Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicBorder Security Force

Topic: Border Security Force

West Bengal, Punjab govts’ apprehensions on BSF jurisdiction extension ‘ill-founded’: Centre

MoS Nityanand Rai said the extension of BSF’s jurisdiction would result in better & more effective control on trans-border crimes in conjunction and cooperation with state police.

Terrorists open fire at BSF convoy in J&K’s Kulgam, encounter underway

A police spokesperson said there were no reports of any injuries in the attack but the assailants were trapped.

BSF opens fire at suspected Pakistani drone trying to cross IB in Jammu

The drone, meant for carrying out surveillance of the area, returned to the Pakistani side after the border guards fired at it early morning Friday, a BSF official said.

Pakistani Rangers open fire on forward posts & villages in J&K’s Kathua

Firing from across the border started around 9.50 pm Friday in Hiranagar sector's Pansar Border Outpost area, drawing a strong, effective retaliation by the BSF, said officials.

BSF foils attempt to smuggle arms, ammunition & narcotics in India’s Arnia from Pakistan

According to officers, the troops of border outpost Budhwar & Bullechak observed suspicious movement of some Pakistani’s near IB who were trying to sneak under the cover of darkness.

54 years since formation, BSF’s role has gone far beyond protecting India’s borders

BSF was set up to man India’s border with West and East Pakistan after the 1965 war, but its 2.72 lakh personnel now perform a variety of other tasks.

BSF former top cop, 4 others held guilty in 2006 Kashmir sex scandal

The case involved the sexual exploitation of two minors in Srinagar by a group of politicians, bureaucrats and police officials.

On Camera

YourTurn

Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.