Indo Bangladesh Border
India  /  Published 19.07.21

BSF asked to deploy UAVs on Bangla border

The Centre has asked the Border Security Force to deploy more unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) along the Bangladesh border to crack down on infiltration and smuggling, sources in the border force said....
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.20

BSF guns down Bangla woman

A BSF team guarding Indo-Bangladesh border in Nadia gunned down a Bangladeshi national to prevent “exfiltration” at Pakhiura village in Hanshkhali in the early hours of Monday. Authoritie...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.20

Lockdown creates new mules for smugglers

The Border Security Force (BSF), in both the south and north Bengal frontiers, have arrested hundreds of “fresh entrants” in smuggling amid the pandemic-induced job loss and slowdown in tr...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.08.19

Illegal migrants: old idea about a new nation

The junior Union home minister, Nityanand Rai, recently rolled out interesting data in Parliament in response to questions on issues such as the progress in the fencing of the Indo-Bangladesh border a...
By Devadeep Purohit

West Bengal  /  Published 06.05.20

Delhi push for Bangla trade

Union home secretary Ajay Bhalla wrote to Bengal chief secretary Rajiva Sinha on Wednesday, directing the state government to allow transportation of essential goods through all entry points on the Ba...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


India  /  Published 06.05.20

Allow goods movement through Indo-Bangla border: Centre to Bengal

The Centre on Wednesday came down heavily on the West Bengal government for not allowing movement of essential goods through the Indo-Bangladesh border, saying such acts will have international implic...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 21.01.19

31 Rohingya refugees stuck on border

At least 31 Rohingya have been stranded for the last 72 hours at the Indo-Bangla border at Rayermura in West Tripura district, a BSF officer said on Monday.BSF deputy inspector general C.L. Belwa told...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

North East  /  Published 05.02.20

3 new border haats mulled

Three locations along the Indo-Bangladesh boundary in Tripura have been identified for setting up border haats (markets) to improve bilateral relations.“Some new locations have identified to set up ...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

North East  /  Published 22.01.19

BSF hands over 31 Rohingya to Tripura police

The 31 Rohingya refugees who were stuck between the international border and the barbed wire fence at Rayermura in West Tripura district, about 15km from here, were handed over to Tripura police on Tu...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Opinion  /  Published 22.01.19

Trapped outside the Bangladesh border

The promise to seal the entire Indo-Bangladesh border is not a new agenda for the Centre and the Assam government. The Centre had fixed a deadline for completing the sealing of the border with Banglad...
By Abhimanyu Datta


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