Teesta water-sharing deal

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.

May 23, 2018
May 23, 2018

No progress over Teesta deal, indicates FM

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali indicates that there is no progress over Teesta water-sharing deal saying that the purpose of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Kolkata visit is something different.

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.

March 11, 2018
March 11, 2018

Trying to resolve Teesta issue, Modi tells Hamid

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, they are trying to resolve the hurdles to the signing of the Teesta water-sharing deal with Bangladesh 'keeping all concerned on board'.

March 21, 2017
March 21, 2017

Teesta water deal ‘not this time’: Minister

The much needed Teesta water deal will not be inked during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming India visit, Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud says.

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.

January 2, 2016
January 2, 2016

Hasina keen on Teesta pact: Tripura govt

The Tripura government says that the Bangladesh government is keen to see the resolution of Teesta river water-sharing issue with India.

September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015

Teesta issue progresses quietly, confidently: Saran

Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Pankaj Saran says there has been progress over the long-pending Teesta issue behind the scene quietly and confidently.

June 9, 2015
June 9, 2015

BNP blames govt for Teesta failure

BNP blames Awami League-led government for failing to ink the deal on sharing of Teesta river water with India.

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.