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    Time to rebuild India’s secularism

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    The central idea of the republic, that the country belongs to all equally, is in tatters today, writes Harsh Mander THERE is much that lies...

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    Empire haemorrhages gold, oil and credibility

    by Dmitry Orlov | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    SOME ironies are just too precious to pass by. The 2016 US presidential elections gave us Donald Trump, a reality TV star whose famous tag...

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    Demographic dividend may become a challenge

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    BANGLADESH has a fairly large young population with 34 per cent aged 15 and younger. More than 65 per cent of the population is of...

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    A welcome HC order on central bank default loan move

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    THE High Court Division’s order of Tuesday for the Bangladesh Bank for the maintenance of a status quo until June 24 on a circular that...

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    Lanka: a rational approach to counter violence needed

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    THE 10th anniversary of the end of the three decade-long war that pitted the Sri Lankan state against the LTTE passed by uneventfully and without...

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    Tongue-tied Arabs

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    It is one of the most important Semitic world languages. One of the six official languages of the UN. The language of Ibn Arabis –...

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    And who qualifies as a freedom fighter?

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    THE recent decision of the Supreme Court that lifted the bar on someone being considered too young to be designated a freedom fighter makes sense...

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    The head that wears the crown

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    WHOEVER wins the Indian elections on Thursday is destined to face the economic and political challenges with roots stretching from the bubbling Iran-US military stand-off...

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    Fools rush in where angels fear to tread

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    However sweet and beautiful and economically emerging country may we depict our homeland, we cannot blink at the fact that many people of Bangladesh are...

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    International moves alone won’t end gender-based violence

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    HARASSMENT at work, especially sexual harassment, in the industrial sector has been on the rise. A Shohag Coalition study in 2018 showed how for 86...

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