MHA says nearly 400 members of paramilitary personnel killed in action in 2015-17; BSF lost 167, CRPF lost 103
The force lost 167 personnel between 2015 and 2017, and a majority of them were killed while guarding the highly sensitive border. The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has lost 103 personnel in the last three years, mostly while fighting Naxals and militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, a Home Ministry official said.
Chhattisgarh polls: Amid Maoist threat, one lakh security personnel, including paramilitary forces, deployed for first phase
On 8 November, four civilians and a CISF jawan were killed in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district when Maoists detonated a bus with an improvised explosive device.
According to police, Two mobile-phones and seven SIM cards were seized from the BSF jawan, Sheikh Riazuddin.
Rajnath Singh orders fast-tracking recruitment process to fill 55,000 vacancies in paramilitary forces
The vacancies in the paramilitary forces are filled through various modes, including direct recruitment, promotion and by deputation as per the extant provisions of recruitment rules.
Five BSF personnel injured on outskirts of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir after militants attack patrol vehicle
According to BSF official, the injured personnel in, belonging to the 163rd battalion, have been hospitalised and one among them is stated to be in serious condition.
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.
Rajnath Singh says technological solutions will eliminate need for soldier to stand guard to protect borders
While addressing BSF jawans in Bikaner, Rajnath Singh said a comprehensive integrated border management system was being implemented by the government to strengthen border security and a pilot project under the system was launched in Jammu.
'There is a need for one more action': Bipin Rawat calls for another surgical strike on terror launch pads across LoC
On Sunday, Bipin Rawat had backed the government's decision to call off dialogue with Pakistan, asserting that talks and terror cannot go together.
Rajnath Singh tells BSF top brass to 'take strongest action against Pakistani troops' involved in killing jawan Narendra Kumar
Home Minister Rajnath Singh has told the Border Security Force (BSF) to take strongest possible action against the Pakistani troops, who slit a BSF jawan's throat along the International Border near Jammu.
Son of Narendra Kumar, BSF jawan slain on International Border, asks government to deliver justice for his father
The body of the BSF head constable, who went missing after an unprovoked firing by Pakistan in Jammu's Ramgarh sector in Kashmir on Tuesday, was found with multiple bullet injuries on his torso, even on his neck.
BSF jawan killed along International Border: India must retaliate against Pakistan; IB is fair game for Delhi too
Pakistani troops slit the throat of the Border Security Force solider earlier this week after fatally shooting him along the International Border near Jammu.
Rajnath Singh was talking to the media at the BSF headquarters in Jammu's Paloura after launching two "smart" border fencing pilot projects under the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) programme
Rajnath Singh to launch first smart fence project along India-Pakistan border to plug vulnerable gaps
The country's first 'smart fence' pilot project, which entails deploying laser-activated fences and technology-enabled barriers to plug vulnerable gaps along borders, will be formally launched by Home Minister Rajnath Singh next week along the India-Pakistan border
40 Border Security Force (BSF) personnel has fanned out in Kerala's Thrissur district for post-disaster rescue and sanitisation operations
Two BSF constables killed, one injured in encounter with Naxalites in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district; ultras flee after gunfight
A group of Naxalites opened fire on a BSF patrol team as they were passing through Chhattisgarh's Barkot village, leading to the encounter.
BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold flag meeting on International Border in Jammu, discuss ceasefire violations
A flag meeting was held on Thursday between officers of the Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers on the International Border (IB) in Jammu district.
No exchange of sweets between Indian, Pakistani forces at Attari-Wagah border after jawan loses life in ceasefire violation
Amid strained India-Pakistan relations, the Border Security Force and Pakistani rangers did not exchange sweets at the Attari-Wagah border
An army jawan was on Saturday killed as Pakistani troopers targeted a patrol party along LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Indian forces have maintained sanctity of ceasefire pact but firing by Pakistan Rangers is betrayal: BSF official
Indian forces have maintained the sanctity of the ceasefire along the frontier but Pakistan "unfortunately" has not, a senior BSF official said.
Eleven BSF troops killed along J&K IB this year; highest casualty figure for border force in 5 years
Eleven BSF troops have been killed in cross-border firing incidents along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir till date in 2018, the highest casualty figure for the border force in a year in the last five years, the latest data revealed.