Border Security Force

Border Security Force seizes heroin worth Rs 50 crores from India-Pakistan border

Trying to take advantage of a foggy morning, Pakistani drug smugglers tried to illegally transport heroin over the India-Pakistan border but were caught by the Border Security Force. Ten packets of heroin, weighing 10.5 kg, were dug out of a field between the international boundary and border security fence.

Feb 19, 2021, 10:20 AM IST

BSF dismisses TMC’s allegations of 'threatening voters in border areas', calls them 'far from any truth'

The full bench of the ECI, led by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, arrived in West Bengal on January 20 evening on a three-day visit ahead of the assembly poll, the dates of which are yet to be announced. The TMC has alleged that the BSF is threatening people in the border areas of the state.

Jan 21, 2021, 17:54 PM IST

After Nagrota terror attack, BSF team entered Pakistan, say sources; know what happened

A Border Security Force (BSF) team had entered Pakistani territory, sources told Zee News on Tuesday.

Dec 01, 2020, 21:38 PM IST

BSF shoots dead Pakistan intruder along IB in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba

The BSF troops shot dead a Pakistani intruder along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district.

Nov 23, 2020, 23:01 PM IST

BSF fires warning shots after detecting suspicious movement at LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district

The BSF fired warning shots after it detected suspicious movement at the LoC in Kupwara district but there was no retaliation reported.

Nov 23, 2020, 15:33 PM IST

CBI arrests BSF officer Satish Kumar in connection with cattle smuggling case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday (November 17, 2020) arrested the then commandant of 36 Battalion of the Border Security Force (BSF), Satish Kumar in connection with a cattle smuggling case.

Nov 17, 2020, 20:56 PM IST

Over 250-300 militants waiting at launch pads across LoC to infiltrate into India: ADG BSF

ADG BSF also informed that only 25-30 militants have managed to infiltrate this year, while 140 had sneaked in 2019. 

Nov 09, 2020, 17:59 PM IST

Cattle smuggling: CBI carries out searches against BSF Commandant, three others

The CBI had registered a case on September 21, 2020, against the then BSF commandant of 36 Battalion of BSF - Satish Kumar. 

Sep 24, 2020, 00:13 AM IST

BSF foils infiltration bid by five terrorists on international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba

The area was searched but nothing was recovered as terrorists could not cross the international border. 

Sep 15, 2020, 21:27 PM IST

5 Infiltrators shot dead By BSF along the border with Pakistan in Punjab

5 Infiltrators shot dead By BSF along the border with Pakistan in Punjab.
The infiltrators were trying to enter the Indian side through the border area in Tarn Taran district when they were spotted by the BSF patrol team.

Aug 22, 2020, 13:48 PM IST

IPS officer Rakesh Asthana takes charge as the 27th Director-General of Border Security Force

 Gujarat cadre IPS officer of 1984-batch Rakesh Asthana took charge as the 27th Director-General of Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday (August 18). The Centre had appointed Asthana as the new director-general of the BSF on Monday.

Aug 18, 2020, 14:32 PM IST

BSF jawan shoots dead two colleagues near Indo-Bangladesh border, surrenders

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan allegedly shot dead two of his colleagues in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district early on Tuesday morning. BSF Constable Uttam Sutradhar shot dead Battalion Commandant Mahendra Singh Bhatti and Constable Anuj Kumar following a scuffle, the police said.

Aug 04, 2020, 18:14 PM IST

BSF hands over 'protest note' to Bangladesh after jawan attacked by smugglers

A BSF jawan was at the border outpost on duty, at the International Boundary with Bangladesh, when he saw suspicious movements of two cattle smugglers trying to smuggle two cattle.

Jul 17, 2020, 00:30 AM IST

BSF shoots down Pakistani spy drone in Hiranagar sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua; weapons, grenades recovered

The patrolling party of BSF from 19 Battalion spotted a Pakistani drone flying in the Rathua area of Hiranagar sector and fired eight to nine rounds on it, thus shooting it down.

Jun 20, 2020, 08:57 AM IST

BSF foils cross-border smuggling of fish eggs stuffed inside cattle carcasses in Bengal

Further examination revealed that each of the cattle was stuffed with six bags containing the fish eggs and was even stitched so that people do not notice it with suspicion.

Jun 06, 2020, 20:56 PM IST

Intensify vigil along Pakistan and Bangladesh borders to ensure no cross border movement takes place: MHA tells BSF

Shah had reviewed border guarding arrangements, at India-Pakistan and India-Bangladesh borders, with BSF Command and Sector Headquarters through video-conferencing on Thursday.

Apr 10, 2020, 18:39 PM IST

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 10 lakh aid for Delhi riot-hit BSF trooper

Earlier, officers of the BSF on Saturday reached out to Anees and promised him that the force would help to repair the house and also offered financial aid as a 'wedding gift'.

Mar 01, 2020, 17:23 PM IST

BSF team will reach to assess the loss at BSF jawan Anees's house, victim of Delhi riots

Border Security Force team will reach to assess the loss at BSF jawan Mohammad Anees's house whose family is also the victim of Delhi riots.

Feb 29, 2020, 14:30 PM IST

Pakistan intruder shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba sector

A Pakistani national intruding into the Indian territory was shot dead by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in Samba sector in the intervening night of Thursday and Friday, sources said.

Dec 13, 2019, 11:19 AM IST

Attempts are being made by our enemies to destablise Kashmir: MoS Home Nityanand Rai on BSF's 55th Raising Day

Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanad Rai said on 55th Raising Day of BSF that attempts are being made by our enemies to destabilise Kashmir Valley but BSF is maintaining strict vigil to thwart these attempts. 

Dec 01, 2019, 11:06 AM IST