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    On the legacy of struggle for life and theatre

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2019

    As the ace thespian of the theatre, Shimul Yousuf’s life is also entwined with our struggle for freedom as well as the developing cultural movements throughout the decades after independence....

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    Dancing her way to fame

    by Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2019

    Nobody needs an elaborate rhetoric to introduce the Bangladeshi dancer and choreographer Shamim Ara Nipa. The iconic status of this modern-day dance exponent has already been established....

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    On the ebb and flow of band music

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    Naquib Khan is one of the few musicians who started his career when band music saw its fresh beginning in the newly independent country. 1972...

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    I don’t have any disrespect for opposition: Mashrafee

    Azad Majumder | Updated at 10:44am on December 19, 2018

    Bangladesh one-day international skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza has sparked a debate recently after he decided to run in the upcoming general election from his Narail...

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    Shahidul Alam warns Bangladesh at 'critical juncture'

    Agence France-Presse. Dhaka | Updated at 04:58pm on December 14, 2018

    Fresh from jail for dissent, and celebrated by Time magazine for fearless journalism, Shahidul Alam is not hiding as his native Bangladesh approaches an election he fears could be rigged.

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    Asad Chowdhury: Between poetry and human dignity

    | Updated at 03:29am on November 09, 2018

    A prolific poet and writer with feel-good verses and children stories occupying a major portion of his life’s work, Asad Chowdhury candidly converse with Emran...

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    Firoz Mahmud’s rendezvous with history

    by Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 03:31am on November 09, 2018

    Firoz Mahmud, a New York-based Bangladeshi artist has chosen to narrate historical events and their social, political and economical impacts on the common people as...

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    ‘Time for reforms to democratise constitution, elections’

    | Updated at 04:04pm on October 31, 2018

    The government and opposition political parties should engage in serious discussions now to bring about reforms in the constitution to democratise the charter, National Unity...