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Former CBI second-in-command, IPS officer Rakesh Asthana appointed as new Border Security Force chief
India

Former CBI second-in-command, IPS officer Rakesh Asthana appointed as new Border Security Force chief

During his tenure in the CBI, Rakesh Asthana was involved in investigating many high-profile cases including the VVIP chopper scam, bank fraud by Vijay Mallya

The Borderlands: Hope and loss in a river and shelter homes at India-Bangladesh frontier
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The Borderlands: Hope and loss in a river and shelter homes at India-Bangladesh frontier

In Part 2 of The Borderlands series, filmmaker Samarth Mahajan and his crew travel to the India-Bangladesh frontier to discover how a river serves as both a border and place to meet and fall in love. Here the No Man's Land is owned by individuals, and those who cross into India from Bangladesh are repatriated — a long, arduous process that comes at personal cost.

Paramilitary personnel now entitled to air travel in Jammu, Srinagar and Delhi sectors, says home ministry
India

Paramilitary personnel now entitled to air travel in Jammu, Srinagar and Delhi sectors, says home ministry

MHA 's decision comes in the wake of a deadly attack on 14 February when a local Jaish-e-Mohammad militant rammed a jeep full of explosives into a CRPF convoy which was in transit,

UP Police makes five new arrests in Bulandshahr mob violence case; main accused Yogesh Raj remains at large
India

UP Police makes five new arrests in Bulandshahr mob violence case; main accused Yogesh Raj remains at large

Five more persons were arrested on Friday for their alleged involvement in the mob violence in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr earlier this week, police said.

Rajnath Singh celebrates Dussehra with BSF jawans in Rajasthan's Bikaner, performs 'shastra puja'
India

Rajnath Singh celebrates Dussehra with BSF jawans in Rajasthan's Bikaner, performs 'shastra puja'

Addressing the BSF personnel, Rajnath Singh praised the multi-dimensional role of the BSF in guarding the Indo-Pak and Indo-Bangladesh borders, maintaining law and order in internal disturbances and tackling the Left Wing Extremism.

Uttar Pradesh ATS arrests BSF jawan for sharing info with ISI, claims he was polarised using Kashmir issue, honey-trapped
India

Uttar Pradesh ATS arrests BSF jawan for sharing info with ISI, claims he was polarised using Kashmir issue, honey-trapped

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested a BSF jawan from Noida on the charge of sharing vital information with Pakistan ISI agents, state police chief OP Singh said Wednesday.

Odisha seeks permit for 'No Flying Zone' in Puri during Jagannath Rath Yatra festival
India

Odisha seeks permit for 'No Flying Zone' in Puri during Jagannath Rath Yatra festival

The Odisha police will seek permission from the Centre to declare Puri and its periphery as 'No Flying Zone' during the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath

BSF refuses to exchange sweets with Pakistan Rangers on Republic Day due to ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir
India

BSF refuses to exchange sweets with Pakistan Rangers on Republic Day due to ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday refused to exchange sweets and greetings with their Pakistani counterparts the Pakistan Rangers, on the occasion of the 69th Republic Day

Jammu: Heavy shelling and firing by Pakistani Rangers kills one civilian, injures three others
India

Jammu: Heavy shelling and firing by Pakistani Rangers kills one civilian, injures three others

A civilian was killed and three others injured in heavy overnight shelling and firing by Pakistan Rangers on the international border in Jammu district

Pakistan Rangers resort to firing in Jammu and Kashmir; one civilian dead, four others, including BSF jawan, injured
India

Pakistan Rangers resort to firing in Jammu and Kashmir; one civilian dead, four others, including BSF jawan, injured

Pakistan Rangers on Saturday again resorted to indiscriminate shelling and firing on Indian security and civilian facilities in two sectors on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir

Tension grips locals along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir following ceasefire violations by Pakistan; authorities order evacuation
India

Tension grips locals along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir following ceasefire violations by Pakistan; authorities order evacuation

Tension gripped people living close to the international border and the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday in the Jammu region as authorities ordered closure of schools

Pakistan rangers fire at border outposts at Jammu and Samba districts; 2 civilians killed, 3 injured
India

Pakistan rangers fire at border outposts at Jammu and Samba districts; 2 civilians killed, 3 injured

Two civilians were killed and three others injured as Pakistan Rangers heavily shelled civilian areas and Border Out Posts for the second consecutive day on Friday along the IB in Jammu and Samba districts

Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan Rangers violate ceasefire for fourth day in Arnia sector
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan Rangers violate ceasefire for fourth day in Arnia sector

Pakistan Rangers resorted to heavy shelling on Monday across the international border in Jammu and Kashmir for the fourth consecutive day

Indian army dominant despite increased attempts by Pakistan to push terrorists into J&K: Arun Jaitley
India

Indian army dominant despite increased attempts by Pakistan to push terrorists into J&K: Arun Jaitley

Pakistan has increased attempts to push terrorists into J&K through the border but there is a high number of casualties on their side, Arun Jaitley said.

Pakistan violated ceasefire 251 times this year, killing five Indian soldiers and wounding 21: Govt
India

Pakistan violated ceasefire 251 times this year, killing five Indian soldiers and wounding 21: Govt

Five security personnel have been killed and 21 injured in 251 cases of ceasefire violations by Pakistan in 2017, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Friday.

BSF apprehends Bangladeshi woman, seizes foreign currency worth $30,000
India

BSF apprehends Bangladeshi woman, seizes foreign currency worth $30,000

The BSF apprehended a Bangladeshi national from near Petrapole border in North 24 Parganas district and seized foreign currency from her possession.