West Bengal moves to divert more water from the river
The next stage of Bangladesh-India relations should involve long-term, innovative projects.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's India trip “will further strengthen the multifaceted relationship between the two countries,” Indian External Ministry spokesman Arindam Bagchi said today.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina accepts an invitation of the West Bengal state government for a reception in her honour.
Man-made intervention in the upstream turns Teesta a wild river in monsoon and a desert in winter.
Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Pankaj Saran says there has been progress over the long-pending Teesta issue behind the scene quietly and confidently.
I am not sure if Mr Sengupta, his party people and followers have even thought of the implications of kicking out all so-called “anti-Indian” people from Bangladesh.
BNP blames Awami League-led government for failing to ink the deal on sharing of Teesta river water with India.