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    Are Mundra realities in store for Sunderbans?

    Soumya Dutta | Updated at 04:15pm on January 22, 2017

    IN TODAY’S India, two areas most critical for biodiversity preservation are forests and coastal areas. These are also the most invaded places by mega development...

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    The Bangladesh experience

    Tahira Syed | Updated at 04:13pm on January 22, 2017

    CAN the further commodification of nature actually become a remedy to energy or environmental crisis? asked anthropologist Sian Sullivan (2009) when investigating the explosion of...

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    Cultivating ‘gold’: a Nayakrishi approach to renewable future

    Farida Akhter | Updated at 04:26pm on January 22, 2017

    In Nayakrishi Andolon (biodiversity-based ecological agriculture movement), one of the key words to grasp the notion and practice of this unique farming is ‘regeneration’. The...

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    ‘Go back NTPC, get out India’

    Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 06:45am on March 26, 2017

    OF ALL the slogans raised in protest against the coal power plant being built at Rampal in Bagerhat, this one’s the best. It has a...

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    Dynamics to the days of March 1971

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 03:05am on March 26, 2017

    ‘PORTRAYING the current crisis [the political development in 1971-Pakistan] as something from the theatre of the absurd, he [Bhutto] observed that framing a constitution for...

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    Rape in 1971: multiple scenario, common suffering

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 02:05am on March 26, 2017

    RAPE in war is not just about suffering at the time of war but its continuation after the war is over. Rape destroys victims as...

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    Reflections on cross-border collaborations in South Asia

    Elora Halim Chowdhury | Updated at 01:05am on March 26, 2017

    IN RECENT years, a new wave of critical feminist scholarship has emerged around the nexus of gender, violence, war crimes, reconciliation and the Bangladesh War...

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    Democratic pluralism, multilingualism and multiculturalism

    Nurul Kabir | Updated at 05:25am on February 21, 2017

    THIS is an undisputed fact of history of the Bangladesh movement that the language movement of East Bengal, spreading over 1948 to 1952, laid the...