Posts Tagged ‘ Bengali ’

Matiranga and Bengali racism

August 7, 2013
Md. A Hossain
Matiranga and Bengali racism

Have we made the adivasis “disappeared” from our midst? A week after the Matiranga incident there is little stir and no major protests noted.
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Language ‘pollution’, court orders and that thing called freedom of expression

February 21, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
Language ‘pollution’, court orders and that thing called freedom of expression

Few Op-eds have been as successful as Prof. Manzurul Islam’s recent one in which he said that ‘language pollution’ was as destructive as “river pollution.” The High Court took cognizance of the post
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They have occupied

November 30, 2011
Faham Abdus Salam
They have occupied

It is utterly upsetting if not earth-shattering to me that regardless of whether it is popular or high culture, the “unfairer sex” is not celebrated in my country – at all. In the literary front there is a conspicuous bias towards women – to begin with. Flurry of poems sprang up from all corners...
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