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#5294, 12 June 2017
Three Years of the Modi Government
India-Bangladesh: Engagement with More Stakeholders Required

Dr Amit Ranjan reviews India's relations with Bangladesh and related developments and policies over the past three years and makes recommendations
#5284, 15 May 2017
Dateline Colombo
Steering Co-operation Across Oceans

Asanga Abeyagoonasekera analyses Sri Lanka's role in the world, in the backdrop of the One Belt One Road conference in China
#5262, 10 April 2017
Operation Twilight: A Turning Point in Bangladesh
Angshuman Choudhury traces the evolving nature, capabilities and tactics employed by terrorist outfits in Bangladesh and the security forces' responses to them
#5257, 29 March 2017
India-Bangladesh: What to Expect During Prime Minister Hasina's Visit?
Dr Amit Ranjan assesses the New Delhi-Dhaka relationship in the context of Bangladesh's Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina's, upcoming visit to India
#5204, 14 December 2016
China's Belt and Road Initiative: Should India be Concerned?
Dr Anand Kumar discusses how the OBOR Initiative in Pakistan and Bangladesh can be advantageous for India
#5149, 10 October 2016
Fragile States Index 2016
FSI and South Asia

Monish Gulati analyses the parameters used for evaluating the fragility of states
#5148, 6 October 2016
Fragile States Index 2016
Bangladesh: A Conflict Shatter Zone

Mirza Zulfiqur Rahman draws on examples from Bangladesh to throw light on how the FSI does not account for inter-relations between indicators
#5143, 4 October 2016
The Myth of 'Homegrown Terror'-III
Mapping the Dhaka Gulshan Attack: Who was Tamim Chowdhary?

Angshuman Choudhury profiles Tamim Chowdhary's role in and impact on terror networks and activities in Bangladesh
#5108, 17 August 2016
IPCS Discussion
Security of Bangladesh in the South Asian Context

H.E. Moudud Ahmed's remarks during the proceedings of the discussion held on 26 July, 2016
#5095, 4 August 2016
The Myth of ‘Homegrown Terror’- II
The Islamic State in Bangladesh

Angshuman Choudhary, in the second part of his two part series, proposes two models of IS penetration in Bangladesh 
#5087, 19 July 2016
The Myth of Home-Grown Terror-I
Mapping out the Dhaka Gulshan Attack

Angshuman Choudhury, in this two-part series, argues that recent events in Bangladesh call for a reclassification of the types of terrorism
#5084, 18 July 2016
Rising Radicalism in Bangladesh
Assessing Bangladesh’s Ground Reality

Mirza Zulfiqur Rahman traces the historical roots of political violence in Bangladesh and its normalisation in the current narrative.
#5079, 11 July 2016
Rising Radicalism in Bangladesh
Terror Attacks in Dhaka: The Way Ahead for India

Dr Souvik Chatterji makes observations on cross-border terrorism on the India-Bangladesh border and proposes steps to tackle the problem

#5077, 11 July 2016
Looking East
Jihadis from Bangladesh: Eyeing Trans-Border Playing Fields?

Wasbir Hussain considers the possibility of radicalism making its way to Assam via the India-Bangladesh border
#5073, 8 July 2016
Rising Radicalism in Bangladesh
What is the Domestic Significance of the Holey Bakery Terror Attack?

Ibtisam Ahmad says the national identity now seems more welcoming of the current reactionary pan-Islamism that has emanated from West Asia in the wake of the ‘War on Terror’

#5070, 28 June 2016
Dateline Islamabad
Gendering Strategic Discourses: Women as Opinion-Makers

Prof Salma Malik writes about the role of women and the importance of including gender as a component in strategic policymaking
  
News
Bangladesh Islamist leader Ghulam Azam dies aged 91
BBC News, 24 October 2014
The controversial former leader of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party, Ghulam Azam, has died at the age of 91.

Safety audit finds thousands of problems in Bangladesh garment factories
ABC News, 16 October 2014
A comprehensive safety audit of Bangladesh garment factories has found thousands of major safety problems, following last year's Rana Plaza disaster that claimed more than 1,100 lives.

