Inam Ahmed

June 2, 2017
June 2, 2017

Big target, tricky route

Mega dreams require mega shake-ups, sometimes crushing ones, especially if you have little control over costs and transparency. Finance Minister AMA Muhith's proposed budget has come with the same impact -- putting the people through the VAT machine to take out every mint possible to be spent on a budget that is bigger by a quarter than the present one.

June 1, 2017
June 1, 2017

Beneath The Shine

Bangladesh is caught in a limbo between dreamy possibilities and the nitty-gritty of reality. The possibility of moving at a much faster rate is tempered by the grim reality of the current architecture that denies that speed.

March 21, 2017
March 21, 2017

GENOCIDE 1971: Govt moves to get UN recognition

At the end of his ruthless massacre and war against an unarmed people, General Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi who led the Pakistan army in the killings, described the genocide of Bangalis in his book “Betrayal of East Pakistan” as “a display of stark cruelty more merciless than the massacres at Bukhara and Baghdad by Chengis Khan and Halaku khan or Jallianwala Bagh by the British General Dyer.”

March 17, 2017
March 17, 2017

The Circus Story

Shahin is no Priyanath Bose. Nor does his outfit come anywhere near the Great Bengal Circus. Yet he is carrying forward the legacy of circus in Bengal through thick and thin.

February 15, 2017
February 15, 2017

The high price of the World Bank’s blunder

It is incredulous that the World Bank, with its expertise on almost anything under the sun, failed to understand through its legal departments that the so-called evidence was all moth-eaten and flimsy.

February 14, 2017
February 14, 2017

Padma bridge: Bank's big bungle

It is incredulous that the World Bank with expertise on almost anything under the sun failed to understand through its legal departments that the so-called evidence is all moth-eaten and lame. This one single incident will have dented the organisation’s standing in the eyes of the nations.

November 9, 2016
November 9, 2016

Analysis: He made a fool of the world

The bafflement and bewilderment among the saner heads are now widespread as the US election results show Trump has triumphed.

October 4, 2016
October 4, 2016

News Analysis: Should innocent too suffer?

We will never be able to feel his pain and trauma. We will never know his helpless nights in the dungeon of the jailhouse.

October 3, 2016
October 3, 2016

Opinion: Tahmid’s nightmare

We will never be able to feel his pain and trauma. We will never know his helpless nights in the dungeon of the jailhouse. Because even the strongest empathy will fail the experience.

September 27, 2016
September 27, 2016

Not merely a forest but life

The land mass that rose from the sea bed from the siltation of two mighty rivers, the Ganges and the Brahmaputra, supports a