It was the last of the budgets; it was the first of budgets—last for the incumbent regime, and first for the new Speaker. And at a time su...

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Yet another death row inmate, AHM Biplob, has been granted clemency by the president. This is not the first time though. In 2010, 20 death r...

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Lie u ten ant

Syeed Ahamed | 20th Nov 2010.

On 13 November 2010, the opposition leader Khaleda Zia accused the government of ‘forcefully and disgracefully evicting her’ from her ca...

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Socialism debate

Syeed Ahamed | 22nd Oct 2010.

A spectre looms over Bangladesh, the spectre of socialism, since the Fifth Amendment verdict. In its simplest definition, socialism promotes...

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I have a confession to make — I probably do not know Bangabandhu well. Do you? All these years, I thought I knew him. I mean, how can I no...

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