Today was an usual Sunday Afternoon. I woke up late, grabbed lunch at my local kopitiam mamak stall out of sheer hunger having skipped dinner last evening. The lunch plate is modelled on the banana leaf, on which ‘Sapaad’ or the lunch spread is served upon in southern India. The plate however, was a melamine … More An Artsy Sunday Afternoon
The past decade has led to an explosion in tri-sector interaction frame-works in popular business literature with leading American Policy Academic Joseph Nye exalting business leaders to re-frame their capabilities as a ‘Tri-Sector Athlete’; by adapting the requisite tools required for each sector to maximize shared value. The Private Sector under the wider conceptual rubric … More Unpacking the Myth of ‘Shared Value’
Bangladesh is currently undergoing a churning unprecedented in its recent modern history, in terms of the ideological struggle for identity at stake. The Shahbhag Square phenomenon has catalyzed the youth untouched by the politics of the ‘Mukti Juddho’ or the Liberation War of 1971, to carve a new discourse concerning where can Bangladesh head in … More Post Shahbhag Bangladesh: what’s next?
Bangla is one of the major languages spoken in Asia, and in terms of sheer numbers it is probably the 5th or 6th most widely conversed lingo internationally. The united Bengal region has been historically under Muslim rule and was the first region to come under British Rule in South Asia. In 1905, Bengal was … More The ‘Identity Project’:Shahbhag and the Politics of Faith in Bangladesh