Bangladesh border

BSF apprehends three Bangladeshis, one suspected tout from Bengal's Nadia

All four were nabbed on October 7 as they were attempting to cross the Ichhamati River, which separates India and Bangladesh, the BSF spokesperson said.

published on : 9th October 2020

Cattle smuggling scam: CBI raids 15 places in Bengal, seizes BSF commandant's house

The central agency claimed to have come across leads showing the involvement of a section of customs officers posted in the districts.

published on : 23rd September 2020

AASU releases 'confidential' report that wants 'declared foreigners' settled outside Assam

The report, which was submitted to the state Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and was supposed to be forwarded to the Centre, also wants sealing of the entire Indo-Bangladesh border.

published on : 11th August 2020

Trade between India and Bangladesh through Petrapole-Benapole border in West Bengal resumes

Whiile India had allowed export of goods from Petrapole, the largest land border port with Bangladesh, on June 7, the state government was demanding that truck drivers have to undergo self-isolation.

published on : 5th July 2020

Export through Bengal's Petrapole sluggish; Bangladeshi traders unhappy

Unavailability of drivers to take cargo to Bangladesh and problems related to parking of trucks in Petrapole have led to the crisis.

published on : 11th June 2020

4.3 magnitude earthquake hits India-Bangladesh border

The earthquake took place around 7.10 am and its epicenter was located at a depth of 55 km and a place 82 km southeast of Sohra, officials at the Regional Seismological Centre said.

published on : 3rd June 2020

India evacuates around 350 Indians including students from Bangladesh through land route

The Indian nationals, mostly from the northeastern states, crossed the border through the three checkpoints on the borders with Meghalaya, Assam and Tripura.

published on : 29th May 2020

235 stranded Indians return from Bangladesh, sent to quarantine facilities

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Riva Ganguly Das, had travelled up to the border and supervised the return of the Indians.

published on : 28th May 2020

BSF stares at manpower vacuum in Tripura as 54 jawans test positive

Official sources declared the battalion headquarters, its administrative base camp at Gandachara, and Karina border outpost as containment zones.

published on : 7th May 2020

Will take a call after considering all aspects: West Bengal government on MHA letter on Indo-Bangla trade

The Centre during the day came down heavily on the West Bengal government for not allowing movement of essential goods through the Indo-Bangladesh border.

published on : 6th May 2020

BSF sniffs ‘pattern’ in infiltration of mentally-challenged Bangladeshis

The BSF had sought to hand the man over to the Border Guards Bangladesh but as two rounds of meetings between them yielded no breakthrough, he was handed over to Tripura police.

published on : 3rd May 2020

Truckers stranded near India-Bangladesh border worried more about inability to send money back home

The stranded truckers, mostly from Punjab, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha and Nagaland, alleged that the transporters have left them in the lurch and are not picking up their calls.

published on : 1st May 2020

No breakthrough in talks, woman remains stranded along India-Bangladesh border

The middle-aged woman was intercepted by the BSF on April 2 when she was being pushed into the Indian side by some Bangladeshis with the help of the BGB.

published on : 14th April 2020

'Mentally-challenged' woman stranded on islet along India-Bangladesh border since April 2

Residents of Kathalchhari and Amtali villages along the border claimed the BGB personnel along with locals have tried to push the woman into the Indian territory from 3 different places since April 2.

published on : 13th April 2020

Amit Shah directs BSF to enhance vigil along Pakistan, Bangladesh fronts amid COVID-19 lockdown

The minister reviewed the security of the two borders on Thursday with BSF officials via a video conferencing and directed the force to ensure that no cross-border movement takes place.

published on : 10th April 2020
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