BANGLADESH

Is India sharing the Ganga’s water fairly? India Complies With the 1996 Water-Sharing

  0 comments   |     by Kimberley Thomas on 14, July 2018

India complies with the 1996 water-sharing treaty most of the time, but when it doesn’t Bangladesh takes a serious hit. Does this mean the countries are cooperating or not? Kimberley Thomas, August 18, 2017  Officially, India and Bangladesh share 54 rivers, but that number is currently under review. Between 10 to 16 additional rivers are now being conside

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Endangering peace in South Asia The vibes in south Asia are pretty clear now

  0 comments   |     by admin on 05, July 2018

The vibes in south Asia are pretty clear now; a nationalist, jingoistic and intelligence-led mindset in New Delhi has turned Afghanistan into the centerpiece of its policy on Pakistan. Regardless of how they position themselves henceforth, the world should not be surprised if the current simmering tensions blew into armed hostilities. The string of statements f

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Freethinking writer and politician shot dead in Bangladesh

  3 comments   |     by International Humanist and Ethical Union on 19, June 2018

Shahzahan Bachchu was known locally and within the secular Bangladeshi movement as an outspoken, sometimes fiery activist for secularism. He printed poetry and books related to humanism and freethought via his publishing house Bishaka Prakashani (Star Publishers). He was also a political activist, serving as former general secretary of Munshiganj district unit of th

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Resentments Fester as Bangladesh Bears the Brunt of Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

  25 comments   |     by Laignee Barron on 23, April 2018

When the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis

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Must Read Comment Congratulations, my dear old friend Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd

  0 comments   |     by Sumanta Banerjee on 21, April 2018

Congratulations, my dear old friend Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, on your excellent analysis of the present situation. The problem with the OBC leadership is that the Mandal recommendations for reservation (surely necessary) led to the creation of a sub-elite among the OBC politicians, who replicated the same opportunist and exploitative model of functioning that their up

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Calls for strong Nepal-Bangladesh ties, connectivity

  0 comments   |     by admin on 10, April 2018

Diplomats, experts and officials have called for maximising trade and investment opportunities by enhancing connectivity between Ne

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Anti-Bangladesh and anti-Muslim mindset may increase

  0 comments   |     by AKM Zakaria on 09, April 2018

Imtiaz Ahmed, professor of international relations, Dhaka UniversityDhaka University’s professor of international relations, Imtiaz Ahmed, talks to Prothom Alo’s AKM Zakaria about the geo-politics of this region, Indo-China relations, Bangladesh’s stance in the competition between these two countries, and the recent controversial statement of the I

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India’s Regional Integration Plans all Hinge on Bangladesh

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Korybko on 30, March 2018

India doesn’t have a single regional integration plan that excludes Bangladesh, thus making Dhaka the most prized of New Delhi’s neighborhood partners. This analysis will highlight the institutional integration dependency that India has on Bangladesh, while the second part will raise awareness about how Bangladesh can leverage this state of affairs to its benefit a

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Bangladesh between Sino-Indian Friction in South Asia

  0 comments   |     by Ahmed Rajeev on 26, March 2018

  Bangladesh's trade and commerce ministry should focus on the trade deficit. Specifically, it must change its submissive attitudes towards India and China. Right

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Wake Up Bangladesh, It’s Time For A Foreign Policy! by Taj Hashmi

  0 comments   |     by Taj Hashmi on 09, February 2018

To some, the title of my column today might be utterly ridiculous, as it suggests it’s time for Bangladesh to have a foreign policy. They might raise eyebrows at my suggestion that, Bangladesh is going without any foreign policy, since 2009. To them, Bangladesh has a sound foreign policy under a seasoned career diplomat as Foreign Minister, and an internationally renowned scholar as the P

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