Opinion

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    All about Hindi, Delhi and Modi

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 09:10pm on December 18, 2016

    THE Reserve Bank of India has put up the designs of the new 500 and 2000 notes on its web site. They confirm what many...

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    Revisiting a magnificent mass uprising – IX

    by Nurul Kabir | Updated at 09:00pm on December 18, 2016

    THAT it was the ordinary people who played the decisive role in the streets to depose the Ayub regime gets manifested in various narratives of...

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    Has war in Syria also destroyed journalism?

    by Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 08:55pm on December 18, 2016

    WHEN a veteran war reporter like Robert Fisk constructs his argument regarding the siege of Aleppo based on ‘watching’ video footage, then one can truly...

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    The road not taken

    by SM Gubair Bin Arafat | Updated at 08:55pm on December 18, 2016

    BANGLADESH is going to have the first ever district council election on December 28. After a long wait, the 130-years-old institution is going to have...

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    There is more than one truth to tell in terrible story of Aleppo

    by Robert Fisk | Updated at 09:25pm on December 16, 2016

    WESTERN politicians, ‘experts’ and journalists are going to have to reboot their stories over the next few days now that Bashar al-Assad’s army has retaken...

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    Deposing of a dictator: Revisiting a magnificent mass uprising – VIII

    by Nurul Kabir | Updated at 09:20pm on December 16, 2016

    THE Racecourse reception for the Sheikh earned a special historical importance, for it was this reception at which Tofail Ahmed, then Student League leader and...

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    Birangana’s constant struggle for recognition

    by Zobaida Nasreen | Updated at 09:10pm on December 16, 2016

    IFIRST met Shila Debi when I was a first year student at Jahangirnagar University. It was 1996. She came to attend a photography exhibition on...

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    The spirit of 1971 and free and fair election

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 09:10pm on December 16, 2016

    THE only positive news from the bleak and stifling current political climate in the country came from the president...

  • What Pakistan’s film industry lost in 1971

    by Asif Noorani | Updated at 07:05pm on December 15, 2016

    DECEMBER 16 marks the 45th anniversary of the secession of the eastern wing of Jinnah’s Pakistan and the creation of Bangladesh...

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    Deposing of a dictator: Revisiting a magnificent mass uprising – VII

    by Nurul Kabir | Updated at 11:05pm on December 15, 2016

    MEANWHILE, as soon as the news of Professor Shamsuzzoha’s murder reached Dhaka, thousands of students and ordinary people took to the streets of the Dhaka...

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