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Identity as citizenship or citizenship as Identity

June 11, 2019 - 12:01 pm in Rights

Bangladeshi film star Anju Ghosh has recently joined BJP in Kolkata. Nobody raised any objection to her being part of the BJP family. When Anju Ghosh was being greeted for membership of the BJP, an army veteran who fought at the Kargil war was arrested on…

State of the Stateless: the Tale of NRC in Assam

August 17, 2018 - 5:36 pm in Governance

“The ache for home lives in all of us”, as was said by writer Maya Angelou. This ache is the prospect facing and lived by 40 lakh odd residents of…

South Asian Societies: Intolerance Galore

May 22, 2017 - 5:06 pm in Society

The protest over the mass lynching of Pehlu Khan (April 18, 2017) has been there in sections of media. It has few other parallels as well. Mashal Khan,…

Justice with Prejudice

July 12, 2016 - 8:59 pm in Culture

Bangladesh politics is embroiled in the deadly tussle between the two ladies, the Prime Minister Hasina Wajid and Khalida Zia, the opposition leader. In the teeth of the brewing crisis the Prime Minister Hasina Wajid is pushing up the incessant agenda of stifling…