India Bangladesh Border
India  /  Published 21.11.20

Survey: border residents

By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.20

Paddy helps remove border farming barrier

“It has never come to our mind that paddy can be sown on our land. We were in despair as despite having agricultural land, we had to work as migrant workers. After the lockdown, we were in utter...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

Cockatoos rescued at border

More than a dozen White cockatoos were rescued on Thursday while they were possibly being smuggled into the city from Bangladesh, the BSF said. Border Security Force officers posted along the India-B...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.20

Bangla national shot in cattle row

The Border Security Force (BSF) gunned down a Bangladeshi national on the India-Bangladesh border in Nadia early on Monday, terming it as retaliatory fire to an attack by cattle smugglers. BSF and lo...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.20

Engine trial greeted with claps and cheers

Residents of Haldibari in Cooch Behar, and Chilahati in Bangladesh’s Nilfamari district, witnessed a historic  Thursday as a railway engine from India chugged into the no-man’s land o...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Jalpaiguri


West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.20

Partial relief on stuck onions

The Centre on Friday evening partially withdrew the embargo on export of onions as the Customs authorities were asked to allow the movement of the produce handed over to them on September 14 when the ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.20

Onions rot on India-Bangladesh border

On Monday, the Centre had banned the export of onions of all varieties (except Bangalore rose and Krishnapuram) to contain the spike in price in the domestic market and to increase availability. An o...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.20

Onion for hilsa donor stuck in ban

The Centre’s sudden decision to prohibit export of onion has slammed the brakes on hundreds of onion-loaded trucks and rakes waiting along India-Bangladesh border in the state and put the export...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.20

For them, walking to Bangladesh is easier

By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

Calcutta  /  Published 10.09.20

14 geckos rescued on Bangladesh border

Fourteen Tokay geckos that were being smuggled into India from Bangladesh on Wednesday were rescued near the Parghumti border outpost in North 24-Parganas, a BSF officer said. A BSF team saw a man wa...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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