Pallab Bhattacharya | The Daily Star
  • Pallab Bhattacharya

    Pallab Bhattacharya is a special correspondent for The Daily Star.

  • South Asia’s Sunshine Moment at UN

    On June 8, South Asia acquired a rare salience at the United Nations after the Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid was elected as the new President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) for a one-year term beginning in September.
  • Assam’s NRC: Through the prism of a migrants’ descendant

    Much has been written about the flawed and controversial National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the northeastern Indian state of Assam and the mammoth humanitarian crisis that it has triggered.
  • India’s Sedition Law and Media Freedom

    Two orders given by India’s Supreme Court in two separate cases early this month have, once again, brought into sharp focus the issue of the colonial-era law relating to sedition in the context of media freedom. Both cases involve journalists and their reporting.
  • Narada Bribery Case: 2 West Bengal ministers to seek bail again

    A day after their arrest in the Narada bribery case, two senior ministers of West Bengal and a Trinamool Congress leader are set to appeal the Calcutta High Court’s stay on their bail granted by a court in Kolkata.
  • Narada Bribery Case: Mamata’s 2 ministers sent to jail

    The Calcutta High Court last night stayed the bail granted by a trial court to two senior West Bengal Ministers Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee, and ruling TMC legislator Madan Mitra and former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee.