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

| 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

| Jan 27, 2023

Glacial pace

Inside the repatriation process for trafficking survivors between India and Bangladesh.

| Nov 30, 2022

The story of Paani Apas

Community initiatives to address the water crisis in coastal Bangladesh.

| Nov 18, 2022

A tool for oppression

On the Digital Security Act curbing political dissent in Bangladesh.

| Oct 25, 2022

Managing floods in Bangladesh

Why cooperation across borders is vital for better flood management.

| Aug 19, 2022

Will Ganatantra Mancha rock the boat?

Will a new political alliance be the antidote to the Bangladeshi political impasse.

| Jul 15, 2022

The election-commission conundrum

Is the newly formed Election Commission in Bangladesh up for the daunting task ahead?

| Apr 28, 2022

Scandalising the supply chain

Looking back at 40 years of Bangladesh’s garment industry.

| Jan 11, 2022

Rethinking Bangladesh: A Southasian Conversation

A freewheeling conversation on Bangladesh’s present, as well as the forces shaping its future.

| Jan 07, 2022

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