What Will India’s Changing Approach To Bangladesh’s National Elections Mean for the Hasina Government?
By Arkoprabho Hazra
India is taking a much more inclusive approach toward the 2024 Bangladesh national elections, rather than putting all its bets on the Awami League.
Political Storm Brews in Election-Bound Bangladesh
By Mubashar Hasan
Despite efforts by the government to decimate rivals, the opposition BNP is drawing huge crowds at rallies.
Bangladesh’s Democracy Under Siege
By Zarif Faiaz
With a notorious track record of crackdowns on the opposition and the free media, a lot is riding on Bangladesh's general elections next year.
Why the US Should Be Neutral in Bangladesh
By Joseph Rozen
Relations between the two countries are fraying. This will provide China with space to expand its influence in Bangladesh.
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Bangladesh has expressed interest in the India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway, despite slow progress made to date.