India Bangladesh Border
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 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

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.21

Rs 1cr gold seized near border

A Border Security Force (BSF) team seized 2.24 kilo of gold valued at Rs 1.07 crore from a truck driver in North 24-Parganas on Friday. The BSF authorities have alleged that driver Kamal Hasan, 52, w...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

Places  /  Published 07.09.21

History and beauty meet at the India-Bangladesh border in Taki

If you’re a true-blue Bengali, you will look forward to a meal heavy on fish and rice. Taki is a fish lover’s paradise. Favourites like ilish, rohu, prawn, pabda, parshe are all readily av...
By Shivangi Sen

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.21

BSF boats for border vigil along Bangladesh border in north Bengal

The BSF has deployed boats in riparian stretches along the Bangladesh border in north Bengal to prevent smuggling and other crimes. The north Bengal frontier of the BSF guards around 936km of the Ind...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.21

Exporters seek end to ‘syndicate raj’ on border

Representatives of a number of trade bodies and exporters based in north Bengal have sought intervention of chief minister Mamata Banerjee to stop “syndicate raj” and improve infrastructur...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

One held with 45kg silver in North 24-Parganas

A BSF team patrolling the India-Bangladesh border in Bithari of North 24-Parganas’ Swarupnagar on Wednesday seized 45.9kg of silver ornaments being smuggled into Bangladesh. BSF officers said t...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Swarupnagar

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.21

Home after 2 years in Bangladesh jail

A 33-year-old youth who hails from Dharanda village near the Bangladesh border in South Dinajpur and had erroneously sneaked into Bangladesh in 2019 was repatriated to India on Tuesday. Sources said ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

World  /  Published 28.06.21

Bangladesh extends border closure with India

Bangladesh on Monday extended the closure of borders with India for 14 more days amidst a surge in the Covid-19 cases in the country. On April 26, Bangladesh first shut down its border with India for...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Dhaka

West Bengal  /  Published 27.06.21

Chinese national in ATS custody

An anti-terrorist squad team from Uttar Pradesh reached Malda on Friday and interrogated Han Junwei, the Chinese national held by the BSF for allegedly infiltrating the country without a visa through ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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