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.
The meeting came in the backdrop of ongoing anti-terror operation in Poonch forests in which nine Army personnel have been killed.
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.
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.
Sukhbir Badal was protesting the way the Centre has enhanced the powers of the BSF
TMC and Punjab Chief Minister have criticised government's decision to authorise BSF to undertake search, seizure and arrest within a larger 50 km stretch of the border of West Bengal, Assam and Punjab instead of existing 15Km. Captain Amarinder Singh, however supports this amendment.
43-year-old Ali was caught in connection to espionage in March 2006 after seizing questionable documents from Nai Sadak area which falls under the ambit of Inderganj Police Station's jurisdiction of Gwalior.
The deceased jawan was identified as Baburam Choudhury (41) from the 80th battalion of the BSF, a resident of Jodhpur in Rajasthan.
A Sector Commander level meeting held between Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers on International Border in Suchetgarh area to maintain peace and harmony at International Border.
A Chinese passport bearing a Bangladeshi visa, a laptop and three mobile phone SIM cards were found on the man who was identified by security officials as Junwei Han.
The pigeon flew from across the border and carried a piece of paper tied to its leg, which contained a number, BSF personnel said demanding legal action against the bird.
Match held to commemorate Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh
The Pakistani intruder was arrested along the International Border (IB) in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The drone which came from the Pakistani side was sighted at Dinda post, close to Bamial along the Indo-Pak international border.
According to officials, over the last ten years, ten such secret, underground tunnels have been detected in the region.
The officials said the group is believed to have infiltrated from the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and was on its way to Shopian district.
Guwahati to host meet to discuss curbing border crimes and enhancing cooperation between the two neighbouring nations from December 22.
Proper engineering effort had gone in digging the tunnel which shows the involvement of the establishment, BSF said in a statement.
Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan presents a memonto to President Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhawan, in Patna.PTI Photo
A worker arranges lanterns at a shop ahead of the Diwali festival, in Thane.PTI Photo
A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.PTI Photo
Workers weigh groundnut at Khetiwadi Utpann Bazar Samiti yard at Bedi in Rajkot.PTI Photo
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