Why the movement against Rampal plant in Bangladesh failed
Five years after a people’s movement to stop a power plant near the Sundarban, Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League government has pushed the project through. Why did this movement fail where others in Bangladesh have succeeded?
Anupam Debashis Roy | Feb 24, 2023
Bangladesh’s BNP fights to make a political comeback
With massive anti-government rallies by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and their repression by the ruling Awami League-led government, battle lines are being drawn for the next general election
Anupam Debashis Roy | Feb 02, 2023
Climate change in Bangladesh is driving a dengue outbreak in winter
Dengue is endemic in Bangladesh but the current outbreak is unusual in its scale and seasonality. Many experts have linked the surge in dengue cases with extreme climate events
Rafiqul Islam | Jan 27, 2023
Inside the repatriation process for trafficking survivors between India and Bangladesh.
Pawanjot Kaur | Nov 30, 2022
The story of Paani Apas
Community initiatives to address the water crisis in coastal Bangladesh.
Rafiqul Islam | Nov 18, 2022
A tool for oppression
On the Digital Security Act curbing political dissent in Bangladesh.
Anupam Debashis Roy | Oct 25, 2022
Managing floods in Bangladesh
Why cooperation across borders is vital for better flood management.
The Editors | Aug 19, 2022
Will Ganatantra Mancha rock the boat?
Will a new political alliance be the antidote to the Bangladeshi political impasse.
Anupam Debashis Roy | Jul 15, 2022
The election-commission conundrum
Is the newly formed Election Commission in Bangladesh up for the daunting task ahead?
Anupam Debashis Roy | Apr 28, 2022
Scandalising the supply chain
Looking back at 40 years of Bangladesh’s garment industry.
Dina M Siddiqi | Jan 11, 2022
How the IMF bailout is changing Sri Lanka’s foreign policy
The recent IMF bailout package has significantly shifted Sri Lanka’s foreign policy with major players such as China, India and the United States, though such shifts do not seem to bode well for its people
Canadian-Tamil comedian Sunthar V navigates queerness and Tamil identity
Sunthar V, founder of the Tamil Comedy Club in central London, attempts to push social boundaries with his comedy in Chennai
Is an Adani port devastating Kerala’s coast?
Activists say coastal communities and marine life around Kerala’s Vizhinjam Port are paying a heavy price for the Adani Group project
Delhi’s longest-running play reflects the changing city
The shape-shifting ‘Ghalib in New Delhi’ captures 26 years of sociopolitical change in Delhi and beyond