May 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s success in coaxing Mamata Banerjee to join him in Dhaka in early June rode on the back of deft diplomatic timing and hard political manoeuvring to create a window for resolving differences over the Teesta water-sharing agreement.

Modi’s success in getting both Houses earlier this month to approve the long held-up Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) allowed him leverage with Bangladesh that helped shake Mamata’s opposition, senior officials familiar with days of negotiations with Dhaka told The Telegraph. Read more

Courtesy: The Telegraph