New Delhi and Dhaka may have reached a tacit understanding that Northeast rebels based in Bangladesh will be simply picked up and handed over to India.
This article deals with financing of Islamist terror in Bangladesh, which on occasions becomes jihadi in nature, especially when it is directed towards India.
The mutiny in para-military force, Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) took place only two months after the restoration of democracy in Bangladesh.
Chair: Rajaram Panda
Discussants: J N Roy and K Srinivasan
The rise and growth of Islamist political parties in Bangladesh has been a cause of concern as these parties have the establishment of an Islamic state as their ultimate objective.
Counter-terrorism and elimination of religious extremism were important parts of Sheikh Hasina’s election manifesto.
Chair: Arvind Gupta
Discussants: Bhaskar Roy and Sanjay Bharadwaj
As Bangladesh is holding its most closely watched general elections, the apprehension remains whether democracy would prevail in the country.
The October 30, 2008 serial blasts in Assam were the most horrific that the state has witnessed till date.
Hydrocarbon rich Bay of Bengal seems to be emerging as another centre of oil politics.