Recent events in Thailand bear some parallels with events in Bangladesh. In both countries, the party out of power demands an interim caretaker government.
For the first time in history, our land is facing a threat of being permanently divided along the religious lines. While some progressives do squirm at the sight of tupee-daree
“Is your country on the verge of a civil war?” asked a meticulously dressed diplomat. I was confused for a second, thinking this person may have thought that I was from Kenya
Once again, we read that things are hotting up in the political sphere, as if to keep up with the unbearable summer. Many people in the country suffer from the incessant load-shedding, boundless inflation, endemic unemployment and corruption that is exacerbated by recent Hartals.
Something has gone totally berserk with our collective psyche. We are no longer the docile, polite society of bhodroloks anymore.