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Shib Shankar Chatterjee, Northeast India Journalist

Shib Shankar Chatterjee is a former BBC, The Times of India, Hindustan Times & The Statesman Contributor from Northeast India, who specializes in investigations of important issues affecting the people of India and Bangladesh.

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Precarious Natives On World's Most Dangerous International Border
The story of a killing on the Indo-Bangla international border, in which a young girl died trying to cross the tightly controlled border, to her wedding.
04:40 May 1, 2015 PST
India's Border Security Force Recovers 'Fake Money' at Indo-Bangladesh border
Anti National elements threw a Plastic packet containing FICN over the Border Fence towards Indian side by taking the advantage of darkness. However due to alertness of BSF men has failed their attempt and seized the plastic packet
19:32 Aug 12, 2013 PST
Boro People Suggest Alignment With China May Be Better Than India
After seven years of working through a negotiated peace process with the government of India, The National Democratic Front of Boroland suggests India is not serious about resolving the issues.
05:20 Jul 15, 2013 PST
Home Minister and Joint Delegation Team Strive for Amicable Political Solution
For the first time ever, a joint delegation team of Peoples' Joint Action Committee For Boroland Movement and National Democratic Front of Boroland (P) met with high level Indian political leaders
08:23 Mar 26, 2013 PST
Violence in 100-Hours Boroland Bandh Draws Condemnation
PJACBM strongly suspects the active involvement of some anti-social elements in those incidents to defame and malign the peaceful, democratic and non- violent movement for the legitimate demand of separate state.
09:23 Mar 4, 2013 PST
Radicalisation Creates Ethnic Conflict Between Rohingya Muslims, Buddhists
Ugly attacks on poor Rohingya muslim community refugees of Myanmar bring sorrow and show plight of nobody's people in a no-man's land
21:47 Feb 17, 2013 PST
Fair And A Bond At International Border
Huzur Sahaber Mela is a fair that may bring India and Bangladesh closer together, due to the actions and sentiments of the people of the International Border
04:42 Feb 11, 2013 PST
Assam Bandh on 9th & 10th November For Boro Statehood
The organization asks for support and cooperate in the interest of bringing a permanent peace in the region by granting statehood for the Boro and other indigenous peoples
16:42 Nov 8, 2012 PST
Photos: Fences and Forces, India's Futile Attempt At Curbing Illegal Immigration
If India and Bangladesh leave illegal immigration solely to fences and border forces, ethnic violence is sure to escalate in the Indian Northeast.
03:31 Oct 31, 2012 PST
Indian Army Must Detect and Deport Illegal Bangladeshis, Seize Illegal Arms
National Democratic Front of Boroland welcomes the Assam State Government initiative to allow Indian Army security forces to seize illegal arms
20:54 Aug 30, 2012 PST
Peace Foundation Demands: Stop Ethnic Conflict, Start Clearing Tribal Belts And Blocks
Borosa Foundation for Peace, Democracy, Human Rights demands immediate stop to ethnic conflict, clearance of illegal encroachers from tribal belts is Assam
08:14 Aug 29, 2012 PST
Incursion Into India A Prelude To More Threats And Violence?
There are possibilities of more attacks on business establishments belonging to hindu communities if the authorities continue to play the role of dumb watcher.
09:36 Aug 24, 2012 PST
India's Minorities Commission Communalises The Ethnic Clash In Assam
The Asian Centre for Human Rights ClaimS the Minorities Commission is communalising the ethnic clash in Assam State, in northern India
04:31 Aug 22, 2012 PST
Boroland Leaders Ask Sonia Gandhi To Help Solve Boro Problem
Since the attacks, thousands of Boro people, known as the sons of the soil, have been waiting in relief camps for the Government of India to take action.
