Sheikh Hasina

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POLITICS

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India, Sheikh Hasina, Khaleda Zia, Bangladesh elections

Why Khaleda Zia sharpening the election knife against Sheikh Hasina should worry India

Pakistan seems to be in hurry to destabilise the Awami League government in Bangladesh due to its growing proximity with India.

VOICES

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ISI, Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina

How real is the threat to Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina's life?

A recent report about an attempt to assassinate her has sparked fears.

POLITICS

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Taslima Nasreen, Sheikh Hasina, Myanmar, Bangladesh

Taslima Nasreen writes to Sheikh Hasina: Why do you weep for Rohingyas, but not for me?

You have banished me from Bangladesh, have no sympathy for assassinated atheist bloggers, yet you have opened the doors for the foreign refugees.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Religious Extremism, Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina

Is Sheikh Hasina warming up to religious extremists in Bangladesh?

Hefazat-e-Islam has shown tremendous rise in seven years. Its cadres have risen manifold; it wants enactment of blasphemy laws. Its agenda is loud and clear.

POLITICS

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Bangladesh, Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina, Mamata Banerjee

Sheikh Hasina visit: Have Mamata and Modi finally made up?

Amid the uncertainty over Teesta, the high point of the meet was the thawing of the ice between the PM and Bengal CM.

POLITICS

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Mamata Banerjee, India-Bangladesh Relations, Sheikh Hasina

How Mamata's bluntness put Sheikh Hasina out of misery on Teesta waters

The Bengal CM has also demonstrated that she can apply the brakes on the Prime Minister of India.

POLITICS

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Indo-Bangla border, Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina, India-Bangladesh

Sheikh Hasina visit: Why India and Bangladesh must not have a ‘friendly’ border

Both parties have a lot to lose from a porous line dividing our geographies and affecting our security and politics.

POLITICS

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India-Bangladesh Relations, Sheikh Hasina

Why India pushing Sheikh Hasina to sign defence pact can be self-defeating

For relations with Bangladesh to be really strong and lasting, India has to work extra to win the hearts and minds of the people there.