1971 Bangladesh War Of Liberation
News  /  Published 21.12.22

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, December 21, 1982

Abu Sayeed Ayyub passed away on this day at the age of 76...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Places  /  Published 04.05.22

Do you know the story of the charred cross of Bangladesh inside St Paul’s Cathedral?

This cross is part of a little-known story of St Paul's Cathedral, its vicar Canon Subir Biswas, and events from the Bangladesh war...
By Somen Sengupta

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.21

Year of paradoxes: A tale of two abbreviations

A tale of two abbreviations...
By G.N. Devy

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.21

Season of death: Between nakba and nauba

Between nakba and nauba...
By G.N. Devy

North East  /  Published 16.12.19

Tripura, Mizoram observe Vijay Diwas

The day commemorates the anniversary of India’s victory over Pakistan in the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971 for the liberation of Bangladesh...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty and Henry L. Khojol in Agartala


North East  /  Published 16.12.19

MNF observes exodus day

On December 1971, about 1,000 MNF cadres were held in Rangamati headquarters by joint forces of Mukti Bahini guerrillas and Indian Army, following the defeat of East Pakistan...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 16.12.19

Former servicemen lauded in Mizoram

He was addressing the general assembly of the Mizoram Ex-Service League at the 46th Assam Rifles headquarters here on the occasion of Vijay Diwas...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

India  /  Published 26.02.19

1971 IAF airstrike: A pilot's memory of bombing Dhaka

IAF jets first carried out an airstrike in enemy territory in East Pakistan...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.04.19

Settlers key in Naveen prestige fight

'Now there are more than one lakh Bengali settlers across Kendrapara'...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Kendrapara

Entertainment  /  Published 27.06.19

First look: Vicky Kaushal as Sam Manekshaw

Manekshaw was the chief of the Indian Army in 1971 when India fought the Bangladesh liberation war against Pakistan...
By Zora Rahman in Calcutta


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