ফখরুদ্দীন-মঈনউদ্দীনের বিচার কি হবে?

পরম শ্রদ্ধেয় বঙ্গবন্ধুর বড় মেয়ে, জননেত্রী, প্রধানমন্ত্রী ও গনতন্ত্রের মানসকন্যা শেখ হাসিনাকে “মিথ্যা দুর্নীতির মামলায়” জড়িয়ে ইয়াজউদ্দীনের অধীনে ফখরুদ্দীন-মঈনউদ্দীনের “অবৈধ” ও “অসাংবিধানিক” সরকার “গ্রেপ্তার” করে বিশেষ জেলে রেখেছিল, এমনকি খাবারের সাথে বিষ মিশিয়ে মেরে ফেলতে চেয়েছিল। গ্রেপ্তার ও নির্যাতনের স্বীকার হয়েছিলেন আরো অনেক কেন্দ্রীয় নেতা। দুই বছর তারা দেশে নানা অপকর্ম চালিয়েছিল, বিশেষ করে সেই ছাত্র-বিক্ষোভ। … Continue reading

BNP-Jamaat’s attackers of 2001 shouldn’t go unpunished

All women and girls of all ages including handicapped and elderly women of three Hindu villages in Lalmohan upazila of Bhola were raped immediately after October 1, 2001 parliamentary election. There had been over 17,000 incidents of murder, rape, gang rape, arson and loot across the country until late 2006 against the Hindus and Awami … Continue reading

Days of agonies under autocratic rulers

I often think how long to tolerate autocrats? I brainstorm how to stand their inhumane acts with a view to avoid suicide cause I never witnessed an ambience of Democratic leadership in Bangladesh since my childhood. It’s horrifyingly!!! For that I’ve got two solutions: compromise and join the autocrats, or live an honest life and … Continue reading

Coal: Why is India so shameless?

India has a lot of coal underneath the ground, and so, it started to exploit the resource a bit early and has been doing it abruptly to meet the rising electricity demand of the industries and households. The consequence is not pleasant, though the power generation capacity has reached rocket-high, because now the next-door neighbour has … Continue reading

IPCC issues fresh warning over changing climate

The second instalment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report, released in Yokohama yesterday, has warned that climate change is already negatively affecting every continent and the oceans. As climate change worsens, it will make people poorer, hungrier, and more ill as they contend with more extreme flooding, heat waves, and … Continue reading

Remembering Dhaka’s Operation Searchlight

The nation will recall the “Black Night of March 25” today in commemoration of the cowardly attack on the unarmed Bangalees by the barbarous Pakistani occupation forces in 1971. In the dreadful operation dubbed as “Operation Searchlight,” the Pakistani occupation forces mercilessly killed the Bangalee members of EPR (East Pakistan Rifles, now BGB) and police, … Continue reading