1d ago| Editorial

Uncontrolled food prices must be checked

It is really worrying how the rising prices of essential food items have continued to afflict ordinary people over the last few weeks.

1d ago| Editorial

Time to take a hard look at our social media policy

The role of social media in creating communal tensions is once again under the spotlight after the recent spate of attacks on Hindus which, experts say, was set off by a hate campaign over the...

2d ago| Editorial

Justice is key to ending communal violence

In an unexpected twist—or is it, really?—in the ongoing saga of communal violence, police have reportedly identified, from CCTV footage, the person who

1w ago| In Focus

SM Sultan: An early portrait

These are the facts of Sultan’s life that have significance for the study of his paintings. He spent his boyhood in the villages of Bengal.

2w ago| In Focus

Syud Hossain and his times

Scion of an illustrious family, Syud Hossain was born in Armanitola, Dhaka in 1888. His great great grandfather was Mir Ashraf Ali, whose great grandson,

3w ago| In Focus

Legacy of the Kumar of Bhawal

Prior to the abolition of Zamindari in East Bengal (Bangladesh) in accordance with the ‘East Bengal State Acquisition and Tenancy Act of 1950’, the Bhawal zamindar estate was the second largest...