India Bangladesh Border
West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.20

BSF guns down Bangla ‘smuggler’

A Bangladeshi youth was gunned down by BSF personnel near the border in Malda district on Saturday night.  This comes within three weeks of Bangladeshi foreign secretary Masud Bin Momen flagging...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Calcutta  /  Published 23.08.20

600kg hilsa seized by BSF

The BSF seized nearly 600kg of hilsa from the riverine India-Bangladesh border on Saturday. The consignment in jute bags was being transported by suspected smugglers swimming alongside. The men manag...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 03.07.20

Meghalaya villagers rue road woes

A road which has been under construction for years and which has put human lives at risk has forced four villages in Meghalaya along the India-Bangladesh border to resolve that it would be better if t...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.19

Bangladesh river border on customs radar

The customs authorities are increasing vigil on rivers routes to Bangladesh in and around the Sunderbans to prevent smuggling, officials said on Tuesday.The marine vessels and the crew, which were ear...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 05.10.19

Focus on border management

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Saturday announced that fencing of the international border between the two countries would be completed at the earliest wh...
By Andrew W. Lyngoh and Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala


North East  /  Published 29.03.20

Two from Bangla held

Tripura police arrested two Bangladeshi nationals at Teliamura of Khowai district late on Saturday evening, while border curfew is in force along the 856km India-Bangladesh border in the state.The off...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

The problem with seeking apologies

Sir — The apologies tendered by the former German chancellor, Willy Brandt, and by the former Japanese prime minister, Nobusuke Kishi, deserve special praise. But seeking an apology for sins of the ...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.20

Bangla trade part-halted

The spread of the coronavirus has prompted a halt in trade at two transit points on the India-Bangladesh border.The two transit points are located at Changrabandha in Cooch Behar and Fulbari in Jalpai...
By TT Bureau in Cooch Behar

North East  /  Published 15.03.20

Two Nigerians held in Assam

Two Nigerian nationals, arrested on Saturday night, were kept in the isolation ward of Karimganj civil hospital in south Assam. Confirming this, a district health official said Kanu Kingsby, 28 and Ch...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.20

Detention camp, all but

Ali Hossain, a driver by profession, left home last week for some essential shopping for his family. Barely 100 metres from his thatched home, he made a U-turn realising he had forgotten something vit...
By Devadeep Purohit and Soumya De Sarkar


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