Sheikh Hasina
Business  /  Published 19.10.20

Bangladesh is upbeat as things get better

We’ve all heard the story of tortoise and the hare, but have you heard the one about the termites and the elephant? It’s a story in which the termites cross the finishing line before the l...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

World  /  Published 12.09.20

Hasina against extrajudicial killings

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that her government is against extrajudicial killings and has tried to stop the continuation of such crimes initiated by military dictator Zia-ur Rahma...
By PTI in Dhaka

World  /  Published 08.09.20

Hasina: no place for 'martial law'

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, whose country and family have suffered incalculable loss from coups, on Monday issued a call to discard the term “martial law” from the military le...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

World  /  Published 01.09.20

Hasina declares day of mourning

The Sheikh Hasina government on Monday announced a day of mourning on Wednesday in honour of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee. Mukherjee always had a special relationship with Bangladesh, spec...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.20

A plan is not in place for Dhaka

The Indian foreign secretary, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, was in Dhaka on August 18 and 19 with a message of peace and friendship. Before leaving the Bangladesh capital, he said his visit was “short...
By Devadeep Purohit in

World  /  Published 28.08.20

Vaccine: Dhaka nod for trial

The Sheikh Hasina government on Thursday granted approval for the final-stage human trial in Bangladesh of a candidate Covid-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd. The development...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

World  /  Published 20.08.20

'Vaccine diplomacy' with Bangladesh

Indian foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday wrapped up a 27-hour visit to Dhaka, during which he conveyed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message that New Delhi always considered...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

World  /  Published 19.08.20

Hasina meets foreign secretary Shringla

The bilateral talks scheduled for Wednesday are likely to focus on resuming discussions — via  video for the time being — on pending bilateral issues like water-sharing and India-fund...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.08.20

Shringla scheduled to visit Dhaka

Indian foreign secretary Harsh V. Shringla is scheduled to travel to Dhaka on Tuesday in the first overseas diplomatic engagement since the pandemic brought travel to a halt and comes in the wake of B...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.07.20

Bangla: Hasina takes Imran call

Three months of quiet diplomacy paid off for Pakistan on Wednesday with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s call to Gano Bhaban, the official residence of his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina, going...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta


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