Shishir Bhattacharja

Meet the director of the first western feature film in Bangladesh

Léon Desclozeaux, born in 1951, is a Paris-based film director and producer, who has been active for nearly four decades.

Do we still follow what our language veterans fought for?

International Mother Language Day is definitely a misnomer for February 21, because the then Pakistani authorities did not deny our right to speak our so-called mother language.

Bangabandhu: Who but him could have made it happen?

Most nation-states are constituted of diverse groups of people coming from different religions, cultures, languages, and ethnicities.

University of Dhaka: The Trillion Dollar Opportunity Cost

Unlike in Western universities, the teaching staff of DU is constituted of her own brilliant graduates, but the brilliance of result is seldom the guarantee of excellence in teaching and competence in research.

Shoronarthir Dinolipi: The diary of a 1971 refugee

I have always believed that there exists some kind of political, economic, social, and psychological tension between North India, starting at the Iran frontier, and East India touching the China frontier.

An imaginary interview with the Bangla language

Dear mother tongue, a whole month, the entire February is reserved exclusively for you. From the very beginning of this month, intellectuals, home and abroad, start to lament in their write-ups, talk shows, and in social media saying that you are not the de facto state language of Bangladesh.

March 28, 2023
March 28, 2023

Meet the director of the first western feature film in Bangladesh

Léon Desclozeaux, born in 1951, is a Paris-based film director and producer, who has been active for nearly four decades.

February 21, 2023
February 21, 2023

Do we still follow what our language veterans fought for?

International Mother Language Day is definitely a misnomer for February 21, because the then Pakistani authorities did not deny our right to speak our so-called mother language.

August 15, 2022
August 15, 2022

Bangabandhu: Who but him could have made it happen?

Most nation-states are constituted of diverse groups of people coming from different religions, cultures, languages, and ethnicities.

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

University of Dhaka: The Trillion Dollar Opportunity Cost

Unlike in Western universities, the teaching staff of DU is constituted of her own brilliant graduates, but the brilliance of result is seldom the guarantee of excellence in teaching and competence in research.

March 26, 2022
March 26, 2022

Shoronarthir Dinolipi: The diary of a 1971 refugee

I have always believed that there exists some kind of political, economic, social, and psychological tension between North India, starting at the Iran frontier, and East India touching the China frontier.

February 21, 2022
February 21, 2022

An imaginary interview with the Bangla language

Dear mother tongue, a whole month, the entire February is reserved exclusively for you. From the very beginning of this month, intellectuals, home and abroad, start to lament in their write-ups, talk shows, and in social media saying that you are not the de facto state language of Bangladesh.