Why this blog?

I have started this blog to express my own feelings, thoughts, observations, and experiences. I will, most probably, write in both English and Bengali. The posts will range from my take on global and national politics to social and economic issues to my personal philosophies, rants, and my creative writings (the last being mostly in… Continue reading Why this blog?

Commentary — Public and International Affairs (English)

April 16, 2019One should not throw out the 'baby' (Marxist analysis of Capitalism) with the 'bathwater' (Leninism).April 4, 2019Barr trying to bury the Mueller Report: Surprise surprise!! Nobody could have guessed that Barr was a partisan hack especially installed for this specific job!March 23, 2019I feel like everything Trump is doing with regards to the… Continue reading Commentary — Public and International Affairs (English)

Commentary — Public and International Affairs (English)

April 16, 2019One should not throw out the 'baby' (Marxist analysis of Capitalism) with the 'bathwater' (Leninism).April 4, 2019Barr trying to bury the Mueller Report: Surprise surprise!! Nobody could have guessed that Barr was a partisan hack especially installed for this specific job!March 23, 2019I feel like everything Trump is doing with regards to the… Continue reading Commentary — Public and International Affairs (English)

Commentary — Bangladesh Politics and Society (English)

Feb 24, 2019 on popularizing tea in Bengal and India under British rule: most of the owners of the Tea Estates and companies were, no doubt, British Colonialists. Therefore, it was merely an effort to accrue more profits to the Imperial Center from the Periphery via this new found love for tea in the Crown… Continue reading Commentary — Bangladesh Politics and Society (English)

Miscellaneous Writings

Seminar held at a Canadian University to discuss the Rohingya Refugee Crisis On October 10th, 2017, an awareness-building and fundraising event was held at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The two-and-half hour-long event was jointly organized by the International Development Studies Department, the Religious Studies Department, and the Bangladeshi Students’ Society of Saint… Continue reading Miscellaneous Writings

Commentary — Bangladesh Politics and Society (Bengali)

Sept. 06, 2011 খোকা ঘুমালো পাড়া জুড়ালো 'মনমোহন' এলো দেশে, বুলবুলিতে ধান খেয়েছে খাজনা দেবো কিসে? July 22, 2011 আশ্চর্য ! মানুষ এখন আর আম্বুল্যান্সকেও আগে যেতে দেয় না। আমাদের ইন্দ্রিয় আর অনুভূতিগুলো এমনই ভোঁতা হয়ে গেছে ! July 20, 2012 যারা জীবনে এক বারের জন্যও হলুদ পাঞ্জাবি গা'য়ে দিয়ে মাঝরাতে খালি পায়ে রাস্তায় হাঁটতে… Continue reading Commentary — Bangladesh Politics and Society (Bengali)

Personal Philosophy (Bengali)

September 05, 2011 রাষ্ট্র, তোমার ভিত্তি ভয়ের। তুমি অভয় দেবে কীভাবে? April 16, 2011 আমি আমার আমিকে এসেছি ফেলে ঢাকার আস্তাকুঁড়ে। April 28, 2011 'চাকরি' শব্দটার ভেতর যে এমন ব্যাপক ভাবে 'চাকর' শব্দ ও তার ভাব ঢুকে আছে তা তো আগে খেয়াল করিনি! June 25, 2011 অনেক বিস্তৃতির পর যে স্থিতি তাহাই স্থির Date unknown,… Continue reading Personal Philosophy (Bengali)