Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina reiterated the close bonds between the two neighbours at a virtual summit Thursday, but some irritants still remain.
Chilahati-Haldibari rail, in operation till 1965, restored virtually by PM Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina
Sheikh Hasina expresses gratitude to India and Indian Army for their support during the 1971 Liberation War
Bangladesh Cabinet on Monday approved an amendment amid nationwide protests after footage of a brutal gang assault on a woman went viral on social media.
The letter requests the Indian High Commission to convey the message to authorities in New Delhi and take necessary measures to resume onion exports taking into consideration the excellent ties between the neighbours.
Modi was scheduled to travel to Bangladesh on a two-day visit from March 17 to participate in the “Jatir Pita”-- Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary celebration programme -- but his trip was cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak.
The communists, the Islamist group Hefazat-e-Islam and sections of students had held a series of protests in Dhaka and other Bangladeshi cities this month to express displeasure with the BJP-led government in India in the wake of the Delhi riots.
'We don't understand why (the Indian government) did it,' PM Hasina said.
The BGB chief said the Bangladeshi paramilitary force will continue to work to prevent illegal crossings into India.
The advisor said the issue of amended Citizenship Act is an internal matter of India.
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina also said that she came at the invitation of Sourav Ganguly, to watch the first Day-Night Test match at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata
A Bangladesh team did a recce of the Eden Gardens on Tuesday and checked the seating arrangements for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who is expected to watch India vs Bangladesh Day-Night Test match along with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina are among the hosts of dignitaries invited to witness the first-ever Day-Night Test match in India
Bangladesh cricket captain Shakib Al Hasan was on Tuesday handed a two-year suspension by the ICC for failing to report three corrupt approaches, including one at the IPL, by a suspected Indian bookie
Earlier in the day, Hasina met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, along with other leaders of the party.
In a brief media statement, PM Modi said India accords priority to its ties with Bangladesh and increasing cooperation between the two neighbouring countries should be model for the entire world.
The NRC process is aimed at identifying illegal immigrants in Assam, that borders Bangladesh. Assam, which had faced influx of people from Bangladesh since the early 20th century, is the only state having an NRC which was first prepared in 1951.
Officials also said the “hijacker” appeared to have been “mentally imbalanced” and that he wanted to speak to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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