Milia Ali | The Daily Star
  • Milia Ali

    The writer is a renowned Rabindra Sangeet exponent and a former employee of the World Bank.

  • Nationalistic competition or cosmopolitan carnival?

    While I cannot claim to be an avid football fan, the World Cup bug does attack me every four years. I write this column on a sleepless night, disturbed and disenchanted after watching the rather physical and hostile match between England and Colombia, fighting for a place in the quarterfinals.
  • Social laws of upward motion

    Of late, I have been reflecting on an interesting aspect of our social discourse.
  • Looking back as we move ahead

    For most of us, major events of our lives are marked by the Gregorian calendar. But we reserve a special sentiment, even reverence, for
  • Padmaavat

    History, propaganda or just a movie?

    For some time now, I have been resisting the urge to add my voice to the Padmaavat controversy.
  • Prioritising life's

    Prioritising life's choices

    Recently, I made an unusual journey—a journey of love to pick up old relationships and energise them.
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