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Teesta water deal to be signed soon: Sheikh Hasina


Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said India and Bangladesh will soon ink a pact on Teesta water sharing, but refused to specify any timeline for the landmark deal.

“I will not mention any

PMs stress on extradition pact

India and Bangladesh on Wednesday stressed on the need to conclude an extradition treaty. In a joint statement, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina “undescroed the need to conclude an extradition treaty expeditiously to complete the legal framework for bilateral security cooperation.”

Peace on the border, but row over water


India and Bangladesh looked past the unexpected acrimony triggered by a failure to agree on a water sharing deal that ran aground over strong objections by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee,

Delhi, Dhaka fix border

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina after landing at Dhaka airport on Tuesday. AP

The Teesta river deal between India and Bangladesh, which was expected to mark the historic and high-profile visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Bangladesh, was finally put off. Bangladesh, in a way, responded by pushing the transit protocol to the so-called visionary document — “Framework

Mamata labelled ‘drama queen’

Even as Lionel Messi landed in Dhaka, it was failure of the Teesta accord, which dominated newspapers and the audio visual channels. Some local Bengali papers went on to describe the West Bengal chief minister, Ms Mamata Banerjee, as a “drama queen.”

PM appreciates Bangla’s growth

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that Bangladesh was in the midst of a major socio-economic transformation. “Your economy has witnessed steady growth during the last several years and you have achieved commendable successes in eradicating poverty, hunger, illiteracy and

Manmohan announces duty free import of 61 items from Bangladesh


Taking the trade route to cement bilateral ties, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has announced duty-free import of 61 items from Bangladesh that were barred from entering India.

A majority of these it

India not to succumb to terrorism: PM

India will "never succumb to the pressure of terrorism", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here on Wednesday after a bomb blast at the Delhi High Court left 10 people dead.

All political parties and

Bangladesh, India aim to resolve border issues

India’s home minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday said he had “very constructive talks” with his Bangladeshi counterpart to resolve border issues.

Bangladeshi has brick tied to penis as punishment

Bangladeshi police said on Thursday they were investigating the case of a man forced to parade naked through his village with a brick tied to his penis as punishment for kidnapping and marrying a mino

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