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    The task of restoring democracy

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    Civil society has a big role to play in restoring institutions that form the bulwark of democracy, writes GN Devy ON APRIL 24, an ultra-right...

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    Did we forget dancing devils of Guantanamo?

    by Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    HAS the evil icon faded away from human memory? Perhaps not! The evil has always enjoyed a short expiration date in our memory bins. Not...

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    Fight for inclusive Afghan peace

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    In his short life, he had developed a clear vision of what peace looked like – from the bottom up, working for the people, and...

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    Contesting impunity and preventing mass atrocities

    by Meghna Guhathakurta | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    HOW can we further our police investigation? ‘Unless a disappeared can appear as a witness to her own disappearance,’ says the conclusion of the police...

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    Language and society

    by Anjum Altaf | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    THERE is something intriguing about the use of script and language in Pakistan that is crying out for an explanation. My observations of the phenomenon...

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    The Christchurch pledge and a regulated internet

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    IT HAD to come. A massacre, broadcast in real time and then shared with viral automatism; the inevitable shock, and the counter from the authorities....

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    Media, academic freedom around Prof Mahmood issue

    by Khan Touseef Osman | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    I AM writing on behalf of ‘Students in support of Professor Masud Mahmood,’ a platform that was organically formed in the wake of the allegations...

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    The symphony of our times

    Dr Mizanur Rahman Shelley | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    DESPITE the dictatorial slant of the initial plan of the development of women in Bangladesh, its organisation went well in 1976–77. The core of the...

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    When blackmail becomes policy

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    The success of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process model is there for all to borrow and copy. Create a regional ‘process’ sponsored or led by the...

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    Our healthcare system

    by Md Kabir Ahmed Khan | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    World Family Doctor Day is celebrated all over the world every May 19. As the concept of family doctor is not that much familiar in...