Golam Mortoza

June 6, 2021
June 6, 2021

If UNO can assume all kinds of credits, why not the blames, too?

The owner of a four storied building and a hosiery factory mischievously asked for government aid meant for the poor, which prompted the UNO Arifa Zahura to take prompt action against him. He was...

April 27, 2021
April 27, 2021

Fazle Hasan Abed’s Bangladesh

He was born on April 27, 1936 in a famous zamindar family of Baniachang, Sylhet. He passed away on December 20, 2019. He left behind his work and his organisation BRAC. He is still alive in the...

April 5, 2021
April 5, 2021

The destitute have been left out of any thoughts behind ‘lockdown’

The Road Transport and Bridges Minister gave an announcement about an imminent lockdown on April 3. The government-announced restrictions on April 4 avoided the word lockdown, instead, it specified...

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

I did not do anything wrong: Kishore

When I entered the hospital room, the bed was empty. Cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore Kishore had gone to get his eyes checked. When he returned to the cabin in about 20 minutes, I was flabbergasted...

January 14, 2021
January 14, 2021

How long shall we go on to blame the victims?

Incidents leave such a devastating impact on us that it halts the normal process of thinking.

January 3, 2021
January 3, 2021

New strain, new worry

The RT-PCR tests done to diagnose coronavirus infections in Bangladesh are not likely to detect the new strain identified in the UK. On top of that, no one can say for sure if the new variant is...

December 29, 2020
December 29, 2020

Govt retreated from stance, zealots didn’t

Rashed Khan Menon is an important figure in Bangladesh’s political history. He was at the frontlines during the mass upsurge in 1969 and the Liberation War in 1971. Currently,

December 28, 2020
December 28, 2020

Govt retreated from stance, zealots didn’t: Menon

Rashed Khan Menon, an important figure in Bangladesh’s political history who was at the frontlines during the mass upsurge in 1969 and the Liberation War in 1971 and currently the president of the...

December 21, 2020
December 21, 2020

President of the Poor

He is the “president of the people”, more precisely the “president of the poor people”.

December 21, 2020
December 21, 2020

Border Killings by BSFL: India claims they open fire in self-defence

Multiple agreements and memorandums of understanding (MoUs) were signed during a virtual summit between Bangladesh and India on December 17. Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen, who was busy...