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  • Centre directs tough action against Naxals 13 hours 57 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Centre in Saturday reviewed the law and order situation in Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh and asked the state government to take tough action against Naxals which struck thrice in the last fortnight killing eight security personnel in the state. A high-level meeting, chaired by Union Home Secretary LC Goyal with...
  • BSF camp attack: Maoist couple nabbed in Chhattisgarh 17 hours 36 minutes ago

    Raipur: A Naxal couple, allegedly involved in the gun-battle at Chhote Baithiya BSF post in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district earlier this week, were arrested on Saturday. Dasru Pungati alias Vikram (35) and his wife Nirmala (38) were apprehended from Burgi Pipili village in the neighbouring Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, station house officer...
  • Jammu & Kashmir: Pakistan Rangers resort to unprovoked firing in Kathua 3 days ago

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on the Border Security Force (BSF) outpost in Hiranagar sector of the international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on Wednesday. A senior police officer said, "Pakistan Rangers used small arms and automatic weapons to target Karole Krishna border outpost of the BSF...
  • Chhattisgarh: Four security personnel killed, 7 injured in landmine blast triggered by Naxals 5 days ago

    Raipur: In the fourth consecutive Naxal attack in three days, four security personnel were killed and seven others injured on Monday when the rebels blew up an anti-landmine vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district. The blast was triggered by the Naxals using 50 kg of explosives and took place on Cholnar-Kirandul road...
  • Amritsar: Three jawans injured in firing from across border at Wagah April 11, 2015

    Chandigarh: Three BSF jawans were injured when alleged smugglers fired from across the border at their patrol vehicle along the Indo-Pak border near the Attari-Wagah crossing area. Officials said the incident occurred around 1 AM when troops of the 163rd battalion of the Border Security Force were out on patrol on...
  • Chhattisgarh: BSF soldier hurt in pressure bomb blast in Kanker March 29, 2015

    Raipur: A BSF soldier was injured when he accidentally stepped on a pressure bomb planted by naxals in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on Sunday, police said. The incident occurred between Sulangi and Siksod villages under Siksod police station limits this afternoon, Kanker Deputy SP (Anti-Naxal operation) Jayant Vaishnav said. On getting information...
  • Two Pakistan intruders shot dead by BSF; 12kg heroin, rifle seized March 29, 2015

    Amritsar: Two suspected Pakistani intruders were shot dead by security personnel in the early hours of Sunday as they were trying to smuggle in heroin worth Rs 60 crore into India, a day after 24-kg of the contraband was seized following a similar operation near the border. Confirming the killing of...
  • J&K: Security agencies sound alert about possible infiltration along borders March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Security agencies have sounded an alert about possible infiltration bid by terrorists from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir with the active support of ISI and Pakistan Army. The alert was issued after two successive terrorist strikes in Jammu region on Friday and Saturday last when the attackers...
  • Ahead of Pakistan Day, India asks its neighbour to end 'atmosphere of terror' along the border March 22, 2015

    Attari: Ahead of Pakistan Day celebrations on Monday, India asked its neighbour to end the atmosphere of terror, saying that New Delhi wants to maintain friendly relations with the neighbouring country. "Pakistan should ponder as to how long this atmosphere of terror ('dehshat gardi ki mahol) will continue. I want to...
  • Central Paramilitary forces will have 33 per cent women: Rajnath Singh March 22, 2015

    Wagah: Thirty-three per cent posts in central paramilitary forces will be reserved for women, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. "We are planning to increase the strength of women in paramilitary forces to 33 per cent," Singh said at a function organised by Border Security Forces (BSF) in Wagah. At present,...
  • BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold flag meeting after six months March 18, 2015

    Jammu: After a gap of over six months, Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers held sector commander-level flag meeting on Wednesday as the two sides called for bringing "much needed peace" on the border in the wake of recent exchanges of heavy fire. "On the request of Pakistan, a Sector Commander-level...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border in Samba March 12, 2015

    Jammu: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by resorting to firing along the Indo-Pak border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, a Border Security Force officer said on Wednesday. Pakistan Rangers fired two rounds on a STOP-2 post of BSF along the International Border (IB) in Ramgarh sector on Tuesday. BSF did...
  • Pakistan Rangers violate ceasefire, target Border-out-Post in RS Pura sector of Jammu February 26, 2015

    Jammu: After a week-long lull in firing from across the International Border (IB), Pakistani Rangers tonight violated the ceasefire and targeted a Border-out-Post (BoP) in the RS Pura sector of Jammu. "Pakistan troops resorted to small arms firing around 9:30 PM," a police officer said. He said the Pakistani Rangers fired...
  • West Bengal: BSF jawan opens fire, 1 killed, 4 injured in Malda February 17, 2015

