Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Topic: Bangladesh

Rohingya refugees wait in line for humanitarian aid in Kutupalong camp | Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Bangladesh wants India to pressure Myanmar on Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen is set to visit India next month.
A gathering of hindutva supporters | @BJP4India | Twitter

Is India in danger of becoming a Hindu Pakistan?

For the first time, India’s leaders have sought to redefine the country effectively as a home for South Asians that aren’t Muslims. 
File photo of Sheik Hasina Wajed | David Greedy/Bloomberg News

Sheikh Hasina sworn in as Bangladesh PM for third consecutive term

Sheikh Hasina took oath as the prime minister after her Grand Alliance won 96 per cent seats in the recently concluded Bangladesh election.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina | PTI

How Sheikh Hasina’s victory will help India become a stronger Asian power

A strong political dispensation in Bangladesh is good for India, especially when headed by a person who cooperates with New Delhi.
Sheikh Hasina

‘Over-managed’ elections tarnish image of rising star Bangladesh

Few governments anywhere will celebrate Sheikh Hasina's re-election. An illiberal democracy is no less dangerous just because it happens to be run by a liberal.
File photo of PM Narendra Modi | PIB

PM Modi congratulates Sheikh Hasina on winning Bangladesh elections

Sheikh Hasina, the daughter of Bangladesh's founder has won a historic fourth term as prime minister in the country's 11th parliamentary elections.
Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh’s Hasina gains early vote lead in bid for fourth term

The results put Sheikh Hasina, 71, in position to extend her rule as longest-serving premier since independence in 1971.
Bangladeshi women undergoing an adult education programme by Bangladesh Youth Leadership Centre (representational image) | Commons

Bangladesh beats India by 60 slots in WEF Gender Gap rankings

Bangladesh has been ranked 48 in the WEF Gender Gap report, while India stands at 108. New Delhi: India has been ranked 60 slots below Bangladesh i...
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The liberation of Bangladesh — the Indian armed forces’ finest hour

On this day in 1971, the Pakistani Army surrendered in then East Pakistan, after Indian defence forces successfully completed operations on two fronts.

Karnataka crisis: Can horse-trading be checked or should it be accepted as part of politics?

The Karnataka Congress called a legislature party meeting Friday to address the issue of horse trading in the state and put up a show of strength. The Congress ...