested in Chhattisgarh

Woman Naxal carrying Rs 5 lakh reward arrested in Chhattisgarh

She was wanted in 22 Naxal-related incidents, including attacks on police parties and triggering blasts, in Koyalibeda area, the official said.

Sep 24, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Pakistan violates ceasefire, 6th time in 6 days

Pakistan violates ceasefire, 6th time in 6 days

The officer said the firing by Pak Rangers started at around 2100 hours yesterday and intermittent firing continued till 0530 hours today.

Sep 18, 2017, 16:00 PM IST

Pakistan Rangers shell Indian posts in J&K

Pakistan Rangers resorted to heavy shelling on Monday across the international border in Jammu and Kashmir for the fourth consecutive day, police said.

Sep 18, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu

Pakistan rangers on Saturday violated ceasefire along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir targeting Indian positions, killing livestock and damaging several properties.

Sep 16, 2017, 09:03 AM IST
Rajnath Singh says Pakistan not showing signs of improving relations

Rajnath Singh says Pakistan not showing signs of improving relations

Pakistan is not showing interest in improving relations with India, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said, pointing to the regular violation of ceasefire by the neighbour in Jammu and Kashmir.

Sep 12, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

BSF jawan killed in Pakistan sniper fire from across LoC in Poonch

A senior BSF officer said the Pakistani army violated the ceasefire and targeted a jawan of the border guarding force, who was on duty at a post along the LoC, with sniper fire.

Sep 01, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
Three Pak Rangers killed after BSF retaliates to cross-border firing

Three Pak Rangers killed after BSF retaliates to cross-border firing

BSF gave a 'befitting' reply to the Pak rangers following their unprovoked firing around 3 pm, PTI quoted an officer as saying.

Aug 26, 2017, 20:30 PM IST