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With Khaleda In Jail, Hasina Becomes Even Stronger in Bangladesh

Khaleda’s imprisonment will not allow her to contest the elections in Bangladesh slated for December and is likely to inflame the infamous rivalry with her longtime opponent and prime minister Sheikh Hasina.

Read Here – The Indian Express

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The Bangladesh Conundrum

There seems little chance of any understanding between Bangladesh’s two main political forces emerging ahead of the scheduled January 5 elections. 

Read Here – The Hindu

India’s Growing Ties with Bangladesh

While India’s relationship with its western neighbor Pakistan has been faltering despite concerted efforts, on the eastern front a new bonhomie is forming with Bangladesh.

The recent signing of a new extradition treaty and visa regime between India and Bangladesh, signed by Indian home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and his Bangladeshi counterpart Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir, marks a major shift in their relationship.  India has long demanded an extradition treaty with Bangladesh, which was not forthcoming due to an adversarial relationship with the previous regime in Dhaka.

Read Here – The Diplomat

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