Illegal immigration from Bangladesh are part of a devious agenda to set up a Greater East Pakistan/Bangladesh and the primary targets in India are West Bengal and the North Eastern states
New Delhi, Sep 19: There has been enhanced activity by the mullahs from Bangladesh who are being invited to lower Assam. They have been coming in to Assam on tourist visas and then conducting religious preaching.
On Saturday, 17 Bangladeshi nationals were arrested in Assam’s Biswanath district on the charge that they were involved in religious preaching. All these persons had entered Assam on tourist visas and conducted religious events in violation of the provisions of their visa, DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said.
New Delhi, Apr 11: The National Investigation Agency has learnt that a Bangladeshi national who entered Assam illegally was trying to set up an Al Qaeda module in eastern India.
On Sunday, the NIA conducted raids at 11 locations in Barpeta and Bongaigaon districts of Assam in a case linked to a module of the Al Qaeda in the Sub-Continent (AQIS).
On the radar of the NIA was one Saiful Islam who had entered illegally into Assam. He was working as an Arabic teacher at the Dhakaliapara Masjid. Under the garb of working as an Arabic teacher, he was actively motivating the youth to join the outfit and work for the sleeper cells, the NIA learnt.
New Delhi, Dec 01: One of the main reason for the extension of the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force was due to the demographic changes that have been witnessed in Bengal and Assam.
When the Home Ministry issued the order on October 11, it took into consideration the major demographic changes in these states. The BSF had to be empowered to deal with elements that had moved across the borders.
New Delhi, Aug 02: Assam and Mizoram have decided to dial down the border tensions following the intervention of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Both the Chief Ministers agreed to resolve the ongoing border disputes amicably through dialogue.
Mizoram’s CM Zoramthanga took to the social media and said that the boundary dispute with Assam will be resolved amicably through dialogue.
New Delhi, May 13: 1 (7%) minister has declared criminal cases against himself in Assam.1 (7%) minister has declared serious criminal cases against himself says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.
New Delhi, Mar 27: At a rally in Assam, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that if the BJP comes to power, laws will be implemented to tackle the problem of both land and love jihad. He said that refugees will be granted citizenship, while infiltrators will be thrown out.
In January 2020, nearly 450 persons were arrested by the Bangladesh police when they crossed over from India. That month, there was a major exodus of Illegal Bangladeshi immigrants back to their country.
New Delhi, Feb 24: Over 1,000 extremists laid down their arms before Assam Chief Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal.
The extremists belonged to five organisations- People Democratic Council of Karbi Longri (PDCK), Karbi Longri North Cachar Hills Liberation Front, Karbi People’s Liberation Tigers, Kuki Liberation Front and United People’s Liberation Army.
New Delhi, Oct 29: The unified command of the security forces has decided not to scale down counter-insurgency operations in Assam and the adjoining states. This despite the situation in the area witnessing a significant improvement in terms of law and order.
There is an apprehension that the Chinese are trying to instigate insurgent groups of northeast. It may be recalled the the Global Times had said that if India plays the Taiwan card, China should help militant groups of India to retaliate.
New Delhi, Sep 11: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against 7 ULFA operatives in connection with the killing of a sub inspector in Assam. The chargesheet has been filed against Bijit Gogoi, Kanto Bora, Santosh Gogoi Sadiya, Jushinta Moran,Bubul Moran, Dipankar Borah and Mamun Dihingia.
Bhumidhar Burman, the revenue minister of Assam in 2009 had informed the state Assembly that two detention camps would be set up to house illegal immigrants. It is clear that the detention centres had come up in 2008-09 under the Tarun Gogoi government.
In Assam alone, 70,000 persons, who were declared as illegal immigrants, have vanished. They were to be deported, but they have blended with the rest of the population in the country and remain untraceable.
Before the Supreme Court, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta had submitted that several illegal immigrants had blended with the local population both in Assam and other parts of the country.