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

Culture  /  Published 12.12.21

Syed Manzoorul Islam on communal violence

The targeting of minorities in Bangladesh is a mirror image of what has been happening in India these past years. Do you think the events in India have brought this on? Whenever acts of violence agai...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.12.21

Mamata for Delhi role on Bangla rivers

The Bengal government will urge the Narendra Modi-led Centre to engage with Dhaka on the issue of reduced water flow in the Atreyee and the Punarbhaba — which pour into South Dinajpur district f...
By Devadeep Purohit in Raiganj

World  /  Published 30.11.21

Khaleda health puts Bangla on edge

Traffic in Dhaka may be among the slowest in the world, but rumours — be it on the Biden administration’s stand on Bangladesh or cricketer Shakib Al Hasan’s hamstring injury that rul...
By Devadeep Purohit

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.21

Official’s hint on Bangla train launch

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Sunday dropped broad hints that the much-awaited Dhaka-Siliguri passenger train services could start from this month. Shringla, a resident of Darjeeling, w...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


Places  /  Published 21.09.21

Dhaka's deity, at home in Kolkata's Kumartuli

Somen Sengupta is passionate about heritage and travelling and has been writing about it for 26 years. When he is not executing duties as a senior executive in an MNC, he keeps an eye out for intrigui...
By Somen Sengupta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.21

Bangla cop arrested in Cooch Behar

An inspector of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police in Bangladesh, who allegedly infiltrated India with the help of a tout from his country, was arrested by the Border Security Force (BSF) at Changrabandha ...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

World  /  Published 02.09.21

A case that has transfixed Dhaka

Bangladeshi actress Shamsunnahar Smriti aka Porimoni walked out of jail on Wednesday, almost a month after her arrest in a narcotics case that had triggered a flood of media stories about her life, an...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.08.21

Bangla flights to resume on August 22

Flights between Calcutta and Dhaka are set to resume on August 22, after a gap of four months, officials said. Flights between the two countries were suspended in late April following a renewed surge...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 27.03.21

Four killed in protests against PM’s visit

Four persons were killed after police fired on protesters who attacked a police station in the Bangladeshi city of Chittagong on Friday during a demonstration against a visit to the country by Prime M...
By Reuters in Cox’s Bazar


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