23:21 Aug 16, 2012 PST
Ethnic Conflict: Boro Tribe v. Illegal Bangladeshi Migration In Assam
Indian militant group appeals to Indian Government to stop violence, rehabilitate victims, Implement Assam accord and seal Indo-Bangladesh border to stop illegal immigration from Bangladesh
19:02 Aug 7, 2012 PST
Memorandum Calls for End of Communal Clashes in Assam
Hostile Muslims, provoked and aided by miscreants across the India-Bangladesh international border are causing communal clashes with the peace loving Boro Indigenous People
07:22 Jul 27, 2012 PST
Secret Dossier of Land Dispute Between India and Bangladesh
International Border Disputes & Adverse-Possessions of India-Bangladesh International Border. Inconceivable Truth - Indian Peasants Pay Tax But Bangladeshi Farmers Get Ownership
08:53 May 6, 2012 PST
KPLT Commander-in-Chief Killed In Inter Gang Conflict
The Commander-in-Chief of Karbi People's Liberation Tigers, an extremist group in Northeast Indian State, Assam, was killed in an inter-gang conflict
16:11 May 4, 2012 PST
Indifference of Indian Authorities Allows More Boat Mishaps
Mukul Roy, Indian Minister of State for Shipping, ruled out developing the transport system to any standards, and the lawless speedboats often cause death
23:06 Apr 30, 2012 PST
India-Bangladesh International Border Disputes - Muhuri River
International Border Disputes and Adverse-Possessions of India-Bangladesh International Border. An in Depth Report of Disputed International Border River - Muhuri River
19:47 Apr 18, 2012 PST
Offering Prayer Or Puja Banned At International Border
Kali Puja & Diwali Celebrated At India Bangladesh International Border With Firm Restrictions
20:44 Oct 23, 2011 PST
Adverse Possessions Cause India-Bangladesh Boundary Disputes
Land Dispute - Indian Paid Tax But Bangladeshi Gets Ownership
09:04 Sep 30, 2011 PST
Indian Militant Group Criticizes Indo-Bangla Pact
The organisation stated that the Indian Assam State Government and Indian Central Government had shamefully surrendered before the Bangladesh Government in spite of its military might, who are in round the clock safeguarding the national boundary.
13:19 Sep 7, 2011 PST
Inhabitants of Indian Enclaves Often Oppressed, Neglected and Exploited
Government Of India's Indifferent Attitude Led Some Lands Landlocked In Bangladesh
06:22 Sep 2, 2011 PST
Unabated Illegal Bangladeshi Threats to The Ethnic Identity of Boroland
In their press release, B. Swmkhwr, the General Secretary, NDFB(P) stated, 'The alarming influx of the illegal migrants to Assam has become a serious threat to the security of India.
14:19 Aug 29, 2011 PST
Northeast Indian Secessionist Militant Groups Warn Each Other
Northeast Indian Secessionist Militant Groups Warned Each Other, NDFB threatened NDFB(P)
18:49 Aug 21, 2011 PST
Anna Hazare Gets Support From Extremist Group For His Noble Cause
It is a fact that Hazare's campaign was instrumental in the implementation of the Right to Information Act in Maharashtra, considered to be one of the best RTI Acts in India.
18:23 Aug 20, 2011 PST
Speeding Train Runs Over Two Jumbos in Northeast India
One adult female wild elephant and her baby cub were run over by the speeding Brahmaputra Mail (Train) between Langsoliate and Nilalung railway station at about 11.00 pm on the night of 31st July, 2011.
19:23 Aug 2, 2011 PST
Indian Militant Group Appeals to Leaders of Indian Parliament for Separate State
The peace process may break down at any moment unless the Government of India takes a pragmatic and sympathetic approach to solve the vexed Boroland issue, warned the leaders of the aforesaid organization.
17:28 Aug 1, 2011 PST
NDFB Called Bandh in Northeast Indian State Assam
The Government of India should realize the fact that the demands of separate state of the indigenous peoples of the North East can never be resolved by any alternative arrangements.
17:31 Jul 26, 2011 PST
Stolen Bike Engines Used in Bangladeshi Boats
Believe it or not, it is true that boats are run by bike-engines. There is a class of Bangladeshi smugglers, who have found 'Bike Smuggling' highly fruitful business along the hilly states that lie on the international border side.
07:48 Jul 16, 2011 PST
Indian Enclaves Battered With Hostilities and Isolation
Government of India's indifferent attitude led some lands landlocked in Bangladesh.
13:52 Jan 23, 2011 PST
Thread Barrier and World's Hottest Chilli to Keep Asian Elephants At Bay
The Indian Government will create an Elephant Task Force to protect and secure the future life of this unique creature.
12:47 Nov 16, 2010 PST
Secret Meditation Place of The Monks Lost
Only a barren piece of stone now remains, standing as a specimen of past glory due to the apathy of government and thanks to illegal foreign nationals for their unabated illegal activities like illegal encroachment and forest destruction.
