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BSF submits proposal for fencing on Indo-Bangla border

BSF submits proposal for fencing on Indo-Bangla border

The issue of erecting fences along the international Indo-Bangla border was in cold storage for last several years. It was taken up just months after the terror attack in Dhaka.

High alert on Indo-Bangla border in 5 states after Dhaka carnage

High alert on Indo-Bangla border in 5 states after Dhaka carnage

India and Bangladesh share a 4,096 km-long international border, the fifth-longest land border in the world, with West Bengal having the highest length with 2,217 km. 

Alert sounded along Indo-Bangla border after Dhaka attack

Alert sounded along Indo-Bangla border after Dhaka attack

An alert was sounded along the 856-km long border with Bangladesh in view of the terrorist attack in a restaurant in Dhaka late Friday night, a top police official said on Sunday.

'Madrasas along Bangladesh border breeding ground of anti-national activities'

'Madrasas along Bangladesh border breeding ground of anti-national activities'

The BJP in West Bengal has demanded immediate sealing of the Indo-Bangla border, claiming madrasas operating along it are a breeding ground of terrorism and anti-national activities in the country.

New Assam CM asks BSF to seal Indo-Bangla border on war footing

New Assam CM asks BSF to seal Indo-Bangla border on war footing

Sonowal asked the border sentinels to ensure erection of fencing expeditiously for a safe and fool-proof border with the neighbouring country.

Cow smuggling has to stop; BSF needs to be more alert: Rajnath Singh

Cow smuggling has to stop; BSF needs to be more alert: Rajnath Singh

The minister also said he has asked the Union Home Secretary to create a national "think tank" which will work to ensure India's security in all its spheres.

West Bengal polls: Centre considering sealing of Indo-Bangla border, says Rajnath Singh

West Bengal polls: Centre considering sealing of Indo-Bangla border, says Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh also raised the issue of infiltration of Bangladeshis into India through the border with the state.

Assam polls: NDA govt will completely seal Indo-Bangla border, says Rajnath Singh

Assam polls: NDA govt will completely seal Indo-Bangla border, says Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the NDA government will "completely seal" the Indo-Bangladesh border within a reasonable time frame.

India-Bangladesh border guarding forces to hold joint exercise today

India shares a total of 4,096 km of border with Bangladesh. 

Cattle smuggling along Bangla border down significantly: BSF

The Border Security Force on Thursday said cattle smuggling instances along the Indo-Bangla border have declined "significantly" due to special clampdown measures undertaken and it has now joined hands with neighbour's forces to further bring down these illegal activities.

Infiltration continuing on Indo-Bangla border, says CM Tarun Gogoi

Stating that border protection is a primary responsibility of the Centre, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today alleged that infiltration along the Indo-Bangla border is continuing and Border Security Force (BSF) has not been able to stop it.

BSF digs trenches to check cattle smuggling along Indo-Bangla border

The Border Security Force (BSF) has initiated unique measures to check rampant smuggling of cattle across the Indo-Bangla border by digging deep ditches and welding metal pipes to the border fence, an effort which has led to 90 percent decrease in the crime this year.

Land Boundary Agreement India's strong message of friendship to Bangladesh: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that passage in Parliament of a Bill to operationalise the Indo-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement will convey a "strong" message of friendship to the neighbouring country and also show the world that the country stands united on matters of national interest.

RSS demands sealing of Indo-Bangla border after land pact

With Parliament approving the historic Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh, the RSS has demanded that it should be followed up by sealing of borders to check illegal immigration from the eastern neighbour.

BSF nabs one for smuggling weapons along Indo-Bangla border

BSF troops have nabbed one person for allegedly trying to smuggle weapons and over 60 kilograms of narcotics along the Indo-Bangla border in West Bengal.

BSF officials exchange sweets with their counterparts in Indo-Bangla border

On the occasion of the 66th Republic Day celebration, troops of the Border Security Force (BSF), stationed along the India-Bangladesh border at Akhaura exchanged sweets with their Bangladeshi counterpart here.

Joint patrolling by BSF and BGB at Tripura border

India and Bangladesh on Saturday decided to conduct joint patrolling along the Indo-Bangla Border by BSF and BGB in Tripura to check cross-border movement of Indian insurgents.

Six die in Tripura accidents

 Six persons died and 25 others were injured in two separate accidents in northern part of Tripura, police said today.

Finish fencing work along Indo-Bangla border in 3 months: SC to govt

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to complete fencing work along the Indo-Bangla border within three months to check cross-border influx of illegal Bangladesh nationals into Assam and streamline the process to deport them back.

DG BSF reviews situation along Indo-Bangla border in Tripura

Director General of BSF DK Pathak on Sunday reviewed the situation along the border in Tripura two days after a BSF jawan was lynched and another person killed in a clash between villagers and the border guards at South Ramnagar here, BSF sources said.