    Malda (WB): In a suspected case of fratricide, a Border Security Force jawan on Tuesday allegedly opened fire at the force's camp near Malda on Tuesday, killing a colleague and injuring four others. BSF Director Inspector General, Malda Sector, Raj Singh Rathore, said a BSF personnel belonging to the 20 battalion...
  • 2 security personnel killed, 12 injured in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Kanker February 2, 2015

    Raipur: Two policemen have been killed and 12 injured when a team of Chhattisgarh Police and Border Security Force came under fire from Naxals in Kanker district on Monday evening. Security forces retaliated to the Naxal attack and a fierce encounter is still on. According to ADG, Naxal Operation, RK Vij...
  • Pak Rangers violate ceasefire, target border outposts along international border in Jammu January 29, 2015

    Jammu: In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Thursday resorted to small arms firing on border out-posts (BoPs) along the international border in Jammu, prompting BSF to retaliate. "Pakistani Rangers resorted to small arms firing on two BoPs in R S Pura and Arnia sub-sectors of Jammu district from 8.45...
  • Empowered women on showcasing India's military might January 27, 2015

    The 66th Republic Day saw all women contingent from Indian Armed Forces and Border Security Force showcasing India's military might on the Rajpath. ...
  • Wouldn't drive motorbike after watching BSF daredevils: Barack Obama January 26, 2015

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama would "not drive" a motorbike after watching the daredevil motorcycle performance by BSF personnel at the Republic Day parade. "I would, by the way, not drive a motorcycle after watching those incredible acrobats," Obama said, clearly overwhelmed by the performance of the 'Jaanbaaz' bike riders...
  • Security heightened in Jammu & Kashmir ahead of Obama's visit January 22, 2015

    Srinagar: Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit on Republic Day, security has been heightened across Jammu and Kashmir, primarily along the border areas. Even as ceasefire violations continue, with Pakistan rangers opening fire of border posts in Arnia and Ramgarh on Tuesday, Border Security Force has been instructed to...
  • BSF soldier's widow raped in Delhi January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: A BSF soldier's widow was allegedly raped by a veterinary doctor who lived as a tenant in her house in Mehrauli area of south Delhi. A case has been registered against the accused and police are conducting interrogation. The incident came to light yesterday when the victim filed a...
  • J&K: Pakistan continues ceasefire violation, fires at BSF posts in Sambha January 13, 2015

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers overnight resorted to unprovoked targeting of the Border Security Force (BSF) posts on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday. "Pakistan Rangers used mortars and automatic weapons to target three border outposts of the BSF in Samba district (of the Jammu region) on Monday,"...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu, targets four villages in the Hiranagar area January 12, 2015

    Jammu: In yet another case of ongoing ceasefire violation by Pakistan along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan forces on Monday morning opened fire at four villages in Hiranagar area of Jammu region. No casualties have been reported. Earlier on last Tuesday Pakistan forces restored heavy firing at five Border...
  • We cannot go on taking bullets, says BSF chief DK Pathak January 6, 2015

    Jammu: India will not do anything to disturb peace along the border in Jammu and Kashmir but will retaliate to any aggression by Pakistan, BSF chief DK Pathak said on Tuesday. "We cannot go on taking bullets," Pathak said, after paying tribute to Border Security Force trooper Devinder Singh who was...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, targets BSF posts in Hiranagar, Kathua sector January 6, 2015

    Jammu: In yet another case of ongoing ceasefire violation by Pakistan along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistani forces restored heavy firing at five Border Security Force posts in Jammu's Hiranagar sector and two BSF posts and civilians in Kathua sector. BSF Director General DK Pathak who is in Jammu...
  • J&K: Fresh firing along the border on Monday night, Pakistani forces target 45 Indian posts January 6, 2015

    Jammu: Ceasefire violations along the border continue with Pakistan resorting to fresh firing and shelling for two hours late on Monday night. Pakistani forces targeted 45 Indian posts in Samba, Hiranagar, Kathua, Ramgad and Arnia sectors. One BSF soldier was killed in Hiranagar on Monday. Border Security Force Director General DK...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 5, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay January 5, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • J&K: 7,000 people along border areas shifted to safer places as Pakistan indulges in heavy firing January 5, 2015

    Srinagar: With Pakistan resorting to heavy firing on Monday in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir killing one Border Security Force (BSF) soldier, over 7,000 people residing along the border in Samba and Kathua districts have been evacuated to safer places. Besides, BSF Director General (DG) DK...
  • News 360: BSF jawan killed as Pakistan continues to violate the ceasefire January 5, 2015

    In a fresh ceasefire violation, Pakistan resorted to heavy firing on Monday in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir killing one Border Security Force (BSF) soldier. ...
  • J&K: One BSF soldier killed in fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Hiranagar sector January 5, 2015

    Srinagar: In a fresh ceasefire violation, Pakistan resorted to heavy firing on Monday in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir killing one Border Security Force (BSF) soldier. The Kathua district collector said the situation was very serious as Pakistani shells have landed three to four klometres inside the...