Weekly 'Shampratik Deshkal' established its place in the media scene of Bangladesh on February 02, 2013. It started its journey with a sense of challenge and a feeling of humility to serve this nation as a truly independent newspaper. In 2017, the weekly acquired the ‘Media-Enlistment’ from the Government of Bangladesh (GoB).
In September 2013, 'Shampratik Deshkal' launched a 24-hour online journey that operates in both Bangla and English versions.
'Shampratik Deshkal' working on providing factual news to strengthen public view on how the democratic system works in building a democratic, equitable, non-exploitative society. 'Shampratik Deshkal' is dedicated to inform, inspire, and ignite change for the common good. We provide groundbreaking, thought-provoking and even entertaining news and commentaries on politics and culture that can serve the struggles for harmony and social justice. We uphold the values of human rights, equality and peace. We intend to not only being your trusted news source, but to encouraging critical thinking and civic action on a diverse range of social, economic, and civil rights issues affecting individuals and their communities.
We are committed to providing a source of political perspective to those troubled with social inequality, which has produced an ever-widening gap between rich and poor. We anticipate enormous battles against unemployment, low wages, austerity policies and violations of democratic rights. Our approach comprises features, commentary and news that mix of original articles, aggregated content and author extracts.
We publish a diverse mix of breaking news, insightful views, critiques of policies, investigative reports and expert analysis alongside grassroots success stories and inspirational narratives that emphasize workable solutions to persistent social problems. We make sure that the critical issues and ideas for the future are not drowned out in the ceaseless noise and dis-information.
We believe media have a higher purpose beyond the essential goal of keeping people informed, insist on playing an active role in helping the community funnel its energy into change. We cover every aspect of the state, society and of different classes, gender, caste and groups. It will not exclude anything, which directly or indirectly affects human lives.
We offer comprehensive information, a positive vision for the future. We are optimists. We believe real change is possible.
Free flow of information is a precondition for lifting a society that is truly democratic, equitable, non-exploitative and ecologically sustainable. This belief inspires us for acting as a communication channel that privileges the voices and the concerns of the underprivileged and creates an environment of understanding, accountability and participation. 'Shampratik Deshkal' covers every side of the state, society, and of different classes, genders, castes, and groups as we unique for our non-partisan standing.