Teesta

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

‘Bangladesh can’t wait forever to resolve the Teesta issue’

The next stage of Bangladesh-India relations should involve long-term, innovative projects.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

Low-lying Dhaka areas could be flooded by month-end

Bangladesh's northern and central regions are expected to face brief flooding, as water levels in the Jamuna and Teesta rivers are rising steadily.

October 4, 2019
October 4, 2019

Teesta Failure: Focus now on deals for 6 small rivers

Following failure to sign agreements on the Teesta and Feni rivers, Dhaka and Delhi are now stepping towards a new deal on six small rivers and optimum use of the Ganges water treaty.

August 13, 2017
August 13, 2017

Villages inundated as Dharla, Teesta flow above danger mark

Villages in the northern districts of Lalmonirhat and Kurigram have been hit hard by flood as the water of Dharla and Teesta rivers are flowing above the danger mark.

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

The piece of land which was once a raging river Teesta

Man-made intervention in the upstream turns Teesta a wild river in monsoon and a desert in winter.

July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015

Take steps against India’s river linking project: BNP

BNP expresses concerns over India's fresh move to implement the controversial river linking project and urges the government to take strong initiatives against it.

June 9, 2015
June 9, 2015

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.”

June 8, 2015
June 8, 2015

Optimising water transit

It is important to recognise that allowing 'coastal shipping' up to Ashuganj or even up to Pangaon, essentially seeking engagement in transit peration, would violate the existing protocol, approved by Bangabandhu, unless those vessels are owned by Bangladeshis.

June 8, 2015
June 8, 2015

Modi, hopefully, is no Manmohan

This time, too, there is nothing on Teesta, yet we have agreed on all forms of transit in the name of connectivity.

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

Agreements signed between Bangladesh and India

Bangladesh and India sign, exchange, adopt and hand over a total of 22 agreements on bilateral issues during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Dhaka visit.