These are the first cases of death in the BSF due to coronavirus infection and the second among paramilitary forces after a 55-year-old sub-inspector of the CRPF had succumbed to the disease last month.
Two floors of the Border Security Force headquarters in Delhi have been sealed after a staff member was tested positive for COVID-19, officials said on Monday.
Twelve more Border Security Force jawans tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura on Sunday, a day after two BSF jawans were found to have been infected with the deadly virus.
A jawan allegedly killed his senior, a sub-inspector, before taking his own life in a fratricidal incident at a BSF camp in Rajasthan, officials said.
Two BSF jawan tested positive for coronavirus in Tripura, on Saturday, taking the total COVID-19 tally of the state to four.
A 50-year-old woman travelled 2,700 km in a car crisscrossing 6 states to meet her critically ill son, a BSF jawan in Jodhpur, despite strict lockdown restrictions due to COVID-19.
The condition of the 65-year-old retired BSF personnel turned 'alarming' on Thursday and he was shifted to SMCH during the day. The minister had said his other parameters were stable but "his oxygen saturation is decreasing and he has been shifted to the ICU for better monitoring".
A Border Security Force (BSF) officer and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) jawan tested positive for novel coronavirus on Saturday, first cases of the highly contagious infection in the paramilitary forces.
A BSF jawan was killed when he fell from a watch tower on Indo-Pak border in Ganganagar district of Rajasthan on Tuesday.
Government of Odisha on Monday extended monetary benefit of Rs 10 lakh to BSF constable Mohammed Anees whose house was burnt down in spate of violence that hit Northeast Delhi in recent days. On Monday, Special Resident Commissioner of Odisha Ravi Kant handed over the cheque to Mohammed Anees. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had sanctioned the monetary help.
The Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday handed over a cheque of Rs 10 lakh to its trooper Mohammad Aness, whose house was gutted in the Delhi violence last week.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday sanctioned Rs 10 lakh to BSF constable Mohammad Anees, whose house was burnt in the violence in northeast Delhi.
The Border Security Force on Saturday came to the rescue of its trooper Mohammad Anees, whose house was torched in this week's violence in the national capital
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The Border Security Force on Monday night shot down a Pakistani drone along the International Border in Jammu, officials said.
A parcel with an IED was delivered at the main gate of the battalion headquarters in Samba on January 5.
BSF Inspector General (South Bengal Frontier) Y B Khurania said fear among the illegal settlers, post the enactment of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), seems to have triggered this outflow.