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A team of BSF personnel deployed in the area for border security intercepted the smugglers on Sunday evening and stopped them.(PTI PHOTO.)

Three BSF personnel injured in clash with smugglers in Tripura

Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 11:02 PM IST
The smugglers were reportedly trying to throw packets of contraband items over the Indo-Bangladesh international border at Rayermura village.
Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden to bring new proposal to counter Prez Trump’s border policies(AFP)
Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden to bring new proposal to counter Prez Trump’s border policies(AFP)

Biden to release counter proposal to solve US border problems

By PTI
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 08:26 AM IST
Democratic presidential candidate says that Prez Trump sowing irrational fears in the minds of Americans regarding border security.
The U.S. is issuing an emergency order Wednesday grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft “effective immediately,” in the wake of the crash of an Ethiopian Airliner that killed 157 people, President Donald Trump said.(AP File Photo)
The U.S. is issuing an emergency order Wednesday grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft “effective immediately,” in the wake of the crash of an Ethiopian Airliner that killed 157 people, President Donald Trump said.(AP File Photo)

Donald Trump issues emergency order to ground Boeing 737 Max Jets

Washington | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 06:58 AM IST
Many nations had already barred the Boeing 737 Max 8 from its airspace, but until Trump’s announcement, the Federal Aviation Administration had said that it didn’t have any data to show the jets are unsafe.
Trump has made clear he plans to exploit the issue in his re-election campaign, even amid sharp criticism from Democrats, rights groups, border-state landowners -- and several prominent Republicans.(Bloomberg)
Trump has made clear he plans to exploit the issue in his re-election campaign, even amid sharp criticism from Democrats, rights groups, border-state landowners -- and several prominent Republicans.(Bloomberg)

Donald Trump aide predicts ‘hundreds of miles’ of border wall by 2020

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2019 10:16 AM IST
The US president on Friday invoked a “national emergency” to justify tapping military and other funds for barrier construction, after Congress approved less than a fourth the $5.7 billion he had sought for border security.
Trump said that he is looking at getting USD 23 billion for border security from various sources.(AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
Trump said that he is looking at getting USD 23 billion for border security from various sources.(AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump not ‘thrilled’ with border deal, but US govt shutdown seems unlikely

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2019 01:23 PM IST
Democrats and Republicans have struck a deal to offer USD 1.375 billion for 88.5 kilometers of new barriers along the southern border, as well as other border security measures to avert another crippling government shutdown over Trump’s wall along the US-Mexico border.
US president Donald Trump.(AFP file photo)
US president Donald Trump.(AFP file photo)

Another shutdown looms as US border security talks break down

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2019 10:30 PM IST
Bipartisan congressional talks on border security have broken down and the United States could be staring at another government shutdown from February 15 when funding for a part of the government runs out.
US president Donald Trump has said he is getting closer to declaring a national emergency to secure funding for a wall.(AFP)
US president Donald Trump has said he is getting closer to declaring a national emergency to secure funding for a wall.(AFP)

Getting closer to declare national emergency to build the wall: Donald Trump

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2019 04:59 PM IST
A national emergency would allow Trump to proceed with a wall without congressional approval and give him executive powers to reallocate disaster relief funds to the southern Mexico border.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable meeting with conservative leaders at the White House on January 23, 2019, to discuss the security and humanitarian crisis at the southern border.(AFP)
US President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable meeting with conservative leaders at the White House on January 23, 2019, to discuss the security and humanitarian crisis at the southern border.(AFP)

Donald Trump to give State of the Union address ‘when the shutdown is over’

Washington | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 10:14 AM IST
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to Trump that her chamber would not sign off on the annual speech during the partial government shutdown.
An aerial view of Great Wall of China.(AFP)
An aerial view of Great Wall of China.(AFP)

Opinion| China built a big, beautiful wall, too. It failed

Bloomberg | By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2019 10:05 PM IST
The Great Wall visited by tourists today is the handiwork of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and was primarily constructed in the mid-to-late 16th century.
Reggie Singh, brother of Indian-origin policeman Ronil Singh killed in California, said he supported US president Donald Trump’s efforts on border security.(AP)
Reggie Singh, brother of Indian-origin policeman Ronil Singh killed in California, said he supported US president Donald Trump’s efforts on border security.(AP)

‘We are with you’, Trump tells brother of Indian-origin cop killed by immigrant

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2019 11:13 AM IST
Corporal Ronil Singh, 33, of the Newman Police Department was shot and killed during a traffic stop on December 26 allegedly by an illegal immigrant.
US President Donald Trump speaks as he departs the White House in Washington, DC, on January 6, 2019, for meetings at Camp David. President Donald Trump stood firm Sunday on his demand for billions of dollars to fund a border wall with Mexico, which has forced a shutdown of the US government now entering its third week."We have to build the wall," Trump told reporters as he left the White House for the Camp David presidential retreat, while conceding that the barrier could be "steel instead of concrete." (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP)(AFP)
US President Donald Trump speaks as he departs the White House in Washington, DC, on January 6, 2019, for meetings at Camp David. President Donald Trump stood firm Sunday on his demand for billions of dollars to fund a border wall with Mexico, which has forced a shutdown of the US government now entering its third week."We have to build the wall," Trump told reporters as he left the White House for the Camp David presidential retreat, while conceding that the barrier could be "steel instead of concrete." (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP)(AFP)

US shutdown enters third week, talks on between Trump team, Congress fail to make ‘much headway’

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2019 10:00 AM IST
Vice President Mike Pence’s team will be meeting congressional officials representing Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer and Republicans again Sunday to find an end to a stalemate that partially shut down the federal government on December 22.
File photo of US President Donald Trump.(Reuters photo)
File photo of US President Donald Trump.(Reuters photo)

Donald Trump threatens government shutdown in September if no funding for Mexico wall

Reuters, Washington | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2018 08:26 AM IST
The US President cited the hundreds of Central American migrants travelling in a “caravan” as one of the reasons for strong border security.
The ministry has projected budgetary requirement for the period 2020-2025 for internal security, central armed police forces, police modernisation, border security, disaster management and Union Territories.(File photo)
The ministry has projected budgetary requirement for the period 2020-2025 for internal security, central armed police forces, police modernisation, border security, disaster management and Union Territories.(File photo)

Home ministry needs Rs 3,50,000 crore for security during 2020-2025

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 01:38 PM IST
A presentation was made during a meeting which stressed that the responsibilities of the home ministry have increased manifold that include diverse and varied internal security challenges
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