A flower born to blush unseen

Dr. Rashid Askari: The killing of Sheikh Russell is one of the cruellest examples of infanticide in human history. It is a tragedy within a tragedy. The brutal massacre that happened on the fateful August night in 1975 has led to the national tragedy of Bangladesh. The assassination of the founding Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibu...

The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world

Dr. Rashid Askari: If I am asked to describe Sheikh Hasina in one short sentence, it’s impossible though, I may fall back upon the well-known proverb—'the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world’. This is not a proverb as such. As a matter of fact, these are the concluding lines of a poem by a mid-19th century American poet...

Happy Birthday to Mother of Humanity

Sharif Shahab Uddin:  A great man is born and destined to do something great and, of course, our great Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina performed her jobs perfectly well as she inherited the glorious legacy of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who has gifted his beloved people an independent and sovereign homeland, Bangla...

The baby at 32 Dhanmondi - Syed Badrul Ahsan

  He was the baby of the family, the youngest of the five children of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Begum Fazilatunnessa Mujib. When he was born in October 1964, his father - the future Father of the Bengali Nation - named him Russell, after the reputed British philosopher Bertrand Russell. It was Bangabandhu’s acute sense of...

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