West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.19

Air fare takes wings on Test eve

The craze surrounding the pink ball India-Bangladesh Test at the Eden Gardens has sent airfares on the Dhaka-Calcutta route soaring.At 6pm on Wednesday, IndiGo was charging more than Rs 18,000 for fly...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

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

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

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

World  /  Published 27.11.19

7 get death for attack on Dhaka cafe

A Bangladesh court handed death sentences to seven members of an Islamist militant group on Wednesday for their role in an attack on a cafe in 2016 that killed 22 people, including an Indian girl, in ...
By Reuters in Dhaka


Culture  /  Published 02.11.19

Once upon a time in Tangail, a dacoit notorious

There is this friend I have. A very close friend, if you know what I mean. Closer to me than my shadow — that kind of close. In any case, once upon a time, we… sorry, they — the Thikdars — use...
By Bitan Sikdar


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