Tag Archives: Bangladesh

Association of Eastern States of South Asia: Part-I

Instead of helping to alleviate the miseries of its poor neighbor, desperately keeping its head (literally) above the rising waters, Indian machinations in Bangladesh know no end. More than anything else, India’s undue interference has contributed to increasing the poverty and suffering of the Bangladeshi people.

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Bangladeshis Seek Friendly Relations with Pakistan

Public opinion is witnessing a monumental shift in Bangladesh in favor of Pakistan. One country that seems to be the biggest loser is India. Here is how Bangladeshis justify their increasing embrace of Pakistan, which they considered an enemy for a generation.

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View from Bangladesh: How Grateful is India?

One Bangladeshi writer laments how India disrespects his nation despite it being grateful for Delhi's help in his country's liberation war. "Our neighboring nation should have had a more mature attitude after all these years," he says.

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Bangladeshi Importers Ban Indian Goods in a Tit-for-Tat Move

Bangladesh has banned imports from India via land route following New Delhi's refusal to allow Bangladeshi trucks bring in goods. Bangladeshi traders complain, the Indian ban is causing them heavy losses.

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View from Bangladesh: India’s Need for Soul Searching

India’s relations with its South Asian neighbors are on a free fall at present while their own relations with China are on an upward trajectory. The freefall in India’s relations with its South Asian neighbors has come at a time when ironically prime minister Narendra Modi has been pursuing a ‘neighbors first’ policy in his second term; an irony indeed.

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What is Stoking Nepal-India Tensions?

A full-blown war remains a distant possibility, because India is in no position in the new strategic realities to assert its military muscles against Nepal.

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Why India Wants to ‘Impose’ a Military Partnership on Bangladesh?

India's heavy investment in Bangladesh may be at risk. A wave of anti-India sentiment is sweeping much of the South Asian country over New Delhi's efforts to win concessions that go beyond the normal and in the realms that many Bangladeshis fear, could compromise their national security.

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Cyclone Amphan Death Toll Reaches 95 in India, Bangladesh

Amphan has made a landfall, bring along heavy rains and winds unto 100mph. At least seven people are dead.

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The Blood and Tears of 1971

While war and civil war always include violence, the atrocities committed during the nine months in 1971 were neither a decided war strategy nor a one-sided occurrence. It was initiated by the emotional break-down of established psychological and societal limits fired by disparate nationalist theories and feelings.

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Accepting Unity in Diversity

In Pakistan there is an unfortunate tendency to force uniformity on people in the mistaken attempt to create unity. This unfortunate idea has had a backlash on Pakistan before, in 1971 half of the country was lost because of the efforts of the central government to unify the nation in its early days by bringing about a uniform language and declaring Urdu the sole national language, etc.

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