Navel Gazing Nation

Sandeep Bhushan

Taking one’s neighbours seriously is the first step for any country aspiring to a seat at the international high table

The Spirit of 71

Syncretic Bangladesh challenges Political Islam again

The Empty Frame

Shahidul Alam, on why he thinks India’s photography movement hasn’t taken off yet

The Illiteracy of Influx Theorists

Those who blame Assam’s troubles on mass migration from Bangladesh don’t see that it defies simple economic logic

Teesta River Agreement

Mamata’s pullout created a minor dent in Manmohan’s international reputation

“I am a Bengali writer, I need to live in Bengal”

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen, who’s writing yet another autobiography, says she’s awaiting the ‘green’ signal to return to West Bengal

A Woman in Bangladesh

I only saw men wherever I went, and every young man was a hopeless romantic

Confessions of a South Asian Pacifist

Basking in the hospitality of Pakistan, remembering the thrill of the liberation of Bangladesh, and trying to be a good guest of Sri Lanka

Prize-winning Pariah

Microfinance pioneer and Nobel Peace Prize-winner Muhammad Yunus is embattled in his homeland Bangladesh on graft charges. Open invited him to have his say.

Another World Cup, another 175

Virender Sehwag had warned this would be a revenge match. And that intent was announced in the first ball bowled.


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