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    Swine flu kills 40 in India

    Agence France-Presse . Jaipur | Updated at 12:30am on January 19, 2019

    At least 40 people have died and more than 1,000 have tested positive for swine flu since the beginning of this year in a western...

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    Seats around the Afghan round table

    Rakesh Sood | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2019

    India must shed its diplomatic diffidence as a stakeholder, even with the Taliban’s presence, writes Rakesh Sood ONE year ago, on New Year’s Day, the...

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    Bangladeshi killed by BSF along border

    Our Correspondent . Thakurgaon | Updated at 12:06pm on January 18, 2019

    A Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by the members of Indian Border Security Force along Dharmagar border at Ranishankoil upazila in the country’s northern Thakurgaon...

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    Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India after deportations

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:15am on January 18, 2019

    Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim families have left India for Bangladesh since seven Rohingya men were deported to their home country Myanmar in October, community leaders...

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    6.0 magnitude quake hits Bay of Bengal

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:02pm on January 17, 2019

    A strong earthquake measuring 6.0 magnitude on the Richter scale hit the Bay of Bengal region on Thursday morning. The earthquake hit the region at...

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    Rohingya exodus from India to Bangladesh hits 1,300

    Agence France-Presse . Cox's Bazar | Updated at 08:14pm on January 16, 2019

    At least 1,300 Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh from India since the start of the year, an official said Wednesday, as fears of deportation...

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    Hindu ascetics lead millions of Indians in holy bath, but politics weigh

    Reuters . Prayagraj, India | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    Millions of pilgrims began bathing on the first official day of India’s Kumbh Mela on Tuesday, the world’s largest religious festival where politics play an...

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    Workers greet 2019 with wave of demonstrations

    Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    OVER two days — January 8 and 9 — more than 160 million workers went on strike in India. This has been one of the...

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    Bangladesh elections and Sino-Indian rivalry

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    WHILE the Awami League is celebrating and the BNP is groaning as a result of the 2018 elections and the radically one-sided results, other emotions...

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    Headwinds rock Rahul, Modi

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    Signs of disarray in the opposition should comfort the BJP, but evidently the party for the first time is looking mortally afraid of losing, writes...