Pallab Bhattacharya | The Daily Star
  • Pallab Bhattacharya

  • Foot ball

    Chhetri wants to play

    Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri wants to play a part in next month's SAFF Cup tournament to be held in Bangladesh.
  • The political standoff over a controversial citizens' list

    The standoff over a controversial list of Indian citizens in Assam is escalating into a full-blown political crisis by the day and has become a national issue.
  • No duty-free edible oil from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka

    India allowing duty-free import of edible oil from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka under South Asian Free Trade Area (Safta) framework has raised the hackles of the domestic industry.
  • Assam register: politics, citizenship and beyond

    The draft final list of citizens in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam is out. But the controversy over the fraught exercise continues. A little over four million people—mostly Bengali Muslims and some Hindus—have gone missing from the list, leaving them staring at an uncertain future and all sorts of anxiety.
  • Imran Khan faces tough pitch on India-Pakistan ties

    In his very first media interaction after the election in Pakistan, flamboyant former cricketer Imran Khan, who appears well-positioned to become the country's newest prime minister,