Insights into Editorial: Remove the wedges in India-Bangladesh ties

    Context: The friendship between India and Bangladesh is historic, evolving over the last 50 years. India’s political, diplomatic, military and humanitarian support during Bangladesh’s Liberation War played an important role towards Bangladesh’s independence. Nearly 3,900 Indian soldiers gave up their lives and an estimated 10 million Bangladeshi refugees took shelter in India.   …

Insights into Editorial: Modi-Hasina summit to highlight infrastructure, connectivity projects

  Context: A virtual summit will be held between PM Narendra Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on December 17. They would hold comprehensive discussions on ties, including strengthening cooperation in the post-Covid era. The signalling of the summit is also important, coming as it does when there is speculation in the popular discourse of …

RSTV: INDIA’S WORLD- INDIA-BANGLADESH TIES

  Introduction: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will joined the birth centenary celebration of Bangladesh’s founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman through video conference. The PM had postponed his visit to Dhaka after coronavirus scare had caused Bangladesh to defer public events beginning March 17. The Foreign Secretary told a delegation of 20 Bangladeshi journalists that the …