BANGLADESH

The Teesta Quagmire: India’s Missed Opportunity?

  0 comments   |     by Sayanangshu Modak

Amidst heightened border tensions between India and China, news that Bangladesh was considering moving ahead with extensive lending from China for management of the Teesta river came as a bolt from the blue for India

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The Teesta Quagmire: India’s Missed Opportunit

  0 comments   |     by Sayanangshu Modak

Amidst heightened border tensions between India and China, news that Bangladesh was considering

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Indian diplomat lands in Dhaka to salvage ties

  0 comments   |     by Md. Kamruzzaman

DHAKA, Bangladesh Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Tuesday reached Bangladesh on a two-day visit. The visit is being seen as a last-ditch effort by New Delhi to consolidate its regional position amid growing influence of China. India and Bangladesh have traditionally been strong allies, with a c

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The Neverending Holocausts of the Neoliberal Order

  0 comments   |     by Kim Petersen

Biochemist, writer, humanitarian activist, and artist, Gideon Polya has had a selection of his essays gathered into a compendium titled US-Imposed Post-9/11 Muslim Holocaust & Muslim Genocide (Korsgaard Publishing, 2020). The compendium is important because it brings to

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Bangladesh Tilting Towards China, Pakistan: Report

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NEW DELHI – A prominent newspaper of Bangladesh has reported that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina did not meet India’s high commissioner despite repeated requests for a meeting in the last four months, one of several signs of strained relations with New Delhi and a shift for closer ties with Pakistan and China.

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Washington Provoking India to a War With China?

  0 comments   |     by F. William Engdahl

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a recent video conference suggested that the US might move some of its troops from Germany to the region around India, citing growing US security concerns in the Asian region. Given the dramatic rise in tensions between India and China over disputed borders in the region of Nepal and Bhutan where several soldiers from both sides reportedly died i

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After Pakistan’s Gwadar Port, China Fast-tracks Key ...

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After Pakistan’s Gwadar Port, China Fast-tracks Key Defence Projects in Bangladesh After Pakistan’s Gwadar port, China fast-tracks key defence projects in B’desh. Beijing eyes to increase its presence in the sub-continent through delivering subsidised infrastructure projects like ports, airp

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End Internet Shutdowns In Kashmir to Manage COVID-19

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Blocking Access Could Cost Lives  New York) – Intentionally shutting down or restricting access to the internet violates multiple rights and can be deadly during a health crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, Human

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Whither the Bangladesh Nationalist Party

  0 comments   |     by Q M Jalal Khan

Whither the BNP (Bangladesh Nationalist Party)? Let’s Still Identify with It, the Largest Political Party of Bangladesh, to Confront the Ongoing BAL (Bangladesh Awami League) Brutality on All Fronts “To be, or not to be, that is the question.” That is how the 30-yr old Prince Hamlet of

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The Modi government’s new citizenship law puts India at...

  0 comments   |     by Barkha Dutt

The Modi government’s new citizenship law puts India at war with itself “It’s 1947 all over again,” wrote my aunt on the family WhatsApp group

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