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.

Smuggled gold biscuits seized

BSF troops have seized gold biscuits worth Rs 32 lakh which were allegedly being smuggled from across the Indo-Bangla border in West Bengal`s Nadia district.

Two arrested with explosives near Indo-Bangla border

Two persons were arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle around 11 kg of explosive materials to Bangaldesh, from near Indo-Bangla border, police said.

Second line of defence along Indo-Bangla border in Tripura: DGP

A second line of defence has been formed along the 856-km-long international border that Tripura shares with Bangladesh to prevent the entry of ultras into the country, a top Tripura police officer said on Thursday.

Error detected in border fencing by Myanmar

An all-party team has detected some errors at the construction of wooden fencing by Myanmar in some border areas of Manipur, Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam said Wednesday.

32 Indian passports recovered from a boy

The BSF has recovered 32 Indian passports from an 18-year-old boy who was trying to cross the Indo-Bangla border.

BSF plans border haat in Indo-Bangla border in Bengal

In bid to promote better relations between India and Bangladesh and to check smuggling at the border areas, BSF is planning to have border haats (markets) at four border intersections across India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal.

Check post along Indo-Bangla border to open in November

Integrated Check Post (ICP) along the Indo-Bangla international border at Akhaura, near here would be opened in November next to provide facilities under one roof, official sources said on Thursday.

Indo-Bangla border talks this week; BSF team to visit Dhaka

Top commanders of the border guarding forces of India and Bangladesh will meet to thrash out a number of issues including illegal crossing overs and migration to Indian side and smuggling of narcotics along the eastern frontier.

`Wagah on East` to be unveiled on Gandhi Jayanti

The country`s first `Wagah in the East`, along the Indo-Bangla border, will be thrown open to the public this Gandhi Jayanti when Home Ministers of both the countries will witness a historic cultural extravaganza.

Border trade talks put off with Bangladesh due to `Mahasen`

A high-level talk between India and Bangladesh on setting up of border `haats` (markets) was put off due to tropical storm `Mahasen`.

First non-IPS officer to head BSF ops at Indo-Bangla border

For the first time in its 47-year history, the Border Security Force (BSF) has appointed a non-IPS officer as its commander for the eastern theatre which guards the Indo-Bangladesh border.

First `Wagah in the East` to come up along Indo-Bangla border

It will be the first `Wagah in the East` and in a month`s taime troops from India and Bangladesh along the frontier will be performing `retreat` ceremony by lowering flags.

Assam BJP stages dharna over mmigration issue

The Assam unit of BJP Monday staged a dharna here demanding urgent steps to stop illegal immigration from Bangladesh and CBI inquiry into the recent violence in Rabha Hasong areas.

Slight intensity quake at Indo-Bangla border

A slight intensity earthquake hit parts of West Bengal in the early hours on Wednesday.

BJP rebuffs claims of tightened security on Indo-Bangla border

Assam BJP president Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should himself visit these areas to have a first-hand knowledge of the situation.