Pallab Bhattacharya is a special correspondent for The Daily Star.
On December 29, 2021, India’s Chief Justice NV Ramana sent out a message to the Indian media that could not have been timelier. In fact, it served as a wake-up call.
Since the first Omicron case of Covid-19 was detected in Karnataka on December 2, instances of the most rapidly mutating and contagious variant of the disease have been on the rise across India.
As a teenage school student in 1971 living in Delhi, I had a limited idea about Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
As Russian President Vladimir Putin wrapped up his six-hour visit to New Delhi on December 6, most commentaries on India-Russia relations invariably termed it as the continuation of decades of...
The first conference of top national security officials of eight Asian countries on crisis-hit Afghanistan, hosted by India on November 10, sent out an important message relating to the need for...
It is not very often that one sees the prime minister of a country publicly tendering an apology for a job they failed to push through.
Electoral politics in a democracy like India is all about taking the right decision at the right time and popular perception.
In October, India reached the important milestone of administering one billion Covid-19 vaccine doses, accomplished in 278 days since the inoculation drive was launched on January 16 this year.
That Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a penchant for springing off surprise when it comes to India’s engagement with the world has once again been proven at the ongoing UN Climate Change Conference...
As India inches towards fresh general elections in 2024, there is a wind of change in the political landscape.