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Rising Terrorism Can Derail Bangladesh

Paper No. 6022                      Dated 17-Oct-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

While the World Bank raised the status of Bangladesh to a lower middle – income country and World Bank President,Jim Yong Kim lauded Bangladesh’s role in empowering women,terming the country a model in women’s progress,rising terrorism has cast a shadow on the nation

Bangladesh: Indian Prime Minister Modi’s Epochal Visit June 2015 Reviewed

Paper No. 5940                                       Dated 26-May-2015

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Indian PM Modi’s visit to Bangladesh next week will be an epochal one for Bangladesh-India relations as this historical relationship gets set for the long awaited take-off now that PM Modi has been able to get through the Land Boundary Agreement passed unanimously by the Indian Parliament.

Historic Step in Indo-Bangla Relations

Paper No. 5931                                 Dated 12-May-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

The Indian parliament in a show of rare solidarity with Bangladesh ratified (May 07) Indo-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) of 1974, removing a major impediment to the development of bilateral relations.

Are Islamic Extremists Poised to Swallow Bangladesh?

Paper No. 5916                                Dated 16-Apr-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

The assassination of two liberal bloggers in quick succession in February and March raises some very disturbing questions.

Bangladesh: Street Protests and Blockades Tapering off: Firmness Pays

Paper No. 5910                                 Dated 09-Apr-2015

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

There are unmistakable signs that the street protests and blockades in Dhaka, Chittagong and elsewhere of the opposition combine- BNP and JEI are tapering off though there is no official statement from the parties of having withdrawn the agitation.

Bangladesh: Avijit’s Murder Heralds Ominous Signs

Paper No. 5886                                Dated 05-Mar-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

The assassination of Avijit Roy on Dhaka university campus on February 26 is a message to the secular and free thinking society of Bangladesh that the forces of religious intolerant groups are rising at a pace that even the Jamaatul Mujahidin Bangladesh(JMB) could not attain during the BNP-JEI rule from 2001-2006.

Passage to Salvation-The Case of Bangladesh

Paper No. 5883                                    Dated 02-Mar-2015

Guest Column by Kazi Anwarul Masud

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