"What does the Arundhati Roy imbroglio say about our democratic freedoms?"
Avijit Roy (1971-2015) was a voice of reason in an age when people boast of their ignorance and lies are claimed as alternatives to universal truths. A software engineer by profession and a writer by avocation, Avijit Roy was a leading Bangladeshi-American human rights activist, author and a pioneer in Bengali free-thought movement.
"We must not impose restrictions on knowledge in the name of religion"
In February 2012 Chris Huhne the then energy secretary of the United Kingdom had to resign after learning he will be charged with perverting the course of justice over a 2003 speeding case despite claiming he was innocent.
Awami League is a party of the mavericks. Yet, only a handful of them despite not becoming the party chief or head of the government have earned the status of the party legends.
A man's endurance of struggles to bring happiness for the family and his joyful acceptance of it has been elucidated by Anuradha Padwal and Amit kumar in the famous Bengali love song "Tumi amay korte sukhi jibone" (<a href="https://"Tumi amay korte sukhi jibone"">https://tinyurl.com/y9uu3q5k).
Parents and guardians from all across the nation pressed concerns as yet another brutal assault has been carried out by BCL men. This time on school students.
"in recent years no other country of the world has recorded more hostility towards intellect than Bangladesh, not even Pakistan or Iran."
'At the heart of the theory of democracy rests a cardinal premise: Dignity of the representatives and rights of the citizens.'