Teesta water sharing deal

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

India largest market in Asia for Bangladeshi exports: Modi

Bangladesh and India will soon start negotiating on a bilateral comprehensive economic partnership agreement, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced today (September 6, 2022).

September 3, 2022
September 3, 2022

“Water sharing of common rivers, including Teesta, mainly depends on India”

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has put on India the onus of resolving the issue of water-sharing of common trans-border rivers, including the Teesta.

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.

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.

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.