Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicSheikh Hasina

Topic: Sheikh Hasina

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.

Padma bridge shows Bangladesh’s resolve. Why it carries the weight of Sheikh Hasina’s politics

Bangladesh has been transformed into an economic success story and Hasina is aware that victory at the 2023 polls lies through economic prosperity.

Why Bangladesh is absolutely quiet when it comes to anti-Prophet remarks by BJP leaders

As many as 20 countries and organisations have issued statements, but not Bangladesh. It has clearly understood at whose door the power lies in India.

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.

Pakistan’s apology to Bangladesh is a thorn in the throat. Neither can move past it

India's CAA and its short-sighted approach towards Muslim populations in the neighbourhood gave Pakistan an opportunity to re-initiate ties with Bangladesh. But it's not enough.

President Kovind meets Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, pays homage to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

After the meeting, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abdul Momen said Kovind appreciated the motto 'dharma jar jar, utsab sabar' (religion is an individual matter but festivals are universal).

Making of Bangladesh’s climate-resilient town that could become an alternative to Dhaka

In ‘Race For Tomorrow’, Simon Mundy tells important stories of climate change and the environment around the world.

FS Shringla calls on Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina ahead of President Kovind’s visit to Dhaka

President Kovind is expected to travel to Dhaka from 15-17 December. Shringla is on a two-day official visit to review the wide-ranging cooperation between India & Bangladesh.

Look forward to continue working with Bangladesh PM, says PM Modi

As India and Bangladesh commemorate Maitri Diwas, PM Modi says both countries jointly recall and celebrate the foundations of 50 years of friendship.

Bangladesh invites President Kovind for 50th anniversary of liberation from Pakistan

The invitation comes amid tensions between Delhi and Dhaka over the communal violence in Bangladesh during Durga Puja this month. India hasn’t confirmed the visit.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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