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...

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 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.

May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

Neither a big nor an elder brother be!

Bangladesh would like to see India as neither a big nor an elder brother but a gracious neighbour that delivers on its commitment.

May 12, 2015
May 12, 2015

MODI'S VISIT TO BANGLADESH: Hope for faster resolutions

ON May 6 and 7, in both the houses of parliament, the Indian government passed the historic constitution amendment bill (119th) paving the way to the implementation of the 1974 Indira-Mujib Land Boundary Agreement and its 2011 Protocol.

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