West Pakistan

March 1971: The Killing of Jyotirmoy Guhathakurta

On March 25, 1971, armed with tanks, mortars and armoured vehicles a Pakistani military convoy picked up Professor Jyotirmoy Guhathakurta, the then provost of Jagannath Hall, after cordoning off the entire Dhaka University campus with tanks, mortars and armed vehicles.

April 3, 2022
April 3, 2022

Kissinger who called Bangladesh 'basket case' says US role in 1971 was a 'misjudgment'

Bangladesh is set to mark tomorrow the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties with the United States that had tilted towards Pakistan in 1971 while a key US policymaker at that time, Henry Kissinger, later called the stance “a case history of political misjudgment”.

March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016

March 1971: The Killing of Jyotirmoy Guhathakurta

On March 25, 1971, armed with tanks, mortars and armoured vehicles a Pakistani military convoy picked up Professor Jyotirmoy Guhathakurta, the then provost of Jagannath Hall, after cordoning off the entire Dhaka University campus with tanks, mortars and armed vehicles.

January 11, 2016
January 11, 2016

How Bangabandhu flew into London

An unusual secrecy shrouded Bangabandhu's departure aboard a special Pakistan International Airways flight on his release from captivity in West...

November 28, 2014
November 28, 2014

Interview: War crimes researcher Shahriar

Writer, historian and war crimes researcher Shahriar Kabir talks about...