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1971 Bangladesh Liberation War


Bangladesh Liberation War: Factors that made Tripura's 1971 experience unique

December 17, 2021 5:09 pm

Tripura had virtually become the headquarters of the Bangladeshi liberation activity and was one of the safe havens for refugees, apart from Bengal, in those days.

Vijay Diwas: PM Modi, Rajnath Singh recall sacrifice of armed forces, Bangladeshi freedom fighters

December 16, 2021 12:17 pm

🔴 President Ram Nath Kovind, who is in Dhaka on a maiden three-day visit, Thursday attended the Victory Day Parade as the "Guest of Honour."

From 1971 to now, Bangladesh’s long journey

December 16, 2021 10:26 am

🔴 Deb Mukharji writes: It leads South Asia in almost all social and economic indices. The only cloud is the state of politics, which is increasingly seen as hostile to critical voices

Bangladesh@50 Book excerpt: Portraits of Courage

December 16, 2021 4:11 am

🔴 For a commander who raised, trained and led into battle the SFF, comprising mainly an intrepid group of Tibetan fighters, Major General Sujan Singh Uban (Retd) was not quite your typical military man of action.

Idea of Bangladesh needs to be celebrated, for its social-economic successes, its relegation of religious nationalism

December 16, 2021 10:28 am

🔴 On its 50th anniversary, Bangladesh is being toasted as the success story of South Asia, its economic development seen as guided and facilitated by its constitutional secularism.

Bangladesh Liberation War: Indian hero recalls campaign epitomising 'blood, sweat and tears'

December 23, 2021 11:45 am

🔴 In 1971, as the eastern border heated up, and refugees poured into India with tales of unspeakable horrors, Lieutenant Colonel Surinder Kapur knew that the war was coming.

Bangladesh@50: A timeline of the 1971 Liberation War, as it unfolded

January 04, 2022 12:56 pm

A day-to-day account, from December 3-16, of the 1971 India-Pakistan war. East Pakistan seceded from then Pakistan dominion and was declared the People's Republic of Bangladesh, with Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as its first prime minister

Bangladesh@50: From a 'basket case' to a case study, how the country put itself on the fast track

January 04, 2022 12:57 pm

Bangladesh has outperformed neighbours India and Pakistan in the economic arena

Bangladesh Navy chief visits Mumbai, meets Vice Admiral

October 28, 2021 6:29 am

The visit from October 22-29 is significant as it coincides with the golden jubilee celebration of the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971.  

Relocating 1971 war memorial column in Tripura attracts protests from civil societies of India, Bangladesh

July 07, 2021 10:07 pm

The martyrs' column is set to be moved from the Post Office Chowmuhani to Albert Ekka Park, a few kilometres away on the outskirts of Agartala as part of the Smart City Project.


Swarnim Vijay Varsh: Air Force’s Suryakiran team holds flypast over Mumbai, Pune & Goa

October 18, 2021 10:21 pm

As part of the ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ celebrations, the Suryakiran Aerobatic Team of the Indian Air Force (IAF), did a flypast in Mumbai, Pune & Goa. The planes could be spotted at Worli and later at Gateway of India.