Modi's Bangladesh visit

Unresolved Issues

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh has ushered in a new chapter not only in bilateral relations but in a significant way for the sub-region...

June 8, 2015
June 8, 2015

Enthralling Modi, Enthusiastic Bangladesh

Bangladeshis are always interested about India. Geographical proximity, historical affinity and cultural likeness tie the two countries in many ways.

June 8, 2015
June 8, 2015

Why Bangladesh isn't Pakistan

This week we can bury a misconception that has appropriated the subcontinent's discourse since 1947, when a Muslim League-British project partitioned the land in the name of religion.

June 8, 2015
June 8, 2015

Modi's charm offensive in Dhaka

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh comes a year after Modi took office.

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

Has Mamata lived up to our expectations?

By all indications from Delhi and Kolkata, it is now clear that there will be no deal on Teesta during Prime Minister Modi's visit to Dhaka.

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

The importance of seizing the moment

Let us seize it. Let us demonstrate, to ourselves and the rest of the region, that there is nothing to fear but fear itself, and nothing succeeds like success!

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

“There is still hope for a Teesta deal during this visit"

Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed, Professor of International Relations at Dhaka University, talks to Nahela Nowshin of The Daily Star about contending issues between Bangladesh and India on the occasion of Indian...

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

Warm welcome to PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks today on his august visit to Bangladesh, 'with a sense of enthusiasm and delight', to borrow his own words.

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

The Modi Factor

PM Modi has kept his promise and cleared the long-pending LBA. Certainly there is need for progress on issues of water-sharing, especially on the Teesta river.

June 4, 2015
June 4, 2015

A 'watershed moment' for our bilateral ties

One should not expect that we will be able to resolve all bilateral issues like water sharing of Teesta and other common rivers in one meeting but we should begin a comprehensive dialogue about the...

June 4, 2015
June 4, 2015

Potential turning point

Following the unanimous passage of the Land Boundary Agreement by the Indian Parliament, there is widespread optimism amongst our people for a major breakthrough in our bilateral relationship with...