Posts Tagged ‘ Oborodh ’

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 »

Hifazat: They came, we saw, they fled. But…

May 6, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
Hifazat: They came, we saw, they fled. But…

The departure of the Hifazat-e Islam from Dhaka which they threatened to take over overnight after an evening and night of violence also means tha
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics, Religious Extremism | 27 Comments »

What killed Biswajit?

December 10, 2012
Latif Quader
What killed Biswajit?

The day probably started normally for the 24-year-old young man, who had been making a living in Dhaka for the last few years. Youngest of the three siblings he also had parents living in the village, and he took up a straight trade
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Law and Justice, Politics, Student Politics | 43 Comments »

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