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Bigots and their war on women

Bigots and their war on women

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Jan 16 2019

Ignoring men like Ahmed Shafi would be unwise

When the liberator came home

When the liberator came home

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jan 10 2019

The story of January 10, 1972

When the liberator came home

When the liberator came home

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Jan 9 2019

The story of January 10, 1972

The humility of a great writer

The humility of a great writer

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jan 3 2019

Remembering Shawkat Osman (January 2, 1917-May 14, 1998) on his birthday

Beyond the elections, a citizen’s...

Beyond the elections, a citizen’s...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Dec 26 2018

Expectations of democracy, secularism, nationalism, and socialism

Only Bengalis … no majorities and...

Only Bengalis … no majorities and...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Dec 20 2018

Why a standalone ministry for religious minorities is a bad idea

Let Viqarunnisa remain Viqarunnisa

Let Viqarunnisa remain Viqarunnisa

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Dec 12 2018

Not everything needs a new name

The dirty war against Kamal

The dirty war against Kamal

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Dec 6 2018

Dr Hossain’s legacy is unquestionable. This is the concluding part of yesterday’s op-ed

The dirty war against Kamal

The dirty war against Kamal

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Dec 5 2018

Dr Hossain’s legacy is unquestionable. This is the first part of a two-part op-ed

When irony defines politics

When irony defines politics

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Nov 28 2018

In South Asia, history is replete with irony

Of Ramachandra Guha, Asia Bibi, and...

Of Ramachandra Guha, Asia Bibi, and...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Nov 14 2018

Is South Asia falling into religious extremism?

The knives are out

The knives are out

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Nov 7 2018

Why is the integrity of Dr Kamal Hossain being questioned?

Story of a political negotiator

Story of a political negotiator

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Oct 31 2018

Is this the return of Kamal Hossain?

What Ayub Khan left behind

What Ayub Khan left behind

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Oct 24 2018

Sixty years after October 1958, Ayub Khan’s legacy makes for rich historical research

An incongruity of a monarchy

An incongruity of a monarchy

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Oct 17 2018

All of them knew, and know, what they did to Khashoggi

They were no footnotes

They were no footnotes

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Oct 10 2018

Mohammad Farhad, Moni Singh, and Mahbubul Haq were milestones in Bangladesh’s history

The diplomacy question in South...

The diplomacy question in South...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Oct 3 2018

Lines of communication between leaders of Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan need to be open

Amit Shah and his termite politics

Amit Shah and his termite politics

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Sep 26 2018

Once again, xenophobia got the better of reason

1971 and a bit of alternative...

1971 and a bit of alternative...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Sep 19 2018

What if Bangabandhu had taken charge as Pakistan’s prime minister?

Memories of sad September days

Memories of sad September days

Opinion

Wed, Sep 12 2018

We grieve for the dead on these days of autumn

Flames of faith rising in the soul

Flames of faith rising in the soul

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Sep 5 2018

Once more, you are humbled by the Lord of the Worlds