Comparison of India and Bangladesh

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Comparison of Political Culture of India and Bangladesh- A Common Man’s Fantasy!
 By Aminul Sarwar for Alal O Dulal

While we discuss Bangladesh politics- India comes up automatically. Regional hegemony, friendship and bitterness, mutual interest, influence over Bangladesh’s internal politics- hosts of many other issues make India an important and inseparable factor in Bangladesh. Continue reading

Things (have) Fall(en) Apart

Copyright: Alalodulal

Copyright: Alal O Dulal

Things (have) Fall(en) Apart

by Shams Al-Majhi for Alal O Dulal
I was cycling around most nights and one could sense the sinister presence of chaos waiting to happen. Friends and well wishers raised the alert to DEFCON 4. An imminency of something unspeakable perhaps? Did they have intel I didn’t — raids, bombs, curfew, flag marches? Continue reading

February 2: One Year After Rajshahi University

© Shokaler Khobor

© Shokaler Khobor

যে ছেলে মেয়েটা মেধার লড়াই লড়ে বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ে পড়ার সুযোগ ছিনিয়ে নিচ্ছে তার জন্য আসলে কোন আলাদা পরিসর রাষ্ট্র দিচ্ছে কিনা৷ নাকি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় কেবলই হরে দরে সার্টিফিকেট? Continue reading