Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicIndia-Bangladesh

Topic: India-Bangladesh

‘Nobody a minority’ in Bangladesh says minister Hasan Mahmud, thanks India for regional stability

The Sheikh Hasina-led government in Bangladesh is focussing on garnering India’s support, as the country gears up to face elections next year.

Sylhetis were separated by Partition. Now, Indo-Bangladesh festival aims to bring them together

Silchar-Sylhet Festival, to be held this October in Assam, seeks to celebrate cross-border Sylheti culture. It will 'showcase tribal culture, cuisine, arts, crafts, entertainment'.

Sheikh Hasina’s Teesta water calls turn desperate. But Modi is weighing national interest

Modi govt needs to engage with the costs a Teesta deal will have on West Bengal farmers. But it also can't ignore the cost of a hostile govt and civil society in Bangladesh.

India & Bangladesh ink treaty to share Kushiyara River water, Teesta pact remains stuck

New Delhi and Dhaka Tuesday decided to share Kushiyara waters, the first such deal since the Ganga river pact of 1996. Bangladesh PM Hasina says Teesta will also happen soon.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina holds talks with External Affairs Minister Jaishankar in New Delhi

PM Hasina was welcomed by Darshana Jardosh, Minister of State for Textiles and Railways in New Delhi upon her arrival here on Monday.

Indians, Bangladeshis know the same 1971 events differently. We need a common official history

During the Bangladesh Liberation War, the two countries’ soldiers jointly shed blood. Now, the two governments are poised to fulfil the dreams of war veterans like us.

Bangladesh PM will visit India from 5-8 September, to hold bilateral talks with Modi

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said PM Sheikh Hasina would also meet President Droupadi Murmu and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar.

Delhi-Dhaka trade becoming one-sided, need to balance it, says Bangladesh FM on India visit

In an interview with ThePrint, Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen also discusses how Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina’s ‘zero tolerance’ for terrorism has brought 'stability' to South Asia.

Sheikh Hasina offers Chittagong port to India’s northeast for use during meet with Jaishankar

Hasina's press secretary said the initiative was taken to resume cross-border routes between Bangladesh and India which were stopped during the 1965 India-Pakistan war.

3 injured as mob vandalises ISKCON temple in Bangladesh’s Dhaka

Over 200 people attacked devotees at the Radhakanta temple, said ISKCON Kolkata VP Radharamn Das.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.