Common Interests – October 2018
DG-level talks between the BSF and BGB saw agreements, status updates, and measures to curb border crime
By Mihir Paul

Disquiet in the Forces – April 2018
In recent years there has been a sharp increase in the number of soldiers quitting the CAPFs
By Younis Ahmad Kaloo

Think Big and Clear – March 2018
The Centre should focus on reorganising border security
By Col Tej Dalal (retd)

Change is in the Air – February 2018
Government fast-tracks procurement process for CAPFs
By Younis Ahmad Kaloo

The Impregnable Shield – December 2017
DG BSF highlights the force’s achievements at a press meet
By Younis Ahmad Kaloo

Trust, But Verify – November 2017
Despite fences and walls, Indian homeland remains vulnerable
By Pravin Sawhney and Ghazala Wahab

Canines to the Rescue – November 2017
NTCD hopes to increase training courses to meet emerging security challenges
By Younis Ahmad Kaloo

A proposal for attaining self-regulatory status in the BSF Air Wing is in the process and under consideration at MHA – November 2017
Air Vice Marshal V S Bharti YSM VM VSM, IG (Air) Border Security Force

Being Good Neighbours – November 2017
The BSF addresses vulnerable border outposts with more manpower and technology
By Younis Ahmad Kaloo

Borders as Fortresses – October 2017
Integrated border management needs to be developed as part of the national security system
By Aditya Kakkar and Younis Ahmad Kaloo

We Have Taken a Very Important Initiative in the Form of Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System to Modernise the Fence – August 2017
Director General, Border Security Force, K.K. Sharma

Safety Measures – November 2016
Faster procurements and sealing of the IB to check cross-border infiltration
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

Time for Change – June 2016
India’s Bangladesh border management policy needs to be re-evaluated
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

Ray of Hope – October 2015
Meeting between DGs of BSF and Pakistan Rangers was fruitful
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

Double Boost – May 2015
The BSF air wing inducts two Mi-17 V5 medium lift helicopters
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

Life in the Sunderbans – November 2014
Tiger is not the only challenge in the mangrove forests of Bengal, the BSF faces a tough time manning the villages along the International Border
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

Director General, Border Security Force, Devendra Kumar Pathak – November 2014
The Modernisation of the Paramilitary Forces is not Something Which Can be Done Once and for all, it is a Continuous Process

The Curious Case of the BSF – November 2014
The long pending grievances of the force have to be addressed as urgently as possible
By Ravi Kumar Ponoth

On A Fast Track – November 2014
BSF is modernising its assets at a rapid pace
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

Fostering Friendship – November 2014
The simple joint retreat ceremony at the Indo-Bangladesh border is a festive occasion for the villagers
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

Behind the Fence – November 2014
Besides guarding India’s borders, the BSF is also involved in a variety of other operations
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

Shaping the Future – November 2013
The ship-shaped Suraksha Bhawan houses the various institutes that provide a holistic training to BSF personnel to meet the challenges faced by India
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

Border Saga – December 2012
DG, BSF’s last media interaction
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

A Parody of Enmity – November 2012
The Retreat ritual at Attari mocks the seriousness of Indo-Pak ties
By Pravin Sawhney and Ghazala Wahab

Into the Future – February 2004
In keeping with our wanderlust, in January 2004, FORCE team visited the BSF Academy at Tekanpur to get a first-hand account of India’s leading border guarding force. The visit was the curtain raiser to the larger article on India’s paramilitary forces. Since then, FORCE has paid as much attention to internal security, as it did to external defence. Read on
By Pravin Sawhney and Ghazala Wahab


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