Sushma Swaraj’s Bangladesh visit must set the stage for ties

The visit by external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj to Bangladesh which began on Tuesday will be an important gambit for India­Bangladesh relations. The strong mandate received by the BJP in the polls gives it a rare opportunity to resolve long­outstanding bilateral issues. Unfortunately, on the Indian electoral circuit, Bangladesh did not have much significance. In… Read More

India can be a little more sympathetic and giving

Published in The Times of India. With a renewed emphasis in New Delhi on relations with Bangladesh,Mr. Syed Munir Khasru , chairman of the Institute for Policy, Advocacy and Governance (I-PAG) gives a Bangladeshi view on relations to Rudroneel Ghosh : How would you define India-Bangladesh relations today? Unfortunately, the history of the subcontinent, thanks… Read More