Ontorjatra

Ontorjatra (Bengali: অর্ন্তযাত্রা; English: Homeland)  Director:  Tareque and Catherine Masud Country: Bangladesh Year: 2006 After 15 years abroad, Shireen and her son Sohel return to Bangladesh to attend the...

India-Bangladesh relationship : Look beyond economics

The relationship between Bangladesh and India mainly concentrates on economics and often on divisions- religious divides, land and border disputes, export-import imbalance, sovereignty, nationalism,...

Zerin M. Firoze – Journey of a Bangladeshi Woman from Islam to Atheism

Journey of a Bangladeshi Woman from Islam to Atheism Zerin M. Firoze I never believed in religion, not even as a child. Religions, particularly Islam, never...

Islamic Bangladesh strangles spirit of Liberalism

Muslim bloggers, Hindus bear the brunt Only a few days back, Janab Hasanul Haq Inu (Minister of Information, Government of Bangladesh), came forth with startling...

Langadu- a national shame for Bangladesh

Peace is still a far cry in the hill tracts The gruesome images of the indigenous people of Langadu upazila, Rangamati fleeing home, carrying whatever...

Remembering Ananta Bijoy: An unsung luminous soul

There was a time when only a handful of intellectuals dared to promote free thought and rational thinking countering religious dogmas and superstitions. Their...

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