Md. A Hossain

Will we see a better day?

June 26, 2014
Will we see a better day?

Dear Sushma Swaraj,
Greetings as you arrive in Bangladesh. As a Bangladeshi we are very happy to have you visiting our country. Read more »

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Subir Bhaumik

Sushma Swaraj’s visit : Unwelcome portents

June 25, 2014
Sushma Swaraj’s  visit : Unwelcome portents

The Dhaka visit of India’s new foreign minister Sushma Swaraj has again been held hostage to India’s domestic politics often characterised by competitive radicalism. This phenomenon has done huge damage Read more »

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Ian Bremmer

How far can Modi take India, and how fast?

June 24, 2014
How far can Modi take India, and how fast?

As a result of last week’s parliamentary election in India, three of the world’s strongest and most transformational leaders are now in Asia: Japan’s Shinzo Abe, China’s Xi Jinping, and India’s Narendra Modi. Read more »

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Naaz Fahmida

Democ-kery

June 23, 2014
Democ-kery

I believe the best definition of the word ‘democracy’ was described recently to me when I asked a rickshaw-puller bhayya last week about his notion of world politics. Read more »

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Md. Khalequzzaman

BJP govt and the future of Teesta treaty

June 22, 2014
BJP govt and the future of Teesta treaty

The lack of resolution over the sharing of water resources in transboundary rivers between India and Bangladesh remains as one of the major obstacles Read more »

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Zeenat Khan

The new power couple of philanthropy?

June 21, 2014
The new power couple of philanthropy?

Facebook co-founder, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have recently announced they will donate $120 million Read more »

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A. Rahman

America bloodies Middle East

June 19, 2014
America bloodies Middle East

Mosul, the second largest city in Iraq, has now fallen to the ISIS (an acronym for Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (Syria)) on Tuesday Read more »

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Adnan Morshed

Diamonds and social progress

June 18, 2014
Diamonds and social progress

I was waiting for my luggage at the baggage claim of Dhaka international airport. Airports are a suitable place to examine a country’s new trends Read more »

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Hammad Ali

Just as red

June 17, 2014
Just as red

It was last Saturday afternoon when I first started hearing some reports of unrest in the Mirpur area the night before. Apparently, there was some conflict between the local people Read more »

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