Teesta river

Why can't Teesta be resolved, asks Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

India and Bangladesh share many commonalities and have demonstrated the will to resolve issues, like the long-standing land boundary agreement, then why should the Teesta water sharing issue be allowed to linger, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said in a newspaper article.

Apr 07, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
Bangladesh's PM Sheikh Hasina arrives: What to expect from her four-day India visit

Bangladesh's PM Sheikh Hasina arrives: What to expect from her four-day India visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi travelled welcomed his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina with a bouquet as she alighted from the aircraft.

Apr 07, 2017, 12:27 PM IST

Bangladesh awaits Teesta river deal during PM Sheikh Hasina's visit: Minister

Bangladesh today reminded India of its commitment over Teesta water sharing agreement ahead of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to New Delhi, saying Dhaka awaits a draft deal on the matter signed six years ago to be turned into an agreement.

Mar 15, 2017, 17:31 PM IST
India, Bangladesh finalise long-pending Teesta river deal: Official

India, Bangladesh finalise long-pending Teesta river deal: Official

Both sides were expected to sign the Teesta treaty in September 2011, one year after it was drafted, but it had to be shelved in the last minute.

Mar 06, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

Water receding from areas in Jalpaiguri district

Water level on Thursday started receding from areas in Jalpaiguri district which was inundated due to sudden rise in water level in all major rivers and release of excess water of Teesta river after rains in upper reaches.

Jul 02, 2015, 12:58 PM IST

400 people affected by flood in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district ​

At least 400 people have been affected in Jalpaiguri district following release of excess water Teesta river after rains in upper reaches.

Jul 01, 2015, 12:16 PM IST

Trinamool Congress attacks Rajnath Singh over Teesta, law and order comments

Reacting sharply to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement that the Teesta river water sharing deal with Bangladesh would be finalised soon, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday said that his remarks made without consulting the state government were uncalled for.

May 26, 2015, 19:58 PM IST

Enormous possibilities in expanded Indo-Bangla ties: Foreign Secy S Jaishankar

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bangaldesh, India said on Saturday there are "enormous possibilities" to expand bilateral ties and that it was looking for a "win-win" situation for both the countries.

May 23, 2015, 18:54 PM IST

Centre discussed with Bengal govt over Teesta river: Govt

The Centre has discussed with the West Bengal government "at appropriate levels" to arrive at an agreement on sharing of Teesta river water on a fair and equitable basis, Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.

May 08, 2015, 00:23 AM IST

India assures Bangladesh of evolving national consensus on Teesta

India on Thursday assured Bangladesh that efforts were on to evolve a national consensus on the contentious Teesta river water sharing deal.

Jun 26, 2014, 22:30 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Dhaka on two-day visit, Teesta, LBA to be discussed

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Wednesday evening arrived in Dhaka on a two-day visit to Bangladesh, her first stand-alone foreign visit since taking over, that is part of the Narendra Modi government`s outreach to India`s neighbours.

Jun 25, 2014, 06:35 AM IST

Teesta treaty `difficult` issue: Manmohan Singh tells Sheilkh Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday raised the issue of delay in the signing of the long-pending agreement on Teesta river water sharing treaty during her meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Mar 04, 2014, 15:28 PM IST

Mamata blames Centre for overlooking Bengal`s water interests

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday blamed the Centre for releasing water from Teesta and Farakka barrages to Bangladesh overlooking the interest of the state and said this was not accepted.

Nov 06, 2013, 21:05 PM IST

Vast areas flooded in Jalpaiguri; Teesta in spate

Over 5,000 people are marooned in Jalpaiguri district where river Teesta is in spate following heavy rains, officials said on Wednesday.

Jul 10, 2013, 14:12 PM IST

Option of Constitution amendment on Teesta river open: Salman Khursid

External Affairs Minister Salman Khursid has said that if needed, India is ready for an amendment in the Constitution to resolve the Teesta river water dispute with Bangladesh.

Mar 03, 2013, 17:36 PM IST

Experts committee formed on Teesta: Mamata

Accusing some people of trying to create controversy over the Teesta water sharing, Banerjee said she would be happy if Bangladesh can be provided with water.

Nov 16, 2011, 21:45 PM IST

‘Some people’ creating confusion on Teesta: Mamata

WB CM Mamata Banerjee blamed "some people" for creating "confusion" on the Teesta water sharing issue.

Oct 22, 2011, 17:38 PM IST

Delhi, Dhaka to exchange Teesta river data

India and Bangladesh will exchange data on water availability in the Teesta River, an official said.

Sep 30, 2011, 14:09 PM IST

No Teesta deal during PM’s Bangladesh visit

Sources on Tuesday said that India and Bangladesh will not sign any deal on the sharing of water of Teesta river during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s ongoing Dhaka visit.

Sep 06, 2011, 09:08 AM IST

Cong MP questions Mamata`s Dhaka tour decision

Mamata Banerjee pulled out of PM Manmohan Singh`s visit to Dhaka reportedly upset with the Teesta River water sharing treaty.

Sep 05, 2011, 15:33 PM IST