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  • Get lost in translation

    Few things capture the seat-at-big-table yearnings of something as petty as Hindi-Hindu-Hindustan as the launch of the 12 language 24/7 tourist helpline launched on February 8, 2016 by Mahesh Sharma, ...

  • Investment for what?

    FDI can play varying roles in each of these scenarios.  The role of FDI In all three scenarios, but particularly in the last two, there is an important role for FDI. Some part of it may com ...

  • Investment for what?

    A high-profile investment and policy summit was recently held in Dhaka. The opening session heard a call from the prime minister for increased foreign investment. Quoting from a famous Bengali song, s ...

  • The path to development

    Aligning and integration of all the major planned or potential infrastructure projects would facilitate distribution development benefits to the peoples of different regions. For example, enhanced cap ...

  • The path to development

    The SDGs, anchored around the key principles of equity, sustainability, and human rights for all, offer a good opportunity to galvanise an effective response to these pressing issues. Bangladesh has m ...

  • ‘Jamaat is certainly not anti-capitalist’

    Maidul Islam is Assistant Professor in Political Science at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta. The book, Limits of Islamism, is a comparative analysis of the ideological articulation ...

  • ‘Jamaat has accepted modernisation’

    Maidul Islam is Assistant Professor in Political Science at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta. The book, Limits of Islamism, is a comparative analysis of the ideological articulation ...