M A Taslim

Off the mark: The ‘feel good’ feel

December 26, 2013
Off the mark: The ‘feel good’ feel

A common narrative of economic development of Bangladesh is that it has done remarkably well despite all natural and self-made catastrophes. Read more »

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Julian Francis

All about Christmas

December 25, 2013
All about Christmas

My first memories of Christmas are those of the late 1940s and early 1950s in the United Kingdom when post-war (World War II) food Read more »

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Ahmed Shafee

Two Niazis

December 24, 2013
Two Niazis

What is common between the most honoured sports personality in Pakistan and the most disgraced General? Read more »

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Sukharanjan Dasgupta

Mamata: Whose Game?

December 23, 2013
Mamata: Whose Game?

I have vivid memories of the events leading to the 1997 Ganges Water-Sharing Treaty between India and Bangladesh. Soon after taking over as Prime Minister Read more »

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Sanjay Kapoor

India-US furore: A worrying storm in diplomatic sphere

December 22, 2013
India-US furore: A worrying storm in diplomatic sphere

When the news of the arrest of a New York based diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, first appeared in the media Read more »

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Afsan Chowdhury

Zohra Tajuddin: One of the last veterans of old AL passes away

December 21, 2013
Zohra Tajuddin: One of the last veterans of old AL passes away

She died almost invisibly fading away at a time when so many other news items crowded the scene. Even national media always up for news found little to say about the self effacing politician Read more »

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A. Rahman

Is this 1971 reincarnation?

December 21, 2013
Is this 1971 reincarnation?

April 1971. The then East Pakistan (the name Bangladesh has yet to be used publicly for fear of reprisal) is in the grip of brutal Pakistani military repression. Read more »

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Irfan Chowdhury

Pakistan is rightly told off, but…

December 21, 2013
Pakistan is rightly told off, but…

It is audacious and off limits, and importantly it shouldn’t have been an issue for them to be concerned. Specially if, as often claimed, they wanted ‘the relationship’ between Read more »

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Syeda Gulshan Ferdous Jana

Celebrating Bangla Blog Day

December 19, 2013
Celebrating Bangla Blog Day

Bloggers in Bangladesh are celebrating their 5th Bangla blog day today, the 19th December 2013. If Bangladesh has had its “Person of the year award” Read more »

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