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Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on patrol along the Indo-Bangla international border in Tripura .(PTI FILE PHOTO)

131 infiltrators detained in Tripura in 2020, says BSF

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 10:36 PM IST
Some of those arrested were involved in smuggling contraband items while some infiltrators had strayed across the border.
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Prohibitory orders and night curfew have been clamped in areas along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Assam’s Cachar district.(Representational Photo/PTI)
Prohibitory orders and night curfew have been clamped in areas along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Assam’s Cachar district.(Representational Photo/PTI)

Assam clamps Section 144 along Indo-Bangla border in Cachar district

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 06:15 PM IST
The decision follows reports on movement of extremist elements in the area.
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In 2012, though Bangladesh had imposed a ban on the export of Hilsa to India, the prohibition was lifted last year.(REUTERS)
In 2012, though Bangladesh had imposed a ban on the export of Hilsa to India, the prohibition was lifted last year.(REUTERS)

BSF seizes more than 100kg of Hilsa fish from Indo-Bangla border in south Bengal

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 04:21 PM IST
The seizure comes at a time, when millions of Bengalis are facing an acute shortage of their favourite fish. Hilsa is often tagged as the Queen of Fish and the Bangladeshi variant is considered to be tastier than their Indian counterparts.
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BSF’s probe has revealed that the stranded people belong to Bangladesh’s Comilla district.(PTI file photo)
BSF’s probe has revealed that the stranded people belong to Bangladesh’s Comilla district.(PTI file photo)

12 Bangladeshi nationals, including 7 children, stranded on Indo-Bangla border for six days

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 12:13 PM IST
The 12 Bangladeshis have been identified as Kulsum Bibi (60), Barsida Begam (35), Rajita Begam (30), Mohinuddin (22), Sajana Begam (21), Shakil Miah (14), Ravena Khatun (12), Sakib (11), Raja Hossain (9), Rashmi Akhtar (4), Alia Khatun (3). and Rajaul Hossain (2).
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BSF officials said that they are in touch with officials of the state forest department and the birds would be handed over to officials from Alipore Zoo in Kolkata.
BSF officials said that they are in touch with officials of the state forest department and the birds would be handed over to officials from Alipore Zoo in Kolkata.

Endangered helmeted curassow birds seized at Indo-Bangla border in south Bengal

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2020 07:35 PM IST
According to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, helmeted curassows are endangered species and are found in the forests of Columbia and Venezuela.
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As many as 31 Rohingya were stranded between the border fence and the International Border with Bangladesh in Tripura for the last 48 hours, the Border Security Force officials said on Sunday.(PTI File Photo)
As many as 31 Rohingya were stranded between the border fence and the International Border with Bangladesh in Tripura for the last 48 hours, the Border Security Force officials said on Sunday.(PTI File Photo)

31 Rohingya, including 16 children, stranded on Indo-Bangla border in Tripura

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2019 07:45 AM IST
The BSF in a statement alleged that the Border Guards of Bangladesh brought the group of Rohingya from the Brahamanbari in Bangladesh and falsely showed them to have been detained on the border fence.
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Between January and April of 2018, 29 Bangladeshis have been arrested by the ATS for staying illegally in Maharashtra.
Between January and April of 2018, 29 Bangladeshis have been arrested by the ATS for staying illegally in Maharashtra.

How illegal Bangladeshis entering India from porous borders are keeping Maharashtra ATS on toes

By Aritra Hazra and Faisal Tandel | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2018 11:17 AM IST
There are suspicions that Ansarullah Bangla Team has set up sleeper cells in India
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