Assam border with Bangladesh

Criteria set for trial of Bangladeshis in Assam

Only those who came to Assam from Bangladesh immediately before the commencement of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 1985, -- and are not Indian citizens -- can be referred to the foreigners tribunals, Indian home ministry said yesterday.

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

Assam border gets smart fences

Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh yesterday inaugurated an advanced electronic surveillance “smart fencing” system along a geographically-tough 61-km stretch of Assam's border with Bangladesh to tackle cross-border crimes and provide respite to BSF personnel from round-the-clock patrolling.

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

Criteria set for trial of Bangladeshis in Assam

Only those who came to Assam from Bangladesh immediately before the commencement of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 1985, -- and are not Indian citizens -- can be referred to the foreigners tribunals, Indian home ministry said yesterday.

September 19, 2018
September 19, 2018

India plans digital fence on border

India will launch a digital smart fencing project along Assam state's border with Bangladesh in November, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said.