Anu Muhammad

The writer is member secretary of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports.

‘Booming’ economy, struggling people

When it comes to the simultaneous existence of growth and crisis, Bangladesh has become a model.

3w ago

IMF prescription to raise energy prices is anti-people, illogical

The IMF prescription for the public means increased gas, electricity and transport prices, and so on.

1m ago

Preeti Urang: A child worker’s death

There should be protests, and a strong stance should be taken against such incidents

4m ago

How BCL became an untouchable entity at JU

It's truly a mutually beneficial relationship, with BCL protecting the JU administration as and when needed.

4m ago

New curriculum is detached from reality

It is surprising how the government has reacted, as this could have been an opportunity for them to use stakeholders' inputs and improve the curriculum further

5m ago

Bangladesh's election formality is over. What’s next?

The only escape from this dire situation lies within ourselves, particularly the youth.

5m ago

Nothing is normal if we don’t have our rights

To put an end to rampant authoritarianism, we have to have our rights.

5m ago

Is there a Left left in Bangladesh?

The left's agenda is global, not just national.

6m ago
November 4, 2023
November 4, 2023

Is democracy on its deathbed again?

The relationship between citizens and the nation-state is being irreparably damaged.

September 22, 2023
September 22, 2023

A country for the rich, and another for the poor

In recent years, Bangladesh has been grappling with a deepening chasm of inequality.

September 8, 2023
September 8, 2023

A gas export deal won't ensure energy security for us

Paradoxically, as the government of Bangladesh celebrates this day now, it appears to be pursuing policies that counter the original purpose.

August 1, 2023
August 1, 2023

Amid inflation, pre-elections, and dengue, Bangladesh is in a fix

All this means that the people will not see an end to their financial woes anytime soon.

April 3, 2023
April 3, 2023

Spare our rivers from certain death

The condition our rivers are in right now is a threat to our existence.

April 2, 2023
April 2, 2023

Our reality versus government's narrative

Why is there so much difference between the reality of common people and that which the government wants to see or project?

March 26, 2023
March 26, 2023

Have we been able to establish a state different from Pakistan?

Through the Liberation War of 1971, the people of this region wanted to establish a state that would not be built in the model of Pakistan. Fifty-two years later, can we say we have achieved that goal?

March 26, 2023
March 26, 2023

The unfinished fight for people’s freedom

Bangladesh was supposed to be a country run by its people, but we are dangerously moving towards a country being run by a coterie.

March 22, 2023
March 22, 2023

Destructive ‘development’ efforts by Water Development Board

Our rivers are being attacked one after another. India's dams, river connectivity plans, and various projects undertaken within the country, encroachment and pollution are all taking our rivers closer to extinction.

February 21, 2023
February 21, 2023

Whatever happened to Bangla being our state language?

There is no usage of Bangla by the state, and it is being pushed to the periphery.

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