ITBP affected as ordnance factories delayed arms supplies: CAG

 Performance of ITBP guarding the sensitive Sino-India border has been "adversely affected" as ordnance factories did not supply necessary arms and ammunition to the force for upto to six years after taking advance payments, the CAG on Friday said.

No shortage of ITBP personnel on Sino-Indian border

There is no shortage of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel on the 3,488 km border with China and "routine vacancies" will be filled up, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Firing in Mussoorie IAS academy: ITBP jawan sent to jail

The ITBP jawan who allegedly shot dead a senior and injured another colleague at Mussoorie's prestigious IAS training academy last week was sent to jail today by a court here.

IAS Academy killing: ITBP trooper surrenders in Chandigarh

 An ITBP constable, accused of killing his senior and injuring another colleague in Mussoorie`s Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, surrendered to police here on Sunday, officials said.

ITBP jawan who killed senior at Mussoorie IAS Academy surrenders

The ITBP jawan, who had allegedly killed his superior and injured another colleague by opening fire at the prestigious IAS Academy in Mussoorie two days ago, on Sunday surrendered before police here.

3500 pilgrims stranded at Gobind Dham rescued

At least 3500 pilgrims stranded at Gobind Dham in Uttarakhand have been safely evacuated and brought back either at Gobind Ghat (Joshi Math) with the co-operation and joint efforts of District Administration of Math, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and state team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).

Uttarakhand: ITBP rescues around 1000 pilgrims stranded at Hemkunt Sahib

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Saturday assured immediate help to those affected by heavy rains in Uttarakhand as the state government dispatched a rescue team to oversee evacuation of pilgrims stranded at Hemkunt Sahib.

ITBP or Assam Rifles may be deployed to man border with Myanmar

 In the wake of the killing of 18 Armymen in Manipur, government plans to deploy either Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) or Assam Rifles for manning the 389-km-long Indo-Myanmar border in the state.

Yoga day: 'Op DOGA' sniffer detects IED

A special breed of sniffer dog, a member of 'Operation DOGA' sanitisation exercise, on Saturday detected an improvised bomb planted by security agencies near the venue of the International Yoga Day celebrations at Rajpath here as part of mock security drill.

ITBP personnel avail yoga to sustain extreme temperatures

Posted over 14,500 ft above the ground in Ladakh, the personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) go through all kinds of difficulties to safeguard India. To survive the extremely cold weather, these personnel avail yoga as their means to sustain.

ITBP seeks more units in Ladakh to check Chinese transgressions

In an attempt to strengthen its presence on the Sino-India border in Ladakh, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has sought deployment of additional 6,000 personnel along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the sector that has witnessed a series of transgressions by the Chinese army.

Govt to hire over 11,000 women in central police forces

Over 11,000 women will soon be recruited in central security forces for combat duties like border guarding and law and order assignments.

Govt's big hiring drive to recruit over 62,000 constables

In one of its biggest recruitment drives, government has announced hiring of over 62,000 young men and women as constables in central paramilitary and police organisations this year.

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.

Rajnath Singh to inaugurate ITBP unit in Kanpur on January 28

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate a unit of Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force at Sarsaul, around 35 km from here, on January 28.

ITBP men who thwarted terror bid on Herat Consulate given PPMG

Four ITBP commandos, who repulsed an audacious terrorist attack on the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Herat province last year, have been accorded the President's Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG) on the eve of the Republic Day here.

Obama visit: Elite ITBP canine squad to sanitise VIP areas

A special sniffer dog squad of ITBP has been brought in to the national capital to sanitise the locations which are on the itinerary of US President Barack Obama for his visit later this month to take part in the Republic Day celebrations.

CRPF DG to hold traditional charge of ITBP

India-China border guarding force ITBP will have a temporary chief from the New Year as incumbent Director General Subhas Goswami retires tomorrow.

CRPF chief to also head ITBP from Jan 1

The central government Tuesday gave CRPF Director General Prakash Mishra the additional charge of the post of director general, Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) with effect from Jan 1, an official statement 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.