Dhaka taking al-Qaeda threat “seriously”
The Hindu, 5 September 2014
Bangladesh government has taken the al-Qaeda chief’s announcement of a new wing in the Indian subcontinent “seriously” but said it would also look into the authenticity of the video message.

Arms seized meant for Bangladesh insurgent group
DNA, 31 August 2014
Arms seized meant for Bangladesh insurgent group Aizawl, Aug 29 (PTI) Mizoram police officials today said that the arms seized near Lengpui, about 40 km west from here, was meant for Bangladesh insurgent group Parabatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti...

Bangladesh Hindu’s ‘Rights And Reality’ In The Republic
Asian Tribune, 31 August 2014
The collective dream of liberation was for the establishment of democracy in the country, and it has to be admitted that there is not much of a difference between proper democracy and secularism. That collective dream has been shattered, to be replaced...

Bangladesh-Myanmar FS level meeting
Daily Star, 30 August 2014
ONE of the mechanisms of injecting momentum and dynamism into relations between the two neighbours has been the holding of meetings at the level of foreign secretary. The scheduled 8th such meeting in Dhaka on 31st August, between Bangladesh and Myanmar,...

Indo-Bangladesh security officials hold meeting to discuss border crimes
Business Standard, 30 August 2014
Officials of India's Border Security Force and the Border Guards Bangladesh held a meeting in New Delhi to discuss border related crimes and other issues.Director General of Border Guard Bangladesh Major General Aziz Ahmed led the 20-member delegation...

Bangladesh seeks to supply rice to northeast India: Tripura minister
Business Standard, 30 August 2014
In one more sign of warming cross-border ties, Bangladesh says it is keen to supply rice to food-deficient northeastern states and can allow all its ports, in "mutual interest", to ferry goods bound for the region, a Tripura minister has said,...

Summit to highlight Bangladesh's success to foreign investors
Daily Star, 28 August 2014
A daylong summit to tell Bangladesh's success story and lure in foreign investors is set to take place early next month in Singapore, Asia's financial hub.  Dubbed the second Bangladesh Investment Summit in Asia, the forum, which is expected...

Bangladesh shows 'very positive attitude' to Indian proposals
Economic Times, 27 August 2014
AGARTALA: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed a "very positive" attitude to Indian proposals of allowing Ashuganj River Port of her country as a port of call and introduction of Agartala-Kolkata direct bus servive via Dhaka,...

Issue Briefs, Special Reports, Research Papers
IPCS Forecast 2016
Special Report 182
IPCS Forecasts: Bangladesh in 2015
Delwar Hossain
Special Report 177
An Agenda for the New Government: Policy Options for India in Bangladesh
Sanjay Bhardwaj
Issue Brief 251
The Failed States Index (FSI) Report: A Critique
IPCS Debate
Special Report 145
Building Bridges: A Regional Dialogue
Panchali Saikia , Pradeepa Viswanathan and Ruhee Neog
Conference Report 42
Energy and Environmental Security: A Regional Dialogue (Final Report)
Conference Report 36
Security Net: Nuclear Risk Reduction in Southern Asia
Lydia Walker & Annie Siris Coombs
Special Report 101
India-Bangladesh Relations: Issues, Problems and Recent Developments
Piyali Dutta
Special Report 97
India and Bangladesh: Internal Challenges and External Relations
Smruti S Pattanaik
Issue Brief 137
India, Bangladesh and Southeast Asia: Connecting the Neighborhood
Smruti Pattanaik
Issue Brief 113
Armed Conflicts in South Asia, 2009
Edited by Rekha Chakravarthi
Conference Report 15
Failure or Functional Anarchy?: Understanding Weak/Failing States in South Asia
D Suba Chandran
Issue Brief 100
Bangladesh: The BDR Mutiny
Sandeep Bhardwaj
Special Report 70
Bangladesh in 2009: Challenges After Elections
Sandeep Bhardwaj
Issue Brief 90
Bangladesh: Forthcoming Elections
Sandeep Bhardwaj
Issue Brief 86
books
Missing Boundaries: Refugees, Migrants, Stateless and Internally Displaced Persons in South Asia
PR Chari, Mallika Joseph and Suba Chandran (Ed)
New Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2003
Book reviews
Bibhu Prasad Routray reviews
"Bangladesh: The Next Afghanistan?"
 
 

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