India-Bangladesh Current Affairs - 2020

India, Bangladesh sign ratification pact to operationalise the historic Land Boundary Agreement

India and Bangladesh have signed pact to operationalise the historic Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) between both nations. It was signed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina during his maiden visit to Bangladesh. In this regard, two sides swapped instruments of ratification regarding the LBA. The operationalisation of LBA paves the Read More…

Adani, Reliance ink MoUs for power generation in Bangladesh

Adani Power Limited (APL) and Reliance Power Limited of India have signed separate memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB). These MoUs were signed on the first day of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh. The deals were signed to set up 4,600 MW power plants in Bangladesh worth $5.5 Read More…

Atal Bihari Vajpayee to be conferred ‘Friends of Bangladesh Liberation War Award’

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be conferred with Friends of Bangladesh Liberation War Award by Bangladesh government. He will be bestowed this award for his outstanding support for the Bangladesh’s independence from Pakistan in 1971 when he was member of Lok Sabha. Bangladesh Government will hand over this award to Prime Minister Narendra Read More…

Parliament passes Constitution (119th Amendment) Bill, 2013

On 7th May 2015, the parliament of India has passed the 119th constitutional amendment bill 2013, which now after the assent of the President will enter in to the statue book [as Constitution 100th Amendment Act 2015]. Background India and Bangladesh share a 4,096 km land boundary covering West Bengal, Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya and Mizoram. Read More…

Union Cabinet approves Constitution (119th Amendment) Bill, on Land Boundary Agreement between India & Bangladesh

The Union Cabinet has approved Constitution (119th Amendment) Bill on Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) between India & Bangladesh. Decision in this regard was taken in Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. The Bill seeks to operationalize the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh by exchanging several enclaves located along the Read More…