Category Archives: Satire

Bathing in the Buriganga

Bathing in the Buriganga Faheem Haider for

November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

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

The Lungi Menace Resurfaces!

So the rumour on facebook and twitter is that Baridhara Society may be banning rickshaw pullers from wearing the dreaded lungi.

March 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Surplus Lives! Great Offers!

Surplus Lives! Great Offers! A sky-blue orna with white and sequin embroidery drenched in sand water lay on the floor.

February 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

A mid-winter nightmare

(Note to self: too much biriyani without burhani causes gastro.  Note to readers: it’s not the end of the world). Saw in the news this evening: – Supreme Court Judge Samsden Mank has … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

I am the landlord

(Guest post by বর্ণচোরা). In the fertile land of my father, who other than I should be the landlord? I am a generous, kind and educated leader, well liked both at … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

Qurbani Style

October 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Hazy Mirror of Bangladeshi cartoons

A cartoon in the Daily Star During Awami league regime. The cartoon is nice. That is not the point. The point is that if any such cartoon was drawn by … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Raja Bazaar murder: M K Alamgir Delivers — but what?

The gruesome murder of TV journalist couple Sagar Sarwar and Meherun Runi will be considered, undoubtedly, as one of the most sensational crimes in history of Bangladesh. Since that gruesome death … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 2 Comments



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