Media trial is a nasty business, and women are its worst victim. Thus, a woman caught with the cough syrup Phensedyl can be reported as 'Phensi Queen' or a girl in possession of methamphetamine tablets will be called 'Yaba Princess'.
In the last decade a major change has taken place in our tertiary education. Gone are the days when only students from the upper class background - English Medium to be precise - would go to private universities in Dhaka, which now have pupils from faraway districts
The BNP's latest stance brings about a pleasant break. If the party really accepts the idea of a 'neutral' caretaker government, instead of its original demand—a non-party caretaker government—it means that the party has accepted the changed political atmosphere and has learned to concede some ground to gain more.