Life, Compromised

How much does a life cost? For 55-year-old Selim Bepari, who used to work as a driver at a private firm till the evening of June 19, it was equal to the amount he earned in a month—Tk 22,000.

World XI versus AL?

Why does Sheikh Hasina now oppose the UN's call for holding a dialogue between her ruling Awami League and the opposition BNP to resolve the ongoing political crisis?

Mr President, Can't you do Something?

Last Monday, Nagorik Samaj, a platform of civil society members sent separate letters to President Abdul Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the BNP chief Khaleda Zia requesting them to take initiative to hold talks to resolve the ongoing political crisis.

June 29, 2018
June 29, 2018

Life, Compromised

How much does a life cost? For 55-year-old Selim Bepari, who used to work as a driver at a private firm till the evening of June 19, it was equal to the amount he earned in a month—Tk 22,000.

February 27, 2015
February 27, 2015

World XI versus AL?

Why does Sheikh Hasina now oppose the UN's call for holding a dialogue between her ruling Awami League and the opposition BNP to resolve the ongoing political crisis?

February 13, 2015
February 13, 2015

Mr President, Can't you do Something?

Last Monday, Nagorik Samaj, a platform of civil society members sent separate letters to President Abdul Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the BNP chief Khaleda Zia requesting them to take initiative to hold talks to resolve the ongoing political crisis.

February 6, 2015
February 6, 2015

The Fortunetellers

At the Friday afternoon rally in the capital, he announced that utility connections to BNP chief Khaleda Zia's Gulshan office would be disconnected if she did not call off the ongoing non-stop blockade. To many people, his threat appeared as a joke as he had made some more such ridiculous remarks in the past.