Extending BSF’s powers won’t resolve policing problems, security threats

Synopsis: Flaws in the security architecture and measures needed to fill the void. Introduction Union home ministry extended the jurisdiction of the Border Security Forces (BSF) from 15 to 50 kms, citing uniformity as the reason. The decision appears to have been taken without consulting the states whose police forces are directly affected by it,… Continue reading Extending BSF’s powers won’t resolve policing problems, security threats

BSF launches massive exercise to fortify anti-infiltration grid along Pak border in Punjab,Jammu

The Border Security Force(BSF) has launched a massive exercise code named ‘Sudarshan’ to fortify the ‘anti-infiltration grid’ along the Pakistan border in Punjab and Jammu. The operation will cover over 1,000-kms length of the India-Pakistan International Border. Further,BSF has also deployed heavy machinery,communication interceptors and mobile bulletproof bunkers at the borders. The Border Security Force(BSF)… Continue reading BSF launches massive exercise to fortify anti-infiltration grid along Pak border in Punjab,Jammu