Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Opinion  /  Published 27.03.21

India-Bangladesh: Friends in deed

The former prime minister, Manmohan Singh, one of India’s most erudite and perceptive statesmen, had once said that the nation can choose its friends but not its neighbours. In a rare and happy ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 26.03.21

In Dhaka, Modi hails ‘Bangabandhu’

Meanwhile, at least four persons were killed and dozens injured when some Islamist organisations protesting Prime Minister Modi's visit to Bangladesh clashed with police on Friday afternoon. In C...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Dhaka

World  /  Published 25.03.21

50 years on, genocide memory kept alive

By Subhoranjan Dasgupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.21

Hasina goes global, Modi local

Modi will be the guest of honour during the National Day programme on March 26. On Day One of his trip, he will also hold meetings with Hasina, Bangladesh President Mohammed Abdul Hamid and foreign mi...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.03.21

Gandhi Peace Prize for Mujibur

The Narendra Modi government on Monday conferred the Gandhi Peace Prize on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, ahead of the Prime Minister’s Bangladesh visit that coincides with the first phase o...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Culture  /  Published 07.02.21

‘Liberation (war) didn’t mean we lived happily'

1963: Rana is born to Abdul Wahed Chowdhury and Anoara Begum in Bangladesh’s Rangpur 1978: Completes high school from Rangpur Government Girls’ High School 1984: Does her master’s ...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.21

BSF cycle trip to mark birth centenary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

A bicycle expedition flagged off by the Border Security Force to commemorate the birth centenary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Father of the Nation of Bangladesh, reached Laxminarayanpur in the Tapan ...
By Kousik Sen in South Dinajpur

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.21

BSF rolls out friendship rally in Mujib’s memory

BSF on Sunday morning kicked off a 4,097km, 66-day bicycle rally with 13 jawans as a mark of respect to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman for his birth anniversary on March 17, and for “better r...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat

Culture  /  Published 21.06.20

Another time, another soldier

Postscript Year-long memorial events in Bangladesh leading up to the 50th anniversary of the Liberation War of 1971 have been disrupted by the outbreak of Covid-19. Arefin started his career in the ...
By Major Shamsul Arefin in

Politics  /  Published 02.10.19

Hasina ascent marked Hindu turnaround: Kabir

Shahriar Kabir, the human rights activist and author based in Bangladesh, spoke to Subhoranjan Dasgupta, professor of human science, in September.Q. Defying earlier trends, the latest relevant figures...
By Subhoranjan Dasgupta in Calcutta


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