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Modi, the mask, ideology

One more round of elections is over and we can future-gaze. Let’s begin with a question we raised in a National Interest exactly...

AL trying to win over people after facing two challenges

Logo of Bangladesh Awami LeagueCourtesy Ruling Awami League is facing two challenges that they did not come across in 14 years of...

Media and their marching tunes

Two long marches are underway, albeit with opposite purposes and with unequal media attention. Imran Khan’s journey to Islamabad...

Russia-Taliban in a desperate partnership of convenience

Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar attends an international conference in Moscow on March 18, 2021. Photo: Russian Foreign...

West needs to pay for Myanmar military defections

Soldiers are pictured outside the Central Bank of Myanmar as people gathered to protest against the military coup, in Yangon on Febru...

With Kharge at the Helm, can Congress win back the support...

Congress leader Sonia Gandhi with newly elected Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, in New Delhi, October 19, 2022. Photo: PTI...

Imran lbw or not out?

News of Imran Khan’s disqualification has just come in. Has he become irrelevant? Absolutely not! The ECP’s decision&...

Afghan Taliban’s frustration

The regime in Afghanistan may have inked a few economic and trade agreements with its neighbours, but it has yet to secure formal recog...

India’s Congress party seems determined to prove its criti...

It seemed like a test in a hero’s journey, that ancient Indo-European narrative form. On October 2nd Rahul Gandhi was d...

Amit Shah the de facto prime minister of India

Indian Home Minister Amit Shah gestures as he arrives at Parliament House in New Delhi in February 2020. Photo: AFP / Prakash Singh...

Lankan President Wickremesinghe finds no basis for the Ind...

Concept of Indo-Pacific is Unrealistic The Sri Lankan President said that the concept of the “Indo-Pacific” is unrealisti...

What Mohan Bhagwat’s visit to a Madrasa tells us about the...

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Chief Mohan Bhagwat during his visit to meet All India Imam Organisation Chief Umer Ahmed Ilyasi, at a mo...

Why Bangladesh military should not be taken lightly

Bangladesh doesn’t lack defense capabilities, but it wants no war, says home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamalamid regarding cross-...

India’s gaffe at Samarkand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) met with Russian President Vladimir Putin at Samarkand, Uzbekistan, September 16, 2022 Prime Mini...

Hambantota is being unfairly singled out to bash Sri Lanka...

Colombo: In his address to the first batch of graduates of Sri Lanka’s National Defense College here on Wednesday, President Rani...

Myanmar: Why silence from Bangladesh is not a sign of weak...

In January and February last year, the Myanmar Armed Forces launched two attacks in Arakan State. But the results were not good. 19 sol...

PM’s India trip: Emphasis on defence, security cooperation

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) and his Bangladesh’s counterpart Sheikh Hasina wave as they pose for pictures before t...

India to provide free transit to Bangladesh

Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a meeting with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House in New Delhi. Tue...

The Modi cult seems all pervasive, but for how long?

Illustration: Pariplab Chakraborty There are tens of millions of Indians who now have in their possession, two, if not three certi...

Giving more, getting less -- let relations with India be b...

The general perception at home and abroad is that Bangladesh's relations with its largest neighbour India are better than ever before s...

In turning India into a tyranny, Modi has made economic 'C...

Sanjay Raut; Narendra Modi, Manish Sisodia. Photos: PTI Eight years into government by Narendra Modi, it is no longer possible to...