Rahman Nasir Uddin

Between Delhi and Rangamati: Contrasting display of protests

January 4, 2013
Between Delhi and Rangamati: Contrasting display of protests

Recently, two gang rapes took place – one in Delhi and the other in Rangamati. In the first case, a 23-year-old Delhi medical student was raped on a running bus on December 16 by six men and then was thrown off on the street. Read more »

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Latif Quader

Rape in the street of Delhi

January 3, 2013
Rape in the street of Delhi

The protesters’ banners on the Delhi streets say them well.

“You raped her because her clothes provoked you. Read more »

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Tanya Thomas

The hard road ahead

January 2, 2013
The hard road ahead

The unnamed victim of the Delhi gang rape incident wasn’t the only woman raped in India in the past weeks. There were several others every single day since the gang rape took place on December 16. Read more »

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Sanjay Kapoor

India’s anti-rape protests: Rage of India’s new age

January 2, 2013
India’s anti-rape protests: Rage of India’s new age

For many of us it has been difficult to comprehend the nationwide protest and outpouring of grief over the issue of rape in our country. Read more »

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Afsan Chowdhury

2012: The year we would much rather forget

January 1, 2013
2012: The year we would much rather forget

The year 2012 has just passed by but we will not look upon it with fondness. Our achievements and good moments are overwhelmed by the tragedies and agonies in our public life. Read more »

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Mushfique Ahmed

Looking back at 2012

December 31, 2012
Looking back at 2012

Time has inevitably rolled out 2013 upon us; it is time for a year-end retrospective – a round-up of some of the major events that took place in 2012. Read more »

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Mo Chaudhury

Binary mindset and intolerance

December 29, 2012
Binary mindset and intolerance

What is the common defining element of extremism, polarization, either or, anything but, and my way or high way? The answer is that they are all binary or digital (zero/one) in nature since they define things in terms of two disjoint Read more »

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Kayes Ahmed

Murders so foul that the sky bleeds in pain

December 26, 2012
Murders so foul that the sky bleeds in pain

No I am not talking about the killings of 20 innocent children and six adults in Newtown, CT. We know the perpetrator of that evil act and we also know that it was a case of madness and a gun culture gone out of control. Read more »

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Frank Domenico Cipriani

Of Christmas trees and evening news

December 25, 2012
Of Christmas trees and evening news

The emergency room is quiet. A cheery Christmas tree sits by a window near a television set. Horrific images of children’s funerals flash on the screen. Read more »

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