Indian Home Minister Amit Shah, who is on a two-day visit to West Bengal, today flagged off six floating border outposts at Hingalganj in North 24 Parganas district bordering Bangladesh, saying the measure would help curb smuggling and infiltration.
Cricket fans are the most die-hard, it appears, as a Bangladeshi entered India illegally to watch the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Two Bangladeshi cattle traders have been shot dead by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Hatibandha border in Lalmonirhat.
A total of 445 Bangladeshi nationals returned from India in last two months following the National Register of Citizens (NRC) published by the Indian government, virtually stripping about 19 lakh people of citizenship.
Indian Border Security Force (BSF) has handed the body of a Bangladeshi man to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB). He was shot dead by BSF early Thursday, at zero point of Joynagar border in Damurhuda upazila of Chuadanga.
A bullet-hit body has been found near Bangladesh-India border at Shingnagar in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj.
A Bangladeshi cattle trader is reportedly beaten to death in Jahurput Tek border of Sadar upazila in Chapainawabganj early today.
A Bangladeshi national is shot dead allegedly by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) members along Gilabari border in Bholahat upazila of Chapainawabganj.