Editor's Mind


The tool of '75 is just a slogan?

The politics of Bangladesh has developed through movement and struggle. Since the partition of the country in 1947, the movements on street has been the lifeline in politics. The language movement of 1952, the education movement of '62, the mass uprising of '69. The political environment was quite heated at that time and the awakening of Bengalis took place in the wake of this political heat. Read More...

Kapil's World Cup, Sheikh Hasina's Padma Bridge and the delusion of pundits

Finally, the inauguration date of the dream Padma Bridge was announced. The Prime Minister will officially inaugurate the Padma Bridge on June 25. This Padma Bridge is a symbol of pride and self-respect of Bangladesh and the answer to hundreds of questions. The Padma Bridge is a conviction to dispel many doubts. When Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced the construction of the Padma Bridge with country’s own funding there was an outcry among our pundits. Except for Professor Abul Barkat, no one dared to say that Bangladesh could. Read More...

One-eleven conspirators in the greenroom

There is a kind of instability across the country. Edible oil is disappearing from the market. Commodity prices are rising uncontrollably. Scholars are quite vocal about the economic crisis. The story of PK Halder is now a subject of delicious discussion. A strange circular has been issued on government officials and ministers regarding foreign travel. Where the title says, Read More...

Wives and relatives are more powerful than ministers

Year 1998. The Awami League is in charge of running the country. Zillur Rahman is simultaneously the Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives and also the general secretary of the Awami League. His wife Ivy Rahman is a popular leader of Awami League. I went to Zillur Rahman's office for an interview. We were fixing the camera lights. At that time Ivy Rahman entered the minister's room with one or two other leaders. Read More...

Don’t worry, Sheikh Hasina is there

This time people's Eid pilgrimage has been much more comfortable. There were no traffic jams on the highway. Homebound people did not have to suffer for hours in traffic jams. The train schedule was not disrupted. The story of human suffering on the waterways was not heard in the media. For so many years the government has worked tirelessly and uninterruptedly for highways, railways and shipping, and we are beginning to reap the rewards this Eid. But in this relief there are some small bubbles of discomfort. Read More...

Jalil's trump card and Fakhrul's fall of government after Eid.

Today is April 30. A popular date in the political arena of Bangladesh. On this day 2004 the then General Secretary of Awami League Abdul Jalil officially declared this day as the day of fall of the government. It is inconceivable to throw away a government by announcing days and dates. It is inconceivable for a government to be thrown away with a few days and dates... Read More...


Jalil's trump card and Fakhrul's fall of government after Eid

Today is April 30. A popular date in the political arena of Bangladesh. On this day 2004 the then General Secretary of Awami League Abdul Jalil officially declared this day as the day of fall of the government. It is inconceivable to throw away a government by announcing days and dates. It is inconceivable for a government to be thrown away with a few days and dates... Read More...

National Government laddu of BNP

The next general election is about two years away. According to the constitution, parliamentary elections are to be held in December 2023 or January 2024. But already the gentle blow of wind of electoral can be felt in the country. With that, various conspiracies are spreading in the country like a nor'-wester. The political arena was busy for some time with the formation of the Election Commission. Read More...

Awami League’s search for general secretary

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is the most experienced and wise politician in Bangladesh. She has surpassed everyone else in prudence long ago. Her every word is valuable and has a deep meaning. On Monday (April 11), Sheikh Hasina said, "We are not getting a strong opposition party." She said, "There are two opposition parties". Both were built by military dictators. They have no acceptance to people... Read More...

Bangladesh will end up like Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka in the midst of an extreme economic crisis. Every day the various misfortunes of the country are being spread in the media. The suffering of the people of a country is by no means desirable. But at first I was surprised to see that, seeing the disaster in Sri Lanka, there was joy among a certain group of the country. But why? You do not have to go far to find the answer to this question. Discussions about Sri Lanka have started between a class of civil and pundits with great tension..... Read More...

Noise and air pollution: The best achievements of the mayors

Dhaka. The city of life. Life of intense traffic jam and suffocation under the pressure of crowded people. Breathing is like embracing death. Among them is the oppression of intense noise. Festival of snatching at night. Fear of sudden destruction. Roads, markets, shopping malls all are crowded with people. People are on people. Even after that, we hold on to this city. We live like dying in this city. Someone for a job. Someone for treatment. Read More...

Victorious father of the nation, Sheikh Hasina will not lose

Undefeated Bangladesh set foot in 52. Our beloved motherland. Sonar Bangla of life. The rise of Bangladesh was a wonder of the world. The father of the nation dreamed of an independent sovereign Bangladesh in 1947. In the Baker Hostel. He sacrificed his life for freedom. Woke up the people of the country. He accepted all oppression, including imprisonment and torture with a smile. Read More...

Amir in the morning becomes Fakir in the afternoon?

Exactly 10 years ago. I went to Faridpur to attend a workshop. Suddenly in the middle of Faridpur city, police stopped the car. Not only ours. All the vehicles around were stopped. The police were very busy. I got out of the car a little annoyed. I asked what is the matter. The police whispered, VIP Movement. I was a little curious to know, so I asked, who? The answer came, Babar sir. I was very annoyed this time. But Babar is in jail, I said. This time the little police officer got very angry with me. This is the first time he looked at me. The look is such that he would swallow me right now. He almost rebuked and said, get out of here. I have been researching politics for so long but I do not know Babar sir! Read More...

Whose side is Bangladesh in the divided world?

Year1974. Father of the Nation is working to build post-war Bangladesh. There is food crisis in the country. It was also important to increase exports again. In both such crises, Bangladesh exported jute to Cuba. And this brought the doom for Bangladesh. The United States cut off wheat aid to Bangladesh under the PL 480 agreement on the pretext of exporting jute to Cuba. That caused in food shortage. PL480 was a food aid agreement from the United States. According to the agreement, the export of goods was banned in some other countries including Cuba... Read More...

When the minister's eyes are in the basket of money

What would you do if someone offers a basket of money to you? This question has been circulating in my head throughout the week. I asked the question to different people. At first I asked my wife. Without any thought, she directly said, 'I will never take it'. I asked a successful businessman. He sipped his cup of tea and smiled softly. He said, ‘No one in the world will give a basket of money without a reason... Read More...

Number of Ivy's in the Awami League

Many questions were answered in the Narayanganj city election. The country returned to the voting festival through the election on January 16. Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder even said that Narayanganj city election is the best election under the present commission. The festive election campaign continued for 17 days. One side did not attack the other with dirty, ugly obscene language. No one tore down anyone's poster. No opposition was attacked during the election campaign. There were no serious allegations of being biased against the administration. As a result, voters cast their votes peacefully in a row on polling day. Some errors, including unfamiliarity with the EVM, did not diminish the celebration of the vote at all. In any case, Narayanganj city election will be recognized as a model election. This election has proved that a free, fair and neutral election is possible if the commission, administration, candidates and political parties want it. Read More...