West Bengal

Bangladesh: A Forgotten Chapter

Mukti Bahini’s imprint on Bangladesh should not be wiped away BY Farrukh Saleem In the decades of simmering tension between India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh one story has received undue prominence in recent years: a masterful account of heroes and villains of Partition. Only recently Nisid Hajari’s Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition, came

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Death Toll in India Flyover Collapse Rises To 23; 90 Rescued

By Supriyo Hazra KOLKATA, India, April 1  – The death toll in the collapse of a flyover under construction in the Indian city of Kolkata rose to 23 on Friday, after rescuers worked through the night with cranes and jackhammers to clear huge slabs of steel and concrete. Ninety people were saved after a 100-meter (110-yard) length of the flyover broke

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