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    Kashmir madness defined

    by Irfan Husain | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    A VIDEO clip of Zaid Hamid, aka Lal Topi Wala, has been doing the rounds on social media. In camouflage, his trademark red beret at...

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    Big data, the nuclear war on your soul

    by Gordon Duff | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    BY THE 1990s the bridge between media, academia and spy agencies had disappeared. Publishing, lecturing, every aspect of journalism or education, eventually to include science,...

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    Govt mustn’t delay Old Town chemical store relocation

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    THE government’s failure to relocate chemical warehouses from Old Town in Dhaka and save residents in the densely populated areas from the hazardous living is...

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    A blatant breach of errant bus ban, a glaring govt failure

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    OWNERS of public transports, at least some of them, appear to be sidestepping punitive action, legal or administrative, by tying up with other bus companies...

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    A morning in Afghanistan

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    ON A very warm September morning in Kabul, several dozen men, women, and children sit on the carpeted floor of a room at the Afghan Peace Volunteers’ Borderfree Centre. The women cluster together. All wear...

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    The capitalists are afraid

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    CAPITALISTS seek to maximise profits and reduce the cost of labour. This sums up capitalism at its core. It is defined by these immutable objectives. It is not about democracy. It is not, as has been claimed, about...

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    How China sees the world

    Tom Clifford | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    Question. What leader saw his country’s military dropping 26,171 bombs in one year? That works out at every day of that year, the country’s military dropped 72 bombs, or three bombs every...

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    Modi’s Kashmir power grab was decades in making

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    SINCE 5 August, the people of Kashmir have been living under lockdown after the Indian government voted to revoke the state’s semi-sovereign status. The unilateral termination of Kashmir’s autonomy, has been...

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    Moral integrity of police at stake

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    PUBLIC trust in the law enforcement agencies is declining especially when it comes to tackling sex crimes. They are often found covering up crimes to protect rapists. The Pabna sadar police officer-in-charge was...

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    A welcome court order for road regime change

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    THE appointment of drivers of public transports for monthly fixed wages instead of payment on a daily or trip basis has for long been in conversation but has not as yet been put into practice. The hiring of public transport drivers for...

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