Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to embark on state visit to India

The visit, which takes precedence over her planned trip to China in July, signals a potential shift in Dhaka’s foreign policy. It also follows closely on the heels of her last visit to India on June 9 for Modi’s swearing-in ceremony, making it her third trip to India since September 2023.

Modi takes oath for historic third term, inducts 72 ministers into new cabinet

President Droupadi Murmu administered the oath to PM Modi, followed by senior leaders Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, and Nitin Gadkari. Notable ministers who retained their positions from the previous Cabinet include JP Nadda, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Nirmala Sitharaman, S. Jaishankar, and Manohar Lal Khattar.

Kharge likely to attend Modi’s swearing-in ceremony 

Initial confusion arose when Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh stated that no party leaders had received invitations for the ceremony, with invites being extended only to international dignitaries.

Shaikh Hasina’s re-election good for India-Bangladesh relations

India and Bangladesh should seize this opportunity to consolidate and deepen their friendship and cooperation and work together for the peace, prosperity, and progress of the region and the world.

Sheikh Hasina secures fifth term as Bangladesh PM with resounding victory despite opposition boycott

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has secured a decisive victory in Bangladesh’s parliamentary election, despite a campaign marked by violence and a boycott from the primary opposition party. This win grants her and the Awami League a fourth consecutive term. Although the Election Commission has been tardy in revealing the outcomes of Sunday’s election, […]

Sheikh Hasina’s daughter becomes WHO regional director

NEW DELHI: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s daughter Saima Wazed, 50, emerged victorious in the elections of becoming the regional director of the World Health Organization’s South-East Asia region held in New Delhi.  The member states voted in a closed-door meeting on the third day of the 76th session of the WHO Regional Committee for […]

Exc: Twitter suspends ‘verified’ handle of Bangladesh PM Hasina

Former aide says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina does not have an account, page or handle on social media, including Twitter

Bangladesh PM Breaks Into A Jig With Folk Artists At Jaipur Airport

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined the folk artists and matched to their steps as she alighted from the flight at the Jaipur airport on Thursday.

Dr Jaishankar To Visit Bangladesh, Bhutan

NEW DELHI: With an eye on enhancing bilateral cooperation with its neighbours, External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar will begin a three-day visit to Bangladesh and Bhutan on Thursday. Dr Jaishankar is slated to meet Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and his counterpart Dr AK Abdul Momen tomorrow in Dhaka, MEA said on Wednesday. The […]

FIRST ON TNI: 10 Bangladeshis Evacuated By India From Ukraine; Hasina Dials To Thank Modi

New Delhi: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed her gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for rescuing nine stranded Bangladeshi students from Sumy, the north-eastern city of besieged Ukraine and other areas. At least two more Bangladeshi nationals are still stuck in Mariupol, shared Ambassador Sultana Laila Hossain, Bangladesh’s envoy to Poland and Ukraine […]