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    A new vision for the left

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2017

    NOW that the UK general election is over, it is time to think about the political future of the left...

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    But for how long?

    by Amitava Mukherjee | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2017

    THE Dalits, the most exploited and tortured community of the Indian society, are hogging the limelight again, though for all the wrong reasons...

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    Changing world order

    by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2017

    THE G-20 summit highlighted a transition in geopolitical power that has been developing for years...

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    Govt must take up flood issues with India

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2017

    THE flood situation in Bangladesh radically worsened in the past couple of days. According to the ministry of disaster management and relief, as reported in New Age on Wednesday, 6.5 lakh people of 13 districts are faced with acute crisis of drinking water, food and shelter...

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    Time to end partisanisation of loan disbursement

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2017

    A 191 per cent increase in defaulted loans, as New Age reported on Wednesday, during the current and the immediate past tenure of the Awami League government is likely to have serious negative implications on the national economy, putting the banking sector in jeopardy...

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    Spirit of ’62

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2017

    IN A subcontinent dominated by Pak-India conflicts, the short, sharp Sino-Indian war of 1962 remains rather neglected, with little analysis of how it helped shaped the region into what it is today. The recent stand-off at the Doklam plateau, and the inevitable parallels that are being drawn, makes it worthwhile to take another look at this conflict...

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    Tensions in Hamburg: the G20 fractures

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2017

    SUCH gatherings and summits are not always smooth, but on a planet bearing witness to a Trump presidency, there was always going to be a chance for more excitement at the G20 meet at Hamburg....

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    ICT 57+: the control syndrome

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2017

    THE last year or so has not been a happy period. It began with the series of attacks by jangis followed by a massive one on the Holey Artisan Bakery...

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    Casualties of war

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2017

    AWORLD treasure was lost forever recently when, in late June, the 12th century great mosque of al-Nuri in the city of Mosul was destroyed — probably blown up by IS jihadists during fighting in the city...

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    The way forward

    by Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2017

    THE purpose of enacting the Child Marriage Restraint Act 2017 is to restrain child marriages in Bangladesh...

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