Category Archives: Blogosphere

Our Political Misomusists

 Our Political Misomusists by Tibra Ali for It is an elementary fact of linguistics that the same word can carry different meanings. In particular, the word ‘Indian’ can have … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · 6 Comments

Photography’s elusive credit line; and, should we pirate Photoshop?

Photography’s elusive credit line, and should we pirate Photoshop? by Naeem Mohaiemen for AlalODulal Photography’s attribution has entered increasingly contested waters as the internet has made photo sharing ever easier.

July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Irfan Chowdhury: Desperate measures (that remind us of an earlier time)

Desperate measures (that remind us of an earlier time) by Irfan Chowdhury, for Some of us who are old enough to remember the heyday of the Ershad regime lament, … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Faruk Wasif: Rumours of bloodletting and the bloodletting of rumours

Rumours of bloodletting and the bloodletting of rumours by Faruk Wasif, Translated from Bengali by Tibra Ali for This is the spring of rumours. Afraid of burning their hands, … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · 4 Comments

AoD EDITORIAL: Why we took down a post

On May 6th, 2013, state security forces launched a large-scale operation to remove all protesters from Shapla Chattar in Motijheel. The nature of the action (after 2 am, reports of … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · 6 Comments

ব্যাঘ্র শাবক এবং নেড়ি কুকুর

আমাদের ব্লগার সমাজের নেতৃবৃন্দ মহা চটেছেন তরুণ রাজনীতিক আন্দালিব রহমান পার্থর উপর। কারণ জনাব পার্থ এক টক শো তে ব্লগার দের অপমান করে কথা বলেছেন।

April 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Smell of betrayal in the air

1. প্রধানমন্ত্রী এবং তার পারিষদবর্গ, শাহবাগ দেইখা আপনারা ভাবসিলেন “ভোটের মজমা ভালই জমসে”, খুশি হইসিলেন; কিন্তু বেলা বাড়তে বাড়তে পানি বহুতদূর গড়াইসে (শাহবাগ আর রুমী স্কোয়াড জিন্দাবাদ!)। যারা ভাবত আপনারা … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Faham A Salam: Why is online activism not winning?

“There are ten times as many people in an orphanage as there are on your friend list– don’t forget that.”

March 10, 2013 · 6 Comments

Can Bangla Blogs Grow Up?

Can Bangla blogs grow up? by Schwap Doo-wop Niel I was on my way to Shahbag on a rickshaw today, when the rickshaw-drivers asked me,”Bhaia, if you don’t mind me … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · 2 Comments



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