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Punjab: BSF jawan crosses India-Pakistan border, nabbed by Rangers
World

Punjab: BSF jawan crosses India-Pakistan border, nabbed by Rangers

This is the second such incident in the Abohar sector of Punjab after a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan crossed over to the Pakistan side while undertaking zero line checking along the India-Pakistan International Border (IB) last week on December 1

WATCH: Retired Intelligence Bureau officer run over by speeding car
India

WATCH: Retired Intelligence Bureau officer run over by speeding car

Although a case has been registered at the Jayalakshmi police station in Mysuru, the reason for the murder of retired Intelligence Bureau (IB) officer RN Kulkarni is yet to be deciphered

Jammu: BSF open fires at flying object along International Border, say sources
India

Jammu: BSF open fires at flying object along International Border, say sources

The flying object, possibly a drone, was trying to intrude into the Indian territory from across the border but was forced to retreat, sources said

Tunnel suspected to be used by terrorists for infiltration detected in J&K's Samba sector, says police
India

Tunnel suspected to be used by terrorists for infiltration detected in J&K's Samba sector, says police

DGP Dilbag Singh said the tunnel was unearthed following investigation into the recent encounter near Nagrota on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway

India-China standoff: Creeping land grab is classic Beijing feint; small punitive steps won't help, Delhi must prepare for limited war
World

India-China standoff: Creeping land grab is classic Beijing feint; small punitive steps won't help, Delhi must prepare for limited war

The military operation to recover Galwan can be preceded by a set of punitive economic measures to show India means business.

Arvind Kejriwal announces compensation of Rs 1 crore for IB staffer Ankit Sharma’s kin, Twitter users call move 'selective'
India

Arvind Kejriwal announces compensation of Rs 1 crore for IB staffer Ankit Sharma’s kin, Twitter users call move 'selective'

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced a compensation of Rs 1 crore for the family of Intelligence Bureau (IB) staffer Ankit Sharma, who lost his life in the northeast Delhi violence last week. However, the move was criticised by journalists and other Twitter users as a "populist and selective" measure.

AAP sacks Tahir Hussain; BJP stays mum on Kapil Mishra: Political parties should ensure tainted leaders face consequences
Politics

AAP sacks Tahir Hussain; BJP stays mum on Kapil Mishra: Political parties should ensure tainted leaders face consequences

In the aftermath of the Delhi riots, the AAP has suspended its municipal councillor Tahir Hussain from primary membership of the party.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh backs state police over questioning of Katarpur pilgrims, says acted on IB's request in national security interest
India

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh backs state police over questioning of Katarpur pilgrims, says acted on IB's request in national security interest

"Had the Gurdaspur police failed to act, I would have taken strict action against them," Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh told the state Assembly backing the state police over questioning some Kartarpur Sahib pilgrims

'Wrong to target me': AAP councillor Tahir Hussain denies involvement in killing of IB staffer Ankit Sharma amid Delhi violence
India

'Wrong to target me': AAP councillor Tahir Hussain denies involvement in killing of IB staffer Ankit Sharma amid Delhi violence

AAP councillor Tahir Hussain on Thursday denied that he was involved in the riots or in the killing of an Intelligence Bureau (IB) staffer whose family accused him of being behind the murder.

Infiltration into Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan-based terrorist groups in 2018 highest in five years: MHA report
India

Infiltration into Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan-based terrorist groups in 2018 highest in five years: MHA report

Pakistan-based terrorist groups made 328 bids to sneak into Jammu and Kashmir in 2018 and were successful in 143 of these attempts, the Home Ministry's annual report said.

Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, no casualties
India

Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, no casualties

Pakistani Rangers violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages with small arms firing along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir' Kathua.

BSF sub-inspector suspected to have drowned in river along Jammu's International Border, say officials
India

BSF sub-inspector suspected to have drowned in river along Jammu's International Border, say officials

A 54-year-old sub-inspector of the BSF is suspected to have drowned in a swollen river along the International Border in Jammu, officials said on Sunday.

India concerned over Pakistan's 2,050 unprovoked ceasefire violations since January;  21 Indians killed, says MEA
India

India concerned over Pakistan's 2,050 unprovoked ceasefire violations since January; 21 Indians killed, says MEA

India on Sunday raised concerns regarding more than 2,050 unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistan forces this year.

With Manmohan Singh's SPG cover removed, over 3,000 commandos of security force will now provide cover to just 4 VVIPs
India

With Manmohan Singh's SPG cover removed, over 3,000 commandos of security force will now provide cover to just 4 VVIPs

The SPG with its 3,000 strong commandos now provides close proximate security to just four persons — Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her two children — Rahul and Priyanka

Twenty years since Kargil War: Incompetence and veniality of generals killed soldiers, allowed Pakistan to cross LoC
India

Twenty years since Kargil War: Incompetence and veniality of generals killed soldiers, allowed Pakistan to cross LoC

From litigation and classified documents on 199 Kargil War, this much is clear that the top military and civilian leadership ignored warnings of imminent conflict and army generals scapegoated mid-level commanders to hide their failures

NIA, IB find two bombs in drain near Bengaluru hours after Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh operative's arrest
India

NIA, IB find two bombs in drain near Bengaluru hours after Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh operative's arrest

Hours after a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) operative was arrested, the National Investigation Agency and Intelligence Bureau Wednesday found two 'live' bombs hidden in a stormwater drain in Ramanagar district

Border Security Force apprehends 50-year-old Pakistani national in Gujarat's Rann of Kutch
India

Border Security Force apprehends 50-year-old Pakistani national in Gujarat's Rann of Kutch

The BSF guards the Rann of Kutch area that forms part of the India-Pakistan International Border

IB requirement 2019 for 318 deputy director, intelligence officer and other posts, get the details here
India

IB requirement 2019 for 318 deputy director, intelligence officer and other posts, get the details here

The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has released the official notification inviting applications for the posts of Intelligence Officer, Senior Research Officer, Security Officer, Deputy Director, Senior Accounts Officer and various other posts.

MHA says 'snooping order' based on UPA-era IT rules, no new powers conferred on any security agencies
India

MHA says 'snooping order' based on UPA-era IT rules, no new powers conferred on any security agencies

The MHA has authorised 10 central agencies, including the IB, CBI, and ED to intercept, monitor, and decrypt "any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer" for national security

CBI vs CBI: Fresh claims of evidence manipulation further erode credibility; govt must set up mechanism for agency overhaul
India

CBI vs CBI: Fresh claims of evidence manipulation further erode credibility; govt must set up mechanism for agency overhaul

Two officers from warring factions of Alok Verma and Rakesh Asthana are accusing each other of manipulation of seized data, tampering with evidence and destroying records to benefit one or the other camp, further eroding the credibility of the investigating agency