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Volcanic eruption in Bangladesh politics

Volcanic eruption in Bangladesh politics

Bangladesh was a land of greens – and now in that green land volcanic eruption is mounting not geologically but politically. William Milam is a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Centre in Washington, DC, and former US Ambassador to Pakistan and Bangladesh. He is attached with that soil for a long time. A recent […]

Bangladeshi migrants in Assam & Myanmar – Similarities & Differences

Bangladeshi migrants in Assam & Myanmar – Similarities & Differences

By- Dilip Dutta People from East Bengal prior to creation of Bangladesh has migrated to both Burma (Myanmar these days) and Assam. To Arakan of Burma (current day Rakhine State of Myanmar) started at least 600 years ago due to Arakan rulers having a cosy relationship with the Sultanate of Bengal. There is no doubt […]

Workshop on Burma discusses post-polls Scenario

Workshop on Burma discusses post-polls Scenario

By- Correspondent | DateMay 13, 2012 Speaker and participants in a workshop analysing the post-polls (by-election) scenario in Burma (Myanmar) argues that India should maintain the same sympathetic approach to hundred thousand Burmese refugees taking shelter in Mizoram and some other of the country. They were also unanimous in their opinions that New Delhi should redesign […]

Burmese want Pro-Active role from New Delhi

Burmese want Pro-Active role from New Delhi

There are visible changes taking place in Burma. And we expect a pro-active role by the Indian Union government as many Southeast Asian countries are actively engaging with the ruling government in Burma (Myanmar or Brahmadesh), argues Dr. Tint Swe, an exile Burmese politician who is living in New Delhi for two decades. Chairman of Burma […]

India-Burma relationship to get Highlighted

By- Correspondent | Date- March 08, 2012 Burma Centre Delhi (BCD) in collaboration with Journalist Forum Assam (JFA) has organised an interactive session on Changing Policies in Burma: Opportunities and Challenges at Guwahati Press Club on March 9 (Friday). The session will begin at 10 am. The keynote address of the meeting will be delivered by Dr […]

Pro-Democracy Burmese oppose ASEAN chair to Burma

Pro-Democracy Burmese oppose ASEAN chair to Burma

By- Nava Thakuria | Date- November 24, 2011 The pro-democracy Burmese and their sympathizers have expressed their resentments on Burma’s elevation as the would be chair of the Association of South East Asian Nations. Terming the recent initiative of ASEAN to grant Burma the 2014 Chair as premature as the authorities have failed to fulfill key […]

ABSL terms Thein Sein government bogus

ABSL terms Thein Sein government bogus

By- Nava Thakuria The new Burmese regime led by President Thein Sein has tried its best to get international recognition, but All Burma Student’s League (ABSL) has termed the government at Nay Pyi Taw as bogus. The students’ organization alleges that the new government, formed after November 2010 election in Burma, has maintained its attack […]

Burmese demonstrates against U Thein Sein

Burmese demonstrates against U Thein Sein

By- Nava Thakuria The exile Burmese activists based in India have started demonstrating their angers against the Burmese President U Thein Sein’s visit to India. The head of present Burmese regime in Nay Pyi Taw has arrived in Buddha Gaya (Bihar) on October 12 for a three day goodwill visit. The Burmese Democratic Forces in […]

Burma turns hostile to Indian Separatist Groups

Burma turns hostile to Indian Separatist Groups

By- Nava Thakuria The militant outfits from Northeast India, who are operating from the jungles of northern Burma (Myanmar), have a hard time ahead.  As India and Burma have strengthened its strategic relationship, it is understood that Indian separatist groups would face more attacks in Burmese soil. Moreover, it may go intensive in the next […]