Waqar A Khan | The Daily Star
  • Waqar A Khan

  • Glimpses of Netaji in East Bengal

    I had written on Colonel Gurbaksh Singh Dhillon (1914-2006) of the Indian National Army (INA), in an article published in The Daily Star on June 19, 2017 entitled, “A Letter from the Tiger's Den.”
  • Echoes from Old Bengal

    Jnanendra Nath Gupta was born in 1869 in colonial Bengal. His father, Ghanashyamdas Gupta, was a district judge and, therefore, he spent his childhood in various parts of Bengal and Bihar.
  • A letter from the Tiger's Den

    The advent of the holy month of Ramadan, ever since the year 2000 CE, reminds me of an idealistic soul, a gallant freedom fighter against British colonial rule in India, who so graciously replied to my letter, that too, from an unknown.
  • Indelible Imprints: The Genius from Khulna

    Khan Bahadur Qazi Azizul Haque was born in 1872, in the village of Paigram Kasba, Phultala, in the Khulna district of Bengal, British
  • Rare images of Dhaka's Gurdwara

    I spent a part of my impressionable years, that is to say, my boyhood school days in Islamabad, West Punjab, Pakistan.