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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

The sad and sure decline of...

The sad and sure decline of...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Aug 29 2018

In the old days, politics was nothing without principle

Pakistani jailer remembers incarcerated...

Pakistani jailer remembers incarcerated...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Aug 15 2018

An account of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s time spent in prison

There are ways, there are means

There are ways, there are means

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Aug 8 2018

How to handle a student protest

Conspiracy, murder, and the call for...

Conspiracy, murder, and the call for...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Jul 25 2018

The true history must be brought to light 

Memories of the Rainbow Man

Memories of the Rainbow Man

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jul 19 2018

In death, Nelson Mandela remains the dream future generations can emulate

Dhaka University is now alien...

Dhaka University is now alien...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jul 12 2018

Freedom of movement is the cardinal rule of modern life

The prejudiced mind

The prejudiced mind

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jul 5 2018

The risks of writing for a newspaper

Meetings in the memory

Meetings in the memory

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jun 28 2018

The wheels of memory grind on

What makes a good leader?

What makes a good leader?

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jun 21 2018

Leadership in the end is a demonstration of humility

All the presidents we have known

All the presidents we have known

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Who succeeded, and who failed?

June 1966,  Six Points,  and the making...

June 1966, Six Points, and the making...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jun 7 2018

The historical significance of June 7

Power, books, and the ego

Power, books, and the ego

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, May 31 2018

When powerful people write books

Reconfiguring hope in broken...

Reconfiguring hope in broken...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Tue, May 29 2018

Bangladesh’s contribution to the UN peacekeeping initiative cannot be denied

God has a foreign policy

God has a foreign policy

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, May 24 2018

Nonsense grounded on bigotry is a story that has been hurled in our faces for years now

The language of usurpers

The language of usurpers

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, May 10 2018

This is no way to remove a democratically elected government

Diplomacy in a state of atrophy

Diplomacy in a state of atrophy

The foreign office at Shegun Bagicha needs a shot in the arm

The determination to hang on to...

The determination to hang on to...

Is there a lack of accountability and guilt on the part of our ministers?

February in our history

February in our history

What factors went into the making of Ekushey in 1952?