Modi's Bangladesh visit

HUMOROUSLY YOURS / The Gift of the Maggi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes up as one of the top of ten criminals. That is according to Google. There has to be a bug in the algorithm.

BOTTOM LINE: MODI'S VISIT TO BANGLADESH / 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...

MODI'S VISIT TO DHAKA / Pegging Sub-regionalism with Bilateralism

The successful conclusion of Prime Minister Modi's visit to Dhaka is important for both its content and symbolism.

STRATEGICALLY SPEAKING / India has achieved its strategic aim – have we?

A very wise man had said, “To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.”

Editorial / How to communicate better with people

Here is an example of how to keep public and journalists better informed.

Modi's charm offensive in Dhaka

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

BYLINE / 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.

MACRO MIRROR: MODI'S VISIT TO BANGLADESH / Enthralling Modi, Enthusiastic Bangladesh

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

Editorial / Modi's action-packed visit ends

Indian PM Narendra Modi must have left Dhaka a satisfied man achieving demonstrative success in clinching the deals with Bangladesh that India had been striving for.

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 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 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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