Sheikh Hasina
World  /  Published 11.09.20

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 07.09.20

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 31.08.20

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 31.08.20

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 27.08.20

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 19.08.20

'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 18.08.20

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 17.08.20

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

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


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