The Rohingya issue may find prominence in their talks and Bangladesh is keen on cooperation in energy and food security with India, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr A.K. Abdul Momen said in a media briefing on Sunday.
Adding that she knows the conspirators who are plotting against the Awami League (AL) government, she said, "I know who are involved in this conspiracy and what they are doing. I know them very well."
During Modi's visit to Bangladesh in March this year, it was decided to commemorate December 6 as "Maitri Diwas".
Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to return for a new term in office as her party, Awami League (AL), has registered a landslide victory, Bangladesh’s Election Commission said on Monday. Hasina would become Prime Minister for an unprecedented fourth term after AL secured win in 259 constituencies of the 300-seat parliament, according […]
Dhaka: Bangladesh is voting on Sunday in a general election, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeking her third consecutive term in office. Security forces are on high alert, with around 600,000 security personnel deployed across the nation. More than 100 million people are eligible to vote, the BBC reported. Over 40,000 polling centres across the […]
New Delhi: The Congress on yesterday accused prime minister Narendra Modi of playing “partisan politics” in Bangladesh and targeted him over his remarks that Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina has resolved to fight terrorism with zero tolerance “despite being a woman”. Congress leader Anand Sharma said Modi thought he was praising the Bangladeshi leader with […]
Dhaka: Prime minister Narendra Modi arrived here today on a two-day “historic” visit to Bangladesh. Modi, who arrived at Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in a special Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft, Rajdoot, was received, in a break from protocol, by his Bangladeshi counterpart, Sheikh Hasina. He was accorded a ceremonial welcome, after which he […]
Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina today narrowly escaped a bomb blast which occurred in a Dhaka neighbourhood minutes after her convoy passed the area, according to media reports
Bangladesh's Sheikh Hasina was on Sunday sworn in for her second straight term as prime minister, a week after her Awami League secured a landslide win in the violence-hit general election boycotted by the opposition as a farce
Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit India in October in her first visit to the neighbouring country after coming to power for a third consecutive term, the Foreign Office announced here. Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen, who announced the planned trip while talking to reporters on Sunday, said the agenda of her visit […]
Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received a surprise phone call from her Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan hours ahead of her visit to India, according to officials. Khan called Hasina amid his shrill anti-India campaign on the Kashmir issue after the Indian government revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s special status. Khan has been dialling up Muslim […]
New Delhi: India’s onion export ban seems to have impacted even Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s kitchen and she feels it would help if such decisions are taken with prior notice given her country’s significant dependence on the neighbour for this agri produce. The Bangladeshi prime minister said that India’s sudden decision to stop onion […]
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Saturday called on visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ahead of a bilateral meeting with her counterpart Narendra Modi later in the day during which the two sides were expected to ink major agreements, with a focus on connectivity. The two sides are likely to sign six […]
New Delhi: India and Bangladesh here on Saturday marked the “sonali adhyay” (golden era) in bilateral ties with the inking of seven agreements, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with visiting Bangladesh Premier Sheikh Hasina. During the talks, the Bangladesh PM voiced concerns over Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) and raised the Teesta […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Thursday inaugurated the reopened rail link between Haldibari in India and Chilahati in Bangladesh during the virtual bilateral summit. The rail link has been reopened after 55 years. The railway line from Haldibari (West Bengal) to Chilahati (Bangladesh) has been defunct since […]