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Our Response To Dhaka – Harris Khalique

In 1994, a work-related training took me and my friend Zaffar Junejo to Bangladesh. After an extensive two-week field and classroom learning sessions at the Centre for...

‘Justice’ In Dhaka – Taj M Khattak

When Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajid invited President Nelson Mandela to visit Bangladesh in 1997 for the 25th anniversary of the country’s independence, it...

Iftikhar Chaudhry Jamat e Islami Bangladesh Aur Hum

Rocking The Boat – Ishaq Khan Khakwani

Throughout history there have been men and women who have rocked the boat. Such leaders’ ‘achievements’ may be controversial but they left a mark on their people,...

Bangladesh Mein Chand Rooz – Kuldeep Nayar

Chitta…kya – Beena Sarwar

I want to thank the Indian scientist-turned-filmmaker Bedabrata Pain for his powerful feature film about the 1930 uprising against the British in Chittagong in the part...

Ailing India

A politician uploads what is now suspected to be a manipulated or fake video showing Indian Muslims killing two Indian Hindu boys. Dozens of Indian Hindus gather in...

Local Self-Government

The study by Dr Mohammad Mohabbat Khan of the Department of Public Administration, Dhaka University, on ‘the functioning of local government in Bangladesh’ stands...

Islamists Under Fire

How time flies! Ramazan is nearly gone and Eid is here before one could really celebrate the blessed month. This has been another Ramazan spent away from home and loved...

Changing Fortunes

The world is changing or to borrow the Kaptaan’s phrase it has changed. In 1990, the US accounted for a quarter of the world’s GDP and China only four percent....

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