Indian farmer abducted by Bangladeshi nationals released

Tension erupted along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura after Bangladeshi nationals kidnapped an Indian farmer in retaliation to the arrest of a Bangladeshi man by BSF troopers, police said on Thursday.

BSF trooper, civilian killed in Tripura border clash, probe ordered

A BSF trooper and a 70-year-old man were killed in a clash between the border guards and villagers along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura.

Three Bangladeshi nationals apprehended by BSF in Meghalaya

Three Bangladesh nationals were apprehended along India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, BSF sources said today.

Indian farmers wounded by Bangladeshis at IB

Two Indian farmers were seriously injured when a group of Bangladeshis illegally trespassed into the Indian territory and attacked them in Dhalai district along the India-Bangladesh border.

Nepali national held with explosives in West Bengal

Ahead of the Republic Day, a Nepali national carrying explosives was held near the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district, an official said Saturday.

Meghalaya proposes 22 border `haats` with Bangladesh

Meghalaya is keen to set up 22 more border `haats` (markets) along the India-Bangladesh border to create economic opportunities for the people living along it. The haats, once thriving centres of trade and commerce, were shut down after the creation of Bangladesh in 1971.

`Injuries to BSF jawans on Indo-Bangla border increasing`

According to statistics from the security force, 57 jawans were injured in 2010 while the figure shot up to 147 next year.

Women contingent of BSF deployed along India-Bangladesh border

The Border Security Force recently deployed women constables at the border outposts in West Bengal along the India-Bangladesh border.

Tripura farmers released by banned outfit

A crackdown by Bangladesh security forces has forced a separatist outfit to release three farmers kidnapped 23 days ago from Tripura.

River erosion upsets BSF at India-Bangladesh borde

River erosion has made the job of Border Security Force (BSF) guards increasingly difficult and dangerous along the India-Bangladesh border, says a senior BSF official.

Hasina visit: Security tightened in Agartala

Sheikh Hasina, accompanied by six Bangladesh ministers, including Foreign Minister Dipu Moni, will pay a two-day maiden visit to Tripura Jan 11-12.

India-Bangladesh border haats reopen after 40 yrs

It made for an emotional moment when Indian and Bangladeshi traders met after 40 years at Kalaichar in Meghalaya where the traditional `haats` along the border reopened on Saturday.

Rising sea submerges contentious island in Sunderbans

The New Moore Island, once a Indo-Bangla flashpoint, has been consumed by the rising sea.