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Brunei’s Sultan Made His First Visit to Bangladesh
October 19, 2022

Brunei’s Sultan Made His First Visit to Bangladesh

By Kamal Uddin Ahmed
Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah’s visit to Bangladesh this week was part of a broader attempt to boost cooperation between the two nations.

Bangladesh’s Hilsa Fish Diplomacy
September 29, 2022

Bangladesh’s Hilsa Fish Diplomacy

By Prarthana Sen
Every year, India’s Durga Puja festivities see a surge in demand for the fish from Bangladesh.
A Teesta River Water-Sharing Deal Is Critical for Bangladesh-India Ties    
September 13, 2022

A Teesta River Water-Sharing Deal Is Critical for Bangladesh-India Ties    

By P.K. Balachandran
Brushing the issue under the carpet would be unwise for the long-term health of the relationship.

Another Anti-India Wave Sweeps Bangladesh
June 17, 2022

Another Anti-India Wave Sweeps Bangladesh

By Shafi Md Mostofa
Despite mass demonstrations protesting the comments by BJP leaders defaming the Prophet, the Awami League government has remained silent.

Dynasties’ Daughters and Martyrs’ Widows: Female Leaders and Gender Inequality in Asia
February 26, 2022

Dynasties’ Daughters and Martyrs’ Widows: Female Leaders and Gender Inequality in Asia

By Mark R. Thompson
The relatively large number of female leaders in Asia appears surprising given their general paucity globally.

Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan Stokes Bangladesh’s Terrorist Fears
August 26, 2021

Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan Stokes Bangladesh’s Terrorist Fears

By Subir Bhaumik
The secular government of Muslim-majority Bangladesh fears the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan will rejuvenate the violent radical Islamist ecosystem back home.

How Have Women Leaders Shaped South Asia’s Politics?
January 28, 2021

How Have Women Leaders Shaped South Asia’s Politics?

By Allia Bukhari
South Asia has elected its share of prominent women politicians. But what has that meant for gender equality and women's rights on the ground?
Connectivity Gaining Greater Currency in India-Bangladesh Relations
January 14, 2021

Connectivity Gaining Greater Currency in India-Bangladesh Relations

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Bangladesh has expressed interest in the India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway, despite slow progress made to date.

Bangladesh’s ‘Crossfire’ Culture Hits Home
September 04, 2020

Bangladesh’s ‘Crossfire’ Culture Hits Home

By Brad Adams
Bangladeshi security forces have allegedly extrajudicially killed over 2,400 people during Sheikh Hasina's decade in power.

Bangladesh Arrests Fugitive Killer of Independence Leader 
April 07, 2020

Bangladesh Arrests Fugitive Killer of Independence Leader 

By Associated Press
Abdul Majed, a former military captain, was arrested in Dhaka. It’s not clear when or how he returned to Bangladesh.

Japan’s Postponement of the Olympics: What Next?
March 28, 2020

Japan’s Postponement of the Olympics: What Next?

By Ankit Panda
Also, the hosts discuss the reactions to the spread of COVID–19 in South Asia.
Bangladesh’s Leader Urges All Citizens to Stay at Home to Slow Virus Spread
March 26, 2020

Bangladesh’s Leader Urges All Citizens to Stay at Home to Slow Virus Spread

By Associated Press
Dhaka is wary of an outbreak, but hasn’t yet instituted formal lockdown procedures as seen in neighboring India.

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