7h ago| Editorial

A Law That Only Hurts

CGS research on DSA cases reveals an alarming picture of legal harassment

7h ago| Editorial

Why are so many children drowning in Patuakhali?

Authorities must scale up drowning prevention programmes in the district and elsewhere

9h ago| Views

Refreshing inclusion of gender diversity in trial textbook

Learning about gender rights, intersectionality and equality is an important part of education

14h ago| Views

Tackle the plastic tide with proper waste management

Responsible plastic use involves using it for a long time before it is recycled or discarded.

22h ago| Views

What Donald Lu's visit means for Bangladesh

Donald Lu has gained a reputation for his diplomatic method among South Asian diplomats, which is seen by many as “coercive”.

1d ago| Views

DAP density control plans will make housing even less affordable for the poor

The ill-conceived plan for limiting Dhaka’s population will ultimately be devastating for the urban scenario of Bangladesh.

1w ago| In Focus

Misreading Climate Change in Bangladesh

Perilously close to rising sea levels and vulnerable to floods, erosion, and cyclones, Bangladesh is one of the top recipients of development aid earmarked for adaptation to climate change.

2w ago| In Focus

Doing journalism and telling the truth: Zahur Hossain Chowdhury’s ways

Among the editor-journalists in our country, one of the most famous names undoubtedly is Zahur Hossain Chowdhury (1922-1980).

3w ago| In Focus

Home and Displacement

The two words in the title are evocative, complex and slippery.  What after all is “home”, and what does “displacement” really mean?