Teesta water sharing

Likelihood of agreement on Teesta water sharing

On the last week of May 2018, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the signing of an agreement on sharing Teesta water would not be possible without taking West Bengal on board. She said this at a press conference in New Delhi, according to a video record published on the external affairs ministry website.

May 24, 2019
May 24, 2019

Teesta water issue to be expedited, hopes Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has expressed hope that the process of solving the unresolved bilateral issues including Teesta water sharing with India will be expedited through victory of Narendra Modi.

June 30, 2018
June 30, 2018

Likelihood of agreement on Teesta water sharing

On the last week of May 2018, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the signing of an agreement on sharing Teesta water would not be possible without taking West Bengal on board. She said this at a press conference in New Delhi, according to a video record published on the external affairs ministry website.

April 2, 2018
April 2, 2018

Hasina, Modi to meet in London

Even though signing of the Teesta water-sharing agreement is unlikely in the near future, the issue will dominate the talks between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during the Commonwealth summit in London on April 16-20.

April 15, 2017
April 15, 2017

‘India govt positive on Teesta water sharing’

Indian government has a positive stance on Teesta river water sharing with Bangladesh and it will take the right decision on it considering all aspects, says Water Resources and River Development Minister of the country Uma Bharti.

April 11, 2017
April 11, 2017

PM’s India visit: Khaleda to brief media today

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will hold a press conference at her Gulshan office in Dhaka.

April 9, 2017
April 9, 2017

Opinion: Can Modi take Mamata on board to resolve Teesta issue?

The way Mamata Banarjee speaks to Sheikh Hasina about resolving Teesta issue exposes a wide gap between her assurance and actions.

March 15, 2017
March 15, 2017

PM’s visit: Bangladesh, India want solution to Teesta, says minister

Bangladesh and India sincerely want a solution over Teesta water sharing during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to that country in April, Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud says. The Bangladesh premier will be visiting India on an invitation extended by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on April 7-10.

August 28, 2016
August 28, 2016

‘India didn’t do right by opening Farakka’

India did not do the right thing by opening the Farakka barrage, Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu says reflecting on the flood situation it has caused in Bangladesh.

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.