Tag Archives: Sheikh Hasina

Keep Calm and Carry On

April 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mahmudur Rahman’s Arrest and Various Playbooks

Update 1: Mahmudur Rahman remanded for 13 days. Usually CMM grants half of what police ask for. In this case, police asked for 24. So pretty much consistent. Update 2: … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · 4 Comments

ভাবমূর্তি is in the eye of the beholder…

… as is hackery. Take Khaleda Zia’s Washington Times article for example.  স্বাধীনতার স্বপক্ষের শক্তি sees Khaleda’s article as extremely dangerous to the nation’s ভাবমূর্তি .  They want her tried for treason.  Unfortunately for them, … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

New York: Those Protests outside Marriott

It started as a carefree walk through New York’s Times Square to unwind after a long day. Then, far off in the background, I thought I heard sounds I hadn’t heard for … Continue reading

September 27, 2012 · 70 Comments

Bangladesh @ UN: Photo of the Day

Seated front Row from Left 1. Prime Minister of the Country 2. Foreign Minister of the country 3. Putul, Prime Minister’s daughter – a Canadian resident, 4.  Sleeping Man, 5. … Continue reading

September 27, 2012 · 24 Comments

Sathi Chakma: After Rangamati, Questions that need to be answered

When some of my Bangladeshi and Bangali friends do not bother with what I am going through, while I am flooding my Facebook wall with posts expressing my worry and helplessness, what is the necessity of having them as FRIENDS?

September 26, 2012 · 13 Comments

(Alal-er nojorey) the Sheikhs and the Tajs

Simeen Hossain Rimi has been nominated by the Awami League to run for the seat her brother vacated.  This prompted a discussion with ADB5, which is posted over the fold.

September 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Sheikh Hasina: Compare and Contrast

Jyoti Rahman has asked, compared to what? He is speaking, in this particular instance, of the disappointment expressed in the latest ICG report. However, I suspect that he is giving … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Election 2013: Focussing Our Minds – II

In a recent meeting, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has clarified that elections don’t have to be held three months before the parliament is dissolved. Rather, the preparation for elections shall … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

On Sohel Taj

As the video shows, Tanjim Ahmed (Sohel Taj) has resigned from parliament, and effectively retired from politics. Here is his ‘open letter’.  Over the fold is a conversation among your … Continue reading

April 28, 2012 · Leave a comment



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