50 injured in clashes as Khaleda Zia appears in court in graft cases

At least 22 people have been injured in clashes between opposition BNP activists and government supporters as former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia appeared in court here today in connection with two graft cases against her.

Modi govt softens stance on Bangladesh border disputes

Dhaka: The Indian leadership apparently has softened its stance towards Bangladesh on its long-running border disputes though there was a credibility deficiency in the past.

Chargesheet against 4 Bangladeshi women for not having visa

Police have filed a chargesheet against four Bangladeshi women for not having a visa or passport.

Bangladesh Prez visits Rabindra Bhavan, meets Visva Bharati VC

Bangladesh President Md Abdul Hamid on Tuesday visited Visva Bharati here and took keen interest in viewing the memorabilia of the Bard.

Tripura moots for introducing Agartala-Kolkata bus service via Dhaka

Tripura government has demanded that the Ministry of External Affairs take up with Bangladesh for introducing a direct bus service between Agartala and Kolkata via Dhaka.

Bangladesh ex-minister sentenced to hang for genocide

 Bangladesh`s war crimes court on Tuesday sentenced a former government minister to hang for rape and genocide during the 1971 independence struggle against Pakistan.

For Tripura residents, its via Bangladesh to the rest of India

Hurdles in travelling to other parts of the country by road, rail and air are increasingly prompting the people of Tripura to go to other parts of India via Bangladesh.

Bangladesh President receives warm welcome in Jaipur

Bangladesh President Mohammad Abdul Hamid was on Sunday accorded a warm reception on his arrival in Jaipur.

Bangladesh president's delayed arrival leads to Taj Mahal chaos

Hundreds of tourists who had purchased entry tickets to visit the Taj Mahal were left in the lurch, when they had to return without being able to view the monument due to the delayed arrival of the Bangladesh President M Abdul Hamid.

All steps taken to secure porous borders: Rao Inderjit

The central government has taken all steps to secure India`s porous borders and contain infiltration, Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh said here Saturday.

India attaches highest importance to ties with Bangladesh

India on Friday said it attached highest importance to bilateral relations with Bangladesh and that there is a "wish" and "will" to strengthen this.

India has wish and will to boost ties with Bangladesh: Sushma Swaraj

 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday called on visiting Bangladesh President Md Abdul Hamid and conveyed to him that there was "wish" and "will" on the part of the new government in India to strengthen bilateral ties with that country.

India, Bangladesh can work on mutually beneficial projects: PM Modi
India, Bangladesh can work on mutually beneficial projects: PM Modi

India conveyed to Bangladesh that it is willing to work on mutually beneficial projects during a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Bangladesh President M. Abdul Hamid here Friday.

Act East Policy starts with Bangladesh: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday told visiting Bangladeshi President Abdul Hamid that India is willing to be catalytic agent to boost co-operation in the region, adding that New Delhi's Act East Policy starts with Dhaka. The two leaders met at the Hyderabad House here.

Expedite Land Boundary Agreement bill: Congress MP

A Congress member in Lok Sabha on Friday asked the government to expedite introduction of a bill to give effect to the Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh and asked it to explain the delay in this regard.

Bangladesh president arrives in India on six-day visit

In a first-ever visit by a ceremonial Head of Bangladesh, its President Abdul Hamid will arrive here on Thursday on an official six-day tour, which is expected to further strengthen and expand the close bilateral relations between the two countries.

Bangladeshi film industry seeks India's support
Bangladeshi film industry seeks India's support

The Bangladeshi film industry needs India's expertise in digitising the filmmaking process in their country and cooperation to facilitate screening of their films in both the neighbouring countries simultaneously, a film industry official said Wednesday.

Bangladesh President to arrive in India tomorrow on six-day visit

In a first-ever visit by a ceremonial Head of Bangladesh, its President Abdul Hamid will arrive here on Thursday on an official six-day tour, which is expected to further strengthen and expand the close bilateral relations between the two countries.

No information madarsas involved in training of terrorists: Govt

The government has no information that madarsas in general are involved in training of terrorists but three seminaries in West Bengal controlled by Bangladeshi migrants have been found to be preaching religious extremism, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Minorities from neighbouring countries to get five-year visa: Govt

Members of the minority communities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh will be given five-years visa instead of one year as part of government's effort to address their grievances and according citizenship in future.