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.

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

Has Mamata lived up to our expectations?

By all indications from Delhi and Kolkata, it is now clear that there will be no deal on Teesta during Prime Minister Modi's visit to Dhaka.

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

“There is still hope for a Teesta deal during this visit"

Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed, Professor of International Relations at Dhaka University, talks to Nahela Nowshin of The Daily Star about contending issues between Bangladesh and India on the occasion of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh.

June 1, 2015
June 1, 2015

BNP to protest if Teesta deal delayed: Noman

BNP will go for protest if the Teesta water-sharing deal is not signed during Indian premier Narendra Modi’s June 6-7 Dhaka visit.

May 31, 2015
May 31, 2015

No Teesta deal during Modi’s visit

The Teesta water sharing agreement will not be signed during Indian PM Narendra Modi's upcoming Bangladesh visit, says India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

May 30, 2015
May 30, 2015

Teesta: Sand in winter, flood in monsoon (video)

Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bangladesh visit, people living by the Teesta River are hopeful that the Teesta water sharing agreement will be signed during his visit.

May 9, 2015
May 9, 2015

Salahuddin in Rab custody: Khaleda

Alleging that the missing BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed is “in the hands” of Rapid Action Battalion, Khaleda Zia warns of dire consequences if the elite force do not return back her party’s joint secretary general safe.

April 9, 2015
April 9, 2015

India asks patience, trust for Teesta deal

India today asked Dhaka “to have patience and trust” for Teesta water sharing deal in view of the delay.

February 26, 2015
February 26, 2015

Of course Hilsa is not bred in the Teesta

YES, that very mouth watering aquatic creature, which every affluent Bengali will do anything to have a piece on his or her plate as often as possible, finds the Padma a more suitable ground to breed.

February 21, 2015
February 21, 2015

Mamata for quick trade dispute settlements

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee proposed to form a joint business council for quick solution of disputes in bilateral trade and investment with Bangladesh.

February 21, 2015
February 21, 2015

Teesta water-sharing issue to be resolved soon: Mamata

Teesta water-sharing issue to be resolved soon through protection of mutual interest, says visiting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee