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Shib Shankar Chatterjee

Shib Shankar Chatterjee
Shib Shankar Chatterjee is a former BBC, The Times of India, Hindustan Times, The Statesman & The Telegraph Contributor-cum-Correspondent from Northeast India, who specializes in investigations of important issues affecting the people of South Asia, specially, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan & Myanmar.
Villagers of the Disputed Villages. Photo: Shib Shankar Chatterjee/Academia.edu

Five Indian Hamlets Remain in Bangladesh – India Bangladesh International Border...

In the ongoing dispute around the India Bangladesh international border, five Indian hamlets still remain in Bangladesh.
Cattle Smuggling vehicles Jalpaiguri. Photo c/o Academia.edu

Suddenly Cattle Smuggling Has Risen Again in India-Bangladesh International Border

Cattle Smuggling Operation Suddenly, cattle smuggling has risen on the India Bangladesh International Border and the adjoining areas. Acting on a tip off, special Mobile...
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Operation Black Stiletto, My Years in Intelligence

​Operation Black Stiletto, My Years in Intelligence, a new book authored by Dilip Mitra, former Director General of Police (DGP) of Indian West Bengal...
Dams on Brahmaputra cause Bangladesh Boats waiting after loading stone chips at Dhubri International River Port. Photo: Shib Shankar Chatterjee.

Unscientific Dams on Brahmaputra River Made by China Cause Low Water...

​At a time when the entire human race is crying out for protection of the environment and ecological balance, largely lost due to the...
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Farewell to Fishes Like Boroli: Fish Lovers of India, Bangladesh Feel...

River Teesta and its tributaries are noted for nursing ground of the fishes called - Boroli, locally called - 'Ilish (or Hilsa) of Teesta,'...
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Cattle Chaos – Smuggling Through Famous Cattle Corridor

From the India-Bangladesh International Border: Recently, the International Border Security Force, Border Security Force of India (BSFI) seized more than several hundred head of...
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Bodoland Movement Demands Separate State, Blockades National Highway

Bodos Want Promised Separate State The long-standing demand of Bodos and Bodoland organizations for a separate Bodoland State and their political rights came to a...
Pakistani Hindu Refugee Woman and Eight Children. Photo by Shib Shankar Chatterjee.

Citizens Without State: No Nation For Pakistani Hindu Refugees

The Indian Union Government on 17th April, 2016, said it proposes simplifying procedures to grant Indian citizenship to a minority Hindu community, who came...
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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.

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
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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.
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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

Violence in 100-Hour 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.
Rohingya Refugees in unhygienic makeshift camp

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
Huzur Saheber shrine on the Indian side of the India Bangladesh International Border at Chilahati

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
Press Release on 36 hours Assam Bandh

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
Soldiers on Indo Bangla Border

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.
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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
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Peace Foundation Demands: Stop Ethnic Conflict, Start Clearing Tribal Belts And...

Borosa Foundation for Peace, Democracy, Human Rights demands immediate stop to ethnic conflict, clearance of illegal encroachers from tribal belts is Assam

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.