Views & Opinion

Formation of National Investigation Commission Urgent

Dr. Munaz Ahmed Noor:   The sun of Bengal’s freedom had descended with the defeat of Nawab Siraj-Ud-Daulah to British East India Company owing to the betrayal of his own commanders in the battle of Plassey in 1757. Subsequent colonial periods tell tales of anxiety, anguish, discrimination, oppression and so forth. No one knew ...

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...

“We defy dissolution.”-- Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Dr. Rashid Askari: On 25 September 1974, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman made a historic speech in the 29th session of the United Nations General Assembly. The speech has made history especially for two reasons. First, it was delivered in Bengali and second, it ushered in fresh ideas and policies to build a brave new world free of economic in...

15 August Tragedy: A big blow to humanity

Zunaid Ahmed Palak MP: The month of August is the month of mourning. On 15th of this month in 1975 the greatest Bengali of all times and the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was brutally killed by some disgruntle army personnel along with most of his family members on the fateful night of 15 August 1975. The self-confessed...