Pallab Bhattacharya, New Delhi | The Daily Star
  • Pallab Bhattacharya, New Delhi

    Pallab Bhattacharya writes from New Delhi, India.

  • Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee

    A champion of our liberation no more

    Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, a dear friend of Bangladesh, is no more.
  • A statesman for all seasons: Pranab Mukherjee (1935-2020)

    Behind all the accolades (Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award and epithets like elder statesman) for Pranab Mukherjee lies is his realisation that he was in the final analysis a Bengali to the core. “Aami Bangalee chhilam, achhi, o thakbo” he once said at a felicitation function in Kolkata.
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    India’s relations with two of its northern neighbours China and Nepal have of late come under considerable strain over territorial disputes.
  • End of the Dhoni era?

    Former captain and wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was excluded on Thursday from the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) list of centrally-contracted players, triggering fresh doubts on his future
  • Assam NRC

    An expression of concern?

    The cancellations of Foreign Minister Abdul Momen and Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan’s visits to India amid protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act could be seen as the first sign of rough edges in the bilateral relations over the contentious law.