Following implementation of LBA, Bangladesh Deputy High Commissioner Zokey Ahad speaks to The Indian Express
The children reportedly arrived from different parts of Bihar, particularly from Purnea-Kishengunj belt and were headed to Pune for training in madrasa.
1,079 people from Bangladesh yet to come either for a recce or to settle in India.
The leader also made clear the stand she will take should a similar situation arises in future.
The oldest resident, Asgar Ali, 106, can barely hear, but was more than happy to get on the stage and wave the Indian flag.
"Before we could return, we saw our houses at enclave 142 in Seuti Kursha area were razed as a ‘punishment’."
More than 100 enclaves of India encircled by Bangladesh border and over 50 enclaves of Bangladesh enclosed by Indian territory will be exchanged between the two neighbouring countries at midnight tonight.
Two gates will be kept open for enclave people belonging to enclaves of both countries to cross over, first to explore and then to finally relocate.
There are 614 madrasas under the Board across the state, imparting education to about five lakh students.
This will be Mamata’s maiden trip to London and her second foreign visit.
Actor-turned-BJP leader George Baker speaks to The Indian Express about his nomination by the President from the Anglo-Indian Community to the Lok Sabha.
While several thousands have fled to Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, close to 10,565 Rohingya Muslims have entered India, according to the figures released by the Bureau of Immigration.
Stir beings less than 24 hrs after CM Mamata Banerjee boasted about work done for minority community.
TMC MP Sudip Bandopadhyay took a dig at CPM and said the turnout is a 'fitting reply' to their Monday’s rally.
BJP leaders, who had put up a sit-in demonstration at Magrahat which had ran into its fifth day, claimed all the credit to themselves for the girl's return.
While Cooch Behar MP Renuka Sinha said about 15,000 enclave dwellers were earlier expected to return to India, the actual number is only 1,027.
Mamata reiterated that her government does not have enough funds to carry out the development work.
The district administration’s ongoing field survey has thrown up details of 10 families, comprising 44 members, living in the district that do not figure in the 2011 census.
Guests were given lavish culinary delights ahead of the event in Burdwan
On Thursday last week, Ainul signed the form during the census drive in the enclaves in Cooch Behar district, effectively stating his willingness to be a citizen of India.
On the findings from across the border, officials said about 100 families have expressed willingness to come to India so far.
State BJP president Rahul Sinha said that BJP has decided not to follow the “communal policies” of other leaders.
Rahul Sinha said that the BJP, in a bid to focus more on Bengal for the Assembly polls, has brought in more central leaders to lead the party in the state.
Rescue operations taken up jointly by Sahastra Sena Bal (SSB) and the state police officials have been affected due to the heavy downpour.
The members of Scottish Church College Students' Union put up a demonstration in front of the college and stalled the admission procedure.
According to a former TMC legislator, Mukul Roy's news party is likely to be named All India Progressive Trinamool Congress.
Supporters of former block president Moni Hossain and present block president Alok Majhi were allegedly involved in the fight.
BJP MLA Shamik Bhattacharya and other prominent leaders of the state were present at the occasion.
He argues that since the month of Ramzan would begin from Friday, and which would involve offering a special namaz besides the five prayers offered in a day.
The main accused in the case, a 28-year-old Bangladeshi, was hiding somewhere in the border areas of Bangladesh after the rape incident.
West Bengal will hold an event in Kolkata’s Netaji Indoor Stadium with representatives of a various yoga, health and meditation agencies.
The West Bengal Chapter of Kreeda Bharati — the sports wing of RSS — plans to hold a camp in Kolkata where representatives of schools and 20 organisations will be taught yoga.
The former CPM leader conceded that there remains a doubt on “what use would I be of to the party”.
Yoga is a part of vedic culture and is part of Hinduism.
The police stumbled on the skeletons on Wednesday night while investigating the death of Arabinda De, the owner of the house whose charred body was found from inside a bathroom hours earlier.
Around 35 phaetons still ply around the Victoria Memorial Hall area in Kolkata.
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