Pallab Bhattacharya | The Daily Star
  • Pallab Bhattacharya

    Pallab Bhattacharya is a special correspondent for The Daily Star.

  • The battle over CAA to intensify

    The political standoff between Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government and those in opposition of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is set to intensify further in the coming weeks.
  • Mamata’s New Gambit in West Bengal

    Kolkata is often described as a city of protests. Street marches against the amended citizenship law and proposed NRC almost every day for the last month have helped burnish that image of Kolkata.
  • Border haats on focus at Indo-Bangla CEO Forum

    Commerce secretaries of Bangladesh and India yesterday agreed to advance discussions on border haats and the proposed Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), a mega trade deal between the two countries, during the Bangladesh-India CEO Forum in New Delhi yesterday.
  • Imported onion on Bangladesh

    India desperate to dump unwanted imported onion on Bangladesh

    Bangladesh is likely to decline India’s repeated pleas to jump start onion exports as the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh currently has enough stock of it and the new variety of the tuber is expected to reach domestic market soon.
  • Maverick Mamata and a disunited opposition camp

    By deciding to boycott a meeting of about a dozen opposition parties in New Delhi, India on January 13—when they will try to firm up