Indo Tibetan Border Police Itbp
India  /  Published 03.07.20

Paramilitary: plan for transgender

The Centre is considering recruiting transgender persons in the central paramilitary forces and has sought suggestions from the forces’ top brass. The Union home ministry, in a letter dated Jul...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Army revives interest in ITBP command

The Indian Army has renewed its demand for operational command of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, amid talk of “intelligence and command failure” leading to the ongoing stand-off and Chinese build...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.04.20

ITBP teams to stay put in Maoist zones

The Union home ministry has given the go-ahead to the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to deploy its battalions in Maoist-affected areas of Chhattisgarh on a permanent basis, just like the constant p...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.03.20

Forces asked to keep quarantine camps ready

All paramilitary forces, including the CRPF, the ITBP, and the BSF, have been advised to keep ready quarantine camps for COVID-19 suspects as a preparatory measure, Minister of State for Home G Kishan...
By PTI in Hyderabad

Opinion  /  Published 03.03.20

Assam Rifles: Stick to old formation

Border guard forces around the world are led by military officers or by those trained under the army — the only exception being India where IPS officers often take charge of the Border Security Forc...
By Subir Bhaumik in

Health  /  Published 29.02.20

112 Wuhan evacuees at ITBP test negative

All the 112 people, housed at an ITBP quarantine facility after being evacuated from Wuhan in China, have tested negative for coronavirus after their first samples were taken, an official said on Satu...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

ITBP constable’s family claims murder, frame-up

The family of Masudul Rahaman, the ITBP constable from Nadia accused of gunning down five colleagues in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur, alleged on Thursday that he was killed and he did not shoot anyone....
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Pheroze L. Vincent in Nakashipara

India  /  Published 05.12.19

Conflicting versions after 6 deaths in ITBP

Six constables of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police died in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday when one of them fired at the others before turning the gun on himself, the paramilitary force said.Constable Masudul...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.19

ITBP trooper denied leave: Kin

Masudul Rahaman, the ITBP constable from Bengal’s Nadia who killed five of his colleagues before shooting himself in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday, had reportedly been unable to finalise his wedding for...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nakashipara

India  /  Published 01.12.19

‘Chief guest’ Amit Shah misses BSF Day parade

Union home minister Amit Shah skipped the BSF Raising Day parade where he was to be the chief guest on Sunday morning, pulling out at the last minute over “unknown reasons”.“We were looking forw...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


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