Moneesha R Kalamder

Moneesha R Kalamder is an economist and writer.

March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019

The fault with our 'Bandhobi'

I was not surprised when I learned Bandhobi, neither was I surprised by the reactions it incited. What surprised me was how quite a few people of note jumped to blindly defending her work. I am...

June 14, 2018
June 14, 2018

Afternoon Tea

“The tea was really bad, eh?” the man from the cafe stepped up right next to Kazan, who was about to step on to the tracks. Startled, he stepped back on to the platform. He hadn't realised...

September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017

Addressing the Elephant in My Garage

At three thirty pm on a Friday afternoon, my brother brought an elephant home. Father was taking his usual nap after returning from

March 2, 2017
March 2, 2017

Mistakes

Kashem stands outside his small, two-bedroom tin-shed house. The summer heat has warmed up the air, creating a vacuum.

September 29, 2016
September 29, 2016

Hypnagogia

The moment when you are not fully awake, not fully asleep either. Your eyes are closed. But you can see the half-moon shining.

April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016

TAREQUE MASUD - The Cinema Feriwala through My Telescope

To me, he was a man who loved my country like I did, who had the same concerns as any levelheaded and educated citizen...

October 1, 2015
October 1, 2015

Bangla Lyrics Perfect for Every Situation

I don't know indie bands, rock bands, hip hop artists and different sub-genres within metal. I don't know cool bands, hot artists, nothing.

August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015

When You Don't Approve of Your Parent's Profession

Your parents, uncles, aunts and every other family member will want to make sure you choose a profession approved by them.