Waqar A. Khan | The Daily Star
  • Waqar A. Khan

  • From the labyrinth of memory

    We, the Bangalees in Pakistan were ecstatic with joy. However, soon the reality also dawned upon us that we were stranded in Pakistan. The million dollar question was, when and how shall we all go back to liberated Bangladesh? There would be long months of anxious waiting and uncertainty ahead of us.
  • Glimpses of Netaji in East Bengal

    I had written on Colonel Gurbaksh Singh Dhillon (1914-2006) of the Indian National Army (INA), in an article published in The Daily Star on June 19, 2017 entitled, “A Letter from the Tiger's Den.”
  • A letter from the Tiger's Den

    The advent of the holy month of Ramadan, ever since the year 2000 CE, reminds me of an idealistic soul, a gallant freedom fighter against British colonial rule in India, who so graciously replied to my letter, that too, from an unknown.
  • Indelible Imprints: The Genius from Khulna

    Khan Bahadur Qazi Azizul Haque was born in 1872, in the village of Paigram Kasba, Phultala, in the Khulna district of Bengal, British

    I spent a part of my impressionable years, that is to say, my boyhood school days in Islamabad, West Punjab, Pakistan.