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West Bengal: BSF Foils Narcotics Smuggling Bid Along IB, Kills Intruder From Bangladesh

Dec 22, 2021 PTI

West Bengal: BSF (Border Security Force) foiled the narcotics smuggling bid along IB (International Border) near Nawada border post in Malda district in the state, the officials said.

Captain Amarinder Singh Slams CM Channi After Pakistani Drone Spotted Near Border

Dec 18, 2021 PTI

Mocking CM Charanjit Singh Channi for doing Bhangra at an event earlier this week, Captain Amarinder Singh asked him to advice his Home Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa to 'get active'.

Drone Attack: BSF Guns Down Drone Along India-Pakistan Border In Punjab

According to BSF Director General (DG) Pankaj Kumar Singh, a total of 67 drone sightings have been reported along the border in Punjab and Jammu areas this year.

Punjab Moves Supreme Court Over BSF’s Extended Border Jurisdiction

Dec 11, 2021 PTI

Punjab government in its plea before the Supreme Court has said the extension of the territorial jurisdiction of the BSF (Border Security Force) encroaches upon the constitutional jurisdiction of the states.

NE Insurgents Staying In Bangladesh But Not Operating From There: BSF

Insurgent groups of the North-eastern (NE) region are still moving around in pockets of Bangladesh, but are not directly operating from that country, a senior BSF official said on Tuesday.

29 November, 2021

Zero Tolerance Towards Insurgency, Smuggling, Trafficking Along India-Bangla border: BGB

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Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) on Monday said it has zero tolerance towards insurgent activities, arms smuggling and drug and human trafficking along the international border with India.

27 November, 2021

BSF, BGB Agree To Enhance Check On Transborder Crimes

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Border guarding forces of India and Bangladesh have decided to enhance cooperation to check transboundary crimes and better management of the international boundary, according to a BSF statement.

19 November, 2021

'Loyal To Nation’ Family Strives To Erase 'Militancy Label'

Ubeer Naqushbandi

Mohammad Lateef Magrey’s son Mohammad Amir has been named among the killed militants in Srinagar’s Hyderpora encounter. However, Magrey who has worked all his life against militancy contests police claims.

17 November, 2021

BSF Dismisses Allegations Of Entering Bengal's Territorial Jurisdiction

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BSF came out with a clarification it does not have powers to register an FIR or to carry out investigations.

11 November, 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi Says SAD Undermined Federal Structure Of Country In League With BJP

Harish Manav

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said he always implored Union Government to roll back 'black' agri farm laws.

08 November, 2021

Charanjit Channi Demands Abolition Of Farm Laws, Vidhan Sabha To Hold Special Session, Warns Punjab CM

Harish Manav

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi had demanded that the Centre should abolish the farm laws by November 8 or else the state government will abolish them at the special session.


04 November, 2021

Diwali: BSF Jawans Share Sweets, Gifts With Soldiers From Pakistan And Bangladesh

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The BSF personnel and Pakistan Rangers shared sweets with each other along International Border in Gujarat and Rajasthan.

25 October, 2021

Extension Of BSF’s Jurisdiction Interference In Country’s Federal Structure: Mamata Banerjee

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West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee earlier on Sunday had appealed to PM Narendra Modi to immediately withdraw the Union Home Ministry's notification that extended the jurisdiction of BSF.

23 October, 2021

Amit Shah In Srinagar, Likely To Visit Families Of Civilians Killed Recently

Naseer Ganai

In his first visit to Kashmir after abrogation of Article 370, Amit Shah will also inaugurate the first international flight from Srinagar to Sharjah, and chair a high-level security review meeting.

23 October, 2021

Punjab CM Channi Urges PM Modi To Review Extension Of BSF’s Territorial Jurisdiction

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, in a letter to PM Narendra Modi has urged him to restore the BSF’s earlier territorial jurisdiction, limiting it only up to 15 kilometres in the state from the International Border.

23 October, 2021

Ahead Of Amit Shah’s Visit, Security Review Meeting Held In Jammu and Kashmir

Outlook Web Desk

The meeting came in the backdrop of ongoing anti-terror operation in Poonch forests in which nine Army personnel have been killed.

20 October, 2021

Punjab Police Intercepts Major Cross-Border Smuggling Bid Of Weapons & Drugs

Harish Manav

During the operation, the teams have recovered 22 pistols along with 44 magazines and 100 live rounds besides a packet of heroin packed inside a black coloured kit bag which was concealed in a paddy field.


18 October, 2021

‘Won't Accept Centre's Decision To Extend BSF Jurisdiction In Border Areas’: Punjab CM

Harish Manav

CM Charanjit Singh Channi said the Centre shouldn’t thrust such a decision on Punjab without even taking the state government into confidence as law and order is a state subject.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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