West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.21

Durga Puja: Low-key immersions

Immersions of the idols of Goddess Durga and her children in the Ichhamati in Taki, North 24-Parganas, were held on Friday under the watchful eyes of the state police, administration, the BSF and thei...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Taki (North 24-Parganas)

India  /  Published 15.10.21

Finger at Amarinder over BSF

Congress leaders on Thursday attacked former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh for supporting the BJP-led NDA government’s alleged designs to encroach upon the state’s powers a day aft...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.21

TMC slams Centre for extending BSF's authority

Hitting out at the Centre over its decision to extend the jurisdiction of the BSF, the Trinamool Congress on Thursday said it was an "infringement" on the rights of the state and an attack o...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 14.10.21

BSF enters deeper into Bengal, Punjab

The Union home ministry has extended the areas over which the BSF has jurisdiction in Bengal, Punjab and Assam, giving it the powers of arrest, search and seizure in places up to 50km from the Pakista...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.21

BSF rescues ibises, smugglers escape

The Border Security Force rescued five straw-necked ibises, which are Australian migratory birds, from near India-Bangladesh border in Nadia’s Hridaypur on Friday night. According to BSF source...
By Subhashis Chaudhuri in Krishnagar


West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

3 suspected smugglers in BSF net

The Border Security Force (BSF) has arrested three suspected smugglers, including a Bangladeshi, from different parts of north Bengal in the past four days. Also from October 4 to October 6, the BSF ...
By Our Bureau in Malda, Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.21

BSF cop arrested for murder

A team of Raiganj police district of North Dinajpur on Friday arrested from a Meghalaya motel Sital Roy, a BSF constable and main accused in the firing here this week, which killed a woman. Sital, hi...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.21

BSF intercepts 16-year-old in North Dinajpur

The Border Security Force (BSF) intercepted a 16-year-old youth while he was allegedly trying to cross the border at Phulbari in North Dinajpur on Thursday and seized 2.6 kilos of silver granules from...
By Our Bureau in Malda, Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.21

Police look for BSF jawan for Raiganj firing

 A BSF jawan has been identified as the principal accused of the firing that occurred at Sukanta More in the Debinagar area of Raiganj on Monday night. Police have arrested Jayashri Das, the jaw...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

India  /  Published 29.09.21

Fortify Pak, China borders: Sentinels

The top brass of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) have requested the Union home ministry to raise additional battalions to fortify the frontiers with Pakistan ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


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