· November, 2006

Stories about Bangladesh from November, 2006

Bangladesh: Long hours in Tokyo

  6 November 2006

Even as people from South Asia send remittances back home, Drishtipat talks of the wave in the 80s when the promise of money had people from Bangladesh going abroad. “He told us how he’d gone to Shobuj and Maroof’s flat and found 7 men sleeping in 2 small rooms. He...

Bangladesh: The privileged and the poor

  2 November 2006

Drishtipat on how the gap between the privileged and the poor in Bangladesh is still wide. “Simply put, it’s because our policy makers, our industrialists, the rich and the beautiful in our society don’t have to deal with this joke of a system. They either go abroad or they go...

South Asia: Identity and geography

  2 November 2006

Sepia Mutiny on identity and the word term South Asian. “If “South Asian” exists mainly in the imagination of the diaspora, does that make it less meaningful?”

Bangladesh: Politics and the Interim Govt

  1 November 2006

Black and Gray on the current political scenario in Bangladesh and the interim government. “It is surprising; shocking almost that the party that has so overwhelmingly won the elections only five years ago is now frightened to face the voters this time next time round. The level of corruption and...

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