Bangla Thursday, February 20, 2020
Afsan Chowdhury

Afsan Chowdhury

8 Posts

Bangladesh: Elections without voters

Bangladesh awash with election posters Nobody doubted the election’s outcome, and the results confirmed it. Ruling party Awami League&r...

The meaning of Delhi’s “Shaheen Bagh”

Shaheen Bagh, that part of Delhi where young Muslims, including many women, have been agitating against the communally divisive Indian Citizenship Ame...

University violence in Bangladesh stems from monopolizatio...

Four students, allegedly members of the Jamaat-e-Islami, were recently locked up in a room in Dhaka University (DU) and beaten for half the night befo...

Bangladesh’s financial sector is into self-destruction

The death by suicide of a 52 year old insurance executive by jumping from his 13th floor office due to a share market crash news story, is symbolic of...

Why violence is routinized and legitimized in Bangladesh

Dhaka serial rapist arrested The rape of a Dhaka University student in the cantonment area has captured media attention in full. The girl, wh...

Bangladesh: What will be the major news items this year?

2019 wasn’t a rough ride for Bangladesh but certainly unpredictable. In several sectors the situation was unexpected and sometimes worrying bu...

Modi has legitimized majoritarianism in South Asia

India and Bangladesh have remained friends through the last 50 years. But that is now being tested. This is not like the Khaleda Zia/Bangladesh Nation...

Who are gaining from the Rohingya issue?

There could be many reasons for the ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas from Myanmar but one isn’t sure if Myanmar has gained a whole lot from it. Th...