Posts Tagged ‘ India ’

The Myanmar & Assam case: Bangladesh faces undue allegations

August 8, 2012
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The Myanmar & Assam case: Bangladesh faces undue allegations

Bangladesh encountered several allegations over violation of human rights and instigation of violence when communal riots raged in neighbouring Assam state of northeast India last month and in Rakhine state in northwest Myanmar in June. The allegations based on unsubstantiated grounds were mooted as Bangladesh is contiguous with the troubled states of the two neighbouring countries. Also as most members of a beleaguered community in…

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Complacence in govt over killings by BSF

June 29, 2012
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Complacence in govt over killings by BSF

The home minister in parliament on June 27 claimed that positive result was visible following assurances by the Indian government that they were taking all necessary measures to stop border killings as she went on with the statistics of a decline trend. But unfortunately, despite such assurances for the last few years, murders and torture of…

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‘Pak view’ is his own, says envoy Tariq

June 27, 2012
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‘Pak view’ is his own, says envoy Tariq

“Bangladesh envoy to India has attacked Pakistani army, saying its ‘selfish corporate mindset’ may lead to a nuclear confrontation with India, a view endorsed by BJP leader LK Advani”- reported the PTI few days back. The envoy has issued a press statement on the view. Read the report published by the Pioneer in full: Bangladesh High…

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“Bangladesh Envoy in India slams Pakistan”

June 24, 2012
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“Bangladesh Envoy in India slams Pakistan”

Bangladesh envoy to India has attacked Pakistani army, saying its “selfish corporate mindset” may lead to a nuclear confrontation with India, a view endorsed by BJP leader LK Advani- reports the PTI. In his latest blog posting, Advani quotes a pamphlet written by high commissioner Ahmad Tariq Karim to say that in “its obsession with…

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What Does the Economist Want?

May 27, 2012
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What Does the Economist Want?

The Economist is a leading news media of the world. For the last few months it published some very controversial reports about Bangladesh or more appropriately against the present democratic government of Bangladesh. It discovered hotly debated news of ruling Awami League taking huge sum of money from India to influence election. It was challenged…

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US-Bangladesh ‘security co-operation’ & China

May 6, 2012
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US-Bangladesh ‘security co-operation’ & China

Well, Bangladesh-US ‘security relation’ finally comes out of the curtain. On Saturday the visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Bangladesh foreign minister declared that the two countries will sit together annually to review their ‘security cooperation’. The Secretary reached Dhaka in the evening and instead of wasting any time in resting, she sat…

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Dipu Moni optimistic over Teesta deal

April 30, 2012
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Dipu Moni optimistic over Teesta deal

“Water is a very important issue. People of Bangladesh also want this agreement to be signed. Bilateral relation between India and Bangladesh is a deep-rooted one. Teesta agreement will be signed soon,” she said on arriving here on a two-day private visit. Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni on Sunday night said her country “is sure”…

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Indian govt asked to release a Bangladeshi after 7 years

April 26, 2012
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Indian govt asked to release a Bangladeshi after 7 years

Even though he had been claiming himself a Bangladeshi, Indian police was eager to prove him a Pakistani national. India had done so despite repeated communications by the Bangladesh Embassy to the Indian government demanding his release and an inquiry report by an Amritsar Sessions Judge confirming that he is a Bangladeshi. Finally, the crisis…

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Indians seek ban on Bangladesh war book

April 23, 2012
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Indians seek ban on Bangladesh war book

Several media in India report that the All-India Legal Aid Forum and many other civil society member of India has demanded to ban the book. They claimed that this book could affect India’s relationship with Bangladesh. Because through this book anti-Indian propaganda are spreading and it is a “pre-planned” attempt to “destroy the good diplomatic…

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Bangladesh ‘allows’ India to send goods to Tripura

April 16, 2012
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Bangladesh ‘allows’ India to send goods to Tripura

India had been seeking transit through Bangladesh to its the northeastern states since the independence of the country. During Mr. Manmohan Singh’s visit to Dhaka in last September a letter of consent was scheduled to be exchanged between the countries, though it did not happen. Though there’s no transit or transshipment accord between the countries, Bangladesh…

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