The grand old man of India continues to thrive with his agnostic views about God. But is he really what he sounds like or says? Shahriar Feroze attempts to find an answer within his writings.
The pen might be mightier than Thursday, February 28th, 2013
The stabbing to death of Ahmed Rajib Haider, an outspoken blogger and activist closely involved with the Shahbagh movement, by unknown assailants on Friday night, could be the spark that sets this whole powder keg alight and blows it sky Thursday, February 21st, 2013
Demonstrations turning into jubilant scenes seeking death penalty to the key leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami accused of crimes during the 1971 liberation war and ban on the party have been continuing since February 5. On the other hand, frequent hartals enforced Thursday, February 21st, 2013
Bangladesh remains fixated on the occupation, now well into its third week, of Shahbag junction and the wider movement it has spawned. Shahbag, in case you missed it, is a mass movement protesting that Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah got Thursday, February 21st, 2013
With Shahbag turning into a united platform for the young, protesting the killing of blogger Ahmed Rajib Haidar, a fresh impetus has been added to the whole uprising with voices crossing borders to resonate in another major South Asian city. Thursday, February 21st, 2013
21st February has been a day of national mourning, pride, reflection and action. It was also the Language Martyr's Day. It is 61 years ago on this day that among others, Barkat, Rafiq, Jabbar, Shafiur and Salam sacrificed their young Thursday, February 21st, 2013
Love is the panacea that can cure the most mysterious maladies of the heart and body. Spread in abundance, its light keeps life rejoicing its existence. Yet love can also cause hearts to bleed to a slow or sudden death. Thursday, February 21st, 2013
It’s a massive gathering of thousands followed by a series of demands. They are simple and straight.
• Confirm hanging of Abdul Quader Mollah
• Ensure capital punishment for all war criminals
• Ban Jamaat from politics
• Boycott all Jamaat establishments
Our pulsating students Thursday, February 14th, 2013
According to the statistics of 2010, there are 1.6 billion Muslims in the world representing 23% per cent of the global population of 6.8 billion. The world’s Muslim population is predicted to increase by 35% per cent over 20 years, Thursday, February 14th, 2013
A large part of our children, our youths are missing out on the joy and pride of expressing themselves in a well versed mother tongue, Bangla. Most of these children are the students studying in the English medium schools. They Thursday, February 14th, 2013