Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

Reason is the first casualty of majoritarianism

Almost 30 years ago, in the midst of Lal Krishna Advani’s rath yatra (arguably the single most fissiparous action by any politician in independent India), a dearly beloved friend told me, “All my ...
By Samantak Das in

World  /  Published 29.03.19

Dhaka high-rise lacked proper fire exits

A high-rise commercial building in the Bangladeshi capital where a blaze this week killed at least 25 people lacked proper fire exits, government officials said, prompting a senior minister to describ...
By Reuters and PTI in Dhaka

World  /  Published 29.03.19

Criminal charges to be filed for Dhaka fire that killed 25

A Bangladeshi housing official said Friday criminal charges would be filed against the owner of a building where a fire killed 25 people and which had four upper floors constructed illegally.Minister ...
By AP in Dhaka

World  /  Published 28.03.19

19 killed in Dhaka highrise fire, many still trapped

A fire broke out in a 22-storey commercial building in Dhaka on Thursday, killing at least 19 people, injuring 70 and trapping many more, officials said. Search operations went on late into the day as...
By Reuters, PTI in Dhaka

India  /  Published 03.03.19

Delhi shrugs off jab, looks at OIC big picture

India was not outwardly perturbed on Saturday at the Pakistan-sponsored resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir adopted at the two-day Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meeting in Abu Dhabi despite their r...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 21.02.19

Cruise connect along Brahmaputra & Padma

Care for a restful cruise spanning two countries through the Amazon of the East, the Sunderbans?A new vessel is expected to start plying from March 31 in a trial run between Calcutta and Guwahati via ...
By Avishek Sengupta in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 20.02.19

3-nation motor rally for Bapu & road safety

A motor rally observing the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi arrived here on Tuesday through Dhaka in Bangladesh as part of a three-nation tour.The rally will travel through places historical...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.01.19

How to take art to mart

There’s art and there’s commerce, or are the two interlinked? Artists from Dhaka (Bangladesh) and Kathmandu (Nepal), along with their Indian counterparts from Jamshedpur, Ranchi and Calcutta, who...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 06.11.18

Cops shoot Bangladesh terror outfit head

Bangladesh police on Tuesday killed the chief of a homegrown banned militant outfit blamed for several deadly attacks on foreigners, bloggers, rights activists and the 2016 Dhaka cafe siege that kille...
By TT Bureau in Dhaka


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