Bangladesh Liberation War 1971
Opinion  /  Published 22.02.22

Letters to Editor: One has the right to be happy alone

Happy solitude Sir — Humans are said to be social animals. Scientific evidence shows that this is an evolutionary response from the time when Homo sapiens were still living in caves. Unsurprisi...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 29.12.21

Selective memory: 1971 war

Earlier this month, the Indian subcontinent marked the 50th anniversary of one of its most dramatic and pivotal moments: the 1971 war and the creation of Bangladesh. For many Indian politicians and mi...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi

Culture  /  Published 19.12.21

The untold story of the war heroines

“Rape has more often than not been used as a war tool for almost each and every war fought in the world,” says Leesa. “Currently, 15 armed conflicts are being waged throughout the wo...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 18.12.21

History’s ironies: Two-nation theory reborn

This month, we mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of East Pakistan. Although freedom fighters in exile had announced a ‘Provisional Government of Bangladesh’ as early as April 1971...
By Ramachandra Guha

News  /  Published 17.12.21

Forces pay tributes to martyrs of 1971 war at Fort William

A private car, headed towards the Race Course from the direction of Science City, crashed into the guard wall of the AJC Bose Road flyover around 7.30am on Thursday. The bonnet of the car was mangled...
By The Telegraph in Kolkata


News  /  Published 16.12.21

50th Vijay Diwas of India’s victory in Bangladeshi liberation war observed at Fort William

Kolkata police commissioner Soumen Mitra was also present at the event. The Army, which had lined up several functions during the week to commemorate the golden jubilee of the 1971 victory, has cance...
By My Kolkata & PTI

World  /  Published 13.12.21

Dhaka strong protest against US sanction

The ruling Awami League establishment in Bangladesh on Sunday went all guns blazing against the US with Obaidul Qader, the party’s senior-most leader after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, speaking...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

News  /  Published 27.11.21

Victory at Eden Gardens, Paoli Dam at IFFI 2021, Kapil Dev in town…

By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

Events  /  Published 27.11.21

Servicemen commemorate 50 years of 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War

Serving and retired servicemen took part in a programme at Eco Park on Friday to celebrate 50 years of the 1971 Liberation War that led to the birth of Bangladesh as a nation. A “victory flame&r...
By The Telegraph in New Town

Events  /  Published 27.09.21

Festival on Bangladesh Liberation War inaugurated at Rabindra Sadan

“This is the first film festival hosted by the army in Calcutta. We have lined up several programmes throughout the year to mark the occasion,” said Lt Gen Pande. ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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