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    India prepares for judicial verdict on triple Talaq

    by Moin Qazi | Updated at 12:05am on August 22, 2017

    THE constitution bench of Supreme Court of India will soon be pronouncing its judgment on the constitutional validity of the so-called triple talaq...

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    When all the world’s a war… and all the men and women merely soldiers

    by Rebecca Gordon | Updated at 12:05am on August 22, 2017

    SINCE September 11, 2001, the United States has been fighting a ‘war on terror.’ Real soldiers have been deployed to distant lands; real cluster bombs and white phosphorus have been used; real cruise missiles have been launched;...

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    Santal children must get education

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 22, 2017

    IT IS disturbing that children of Santal families evicted from Bagda Farm area in Shahebganj of Gaibandha almost a year ago are still unable to return to their schools out of fear...

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    Worrying academic environment at public universities

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 22, 2017

    HISTORICALLY, public universities played a foundational role in the struggle for a democratic Bangladesh...

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    Brexit: a view from the other end of the telescope

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2017

    WHEN the European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator, Guy Verhofstadt, described the UK government’s proposal this week for an interim customs agreement as a ‘fantasy’, as Euronews reported, it highlighted how the view of Europe from the home counties is very much at odds with the view of the UK from the European mainland...

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    ‘Re-employment of retired judges must be stopped’

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2017

    Dr Sarkar Ali Akkas, professor and founding dean of the law faculty at Jagannath University who had worked in judicial services for a few years, talks about different aspects of the Suprme Court’s judgement in the 16th amendment to the constitution case...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2017

    IT WAS also during 1969 that a highly interesting phase of inspection tours by motor launch came into my life...

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    Arms bazaar: needs wars, eats lives

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2017

    IT SEEMS to be business as usual in the worldwide ‘war on terror’. The United States military is currently embroiled in many hotspots where violence, fear, and the ever present reality or threat of high explosive are the order of the day...

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    Comprehensive plan must to ensure food safety

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2017

    A BRAZEN disregard for food safety issues has left the country on the brink of a serious public health disaster...

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    No room for creating a Hazaribagh at Savar

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2017

    ROUGHLY 12,000 cubic metres of effluents that 67 units in the Savar Leather Estate produce coming to be dumped untreated into the River Dhaleswari is concerning...

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