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A date in March … across time

A date in March … across time

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Mar 21 2019

Why March 21 matters in the history of South Asia 

The troubled rebirth of DUCSU

The troubled rebirth of DUCSU

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Mar 14 2019

A premier player in the history of Bangladesh has been resuscitated in erratic fashion

The struggle … for emancipation, for...

The struggle … for emancipation, for...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Mar 7 2019

Remembering the immortal speech of March 7

A day of profound sorrow

A day of profound sorrow

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Mon, Feb 25 2019

The Pilkhana tragedy left an indelible stain on our national identity

Lost details in the Ekushey...

Lost details in the Ekushey...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Feb 21 2019

February 21 holds far more significance to our history than we have been led to believe

The curtain falls for Rashid...

The curtain falls for Rashid...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Mon, Feb 11 2019

The son of Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy carried on his father’s legacy until his death

Sycophants, lobbyists, and men of...

Sycophants, lobbyists, and men of...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jan 31 2019

Our country would do well to listen to its brightest minds

The year 1969: 50 years on

The year 1969: 50 years on

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jan 24 2019

Have we battered our history? Or swept it under the rug?

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?