Posts Tagged ‘ hartal ’

Don’t they have homes to go back to?

February 17, 2015
Syed Badrul Ahsan
Don’t they have homes to go back to?

Selima Rahman informs us that Begum Khaleda Zia has not been taking any solid food over the past few days
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics, Satire | 3 Comments »

Hartals are not enjoyable at all!

February 8, 2015
Julian Francis
Hartals are not enjoyable at all!

In the media recently, there was a suggestion – perhaps tongue in cheek – that foreigners ‘enjoy’ hartals.
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Posted in Business, Culture, Economy, Social Issues | 3 Comments »

There is Milk and Honey in the Buriganga

January 26, 2015
Kayes Ahmed
There is Milk and Honey in the Buriganga

Count ‘em! Not one, not two but five of them met with the media barons of Bangladesh
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Posted in Economy, Politics, Violence | 5 Comments »

The eventual cost

December 10, 2013
Hammad Ali
The eventual cost

As I write this, it is the fourth day of the second spell of six-day blockades. Over the last two weeks, I have only managed to go to work for two days, two Fridays no less. Neither am I alone in the fear
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Posted in Education, Politics | 12 Comments »

An interview with Mr. Hartal

November 27, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
An interview with Mr. Hartal

Today we have with us, Mr. Hartal, the most discussed ‘personality’ in our life. We are going to have a conversation
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics, Satire | 30 Comments »

Why are we destroying our economy?

November 5, 2013
A. R. Chowdhury
Why are we destroying our economy?

Why have some countries in Asia remained poor, while countries such as South Korea, which had once been poor, has successfully increased the incomes
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Economy, Politics | 22 Comments »

Turmoil 2013: An interim report card

May 29, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
Turmoil 2013: An interim report card

One more hartal, one more day of political violence and one more instance showing that politics is not taking us towards a solution. This scenario has been going on
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics | 9 Comments »

Jamaat’s Grand Three-D Strategy

March 5, 2013
Syed Bashir
Jamaat’s Grand Three-D Strategy

Faced with political isolation over the war crimes trials and a possible ban demanded by pro-Liberation forces across the socio-political divide
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics, Shahbagh Movement | 7 Comments »

Hartal diary

February 8, 2013
MK Aaref
Hartal diary

The season of hartal is upon us. Called impromptu and usually on a weekday, it is wrecking havoc with my daily life. Instead of running off to work in the morning
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat | 5 Comments »

As Jamaat-e-Islami goes to war, is the AL ready?

January 31, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
As Jamaat-e-Islami goes to war, is the AL ready?

Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) as expected has declared a war of sort as the verdict dates of the major political leaders accused of war crimes comes closer.
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Posted in 1971, AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics, War Crimes Trial | 24 Comments »

The year of the bully

The year of the bully

In a swanky high school for the wealthy elite, one Friday night a boy lay in his bed. The long-haired boy was known as a non-conformist, something with which the other students took umbrage.
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Posted in Democracy, Human Rights, International | 4 Comments »

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