The policies he implemented cemented his image as a ruthless figure in Bangladesh's history, a position he carved out for himself.
With the publication of his first collection of poems, Tabak Deya Paan in 1975, Bangla literary scene witnessed the emergence of a powerful new voice.
Ushinor Majumdar’s book details how, since Partition, the Pakistan military junta had continued to exert unjust power over Bengal and its resident Bengalis.
The Vortex is a collage of selfless acts to help victims of the Bhola cyclone and the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971.
Iffat Nawaz, together with The Daily Star’s Books & Literary Editor, Sarah Anjum Bari, will discuss the act and impact of processing traumatic memories through writing.
Bangladesh was supposed to be a country run by its people, but we are dangerously moving towards a country being run by a coterie.
In west Texas, oil froths luxurious from hard ground while across Bangladesh, bayoneted women stain pond water blossom.
How should a nation memorialise its history?
It was the British Royal Air Force comet jet that, on January 10, 1972, carried Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to his freed motherland -- the country he had led to independence.