Pallab Bhattacharya | The Daily Star
  • Pallab Bhattacharya

    Pallab Bhattacharya is a special correspondent for The Daily Star.

  • Assam NRC

    Assam NRC puts BJP in quandary

    The final National Register of Citizens (NRC), which left out around 19.6 lakh people in Assam, puts India’s and the state’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in a quandary.
  • Reaching Europe through Delhi

    If the recent delivery of garment shipment from Dhaka to Manchester via Indira Gandhi International Airport’s newly-launched Transshipment Excellence Centre (TEC) is anything to go by, it could emerge as a boon for Bangladesh’s textile and retail industry looking to reach markets in Europe and the US.
  • What after final NRC?

    Now that the final National Register of Citizens in Assam has come out, the lives of more than 1.9 million people excluded from it stand to be affected. They will be looking at an uncertain future. The questions being asked: who the excluded are now and what will
  • Dhaka, Delhi agree to control fake currency

    India and Bangladesh have agreed on developing a mechanism to share authentic information on operatives of fake currency notes on both sides of the border.
  • Final NRC in Assam and the road ahead for the excluded

    With just two days left for the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam to become public on August 31, there is palpable tension among those who are set to remain out of it. The draft NRC, released in July last year, left out about four million people;