Bangladesh Trade
West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.22

Driver-BSF impasse halts trade

The row over a ban on access to drivers of export-bound cargo vehicles without a valid licence inside the Petrapole land port stayed unresolved and bilateral trade with Bangladesh was suspended for th...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.21

Residents, traders worry over BSF’s inroads

The decision by the Union home ministry to extend the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) up to 50km from the existing 15km inside the Indian territory from the border, has resulted in anx...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

Business  /  Published 10.03.21

Plan to smoothen trade with Dhaka

Seamless transport connectivity between India and Bangladesh has the potential to increase national income by as much as 17 per cent in Bangladesh and 8 per cent in India, a new World Bank report publ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 17.12.20

India inks 7 pacts with Bangladesh

India and Bangladesh on Thursday sealed seven pacts amid their rapidly growing ties, to expand cooperation in several areas. They also restored a cross-border rail link, which was operational till 196...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.20

Onion embargo: tears for exporter

A Bangladesh-bound consignment of 1,612 tonnes of onions, worth some Rs 5.5 crore, is in the danger of rotting as the onion-laden goods train is stuck at Ranaghat station for three days because of the...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Ranaghat


West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.20

Bangladesh conveys onion ban ‘concern’

Bangladesh has officially conveyed its “deep concern” over India’s ban on export of onions without due notice.  “The latest abrupt announcement of the Government of India...
By PTI in Dhaka

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.20

Indo-Bangla trade halts for 2 days

Border trade between India and Bangadesh through the Mahadipur land port in Malda came to a halt for four hours on Sunday following allegations of delay in the installation of a power generator and ac...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Calcutta  /  Published 25.07.20

Container train to Bangladesh

A train loaded with soaps, shampoo, shaving kit and textile fabric left Calcutta for Bangladesh via the Petrapole-Benapole border on Friday afternoon, the first container train through the busiest cor...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.20

Bangla port nod to transit cargo

India and Bangladesh opened a new chapter in maritime relations on Thursday when a container ship from Calcutta set sail for Chittagong port carrying cargo for Meghalaya and Assam. “This is a t...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.18

Bangladesh ties should be a priority for India

There have been two important elections for India in South Asia this year, in Pakistan and the Maldives. Another is to come at the end of December or early January, in Bangladesh. There is no country ...
By Krishnan Srinivasan


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