India-Bangladesh border

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

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

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

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

'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

Eight suspected Rohingyas arrested in Tripura

As per an agreement between India and Myanmar, the locals on either side can move up to 16 km within each other’s territory without documents and stay there for a while.

published on : 30th November 2017