India Bangladesh Border
West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.20

Virendra reviews law & order in Malda

Bengal director general of police Virendra and state government’s security advisor Surajit Kar Purkayastha visited Malda on Monday to take stock of the law and order.Accompanied by other police offi...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

North East  /  Published 20.02.20

Two undertrial inmates escape from Karimganj jail

Police have sounded a red alert after two undertrial inmates escaped from Karimganj district jail on Wednesday night. The police have sealed the India-Bangladesh border in the district. Police sources...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.07.19

Completion of Bangladesh border fence by 2020

Junior home minister Nityanand Rai has informed the Lok Sabha that the government will complete fencing the India-Bangladesh border by December 2020, highlighting through facts and figures the steps t...
By Sandip Chowdhury and Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 07.06.20

Exports to Bangladesh to resume from Sunday

West Bengal will resume bilateral trade with neighbouring Bangladesh through the Petrapole integrated checkpost in North 24 Parganas district on Sunday after more than a month, a senior official said....
By PTI in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 11.03.20

11 held over corona rumours

At least 11 people, including a few women, have been arrested for allegedly spreading lies on social media about coronavirus, a senior police officer said on Wednesday.Mizoram inspector-general of pol...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl


North East  /  Published 08.03.20

Shah, Tripura CM discuss checkpost

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Saturday met Union home minister Amit Shah and demanded setting up of a new integrated check-post (ICP) at Sabroom sub-division of South Tripura district, ar...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Opinion  /  Published 17.04.19

Do borders separate insiders from foreigners?

Two unrelated sets of news stories highlight that even in countries with long established territorial identities, external borders remain arenas of domestic conflict and contestation. The ongoing dram...
By T.C.A. Raghavan

North East  /  Published 30.10.19

Tearful mother-daughter reunion plays out at border

Tears flowed unbridled as mother and daughter hugged each other on the India-Bangladesh border on Wednesday, nine years after Bithi Akhter, 26, went “missing” from home. Bithi, who suffers from ch...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

West Bengal  /  Published 04.06.20

Malda leads in exports

The export of Indian goods to Bangladesh via the Mahadipur border in Malda district started on Thursday after a gap of over 70 days. The trade came to a halt at the border, along with some other land ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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