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Meet BSF Capt Bhav Pandit Whose Heroics Saved 2 Jawans After Maoist Gunfight In Odisha

The incident of clash between Maoists and security forces on Boudh-Kandhamal border on Saturday was indeed sensational for the entire Odisha not just because of the miraculous escape of the two Commandos from the Special Operations Group who received critical injuries during the gunfight but also for their dramatic rescue from the far-off region all thanks to the efforts of Odisha DGP.

Pak Drone Drops Arms Consignment In J&K, Seized By BSF
Pak Drone Drops Arms Consignment In J&K, Seized By BSF

"Alert troops of Border Security Force on Friday recovered the cache of arms and ammunition dropped by a Pakistani drone in Samba area early this morning."

BSF Jawan Kills Self With Service Rifle In Odisha's Rayagada

Kalyansinghpur: In an unfortunate incident, a BSF jawan ended his life by shooting himself from his service rifle in Kalyansinghpur area of Rayagada district on Wednesday. The deceased identified as…

Mother At Border: Housewife From Odisha Selected To Join BSF

Ganjam: Hard work never fails and Reena Nayak of Ganjam district has nailed it like none else. Once looking after her family, the housewife and mother of a seven-year-old girl is now all set to join the Border Security Force (BSF). Reena Nayak of Bayali village under Rangeilunda block in Ganjam district has broken the […]

BSF Adopts New Training Regime Amid Ongoing Terrorist Influx From Pakistan
BSF Adopts New Training Regime Amid Ongoing Terrorist Influx From Pakistan

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing terrorist influx from Pakistan along the International Border (IB), the BSF, India’s first line of control, has changed its commando training module. The Border Security Force (BSF) has adopted a new training regime as Pakistan’s premier intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has now started sending terrorists through the IB in […]

Four Central Police Organisations Which Are Without Regular Chiefs
Four Central Police Organisations Which Are Without Regular Chiefs

New Delhi: Four central police organisations are functioning without regular heads for varied lengths of time as the government has not appointed their full-time chiefs. The latest organisation to come under this category is the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) as its chief Rajesh Ranjan is set to retire this month-end and the Union home […]

BSF IG Conducts Aerial-Survey In Swabhiman Anchal

Malkangiri: The Inspector General (IG) of Border Security Force (BSF)- Madhusudan Sharma – on Wednesday conducted an aerial survey in Maoist-hit areas in Swabhiman Anchal of Malkangiri and assessed the security scenario. He reviewed the security situation at Hantalguda, Kartanpali, and Temrupali areas in Swabhiman Anchal, which were earlier cut-off from mainland. Later, the IG […]

7 IEDs Planted By Maoists Defused In Odisha: BSF

Bhubaneswar: Seven IEDs, suspected to have been planted by cadres of the banned CPI (Maoist) outfit, were defused by security forces in Odisha’s Malkangiri district, a BSF statement said on Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off, Border Security Force (BSF) personnel launched a combing operation in Swabhimaan Anchal along the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border on Monday evening, […]

Maoists Plot Foiled: BSF Seizes Gelatin Explosives During Combing Ops In Malkangiri Forests

Malkangiri: Continuing their crackdown against the red rebels, the BSF Jawans in Malkangiri seized a huge quantity of gelatin explosives during anti-Maoist operations at Rajulkunda forests under Kalimela block of the district on Thursday. Acting on concrete information, jawans of the 76 Border Security Force (BSF) battalion launched combing operation in the jungle and discovered […]

BSF In Odisha Rescue Life Of Ailing Woman In Maoist Belt Of Malkangiri
BSF In Odisha Rescue Life Of Ailing Woman In Maoist Belt Of Malkangiri

Bhubaneswar: Stepping beyond their mandated duty responsibilities, troops of India’s border guarding force BSF saved the life of an ailing woman in Maoist-hit Malkangiri district in Odisha by facilitating ambulance and other necessary services to get her hospitalised around 75 kms away at the district hospital. It was 11 a.m. on Saturday when the Border […]

BSF Detects Tunnel Along India-Pakistan International Border In Jammu

New Delhi/Jammu: The Border Security Force (BSF) has detected a tunnel just beneath the India-Pakistan international border fence in Jammu, officials said on Saturday. The force has launched a major search operation in the area to look for other such hidden structures that aid infiltration even as it is analysing the spotted structure, they said. […]

Pakistan May Use Drones To Drop Bombs At Security Establishments Near Jammu Border: BSF

New Delhi: Pakistan will use drones to bomb security establishments near the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir’s RS Pura and Samba sectors, the intelligence wing of the Border Security Force (BSF) has alerted. The security establishments, including the Indian Army, have been informed about the plans of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to carry out […]

