Bangladesh

  • Overdrive: Meet The Neighbours June 29, 2014

    Overdrive in partnership with Nissan is set to embark on an epic drive called 'Meet The Neighbours', which as the name suggests intends to meet our neighbours. In this episode, we take you through Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh. ...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 26, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Political will could make Sushma's visit to Bangladesh historic: C Raja Mohan June 26, 2014

    As External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is in Bangladesh for her first stand-alone visit, emphasising the new government's foreign policy priorities are in its neighbourhood. Strategic Analyst C Raja Mohan said it's a great moment. "There is enough political will to advance it in a historic opportunity," he said. ...
  • Gambhir back for England tour, Uthappa to go to Bangladesh May 28, 2014

    Gautam Gambhir was recalled to Indian squad for the Test series against England, while Robin Uthappa was back in ODI team for Bangladesh tour. ...
  • No discussion on illegal immigrants with Modi: Bangladesh Speaker June 14, 2014

    Dr Shirin Chaudhuri, the Speaker of Bangladesh, has told CNN-IBN that the meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi was positive and both countries discussed attaining newer heights. ...
  • Kohli leads India's chase against Bangladesh February 26, 2014

    Virat Kohli along with Ajinkya Rahane put up a 213-run stand to help India overhaul Bangladesh's target of 280. ...
  • Bangladesh support revamp after Test status assurance January 30, 2014

    The 'Big three' are one vote away for the revamp to be completed after Bangladesh accepted the restructuring of ICC. ...
  • The Last Word: Were Bangladesh general polls credible or just a sham? January 7, 2014

    Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is once again set to form government with her party Awami League clearly sweeping the general elections. The principal opposition party did not take part in the elections and had allegedly participated in violence that resulted in the death of 21 people. ...
  • Bangladesh: Voting begins amid violence, 6 dead, 60 polling stations torched January 5, 2014

    In Bangladesh voting for the parliamentary elections has started amid opposition protests that have left at least 6 people dead. Over 10 people have also been injured. Anti-government groups torched at least 60 polling stations on Saturday. The election commission has set up over 18,000 polling stations across the country....
  • India-B'desh land agreement likely to be discussed in Monsoon Session August 5, 2013

    The Protocol on Land Boundary Agreement was signed between India and Bangladesh in 2011 but its actual implementation is still pending. Both the houses of Parliament is expected to take it up in the Monsoon Session. ...
  • Bangladesh: Court cancels registration of Jamaat-e-Islami August 1, 2013

    A Bangladesh court on Thursday canceled the registration of Jamaat-e-Islami as a political party. The party will now be not allowed to participate in future elections. ...
  • Bangladesh building collapse: Woman rescued alive after 17 days May 15, 2013

    Reshma told reporters that she survived on filthy water and a few biscuits as everyone around her died. ...
  • Survived only on 2 bottles of water: Bangladesh survivor May 11, 2013

    Hundreds of onlookers burst into cheers as army engineers pulled out a woman from the basement of the building after 17 days. ...
  • Bangladesh building collapse: PM Sheikh Hasina defends govt May 3, 2013

    Five hundred fifty people lost their lives in a building collapse in Bangladesh but Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is defending her government saying there was nothing that could have been done to prevent the tragedy. ...
  • Survivor of Bangladesh building collapse recalls horror April 29, 2013

    Search operation is still on for hundreds of people after a buidling collapse in Dhaka killed more than 250 people. More than 40 people have been rescued since Thursday from the Rana Plaza building near Dhaka, which housed clothes factories. The collapse has sparked angry protests against poor building safety...
  • 30 Minutes: Inside Bangladesh March 17, 2013

    42 years after Bangladesh was liberated, it is resonating with nationalist chants that are demanding hanging of war criminals and are looking for closure to the country's darkest chapter. ...
  • Bangladesh: One policeman dead as JI scales up agitation after tribunal verdict March 10, 2013

    Protests in Dhaka pressing for a ban on the Jamaat-e-Islaami continued after its vice president was sentenced to death for 1971 war crimes by a tribunal. The JI has scaled up its agitation and a policeman was killed in clashes with its activists on Sunday. ...
  • The Last Word: How should we understand the momentous political developments in Bangladesh? March 5, 2013

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday night sent a strong message to Bangladesh, rocked by violence, counselling that political differences be resolved through dialogue and communal peace and harmony maintained. ...
  • President's meeting with Zia called off due to security concerns: Ranjan Mathai March 4, 2013

    Bangladesh's key Opposition leader Khaleda Zia cancelled a plan meeting with President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday even as fresh violence marred his first foreign trip since taking over presidency. "We had fixed a time for Khaleda Zia to call on the President. The President was in fact looking forward to...
  • Bangladesh protests: Four Jamaat activists shot dead by police February 25, 2013

    The Jamaat activists have been demanding punishment for bloggers who they accuse of maligning Islam. ...
  • Special report: Protests in Bangladesh over war crimes tribunal February 23, 2013

    This week on World View: Protests in Bangladesh over war crimes tribunal, a special report from Dhaka and the documentary No Fire Zone has set off a new round of protests over alleged human rights violation by Sri Lanka forces during 2009. Is it propaganda or proof of brutality: Should...
  • Bangladesh: Don't mix religion with our political scenario, say protesters February 18, 2013

    Over one lakh protesters took to the streets in Dhaka after the murder of a blogger, demanding death penalty for those found guilty of war crimes in 1971. "They have no right to do politics in our country because they are using religion in our political scenario which is total...
  • Massive fire tragedy in Bangladesh, 121 killed November 25, 2012

    More than a 120 people are dead in a major fire at a cloth factory near Dhaka in Bangladesh. ...
  • ICC needs to keep tab on T20 leagues October 8, 2012

    A new channel carried out a sting operation exposing umpires agreeing to fix Twenty20 matches in return for financial benefits. ...
  • Spirited Bangladesh go down fighting September 26, 2012

    Bangladesh gave Pakistan a run for their money in their second group match but eventually lost the match thanks to some poor bowling. ...
  • Bus burning: Tripura-Dhaka service temporarily suspended September 24, 2012

    The move comes three days after a mob burnt down a bus at Norsinghdi in Dhaka after a clash between two factions of the Awami League. ...
  • Bangladeshi migrants responsible for Assam violence: Advani August 8, 2012

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani blamed the UPA government for not being able to check illegal immigration. ...
  • India may discuss Hafiz Saeed with Hillary Clinton May 7, 2012

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be meeting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday. ...
  • Secret Kitchen: The World Cup special March 13, 2011

    Bikramjit gets you the best food from the hosting nations of the cricket World Cup 2011, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. ...
  • B'desh: Nobel Laureate rubbishes fraud charge February 17, 2011

    Prof Mohammad Yunus, founder of the pioneering microcredit institution 'Grameen Bank', thwarted the allegations of fraud against him. ...