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A letter from above

A letter from above

Afsan Chowdhury

Thu, Oct 10 2019

A recently dated message from a friend who died in 1971, asking why I asked him to join the war

SAU students boycott classes, exams...

SAU students boycott classes, exams...

Nation

Mon, Mar 25 2019

The students have been protesting for the second consecutive day 

Apocalypse now?

Apocalypse now?

Opinion

Sun, Sep 23 2018

Is there something fundamentally wrong with our country’s political culture?

Quota: Students demand reformation in...

Quota: Students demand reformation in...

Dhaka

Tue, Sep 18 2018

They have also called for immediate issuance of the gazette notification, abolishing the quota system...

Paving the way for tomorrow’s...

Paving the way for tomorrow’s...

Opinion

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Where has our obsession with academic excellence gotten us?

Ode to an uprising

Ode to an uprising

Opinion

Fri, Aug 17 2018

Every baton strike and every prison sentence alienates a whole generation

What Marx got right

What Marx got right

Opinion

Wed, Jun 6 2018

Marx foresaw the great contradiction of capitalism. This is the first of a two-part op-ed

Quota reform: Demonstrators leave streets,...

Quota reform: Demonstrators leave streets,...

Bangladesh

Mon, May 14 2018

In the face of continued demonstrations, the prime minister on April 11 had announced that the government...

The forgotten silent majority

The forgotten silent majority

Abdul Hannan

Thu, Mar 29 2018

Our development success does not reflect our glaring class inequality

Put your language  where your mouth...

Put your language where your mouth...

Opinion

Mon, Feb 19 2018

Does one language always come at the cost of another?

Not quite cricket, old boy

Not quite cricket, old boy

Mani Shankar Aiyar

Thu, Nov 2 2017

Cricket was the ultimate expression of the empire’s mission

Is there a right kind of feminism?

Is there a right kind of feminism?

Opinion

Tue, Sep 5 2017

One type of feminist isn’t necessarily better than another

Saturday night fever

Saturday night fever

Opinion

Mon, Sep 4 2017

The inner workings of a tired and deeply unhappy generation

A one-way ticket to anarchy

A one-way ticket to anarchy

SN Rasul

Mon, Apr 24 2017

Public transit in Dhaka may be a microcosm of our national woes

The needs of the few

The needs of the few

We have entered into the age of sustainable development goals (SDG), and this time is very critical,...

The rot within

The rot within

Sabrina Fatma Ahmad

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Are things really getting better for women in Bangladesh?

Our big fat Bangladeshi weddings

Our big fat Bangladeshi weddings

SN Rasul

Mon, Jan 16 2017

What lies behind the facade?

Cloak and dagger taxation

Cloak and dagger taxation

Garga Chatterjee

Sat, Dec 10 2016

Concealing revenue data is unethical and immoral

With friends like these

With friends like these

SN Rasul

Mon, Jul 11 2016

Black and white ideals would be nice, but the world is much more complicated