Category Archives: Religion

AOD Interviews Kabir Suman — Kobigan, the lost musical heritage of Bengal and more

Kabir Suman, a songwriter, a singer, a musician, a journalist, an author, an activist, and an ex-parliamentarian (Lok Sabha, Parliament of India, 2009-2014), probably needs little introduction. About a quarter century … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 7 Comments

Open Letter to Narendra Modi

By Nadine Murshid for OPEN LETTER TO NARENDRA MODI Dear Mr. Modi, It has come to our attention that you are about to head the next government in India. Many congratulations. It … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 10 Comments

Is this the Bangladesh we wanted? Analyzing the Hindu Population Gap (2001-2011)

Is this the Bangladesh we wanted? Analyzing the Hindu Population Gap (2001-2011) by Garga Chatterjee and Naeem Mohaiemen for In October 2012, Prothom Alo published a frightening report that … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 · 7 Comments

Kazi Nazrul Islam: Hindus and Muslims

Hindus and Muslims by Kazi Nazrul Islam Translated by Tibra Ali for One day I was discussing the Hindu-Muslim problem with Gurudev Rabindranath. Gurudev said: Look, you can cut … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Timothy Khyang: What about my right to celebrate Christmas?

Timothy Khyang: What about my right to celebrate Christmas? Translated by Trimita Chakma for Three years ago from today in 2010, the 47th batch of MBA was sitting for … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Barrister Barua: Reading the truth (of communal violence)

“We would have seen reconstruction work to build these Hindu temples and houses, if ‘They’ exerted any pressure. But it did not happen. I dearly wish that that Sathiya would … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

Where is the Antidote to Communalism?

Where is the Antidote to Communalism? by Faruk Wasif, translated by Prof Farida Khan for AlalODulal As a Muslim nation, the state of Bangladesh can never grant freedom to Hindus. … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · 5 Comments

Bangladesh: Where Puja and Eid meet

Bangladesh: Where Puja and Eid meet by Tarek Chowdhury for

October 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Allama Shafi: The Tetul Misogynist

The Tetul Misogynist by Samara Mortada for Not many have missed the video of Allama Shafi, or at least not heard/read about it, in which he compares women to … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Seema Nusrat Amin: The Darbar of melting pots

The Darbar of melting pots: when country overwhelms city by Seema Nusrat Amin ‘There are earrings in the fountain And cows in the sky.’             

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment



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