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 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 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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh.

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 joint management of our rivers which are the lifeblood of our economy.

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 India including the signing of the treaty on Teesta water sharing during PM Modi's visit to Dhaka.

June 1, 2015
June 1, 2015

Jamaat welcomes Modi’s Dhaka visit

In a surprising development, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, which is well-known for its anti-Indian political stand, welcomes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming Dhaka visit.

May 31, 2015
May 31, 2015

No Teesta deal during Modi’s visit

The Teesta water sharing agreement will not be signed during Indian PM Narendra Modi's upcoming Bangladesh visit, says India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

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