Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicSheikh Hasina

Topic: Sheikh Hasina

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.

India must take strong view of attack on Hindus but not with an ‘anti-Bangladesh’ mindset

Hindus in Bangladesh as well as the small group of pro-democracy civil society leaders are the best guarantee for an India-friendly neighbour in the East. Don't let them quit.

‘3,600 attacks since 2013’ — violence against Hindu minority not a first for Bangladesh

At least six people died and several were injured after attacks on Bangladesh’s Hindu minority community during Durga Puja celebrations last week.

Those who vandalised Durga Puja pandals in Bangladesh will be ‘hunted down’, says PM Hasina

In a speech Thursday, PM Sheikh Hasina also assured the Hindu community that they enjoy the same rights as the other communities in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh major engine of growth, India will continue to learn from it, says FS Shringla

At the MoU ceremony on setting up the Bangabandhu Chair at the Delhi University, Shringla also said bonds between the two nations are marked by closeness, substance & understanding.

On Camera

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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