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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Arshad Mahmud

Articles by Arshad Mahmud

Zenana Republic

Zenana Republic

Oct 14, 2002 Arshad Mahmud

It's reigning women, much to the distress of the nation and its men

Next Door Boor

Next Door Boor

Sep 02, 2002 Yubaraj Ghimire

Yashwant Sinha does the SAARC round while angry neighbours resent India's superpower-like vibes

Remembered Limb

Remembered Limb

Aug 05, 2002 Arshad Mahmud

Musharraf's first 'east-side' visit has troubling resonances

Rising Son

Rising Son

Jul 08, 2002 Arshad Mahmud

BNP's young Turks plot the president's ouster, to elevate Khaleda's son, Tarek, in the party hierarchy

Gene-Clad Aura

Gene-Clad Aura

Apr 08, 2002 Arshad Mahmud

The new power centre is—no surprise—the PM's son

The Hellish Fury Of A Man Spurned

The Hellish Fury Of A Man Spurned

Mar 25, 2002 Arshad Mahmud

New laws seek to curb an epidemic of gender violence, as acid attacks on girls show an alarming upward...

Liberating History

Liberating History

Mar 04, 2002 Arshad Mahmud

Tit-for-tat politics takes its toll as the nation vacillates between different versions of its freedom...

Other Minor Battles

Other Minor Battles

Nov 05, 2001 Arshad Mahmud

Khaleda comes—and a wave of anti-minority attacks sweeps districts

Liberation, Theology

Liberation, Theology

Oct 15, 2001 Arshad Mahmud

The pre-poll acrimony spills over, a fragile democracy is in test

Rites Of Freedom

Rites Of Freedom

Oct 08, 2001 Arshad Mahmud

The Bangladesh polls are a litmus test for the country's maturity

A Ballot-Paper War

A Ballot-Paper War

May 14, 2001 Arshad Mahmud

Despite Khaleda's rhetoric, the 'anti-India wave' might peter out

Equivocal Compulsions

Equivocal Compulsions

May 07, 2001 Arshad Mahmud

In a turnaround Hasina praises BDR's action, to boost troop morale and escape electoral drubbing

Hasina Maan Jayegi!

Hasina Maan Jayegi!

Apr 30, 2001 Arshad Mahmud

One man's adventurism is being milked for political mileage

The Final Edict

The Final Edict

Jan 22, 2001 Arshad Mahmud

Religious zealots are stung to the quick as a court bans fatwas

Paternity Of Peace

Paternity Of Peace

Oct 30, 2000 Arshad Mahmud

Gandhi's view finds new takers in South Africa and Bangladesh

The Non-Resident Dalits

The Non-Resident Dalits

Oct 09, 2000 Arshad Mahmud

Though insecure and a tad envious of the counterparts in India, Bangladesh's Dalits don't want to leave

Disfigure Of Speech

Disfigure Of Speech

Sep 25, 2000 Arshad Mahmud

A tough-talking Hasina irks Musharraf, stirs up an uproar at home

Bangla’s Hungry Stones

Bangla’s Hungry Stones

Aug 28, 2000 Soutik Biswas

It’s Bangla rock’s second coming. But unlike in Bangladesh, it’s still to become a viable...

A Rooftop Passenger

A Rooftop Passenger

Jul 05, 1999 Ashis K. Biswas

It was Basu vs Vajpayee, not diplomacy, that stole the show

Thud And Blunder

Thud And Blunder

Mar 01, 1999 Ashis K. Biswas

Book fair diplomacy boomerangs, ruining Sheikh Hasina's visit