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May 21, 2018
Sheikh Hasina in India: Bangladesh PM likely to bring up Rohingya crisis, Teesta water sharing with Narendra ModiSheikh Hasina is expected to arrive in Kolkata on 25 May for a two-day visit that will lay emphasis on the close cultural ties between the two countries, but her visit is also likely to lead to more substantive talks between the two leaders.
Mar 07, 2018
Xi Jinping threat looms over river Teesta: Time for India to engage in water diplomacy, counter China's advancesIf India wishes to safeguard its status in South Asia and ascend globally to rival China, it is high time that it engages in active water diplomacy.
Apr 11, 2017
Mamata Banerjee says smaller rivers in Bangladesh could be tapped for agreementVirtually ruling out a water sharing deal over the Teesta, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said India and Bangladesh will study the possibility of tapping into other rivers for a water sharing deal with the neighbour.
Apr 08, 2017
Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina ink over 20 pacts but water issue remains unresolved: What is the Teesta dispute?The Teesta water-sharing agreement has been in talks since the Hasina-led Awami League government returned to power in 2009. However, water sharing dispute between the two neighbours is not something of the recent vintage.
Mar 04, 2014
Pact on sharing Teesta water difficult: Manmohan Singh tells Sheikh HasinaManmohan Singh's remarks came during a 25-minute meeting with Hasina on the margins of the BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) Summit.
Mar 04, 2014
BIMSTEC: Bangladesh wants more water accords with IndiaDespite decades-old disputes over sharing of waters between Bangladesh and India, notably from the Teesta river, Dhaka hopes it can finalise a host of treaties with New Delhi.
Nov 06, 2013
Mamata slams Centre for releasing WB river water to Bangladesh"I have nothing against Bangladesh, rather I too love that country. But, I am accountable to the people of my state. I have neither any prejudice, nor any objection. Centre must protect the interest of people of the state," Mamata Banerjee said.
Mar 04, 2013
Pranab calls for political consensus on Teesta, boundary dealWith India failing to ink the Teesta river water-sharing deal and land boundary agreement with Bangladesh due to internal differences, visiting President Pranab Mukherjee today underlined the need for building consensus on the two key issues to improve ties with Dhaka.