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.

India orders SSB to stop cattle smuggling to Nepal

The ministry of home affairs has ordered the paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) to ensure that cattle are not taken illegally across the border into Nepal for sacrifice during the Gadhimai festival.

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.

Proposal to recruit surrendered militants in security forces

The Union Home Ministry has proposed raising of two battalions of Border Security Force (BSF) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) comprising surrendered militants of Assam and Manipur, an official statement said on Monday.

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.

17 persons from PoK detained in UP

Seventeen persons, including three women and 10 children, from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir were detained for illegally crossing into India from Nepal through Sonouli border, SSB sources said.

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.

Chinese study centres in Nepal cause of concern: SSB

The SSB, a paramilitary force that guards India`s frontier with Nepal, has expressed concern over the emergence of Chinese study centres in the neighbouring country allegedly indulging in anti-India propaganda.

MHA asks SSB to undertake ops in Assam against NDFB

In the wake of banned terror outfit NDFB(S) increasing its violent activities in Assam, the Union Home Ministry has asked paramilitary SSB to begin undertaking special counter-insurgency operations in the state and check the actions of the group.

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.

Over 250 ex-militants from J&K waiting in Nepal to come India

Over 250 former militants from Jammu and Kashmir are waiting to enter India from Nepal after security agencies prepared new procedures for crossing the border against the backdrop of a controversy over the arrest of a suspected militant on the frontier.

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.

Weapons smuggled from Nepal seized

The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on Thursday seized a haul of weapons smuggled from Nepal in Bihar`s Sitmarhi district, SSB sources said.

Security stepped up along Indo-Nepal border

Security has been tightened along the Indo-Nepal border after a high alert was sounded in Uttar Pradesh following the serial blasts in Patna, a senior Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) official said here.

8 suspected Pak nationals held; some have terror links: SSB

Eight suspected Pakistani nationals, with some of them involved in terror activities, were detained by security forces here when they allegedly tried to cross Indo-Nepal border, official sources said on Sunday.

Eight suspected Pak nationals detained in UP

Eight persons, suspected to be Pakistani nationals, were detained by security forces when they allegedly tried to cross the Indo-Nepal border at Sonauli in Mahrajganj district.

11 people from PoK detained at Nepal border

Eleven people, including five former militants, who tried to enter India from Nepal through Sonouli border, seeking to avail the benefits of Jammu and Kashmir Rehabilitation policy were detained.

SSB academy damaged in Uttarakhand rains

Floods and heavy rains have damaged the training academy of paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in Srinagar in Garhwal.