Editor's Mind


Money is no problem

Sunday morning. I was going to office from home. The traffic was really bad as it was the first working day of the week. In the meantime, I was doing some office work in the car. Suddenly a friend of mine called. He said, "Have you heard the news? There is no money in any bank. Eight banks are going bankrupt. I also have some money in the bank. What should I do now?" Read More...

The country of omniscient

Famous Iranian mathematician Al Beruni came to India in the late 10th century. He stayed in this area for many years. Al Beruni wrote an excellent book on this, called 'Tareekh-e-Hind'. In this book he wrote that 'Indian mathematics is very good, But the intellectuals of this country are gifted in another respect, that is, the ability to pretend to be an omniscient about something one knows nothing about. Read More...

Awami League in search of an ‘Extraordinary’ general secretary

Awami League has fixed the date of the next council session. On December 24 the council of this country's oldest and largest political party will be held. This year's Council of Awami League is important for many reasons. The president of the party said some important things in the meeting of the executive committee. She said, this year's council will be very simple. Of one day. Read More...

Now is the time

Suddenly you may think, what time you are in right now? Did the time machine take you back to 2003? Or in 2005 or 2006. Unbridled load shedding, energy crisis, dollar crisis. Industrial factories are in turmoil due to fuel shortage. Syndicate in the commodity market. Rampage of corruption by a few individuals. People are disoriented by the increase in commodity prices. Read More...

The calamitous surprise for Awami League

The Gaibandha-5 election was ordinary. Heatless. The seat became vacant due to the death of former Deputy Speaker Advocate Fazle Rabbi Mia. As usual BNP did not participate in this election. Awami League's main opponent in this election was the National Party. On the polling day, the atmosphere in the constituency was quite peaceful. No disturbance was reported anywhere. Read More...

‘The Last Battle’ of Sheikh Hasina.

‘The Last Battle’ is an amazing film based on the second World War directed by Harald Zwart. At the end of World War II, some important people were imprisoned in a castle in the French Alps. The Nazis wanted to execute them. The combined forces of the United States, Europe, and the Soviet Union began a breathtaking war. The aim was to free those people on death row. Read More...


‘The Last Battle’ of Sheikh Hasina

‘The Last Battle’ is an amazing film based on the second World War directed by Harald Zwart. At the end of World War II, some important people were imprisoned in a castle in the French Alps. The Nazis wanted to execute them. The combined forces of the United States, Europe, and the Soviet Union began a breathtaking war. The aim was to free those people on death row. Read More...

What if BNP comes to power again?

October 1, 2001. How many of us remember this day twenty-one years ago? On that day, a national parliamentary election was held in Bangladesh under the caretaker government. On July 13, 2001, a peaceful handover of power took place for the first time in the history of Bangladesh. After ruling the country for 5 years, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over power to the non-partisan caretaker government Read More...

Maria Krishna Sabina and one Sheikh Hasina

Tears rolled down my eyes when Krishna Rani Sarkar scored the third goal against Nepal. Couldn't contain my emotions. I guess many like me were overwhelmed with emotions on September 19. There are many doubts, uncertainty and disappointment in Bangladesh right now. Our cricket is stuck in the quicksand of failure. In the meantime, this extraordinary success of our girls is like a heavy rain in the desert. This is not just a SAFF win. I don't see it as just a tournament victory. This victory is a victory against fundamentalism, victory against evil. This victory is the victory of marginalized people. This victory is the victory of indomitable fighting Bengali women. 11 of them seem to have answered many questions. Read More...

Zia brought suit piece, Ershad the cow, Moin the horse, Begum Zia the push in

The Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina went to India on a four-day visit at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A formal meeting was held between the Prime Ministers of the two countries on September 6. During the meeting, seven MoUs were signed between the two countries, including pledges for fuel and food aid. India has provided duty free transit facility to Bangladesh. Read More...

Bureaucrats know all, can do all

I was watching Asia Cup match between Bangladesh vs Afghanistan. Our batsmen were more busy coming and going than staying on the crease. I was upset. At this time, a friend called. He asked me, what are you doing? 'Watching the game' I said nonchalantly. My friend is famous for many innovative ideas. He said, do you know what is the real problem of the Bangladesh... Read More...

Alas human rights: Whom do you belong?

Shefali Rani Das. She slipped and fell while fetching water from the pond, when she was 23. The lower part of the left leg got infected due to poor treatment. Later her left leg was amputated above the knee. Shefali, the mother of two children of Charfashan, was living a crippled life with one leg. But after the election of October 1, 2001, the crippled Shefali was not spared. Read More...

Has the government understood Michelle's signal?

After a four-day visit, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet returned last Wednesday. Before returning she faced the media and gave some important messages. More clearly, she gave clear instructions about what the government should do about human rights in Bangladesh. Among these, the main suggestion is, Read More...

No one protested that day, will do in future?

Tomorrow is August 21. On this day in 2004, another terrible incident happened in the politics of Bangladesh. The people of Bangladesh witnessed horrible madness of creating another 15th august. An indiscriminate grenade attack was carried out on the Awami League rally on Bangabandhu Avenue. Read More...

Flatterers are the Mostaq of current era

August 8 was Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnessa Mujib's 92nd birth anniversary. On this occasion, Awami League and the government held several programs. The main program was organized by the Ministry of Women and Child Affairs. In the Chief Guest's speech, the Prime Minister made several commemorates about Bangabandhu and Bangamata. A commemorate was very relevant and significant. Read More...

There was and always will be conspiracy against Sheikh Hasina, but…

One of the great qualities of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is that she speaks clearly. She speaks frankly what she believes. She also uttered something clear in an event on Wednesday. Sheikh Hasina said, 'The conspiracy to oust me is being strengthened.' She said, 'There was a conspiracy before 2014 election and also before 2018 election. As the next elections is approaching, Read More...