The Indian bowlers put their side back in the game after their dismal batting in the first innings as the Black Caps were dismissed cheaply in their 2nd one.
New Zealand was deprived of a possible victory against the visiting West Indies as continuous rain finished the game in a draw just before the tea interval.
The wonder boy of Bangladesh, Mominul Haque, blasted his successive ton in two Tests against New Zealand and guided his team towards an unbeatable position.
The young all rounder of New Zealand, Corey Anderson, plundered his maiden Test ton and enabled his side with a sizeable lead vs. Bangladesh in the 2nd game.
Neil Wagner and Ish Sodhi bowled superbly for New Zealand while Shakib Al Hasan responded well with the ball for Bangladesh and put his side back in the game.
Tamim Iqbal missed his fifth Test ton by just five runs but the opener led his side to a comfortable position with the assistance of a couple of partnerships.
Graeme Swann, well assisted by Steven Finn and Stuart Broad destroyed the batting line up of New Zealand as the visitors face another defeat in the 2nd Test.
The efforts of Tim Southee and Neil Wagner were let down by the openers of New Zealand as James Anderson put England back into the Test on the second day.