Bangla Sunday, April 05, 2020

Focus

‘Muslims are Foreigners’: Inside India’s campaign to decid...

How can someone who’s lived for years as a citizen of India, suddenly be declared illegal? Whistle-blowers told us how Prime Mi...

‘Muslims Are Foreigners’: Inside India’s Campaign to Decid...

For nearly two years, Mamoni Rajkumari, a lawyer, spent her days deciding who was an Indian citizen and who was not, as part of a tribu...

Will the Afghan Army disintegrate after US withdrawal?

As the United States starts to pull out its troops from Afghanistan, its Afghan allies primarily the Afghan army are left to fend for t...

India’s opposition to CPEC on shaky ground

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan (left) and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Speaking during Raisina Dialogue 2020 in January, In...

Taliban gets Khalilzad leg before wicket but won’t appeal

Prisoners in overcrowded Afghan jails The US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad apparently overrea...

Quarantined Maldives needs China to survive

Then Maldives’ President Abdulla Yameen (L) and China’s President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hal...

Afghan endgame enters the home stretch

Afghans celebrating the US-Taliban agreement In an extraordinary statement titled On the Political Impasse in Afghanistan, Was...

India braces for coronavirus spike

Watching the interview of Dr. R. Laxminarayan, director of the Washington-based Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy and l...

From Ayodhya 1992 to Delhi 2020, mosques have long been a...

A Hindu flag on the minaret of a mosque in New Delhi's Mustafabad area In the three days at the end of February, when New Delh...

Voices from Assam’s detention camps are a reminder of even...

New detention camps are being built in Assam On December 22, 2019 Mohammed Sanaullah, a retired Army officer settled down in fron...

An open letter to Harsh Vardhan Shringla by a Bangladeshi...

Dear Mr. Shringla, I write this open letter to question you most respectfully, on why you told a seminar in Dhaka on 2nd March, that...

Why India’s Muslims are in grave danger

India has been jolted by the deadliest communal violence in New Delhi in decades. The fighting began on Sunday, Feb. 23 just before U.S...

‘This is our version of the coronavirus, we are sick’: Aru...

Arundhati Roy Beloved friends, comrades and my fellow writers, This place where we are gathered today is only a short bus rid...

Millions in India could end up in Modi’s new detention cam...

In a river valley near the Himalayas, Purobi Hajong walks her two children to school each day past the vast, muddy construction site of...

Pakistan’s triumphalist moment in regional security

The acrimony over the disputed results of the Afghan presidential election notwithstanding, there has been a consensus within Afghanist...

What we, the Taliban, want

When our representatives started negotiating with the United States in 2018, our confidence that the talks would yield results was clos...

Parole politics in Bangladesh and legal questions

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia It looks like the hapless BNP has now stepped into a trap of parole politics....

2 years after merger, differences remain in Nepal Communis...

KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal When Pushpa Kamal Dahal was delivering a speech at the party headquarters in Dhumbarahi o...

Modi lost in Delhi, it doesn’t matter

Muslim women protested against India’s new citizenship law in Mumbai On Tuesday (11 Feb), Prime Minister Narendra Modi&r...

Troubled relations between India and Malaysia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Mahathir Mohamad at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum at Vladivostok, Russia, on September 5, 2019...

Kashmir will further exacerbate regional stability

Continuity of democracy in Pakistan came with a price that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) government inherited financial crisis from t...