Government officials seize exotic birds smuggled into West Bengal from Bangladesh; second such incident in a month
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized exotic birds which were smuggled from Bangladesh into West Bengal, an agency statement said on Thursday.
Sealing of the Indo-Bangla border, early completion of the National Register of Citizens and a host of other issues were discussed at a high-level meeting between the Centre and the Assam government.
: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday the security of the more than 200-kilometre-long Indo-Bangladesh border was a priority for the BJP government
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the security of the more than 200-kilometre-long Indo-Bangladesh border was a priority for the BJP government and it will be completely sealed in next one and a half years.
Hours after the announcement was made that India conducted surgical strikes in PoK last night, sources in the BSF said that a high-level meeting will be held with the Border Guards Bangladesh in Bengaluru on Thursday.
The porous Indo-Bangla border has become the escape route for the Bangladeshi militants, after the neighbouring country launched a massive search operation following terrorist attacks, says a source in Assam police. Assam has been alerted by the Meghalaya police of infiltration of five suspected militants through the Indo-Bangla border.
Pontoon bridges, sluice gates and airships will be deployed to plug the riverine and vulnerable frontier patches along the Indo-Bangla border in Assam.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday asked BSF to be more alert and vigilant to prevent cow smuggling along the Indo-Bangla border.
Security has been beefed up and the Indo-Bangla international border was sealed for peaceful conduct of the Tripura Assembly bypoll on Saturday.
New Delhi is still waiting to hear why Mamata Banerjee chose to do a U- turn on a matter of international significance.