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Thousands of border pillars missing on Nepal, Bhutan borders

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 13:20

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.

SSB jawan shoots himself while on duty

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 22:44

A SSB jawan on Thursday committed suicide while on duty by shooting himself with his service rifle in Siddharth Nagar district.

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 13:58

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 14:21

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

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 13:00

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:52

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

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 15:30

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 11:50

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 20:52

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

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 17:55

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 20:36

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.

SSB jawan injured in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 17:27

A Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) jawan on Sunday suffered serious injuries following a fire from his fire-arm in Gopikadar camp in Dumka district, police said.