Five Suspected Pakistan Intruders Shot Dead In Punjab: BSF
Five Suspected Pakistani Intruders Shot Dead In Punjab: BSF

New Delhi: The Border Security Force shot dead five intruders along the India-Pakistan International Border in Punjab early Saturday, a senior officer said. He said “alert troops of the 103rd battalion noticed suspicious movement of intruders violating the IB” in the Taran Taran district of Punjab. When asked to stop, the intruders fired on BSF […]

Independence Day: BSF Performs Musical Programme At Attari Border

Attari: A musical programme was organised at the Indo-Pak joint check post to mark Independence Day, officials said here on Saturday. However, there was no one from the public to watch the programme due to a ban imposed on their entry in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Border Security Force Director General Surjeet Singh […]

Thanks To BSF, Odisha's Erstwhile Maoist Hub Gets Govt Bus Service

Malkangiri: With the ‘first-ever’ government bus service kick-started on Friday from Malkangiri to Jodambo, a 190-km stretch once known as a Maoist citadel, the BSF outreach is inching forward in ‘Swabhiman Anchal’ in Odisha to bring smiles on thousands of faces. Swabhiman Anchal was previously known as a cut-off region near the Balimela reservoir, with […]

India will see peak of Covid-19 cases in June-July: AIIMS director

New Delhi: All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) Director Randeep Guleria on Thursday said that India may witness the peak of COVID-19 cases in June or July. Speaking to media persons, Guleria said, “The answer of when will be the peak of cases of COVID-19 in India depends upon modelling data. National and international […]

Fight against COVID-19: BSF, HDFC Group, KKR & many more donate to PM-CARES Fund

New Delhi: The Border Security Force (BSF), Financial services conglomerate HDFC Group, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and many more joined hands with others in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country by pledging to donate money to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES Fund). According […]

BSF To Rebuild Jawan's Home Burnt In Delhi Riots As Wedding Gift

New Delhi: The Border Security Force (BSF) will rebuild its Constable Mohammad Anees’ house, which was burnt in the riots in northeast Delhi, and hand it over to him as a ‘wedding gift’, officials said. The 29-year-old constable, who is currently posted at a BSF camp in Radhabari near West Bengal’s Siliguri, will also be […]

Here's How Odisha Police, BSF, CRPF Accomplished One Of The Biggest Counter-LWE Ops In Malkangiri

Bhubaneswar/Malkangiri: Huge cache of Maoist arms, ammunition, equipment and important documents were seized in the Swabhiman Anchal of Malkangiri following intense search and area domination exercises by Odisha Police in January. This is claimed as one of the biggest counter-LWE operations, as the seizures include 1 INSAAS Light Machine Gun, 3 INSAAS rifles, 3 carbine […]

BSF's Social Media Directives Puts 42 Apps In 'NO' List

New Delhi: “Don’t get into a trap. Your security is in your hands,” the Border Security Force (BSF) has said issuing its social media rules for its officers and men. It has directed them not to use 42 mobile applications and show caution while using Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp. “Be cautious while using social media,” said […]

300 Bangladeshis Held Crossing From India This Year, Informs BGB Chief

New Delhi: More than 300 Bangladeshis have been apprehended this year while crossing from the Indian side to Bangladesh for lack of travel documents, Border Guards Bangladesh chief Major General Shafeenul Islam said on Sunday. He was addressing a media briefing after signing a Joint Record of Discussion with Border Security Force (BSF) at the […]

Odisha Police DG Abhay Reviews Anti-Maoist Ops In Koraput

Koraput: Making his first official visit to Koraput district after assuming charge, Odisha DGP Abhay on Saturday held a close door meeting with superintendent of police (SPs) of six districts and senior officials of Border Security Force (BSF) and Special Operation Group (SOG). Sources said that a detailed discussion on intensifying anti-Maoist operations and other […]

Cattle-Laden Pickup Van Seized In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Tension ran high near Motel chhak in Bhadrak after locals today detained a pickup van allegedly involved in illegal cattle transportation. Suspecting that the cows were being illegally transported for slaughter, some youths intercepted the pickup van. It is being said that the cattle were being illegally transported from Jajpur to Kolkata. Getting information, […]

MHA to raise two battalions of BSF, CRPF for J&K

New Delhi: With the coming into existence of Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladhak only one-and-a-half months away, the Home Ministry has planned to raise two additional battalions, one each of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in J&K. According to officials on Thursday, the move is […]

Serving BSF Man, Wife Declared As Foreigners

Guwahati: After retired Indian Army Captain Md. Sona Ullah, a Foreigners’ Tribunal in Assam has recently declared a serving officer of the Border Security Force (BSF) and his wife as illegal foreigners. Muzibur Rahman, a Border Security Force Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) currently posted in Punjab, and his wife were declared as foreigners by the […]