Victory Day Special 2020

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    Invader states, indigenous state

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:35am on December 16, 2020

    OF THE three states that emerged out of colonial rule, the history of two states — India and Pakistan — is rooted in invading others....

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    Woman and veil: her struggles for space

    Anu Muhammad | Updated at 12:29am on December 16, 2020

    MY MOTHER in burka (veil) is a remote scene in my memory. I have never seen her in Burka. But she used to shade her...

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    People’s right v state policy

    Kaniz Fatema | Updated at 12:25am on December 16, 2020

    SOVEREIGNTY is not only a matter to celebrate but also a condition that gives power to the government to determine the fate of each and...

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    Aman rice and seed sovereignty

    Farida Akhter | Updated at 12:21am on December 16, 2020

    THIS year, aman rice suffered severe loss due to a series of floods and untimely rain. At the household level, the farmers will have shortage...

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    As Mujib watches helplessly

    Shahidul Alam | Updated at 12:18am on December 16, 2020

    I entered the giant graveyard. It was quiet except for my own footsteps but, in my head, I could hear the screams. Rows of blackened...

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    Averting K-shaped recovery

    Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir | Updated at 12:13am on December 16, 2020

    AT A time when the country is about to celebrate its golden jubilee of independence, the COVID-19 pandemic is hitting people’s lives and livelihoods with...