Participation in the “Bay of Bengal Conversation” (21-23 November) under the auspices of the Centre for Governance Studies (CGS), Bangladesh, provided a rare opportunity to visit Dhaka for the first time. It was an exhilarating experience with mixed feelings of déjà vu
PRESS RELEASE, June 11, 2022 ISLAMABAD: A roundtable conference on Pakistan-Bangladesh Relations was held at Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) to discuss the wavelength of bilateral intensity, as well as to analyze the recent history from their individual context, respectively. The distinguished
Despite being obtrusively friendly with the incumbent Sheikh Hasina regime of Bangladesh, the Narendra Modi regime in India seems to have overplayed its Bangladesh card to the extent of spoiling the broth. Lately, Bangladesh’s National Security Intelligence (NSI) operatives have shown desperation
The beginning of 2015 has witnessed one of the worst political turmoil in the history of Bangladesh. Since last two months, the country has been badly paralyzed by the blockades of roads, railways, waterways and rallies staged by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party
There is a common perception that India and Bangladesh have good cordial relation. Especially Awami League and its head “Sheikh Haseena Wajid” always present a rosy picture in this regard. But impartial observers do not agree with this idea. They think that
It is becoming a norm in the South Asian political culture to blame regional states for achieving political goals at home or, perhaps, it is easier to blame others to divert attention from pressing domestic issues that subsequently arise due to mismanagement
It is refreshing that the recent lunatic orders, which apparently came from the Bangladesh Cricket Board but had the blessing of the highest political office of the country, have been revoked. Edict was aimed at banning the domestic fans from carrying the
Bangladesh’s general election held on January 5, present an interesting case study. The vote’s credibility had been undermined even before the polling day, as 153 Awami League (AL) members or its allies were declared elected unopposed to a house having 300 elected members.