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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

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

Parties’ scan on Bangla border

Milik-Sultanpur, an otherwise nondescript village in Malda with 1500-odd residents, has emerged as the new topic of discussions in political circles in the district.The village near the Bangladesh bor...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Books  /  Published 02.03.19

Ideas children smuggle at India Bangladesh border

Banpur might only be 110 kilometres northeast of Calcutta, in Nadia district, but it is a borderland. The railway station there stands less than a kilometre from the India-Bangladesh border. It is nea...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.20

BSF nudged on Sultanpur

The Malda administration on Wednesday got in touch with the BSF brass to address the problems of the people living in Milik Sultanpur village amid complaints that restrictions imposed by the men guard...
By Saumya De Sarkar in Malda

North East  /  Published 28.02.20

Land for new border haat

The India and Bangladesh governments will demarcate land on March 9 to set up a new border haat at Sonamura subdivision of Sepahijala district, to boost trade and commerce between the two countries.Cu...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

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West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.20

Fulbari land port opens up

Trucks with boulders from India and Bhutan crossed the border from the Fulbari land port to roll into the Banglabandha district of Bangladesh on Saturday.This marked the resumption of bilateral trade ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 28.05.20

8 held for CAA activist’s death

Eight more persons have been arrested in connection with the killing of an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) activist in East Khasi Hills district in February, taking the total number of those appr...
By PTI in Shillong

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.20

Exporters seek Bangladesh trade reboot

Exporters to Bangladesh have started mounting pressure on the administrations of their respective districts for trade to resume at the earliest through the land borders. On Thursday, representatives o...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 03.05.20

Bangladeshi nationals detained in Dhubri

Altogether 26 Bangladeshi nationals who started their journey from Assam’s Jorhat district with an aim to cross the India-Bangladesh border were stopped near at Bahalpur on National Highway 17 (New)...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.20

Trade with Bangladesh resumes at Petrapole

Import and export resumed at the Petrapole land port on Thursday afternoon after the Indian and Bangladesh authorities agreed to transfer goods at the zero point of the international border.Sources sa...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Petrapole


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