New Delhi, May 09: Union Home Minister, Amit Shah has written to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urging her to allow trains with migrants to reach the state. Shah in his letter pointed out that Bengal was not allowing the entry of trains with migrants into the state.
New Delhi, May 02: With the new classification by the Centre, there has been a significant increase and decrease in the number of red zones in various districts. The total number of red zone districts decreased by 40 when compared to April 15. However, seven states saw a rise in the number. In West Bengal, the number rose from 4 to 10.
New Delhi, Mar 21: A lady who infiltrated India from Bangladesh ten years back has been arrested for her alleged links with the Lashkar-e-Tayiba.
She has been booked under the provisions of the Indian Penal Code and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. The agencies have accused her of recruiting for the Lashkar.
New Delhi, Mar 07: A Special court of the National Investigation Agency has convicted three persons in connection with a fake currency case. The three to be convicted are Amerul, Asim Kumar Saha and Alam Sheikh. All three are residents of West Bengal.
In 2015, the West Bengal police along with the Border Security Force had seized fake currency to the tune of Rs 9 lakh. 800 grams of opium too were seized from the accused persons.
New Delhi, Jan 16: Kerala and West Bengal have communicated to the Registrar General to put on hold the exercise of the National Population Register (NPR). The Registrar General has received the communication, two weeks after both the state governments had said that the NPR would not be implemented.
The states had written to their respective district magistrates saying that this process would be detrimental to public and hence the same be put on hold, a Home Ministry source confirmed to OneIndia.
The source, however, added that the Home Ministry has no reason to believe that these states would not cooperate. The manpower for such an exercise is drawn from the states.
New Delhi, Jan 06: The Uttar Pradesh police who sounded a high alert following the presence of two Islamic State terrorists say that the same persons had been spotted in West Bengal as well.
The terrorists were identified as Abdul Samad and Ilyas. A source in the UP police informed OneIndia that these terrorists are trying to cross over to Nepal. A massive manhunt has been launched for the two.
New Delhi, Jan 01: Illegal immigration and radicalisation are two major national security concerns. The bulk of these problems are contributed by Bengal and Kerala. In many cases, both are directly inter-connected and both these states do not appear to have woken up to the problem, despite being warned. Is it the politics of vote bank?Let us call it that.
Kerala unlike West Bengal has one major positive. It is a 100 per cent literate state. However attached with this is the problem of radicalisation.
New Delhi, Dec 17: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one Mosaraf Hosain in connection with a case relating to the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh.
Hosain a resident of Murshidabad district, West Bengal was arrested by the NIA and would be produced before the court today.
New Delhi, Dec 14: The National Investigation Agency has filed a supplementary chargesheet in connection with a fake currency case emanating out of West Bengal.
The NIA has charged one Mohammad Jamiul, a resident of Malda in West Bengal.
New Delhi, Dec 14: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one person from West Bengal in connection with a human trafficking case.
The accused identified as Rahul Amin Dhali was in possession of a mobile handset, 4 Bangladeshi SIM cards, 10,000 in Bangladeshi currency and a diary containing phone numbers.