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When Bangladesh remembered those who helped in the 1971 war
Rinki Roy Bhattacharya, journalist and writer, speaks of her experiences on being honoured by Bangladesh for her help during the 1971 liberation war. The news that Bangladesh was bestowing......
Are India and Bangladesh choosing pragmatism over politics?
The compulsions of domestic politics notwithstanding, India and Bangladesh script a new story in bilateral relations, say Nayanima Basu and Aditi Phadnis This Saturday, India reached out to......
Mamata spurns govt's friendly overtures towards Hasina
The United Progressive Alliance government’s efforts to extend a friendly hand to the Sheikh Hasina government in neighbouring Dhaka were thwarted by West Bengal Chief Minister......
B'desh govt slams Zia for cancelling meeting with Pranab
Bangladesh government on Tuesday reacted sharply to top opposition leader Khaleda Zia's refusal to meet visiting President Pranab Mukherjee, saying it ‘is a departure from democratic norms......
Dhaka hangs on to Khurshid's promises on Teesta, land deal
During his two-day visit to Bangladesh, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid made some promises to address Dhaka’s concerns on a number of long-standing issues. Khurshid, who had arrived......
Building bridges: Delhi offers sops to Dhaka
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Dhaka has once again pumped up the strength of ties between the two neighbours, India and Bangladesh. Mukherjee announced in Dhaka on May 6 that India......
'Sensex could touch 20,000; invest now'
The Budget announcements have been made. The finance minister changed the tax slabs giving more money in the hands of the people. However, he also hiked duty on petroleum leading to a fuel price......
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