A. Rahman

Democracy and Bangladesh

October 20, 2013
Democracy and Bangladesh

Bangladesh is now without doubt at a crossroad — all roads ahead are bumpy and the visibility is very low. Faced with such an uncertain future Read more »

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Taj Hashmi

The problematic Indo-Bangladesh relationship: A re-appraisal — Part II

October 18, 2013
The problematic Indo-Bangladesh relationship: A re-appraisal — Part II

The Cold War impacted the Indo-Bangladesh relations in the post-Mujib era Read more »

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Taj Hashmi

The problematic Indo-Bangladesh relationship: A re-appraisal

October 17, 2013
The problematic Indo-Bangladesh relationship: A re-appraisal

Overview

India has never been in good terms with its immediate neighbours Read more »

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Maha Mirza

Rampal and the seductive power of feel good development

October 13, 2013
Rampal and the seductive power of feel good development

The baffling array of events around the Rampal power plant project and its ‘Bheramara’ inauguration has lately exposed our incredible bigotry Read more »

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Afsan Chowdhury

Cows, more cows and Eid Mubarak

October 16, 2013
Cows, more cows and Eid Mubarak

There were two essays we had to write in school which we urban kids had no idea about. One was on a journey by boat. Now I had never been on a boat ever Read more »

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Jyoti Omi Chowdhury

Fair and dubious

September 29, 2013
Fair and dubious

I love coming to Bangladesh. After going through the long lines at the airport and the chaos at the luggage claim, I feel a sense of attachment that only a country you grew up in can provide Read more »

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Irfan Chowdhury

Not for the faint hearted

September 27, 2013
Not for the faint hearted

Perhaps to preserve a true larrikin trait Australians are often light-hearted about serious matters. Nothing captures this more exactly than when it comes to their involvement in politics and the affairs of those in power. Read more »

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Prashanta Tripura

Humayun Ahmed, Himu and identity conflicts in Bangladesh

July 21, 2013
Humayun Ahmed, Himu and identity conflicts in Bangladesh

When the celebrated writer Humayun Ahmed (henceforward, HA) passed away a year ago on July 19, his death was mourned in an unprecedented manner by Read more »

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Afsan Chowdhury

When blackmailing works

October 6, 2013
When blackmailing works

The government backed down and gave in to the demands of the protesting pharmacy owners in an effort to show that the authorities Read more »

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