12:36 Nov 10, 2010 PST
An International Ghost Story From 1971: Dead Soldiers Guard International Border
Inmates of the Border Security Force of India (BSFI) of Khalpara International Border Out Post (IBOP) have been facing a number of unwanted problems for a long time.
12:24 Aug 1, 2010 PST
A Kick in India - Goals in Bangladesh
When the people of the world are shivering with the fever of joy that the world cup tournament is going to offer, the inhabitants of the India Bangladesh International Border (IBIB).
09:40 Jul 4, 2010 PST
Illegal Raping of Forests in NE India
A Prohibitory Warning Order was issued to stop illegal felling Of forests In Northeast India.
12:32 May 22, 2010 PST
Ethnic Art of Assam - Terracotta on The Verge of Decay
Necessity is the mother of invention and rationality helps to rattle the path of living a good life. The primitive people were none but rational beings and their rational instinct inspired them to discover, invent and create something new.
07:08 Apr 13, 2010 PST
Fighterplanes Create Huge Numbers of Deaf People
Villages Under Threat of Dangerous Sound Pollution Fighterplanes Create Huge Numbers of Deaf People
12:31 Mar 27, 2010 PST
Bangladeshis Sneak Into India for Free Medical Check Ups
BDR Pushes Poor and Illegal Bangladeshis Into India Bangladeshis Sneak Into India in The Name of Free Medical Check Ups
06:28 Mar 8, 2010 PST
Deaths Concealed in Making and Smoking of Bidi Cigarettes
Physicians warnings ignored by indifferent government. Bidi workers with TB are three times more prone to die. According to the Indian Health Department, bidi crop cultivation occupied 35 percent of the area under tobacco cultivation.
11:51 Jan 15, 2010 PST
Indifference of Indian Authorities Allows Boat Mishaps
Harm done by speed boats to the depth of the river and water life: environmentalists
17:10 Dec 28, 2009 PST
Tea Feeds Terror, Despite Security Force
Eti Koli Duti Paat (that is, two leaves and a bud), the strain of this popular song is resonating in the blue hills and the red rivers, and the valleys of Eastern Indian State, Assam's Tea-Gardens or Tea-Estates.
08:40 Dec 14, 2009 PST
Saga of Devastation in Brahmaputra Valley River Islands
Brahmaputra - one of the world's greatest rivers - has been the lifeline of Assam since time immemorial. However, the mighty river and its tributaries also turn to a curse for people of the state every monsoon...
13:55 Nov 30, 2009 PST
Millions of Foreigners in India
Bangladesh is Poor India's woe. Famine in Bangladesh and its effect in North-East India as incessant immigration continues unabated.
05:33 Nov 24, 2009 PST
Northeast Indian Region Threatened By Illegal Influx
Bangladeshi & Pakistani National Contested Indian Election: Illegal Migrants Are Kingmakers...
17:58 Nov 14, 2009 PST
Dark Spell of Witch - Hunting
They beat us black and blue and I fell senseless and my friends fled away from our village. Later, the same mob also attacked and torched the houses of our 02 neighbours, but they left the village by that time.
15:09 Nov 8, 2009 PST
All Disquiet in North-East India
Vote Bank Politics Help The Plague Of Illegal Bangladeshi Foreigners Into Northeast India
11:24 Nov 6, 2009 PST
An Ugly Attack on Human Rights
we enticed teenage girls, Khusiman (10) and Nabiran (12) from their houses in the name of offering decent jobs to the Santanagar area of Indian Capital city, New Delhi and later forced them to two pimps.
14:16 Oct 29, 2009 PST
India Declares Endangered River Dolphin A National Aquatic Animal
Environmentalists Worried : Government Of India declares River Dolphin a National Aquatic Animal, river dolphin of north-east India on verge of extiction
11:00 Oct 13, 2009 PST
River Dolphin On Verge Of Extinction
Environmentalists in Assam State, India, want to Declare Kulshi River a River Dolphin Sanctuary
08:21 Oct 13, 2009 PST
India Ignores Illegal Migration In Northeast India, People Continue to Suffer
Our houses are situated within India, but right on the 'Zero Line' of the Indo-Bangla International Border. We are feeling insecure because, our houses have gone beyond the International Barbed Wire Border Fencing...
07:13 Oct 13, 2009 PST
Bangladeshi Phones for Indian Peoples
Bangladesh phone company makes money while India limits phone service, fearing its use by insurgents and terrorists.
05:28 Oct 5, 2009 PST

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