Bangladesh won't allow soil for extremism: Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said that she would not allow the soil of her country to be used for any kind of extremism and hoped that India would also reciprocate on the matter.

Bangladeshi man jailed for composing song mocking Hasina

 A 25-year-old Bangladeshi man has been sentenced to seven years in jail for composing a song mocking Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and spreading it via mobile phones.

Narendra Modi to brief Bangladesh PM on destabilisation threats

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will ask his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina to be alert to threats she faces when they meet in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly later this month.

'Bangladesh wants to be India's number one friend'

 With bilateral cooperation extending to new areas, Bangladesh today said it wants to become India's "number one" friend and invited Indian companies to set up special economic zones and invest in sectors like automobile, power and manufacturing.

Modi, Hasina to meet in New York on Sept 27

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold bilateral talks with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on September 27 in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

Bangladesh Parliament regains authority to impeach judges

 The Bangladesh Parliament has passed a constitutional amendment to regain its power to impeach apex court judges.

Hasina, Modi likely to meet on UNGA sidelines: Bangladesh official

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to hold first meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on September 27 on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, a foreign ministry official said here on Saturday.

Sheikh Hasina, Narendra Modi to meet in US

 Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are scheduled to meet in New York this month during the UN General Assembly (UNGA), media reported Saturday.

Japanese PM begins South Asia trip

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left for Bangladesh and Sri Lanka Saturday in a move to boost Japan`s trade and investment in the counties.

US dismisses report of American plot to oust Sheikh Hasina

The US Embassy here Thursday rubbished a local media report quoting Indian intelligence sources that American agencies hatched a plot to oust Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's ruling Awami League.

Bangladesh showed 'very positive attitude' to Indian proposals

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed a "very positive" attitude to Indian proposals of allowing Ashuganj River Port of her country as a port of call and introduction of Agartala-Kolkata direct bus service via Dhaka, a Tripura minister has said.

Sheikh Hasina seeks immediate signing of Teesta deal with India

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has requested India to immediately sign the much-awaited agreement for sharing waters of the Teesta River during a meeting with Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh here.

Bangladesh remembers Bangabandhu on his death anniversary

Bangladesh on Friday paid glowing tributes to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the country`s founding father, who was killed in a coup in 1975.

India will extradite Bangladeshi murder suspect if court allows

India will extradite a multiple- murder suspect of Bangladesh, who was arrested in Kolkata last month, if a local court gives its consent for his handing over to the neighbouring country.

Sushma Swaraj returns home after extremely satisfying Bangladesh visit

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj returned home after her maiden standalone overseas tour to Bangladesh with an understanding that she has made an "excellent beginning" in addressing each others` concerns in the spirit of good neighbourliness.

Sheikh Hasina, Sushma Swaraj engage in saree diplomacy

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday presented a cream colour saree to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina who in return gifted the famous Bangladeshi Jamdani saree to the visiting Indian leader.

PM Modi accepts Sheikh Hasina`s invitation to visit Bangladesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday accepted his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina`s invitation to visit the country, the PMO said.

India relaxes tourist visa norms for Bangladeshi nationals

Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and handed over a letter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, inviting her to visit India.

Sushma Swaraj to visit Dhaka on June 25-27

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Bangladesh next week during which she will hold talks with the top leadership there on a host of issues of bilateral and international interest.

World politics influenced China`s stance in 1971: Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today sought to downplay the Chinese opposition to Bangladesh`s independence in 1971, saying world politics had influenced China`s stance at that time.