Teesta deal

Will Mamata be invited to join Hasina-Modi summit?

Although Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s state visit to India next week was officially announced today by the Indian External Affairs Ministry, there is no confirmation to speculations if West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee will be invited to join the delegation-level talks between India and Bangladesh.

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.

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

Will Mamata be invited to join Hasina-Modi summit?

Although Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s state visit to India next week was officially announced today by the Indian External Affairs Ministry, there is no confirmation to speculations if West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee will be invited to join the delegation-level talks between India and Bangladesh.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

“Unfortunate, a shame”: Momen laments Teesta water deal remaining stalled

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has reiterated the importance of signing the Teesta water sharing agreement with India, saying it is “unfortunate” and “a shame” that the deal remains stuck for 11 years.

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.

May 25, 2019
May 25, 2019

Quader hopes for progress on Teesta issue

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader hopes that there will be progress on sharing Teesta water and other unresolved bilateral issues with India during the upcoming tenure of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

May 29, 2018
May 29, 2018

Teesta Deal: India holds out hope

India yesterday held out hopes of the Teesta river water-sharing deal with Bangladesh and said not being able to reach the agreement cannot yet be termed a “failure” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government's four-year rule as it still had one more year in office.

May 27, 2018
May 27, 2018

Silence on Teesta

On Friday, two prime ministers and a chief minister shared the stage for four hours at Shantiniketan, the institution set up by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. But in the end, silence spoke the loudest.

October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017

Failure to sign Teesta deal a major setback

Failure to sign the Teesta River Water Sharing Agreement was a major setback for Bangladesh, Prime Minister's International Affairs

March 6, 2016
March 6, 2016

Teesta deal finalised

The Teesta water-sharing treaty between Bangladesh and India is going to be signed soon as the agreement has been finalised, according to a government adviser.

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.