Pallab Bhattacharya | The Daily Star
  • Pallab Bhattacharya

  • Social media and Indian national elections

    The drawing up of a “Voluntary Code of Ethics” by social media giants like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and ShareChat and their intermediaries for the coming parliamentary elections in India is a landmark decision in more ways than one.
  • Alliance-building for Indian polls gains pace

    Ever since India entered the unpredictable terrains of coalition politics in early 1990s, winning parliamentary elections and forming governments have been all about the right alliance partners.
  • India and the Islamic World in the March of Time

    India and the Islamic World in the March of Time

    When former foreign minister of Bangladesh (under the previous Sheikh Hasina government) AH Mahmood Ali spoke at a meeting of
  • Wooing women voters in poll-time India

    Three separate announc-ements in quick succession by bachelor Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee on March 10 and 11
  • India tightens rules for Boeing 737 Max

    India's civil aviation regulator has further tightened the rules relating to operations of Boeing 737 Max aircraft on Monday a day after a fatal crash of one such plane of the Ethiopian Airlines killing all 157 people on board.