Author Archives: Rumi

The prequel to the doomsday – or the impossibility of it

by Rumi Ahmed for AlaloDulal The last installment of this analysis tried to explain government’s suicidal fixation on undermining Professor Muhammad Yunus. One possible explanation, as alluded to in that … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · 4 Comments

Muhammad Yunus and the Terminator

Professor Muhammad Yunus is a man with formidable international name recognition, domestic popularity and civil society –donor acceptance. So he definitely is a rival to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 8 Comments

Three videos, three reactions and one loser

Writing this blog was extremely difficult. Because this blog forced me to watch part of some gruesome videos of public lynching and listen to some poor soul’s last cries for … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 5 Comments

M Ilias Ali : His right to be dead

Some religious rituals have taken a deeper root in our Bengali Muslim culture than the others. Despite aggression of Wahhabi traits and anti- Sufi onslaught, two rituals, Kulkhani – a Sufi … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

Status Quo versus those crazy 13 points, a nonagenarian cleric and the angry young men

The whole country is still in a standstill after the Long March and Dhaka rally of Hefazate Islam. Hefazate Islam, a conglomerate of several thousands Madrassahs across the country, announced this … Continue reading

April 6, 2013 · 29 Comments

Is Dhaka the last remaining Bastion of the state?

I will not be as sensational, as dramatic and as much a pessimist to compare current day Bangladesh to Syria. Bangladesh is not Syria and I strongly believe Bangladesh will … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Tale of the Dead

Since the beginning of Shahbag square movement, especially  since the death sentence announcement of Jamaat leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee, violent confrontation caused the loss of a lots of lives. As there … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · 3 Comments

We Stand By You: Fellow Bloggers

Editor of Sushanta Dasgupta is a die hard Awami League activist. I am very well aware of his activities through Facebook and site for quiet a while. And … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · 10 Comments

Love that Country

It was early or mid 1980s. I am just finishing my high school.  1972 Bangla film ওরা এগারো জন  Ora Egaro Jon, was re-released in theaters across the country. In mine … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · 3 Comments



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