• Sinha Took Money From Jamaat Leader

    LOOKEAST REPORT | Former chief justice of Bangladesh Surendra Kumar Sinha has taken a huge amount of money from Mir Mamun, brother of war criminal Mir Quasem Ali, Bangladesh media reports quoting intelligence sources indicate. The payment was made in the chamber of an American dental surgeon who was treating Sinha’s wife this month.   Sinha has secretly met the family members of war criminal and BNP leader Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury and agreed to reduce his death sentence but could not do so because of media exposure   LOOKEAST has obtained pictures of that dental surgeon's chamber from intelligence sources. It is not however clear whether the dental surgeon was aware of this cash transfer or whether it was surreptitiously made in a staged meeting… …. 


  • The Saga Of The Asamiya Legacy

    ANINDITA DASGUPTA | Ever since the time of Independence, the constant political refrain in this pivotal state of the Indian northeast has been the ‘inundation’ it is said to be facing from East Bengali, later Bangladeshi, “illegal” migrants. It was this issue which fuelled the sons–of–soil Assam Agitation of the late 1970s and early 1980s; and even today, no week passes without a politician making a speech, or a newspaper printing a report or editorial,… ….