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Land Boundary Agreement

India, Bangladesh Home Minister-level talks today - Know its agenda

India and Bangladesh will review the implementation of the Land Boundary Agreement, security and border management and related issues.

Jul 28, 2016, 08:48 AM IST

Assam polls 2016: No pact, so Atal Bihari Vajpayee failed to solve infiltration issue, says Amit Shah

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee could not resolve the Bangladeshi infiltration issue because of the absence of any agreement with the neighbouring country, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said here.

Apr 09, 2016, 18:53 PM IST

Indian enclave dwellers in Bangladesh come back home

In pursuance of the India-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement, the first batch of 19 families from the erstwhile Indian enclaves in Bangladesh, who had opted to stay in India, on Thursday entered West Bengal's Cooch Behar district.

Nov 19, 2015, 23:43 PM IST

India, Bangladesh satisfied with smooth implementation of LBA

India and Bangladesh have voiced satisfaction over the smooth implementation of the Land Boundary Agreement as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held "a very good" meeting with his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina.

Sep 25, 2015, 10:36 AM IST

Security, a prime concern after enclaves exchange

With the long-awaited swapping of enclaves between India and Bangladesh now complete, ensuring security so that these areas do not become a hub of anti- national activities seems to be of prime concern of security agencies.

Aug 02, 2015, 09:39 AM IST

India, Bangladesh enclave residents get freedom after 68 years

Ending a border dispute, the much-awaited exchange of enclaves (Chhitmahals) between India and Bangladesh came into effect at the stroke of midnight on Friday-Saturday.

Aug 01, 2015, 09:27 AM IST

Indo-Bangla LBA: We are happier than Eid or Durga Puja, say Coochbehar residents

With hours left for the implementation of the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) between India and Bangladesh, the residents of border area Coochbehar are all set to celebrate the historic event.

Jul 31, 2015, 23:24 PM IST

'New found freedom' for 51,000 people as India, Bangladesh begin exchange of enclaves

It's a historic day for India and Bangladesh. Following a wait of over four decades, the two neighbours will on Friday midnight begin exchanging 162 adversely-held enclaves. This marks the start of implementation of the landmark Land Boundary Agreement.

Jul 31, 2015, 08:53 AM IST

People in Indian enclaves in Bangladesh want compensation package

Most of the estimated 600 people who want to migrant to India under the India-Bangladesh enclave swap agreement are seeking a compensation package for leaving their land and other properties in that country.

Jul 23, 2015, 20:41 PM IST

Land swap deal: Joint survey between India, Bangladesh ends

The joint survey between India and Bangladesh for exchanging 162 enclaves along the North Bengal border came to an end yesterday after around 61 thousand people residing in these enclaves put opinion to settle their citizenship.

Jul 17, 2015, 09:51 AM IST

Indo-Bangla LBA: Shifting process to be over by Nov 30

India and Bangladesh have planned to complete by November 30 the process of shifting of people living in border enclaves as per their citizenship choice under the provision of the historic Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) ratified by the two countries last month.

Jul 15, 2015, 22:41 PM IST

India-Bangladesh land swap deal: July 16 last day to choose

 For 51,000 people residing in the 162 enclaves that were swapped between India and Bangladesh last month with the inking of the Land Boundary Agreement, July 16, or Thursday is the last day for them to state which of the two countries they would like to be citizen of.

Jul 15, 2015, 21:55 PM IST

India, Bangladesh launch survey in enclaves over nationality

 India and Bangladesh on Monday launched a joint survey to record the "choice of nationality" of 51,584 people in 162 enclaves in each other's territories ahead of the July 31 integration of the land with the respective mainland under the historic Land Boundary Agreement (LBA).

Jul 06, 2015, 13:52 PM IST

Land Boundary Agreement completes unfinished task of partition: Expert

India and Bangladesh have finally ratified the over 40-year-old Land Boundary Agreement.

Jun 10, 2015, 15:06 PM IST

Land pact with Bangladesh will help check infiltration: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh would help check infiltration from across the border.

Jun 09, 2015, 17:01 PM IST

LBA with Bangladesh signifies 'meeting of hearts': PM Modi

Calling ratification of the historic Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh as "meeting of hearts", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said if such a pact was inked some other parts of the globe, then it would have been worthy of a Nobel prize.

Jun 08, 2015, 03:14 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi praises Sheikh Hasina's resolve to fight terrorism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina's "unshakable resolve" to fight the menace of terrorism with a "zero tolerance approach" despite being a woman leader.

Jun 07, 2015, 23:00 PM IST

LBA ratification like fall of Berlin Wall: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the ratification of the over 40-year-old Land Boundary Agreement was a bridge to join hearts and cited a media report that compared it to the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Jun 07, 2015, 22:58 PM IST

Water cannot be a political issue: PM Modi on Teesta water issue

"I am of the view that birds, air and water - these three do not need to have visas at all," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday while emphasising that the long-pending Teesta water sharing pact should not be made into a political issue and be dealt from a humanitarian perspective.

Jun 07, 2015, 22:44 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi departs for India, ends two-day Bangladesh tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for India from Dhaka on Sunday after concluding his two-day visit to Bangladesh.

Jun 07, 2015, 22:10 PM IST