Vigil stepped up along India-Nepal border ahead of Independence Day

Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has stepped up vigil along the India-Nepal border in the wake of the Independence Day.

Indian Army finds cow bombs near border, Maoists hand suspected?
Indian Army finds cow bombs near border, Maoists hand suspected?

Excitement was high in the Nayabasti area of Naxalbari, Maoists hot-bed, where 100 cows were held near the border by the jawans of Indian Army after they saw stitches on their abdomen.

Nepali national arrested with narcotics near Indo-Nepal border

A Nepali national was arrested in Thuthibari area near Indo-Nepal border for allegedly possessing narcotics worth Rs 59 lakh by Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), police said on Thursday.

Nepali international arrested near Indo-Nepal border

A Nepali international was arrested near the Indo-Nepal border by security forces for allegedly possessing 112 grams of smack worth over 22 lakh, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) official said on Wednesday.

Darjeeling landslides: Rescue operations nearing end

Rescue operations in landslide-hit Darjeeling hills in West Bengal may be over in another two-three days, an official said here on Tuesday.

Darjeeling landslides toll rises to 40; 16 persons missing

With the recovery of two more bodies, the toll in landslide-battered Darjeeling district has risen to 40 even as 16 people still missing.

SSB probing anomalies in physical endurance test

The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) is probing alleged serious anomalies in physical endurance test by Staff Selection Commission for recruitment of constables in central armed police force, Assam Rifles, SSB, NIA and other allied para-military services.

SW Command sends task force to assist Operation Maitri in Nepal

The Indian Army 's South Western Command has deployed its own task force to assist the ongoing rescue and relief mission 'Operation Maitri' in quake-hit Nepal.

India dispatches 8,450 tents to quake-hit Nepal

A total of 8,450 tents were dispatched to Nepal on Thursday for people affected by the devastating earthquake, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said here.

Govt sanctions two new battalions to NDRF

Government Wednesday bolstered the strength of the national disaster combat force NDRF by sanctioning two new battalions comprising 2,000 personnel to it.

SSB sends over 3 dozen vehicles from border posts to Nepal

Border guarding force SSB on Monday said it has dispatched over three dozen vehicles including ambulances and water tankers from its border camps for relief operations in earthquake-hit areas of Nepal.

One held with smack worth Rs 51 lakh in UP

One person has been arrested the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) with smack worth Rs 51 lakh in the international market.

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.

SSB deploys unarmed 'smiling' squads at Nepal, Bhutan borders

In a unique initiative, border guarding force SSB has replaced its gun-toting troops with a 'smiling' non-combatised personnel team to interact and frisk people who cross-over to India from the international borders of Nepal and Bhutan.

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.

SSB readies for Republic Day, put on operational alert

The Sashastra Seema Bal has been put on operational alert following intelligence inputs, ahead of Republic Day celebrations and US President Barack Obama's three-day visit to India beginning Sunday.

One dead as SSB men, villagers clash near India-Nepal border

At least one person was killed and three others were injured on Monday in an exchange of gunfire between Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel and villagers near the India-Nepal border in West Bengal, police said.

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.

Goyal appointed new ADG in border guarding force SSB

Government on Friday appointed senior IPS officer Somesh Goyal as the new Additional Director General in border guarding force SSB.