Modi in Dhaka

A next step called Teesta

For now, Bangladeshi sceptics are silent. But Delhi and Dhaka will soon need to take stock of the unanswered questions and necessary follow-up measures for the agreements signed.

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“There is still hope for a Teesta deal during this visit"

Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed, Professor of International Relations at Dhaka University, talks to Nahela Nowshin of The Daily Star about contending issues between Bangladesh and India on the occasion of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh.

The importance of seizing the moment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, in an interview on the eve of his visit has likened the unanimous ratification of the LBA and its Protocol by the Indian Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha to the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Has Mamata lived up to our expectations?

By all indications from Delhi and Kolkata, it is now clear that there will be no deal on Teesta during Prime Minister Modi's visit to Dhaka. A deal any time soon seems to be a distant mirage. 

The Modi Factor

The unanimity with which the 100th Constitutional Amendment Bill was adopted in the Lok Sabha on 8th May 2015, operationalising the 1974 India Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement (together with the 2011 Protocol to this Agreement) has been a game-changer in South Asia for several reasons. 

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