Yahya Khan

The sixth meeting

After holding a meeting with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Pakistan president Yahya Khan postponed the March 25 session of the National Assembly saying it was deferred to create unity among...

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

The legacy of blood

Henry Kissinger is infamous in Bangladesh for allegedly terming the newly-independent country a “bottomless basket”, but this statement appears to be the least of his crimes against the people of...

March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019

The sixth meeting

After holding a meeting with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Pakistan president Yahya Khan postponed the March 25 session of the National Assembly saying it was deferred to create unity among...

March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019

Yahya in town

On this day in 1971, all offices and businesses remained shut in continuation of a peaceful movement.

March 3, 2018
March 3, 2018

MARCH 3, 1971: Dhaka turns a city of processions

After the shocking declaration of suspension of parliamentary session sine die by President Yahya Khan on March 1, 1971, the country, which has long been waiting to spew out its years-long...

March 26, 2016
March 26, 2016
TV

Independence Day special drama “Yahya Khan”

A special TV drama “Yahya Khan”, marking Independence Day, will be telecast today at 7:45pm on Desh TV.

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

After 1971 defeat, Bhutto dreamt of confederation

Even before the bloods of 30 million Bangalis had dried, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the villain behind the breakup of Pakistan and the political mastermind of genocide in 1971, had expressed an audacious...