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Amit Shah to visit Bihar next month, first time since BJP lost power
Politics

Amit Shah to visit Bihar next month, first time since BJP lost power

Shah, considered the party's principal strategist, will be visiting the Seemanchal region, which is close to the Bangladesh border and has a heavy concentration of Muslim population, on 23-24 September.

Chinese man apprehended at India-Bangladesh border smuggled 1,300 Indian SIM cards to his country, says BSF
India

Chinese man apprehended at India-Bangladesh border smuggled 1,300 Indian SIM cards to his country, says BSF

In a statement, the BSF said that Han Junwe had smuggled SIM cards to China 'to hack accounts and carry out financial frauds'

Three BSF personnel injured in attack by Bangladeshi smugglers along West Bengal border
India

Three BSF personnel injured in attack by Bangladeshi smugglers along West Bengal border

The incident occurred near the BSF's Bansghata post in the North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal during the intervening night of 3 to 4 July.

Mamata Banerjee agrees to Rajnath Singh's request to acquire 300 acres for fencing along Bangladesh border
India

Mamata Banerjee agrees to Rajnath Singh's request to acquire 300 acres for fencing along Bangladesh border

The move came after the Rajnath Singh wrote to Mamata Banerjee, whose government had been dithering for months over acquiring the land, leading to a delay in construction of a fence along the international border

Synthetic drug 'Yaba' makes silent entry into North East with lethal consequences for future
India

Synthetic drug 'Yaba' makes silent entry into North East with lethal consequences for future

The BSF recently seized a large consignment of Yaba tablets on the Bangladesh border. Usage of the drug is seeing a worrying rise.

Myanmar violence: Three Rohingyas 'killed' by landmine planted near Bangladesh border
World

Myanmar violence: Three Rohingyas 'killed' by landmine planted near Bangladesh border

Last week two Rohingya including a child had their legs blown off and another person was injured after they stepped onto suspected mines near the Myanmar border

Tripura government will not implement new cattle slaughter rules, says minister
India

Tripura government will not implement new cattle slaughter rules, says minister

Tripura's state government will not implement the new cattle trade and slaughter rules as it is against the interests of the people, a state minister said.

Amit Shah in Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee suffering from BJP phobia, says party chief
Politics

Amit Shah in Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee suffering from BJP phobia, says party chief

In a swipe at Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee, BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday said she was suffering from "BJP phobia".

Kashmir: 377 ex-militants returned from Pakistan via Nepal, Bangladesh since 2010
India

Kashmir: 377 ex-militants returned from Pakistan via Nepal, Bangladesh since 2010

In 2010, Jammu and Kashmir government launched a rehabilitation policy for former Kashmiri militants, who had crossed over to Pakistan but did not return, and had shunned violence.

BSF to tighten security along Bangladesh border after Dhaka terror attack
India

BSF to tighten security along Bangladesh border after Dhaka terror attack

The governors of Assam and Tripura have told the BSF to tighten their vigil on the border with Bangladesh following the terror attack on Dhaka.

Arsenic-affected village now selling packaged drinking water
India

Arsenic-affected village now selling packaged drinking water

Once forced to drink arsenic-contaminated ground water, residents of a remote hamlet in West Bengal near Indo-Bangla border are now purifying water from ponds and selling packaged safe drinking water.