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Dhaka Carnage – A Wake up call for Realism

Paper No. 6144                                Dated 08-Jul-2016                   

By Bhaskar Roy

The siege of the Holey Artisan Café by a group of young Jihadis on July 1 evening was something waiting to happen.  Twenty guests dining in this up-market restaurant in Dhaka’s diplomatic area were killed by these terrorists.  Most of them were foreigners.  Two police officers also lost their lives.  The terrorists were killed in a mixed forces commando raid later.

Political Assassination Plot Clouds Bangladesh

Paper No. 6105                                   Dated 22-Apr-2016

By Bhaskar Roy

Book Review: Jeremy Seabrook, The Song of the Shirt,

Paper No. 6029                                  Dated 09-Nov-2015                          

By Prof. Charles Sarvan                                                                                                            

Rising Terrorism Can Derail Bangladesh

Paper No. 6022                      Dated 17-Oct-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

While the World Bank raised the status of Bangladesh to a lower middle – income country and World Bank President,Jim Yong Kim lauded Bangladesh’s role in empowering women,terming the country a model in women’s progress,rising terrorism has cast a shadow on the nation

Bangladesh: Indian Prime Minister Modi’s Epochal Visit June 2015 Reviewed

Paper No. 5940                                       Dated 26-May-2015

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Indian PM Modi’s visit to Bangladesh next week will be an epochal one for Bangladesh-India relations as this historical relationship gets set for the long awaited take-off now that PM Modi has been able to get through the Land Boundary Agreement passed unanimously by the Indian Parliament.

Historic Step in Indo-Bangla Relations

Paper No. 5931                                 Dated 12-May-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

The Indian parliament in a show of rare solidarity with Bangladesh ratified (May 07) Indo-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) of 1974, removing a major impediment to the development of bilateral relations.

Are Islamic Extremists Poised to Swallow Bangladesh?

Paper No. 5916                                Dated 16-Apr-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

The assassination of two liberal bloggers in quick succession in February and March raises some very disturbing questions.

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