LBA | The Daily Star
  • Nation’s 45th Victory Day, but their first

    A hundred voices tuned in to sing Amar Sonar Bangla to mark the first ever Victory Day in the recently dissolved enclaves in the northern district of Lalmonirhat.

  • Everything to be done for ex-enclave dwellers’ welfare: PM

    Terming former enclave dwellers as the sons, citizens and, near and dear ones of Bangladesh, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina assures them that her government would do whatever necessary for their overall welfare.

  • Freedom's anxious wait over (video)

    As the long wait of almost 70 years approached its end, Nurul Islam was gripped by a sensation he had not felt before - the anticipation of freedom.

  • Meeting on enclave-dwellers’ nationality begins

    Delegations of Bangladesh and India will hold a meeting to finalise a list of the nationality choice of enclave people between two countries at Changrabandha frontier of Cooch Behar district Monday afternoon.

  • Exchange of enclaves starts July 31 midnight

    Bangladesh and India will start exchanging enclaves from midnight of July 31, according to land deal documents exchanged between two countries on June 6.

  • Land deal documents exchanged

    Officials of Bangladesh and India exchanged instruments of ratification of land boundary agreement as Indian PM Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina witness the event at the latter's office in Dhaka.

  • Mamata greets Bangladesh ahead of LBA document exchange

    Hours before the exchange of documents on ratification of Land Boundary Agreement (LBA), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has greeted the people of Bangladesh and India.

  • Modi’s maiden visit to Dhaka June 6

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Dhaka for the first time on a two-day state visit on June 6, official announcements say. Some key instruments, including the much-awaited land boundary deal, are expected to be finalised during the Indian premier’s visit.

  • Enclave natives to get citizenship of choice

    Enclave natives of Bangladesh would be given their choice of citizenship, cabinet agrees.

  • Ratified land bill to be sent soon: Indian envoy

    Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Pankaj Saran says the final ratification of the Land Boundary Agreement will be forwarded to Bangladesh soon after completing some internal procedures.

  • ‘We will have true identity, finally’ (video)

    It is the looming reality of implementation of the enclave swap that has triggered a wave of delight through the stranded Indian lands inside Bangladesh’s Panchagarh.

  • Passage of land bill huge diplomatic success of govt: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina terms the adoption of the much-talked-about constitution amendment bill on Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) with Bangladesh by Indian Rajya Sabha a huge diplomatic success of the present government.

  • 10-hr strike in Assam against LBA inclusion

    Opposition Asom Gana Parishad calls a 10-hour Assam bandh to protest against inclusion of the state in the Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh.

  • Rajya Sabha passes LBA

    Rajya Sabha passes constitution amendment bill on Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh to settle decades-old boundary disputes with India.

  • India cabinet approves LBA bill

    Indian cabinet today approved a constitution amendment bill to operationalise Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh that includes its north-eastern state of Assam.

  • India asks patience, trust for Teesta deal

    India today asked Dhaka “to have patience and trust” for Teesta water sharing deal in view of the delay.

  • Much-awaited Mamata's visit

    WE wholeheartedly welcome the first ever woman West Bengal Chief Minister, who is arriving in Dhaka today for a three-day visit. Her maiden visit to Bangladesh as the Chief Minister is undoubtedly good news for both the countries, as it revitalises the prospect of settling two long-standing unresolved issues, Teesta water sharing and Land Boundary Agreement (LBA).