Rajnath Singh underlines two-pronged role for SSB

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday called for a two-pronged role of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) while safeguarding the country's borders.

Avalanche warning: Forces put on high alert in Uttarakhand

Forces deployed in the high altitude districts of Uttarakhand were put on high alert on Sunday in view of the possibility of avalanches in places located above 2,500 metres.

SSB rushes 2,000 men to violence-hit Assam

New Delhi: Indo-Bhutan border guarding force, SSB has rushed 2,000 of its personnel to Assam in the wake of the mass killings and escalation in violence by the militants of banned outfit NDFB(S).

Challenge to guard Indian borders with Nepal, Bhutan: MoS Home

It is a challenge to guard the country's borders with Nepal and Bhutan, and anti-social elements here are hard to detect as there is "no restriction" on the cross-border movement of people, Union Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said.

HIV positive SSB jawan commits suicide

A Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in Champawat district as he was apparently depressed over being HIV positive, police said.

Over 50,000 central paramilitary personnel for J&K polls

Over 50,000 personnel of central paramilitary forces will assist the Jammu and Kashmir police in ensuring free and fair polling during the upcoming Assembly elections.

Precious idol recovered, Nepalese arrested

A Nepalese citizen was arrested by Shashastra Seema Bal after a precious idol was allegedly recovered from his possession in neighbouring Shravasti district.

J&K floods: SSB gives Rs 2.12 crore to PM's Relief Fund

Border guarding force SSB on Saturday presented a cheque for Rs 2.12 crore to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the victims of the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir.

Rajnath approves lease of land for setting up KV at Lakhimpur Kheri

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has approved the providing of three acres of land on lease by the Sashastra Seema Bal to set up Kendriya Vidyalaya at SSB campus at Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, by the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sanghatan.

Thousands of border pillars missing on Nepal, Bhutan borders

More than 2,700 border pillars along India`s open border with Nepal have either gone "missing" or are "damaged", setting alarm bells ringing in the internal security establishment of the country.

Chinese centres in Nepal not a threat to India as of now: SSB

India is keeping an eye on growing number of Chinese cultural centres in neighbouring Nepal, but their activity has not reached the threshold where it impinges on the country`s security, outgoing chief of border guarding force SSB said here on Wednesday.

No full-time DG for SSB as chief retires

Government on Tuesday appointed CISF chief Arvind Ranjan as the caretaker Director General of border guarding force Sashastra Seema Bal.

Polls in border states: Forces asked to step up vigil

With polling in border states to be held in next four phases, government has directed BSF and SSB to intensify vigil along the boundaries with Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal to check possible trans-border crime and smuggling of narcotics and fake Indian currency notes.

11 Nepalese girls rescued in UP, 1 held

Eleven girls from Nepal were rescued and a man was arrested after a human-trafficking racket was busted here by a team of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), official sources said here today.

Women to be inducted as officers in border force for first time

Breaking the male bastion in the five decade-old Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), the government has approved recruitment of young women as `combat officers` in the second largest border guarding force.

Govt committed to provide best facilities to forces: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the government is committed to providing the best possible facilities to the Central Armed Police Forces personnel who are serving the nation in very adverse conditions, risking their lives.

MHA issues new directives for harassment complaints in forces

Union Home Ministry has issued a set of new directives to paramilitary forces for getting regular monthly updates on sexual harrasment cases in their formations nationwide.

Don`t allow elements to take advantage of friendly borders: Shinde

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Thursday asked border guarding forces to check anti-national elements from taking advantage of the country`s friendly relations with its neighbours for perpetrating their evil designs.

6,000 more SSB personnel for anti-Naxal operations

Nearly 6,000 personnel of central paramilitary SSB will soon be deployed for anti-Naxal operations duties in the Left wing extremism-hit areas of country.

No need to fence Indo-Nepal border: SSB

There is no need to fence the Indo-Nepal border as the frontier is a friendly crossing between the two countries, the chief of border guarding SSB on Friday said.