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West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.21

Didi fires BSF land-grab gun, asks PM to pull back jurisdiction

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately withdraw a Union home ministry notification that extends the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.21

3 Bangladesh ‘Infiltrators’ arrested

The BSF arrested three Bangladeshi nationals in  north Bengal on Tuesday for allegedly illegally entering India and later handed them to respective local police stations. According to BSF source...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

India  /  Published 21.10.21

Parliament panel lens on border management after wider writ for BSF

The parliamentary standing committee on home is learnt to have decided to take up border management for closer scrutiny in light of the Narendra Modi government’s recent decision to widen the ju...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.21

Nisith backs wider BSF jurisdiction

Union minister of state for home affairs Nisith Pramanik defended his ministry’s decision to extend the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) up to 50km from 15km into Indian territory...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.21

Residents, traders worry over BSF’s inroads

The decision by the Union home ministry to extend the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) up to 50km from the existing 15km inside the Indian territory from the border, has resulted in anx...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

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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


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