Pallab Bhattacharya, New Delhi

Pallab Bhattacharya writes from New Delhi, India.

December 15, 2019
December 15, 2019

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...

November 24, 2019
November 24, 2019

U2 collaborates with A R Rahman

Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi’s ideology of non-violence, Irish band U2, in collaboration with Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman, released a new track, Ahimsa (non-violence) under the banner of Island...

October 28, 2019
October 28, 2019

Delhi pollution a concern ahead of Tigers’ T20I

A spike in air pollution in Delhi has become a cause for concern in the run-up to the day-night India-Bangladesh T20I on November 3. According to government agencies, the air pollution level in the...

October 10, 2019
October 10, 2019

Now tomato prices go up in India

After onion, retail price of tomatoes shot up across India on Tuesday due to supply disruptions caused by heavy rains in key growing states.

September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019

India says onion prices will drop soon

Onion prices will calm down in the next few days as government-owned agencies have started releasing stock from the central buffer,

August 8, 2019
August 8, 2019

Rohingya Repatriation: Delhi assures Dhaka of continued support

India assured Bangladesh of continued support for safe and speedy repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar last night.

July 12, 2019
July 12, 2019

Shah Rukh Khan talks parenting

“It’s never a bad thing to listen to one’s parents as their teachings never fail one in life,” says Bollywood super star Shah Rukh Khan.

February 17, 2019
February 17, 2019

Pakistan may lose $488m in exports

India's decision to scrap the 'most-favoured nation' status to arch rival Pakistan in the wake of the last week's gruesome terror attack

February 8, 2019
February 8, 2019

India's central bank cuts key rate

In a surprise move, the Reserve Bank of India yesterday cut the benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 6.25 percent on expectation of inflation staying within its target range.

February 7, 2019
February 7, 2019

India now world's second largest LPG consumer

India has become the world's second largest liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) consumer following the government's aggressive push to provide clean cooking fuel to every household, Indian Oil...