Posts Tagged ‘ AL ’

Does Bangladesh need mid-term elections?

August 8, 2015
Abdul Gaffar Choudhury
Does Bangladesh need mid-term elections?

BNP has suddenly taken a new political turn. For the longest time they have been demanding a general election to be held under a neutral caretaker government. To force the government to accept their demand, they launched two movements before and after the January 5 election in association with Jamaat. They killed people indiscriminately throughout...
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics | 14 Comments »

Political solution impossible through dialogue!

February 22, 2015
ATM Haidar Khan
Political solution impossible through dialogue!

Bangladesh is undergoing severe political crisis, with innocent people losing their lives almost every single day.
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Posted in Democracy, Economy, Education, Politics | 12 Comments »

By all means necessary

February 16, 2015
Muhammad Q. Islam
By all means necessary

Politicians seek power to use it for the benefit of the people whom they represent.
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Posted in Education, Government, Politics, Terrorism, Violence | 6 Comments »

Servants killing state owners: what next?

February 5, 2015
Dr. Kalam Azad
Servants killing state owners: what next?

The Constitution of Bangladesh asserts that its citizens are the sole owners of the country.
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Democracy, Politics, Terrorism, Violence | 6 Comments »

Redoing the Pandavas and Kauravas war

February 4, 2015
Afsan Chowdhury
Redoing the Pandavas and Kauravas war

One doesn’t get more frustrated than when a war goes on without any clear ending.
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Posted in Democracy, Politics, Violence | 15 Comments »

What did Sheikh Mujib say on March 7?

September 7, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
What did Sheikh Mujib say on March 7?

The controversy around Air Vice Marshal A K Khandaker’s book is largely limited to what is said on page 32
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Posted in 1971, Politics | 10 Comments »

RAB, writ and nuisance

May 21, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
RAB, writ and nuisance

Does it really matter if the alleged RAB officials arrested for Narayanganj 7-murder case are tried, convicted and punished? The damage done to a variety of institutions
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Posted in Crime, Law and Justice | 7 Comments »

Indian poll lessons for Bangladesh

May 18, 2014
Syed Bashir
Indian poll lessons for Bangladesh

It is amusing to see traces of unconcealed joy in the BNP (possibly in Jamaat-e-Islami well) over Narendra Modi’s BJP winning a decisive majority in Indian parliament polls.
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Posted in Bi-lateral Issue | 8 Comments »

Tarique Rahman and other histories of fiction

April 3, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
Tarique Rahman and other histories of fiction

When Tarique Rahman said that Ziaur Rahman was the first President of Bangladesh many people were understandably incredulous.
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Posted in 1971, Politics | 11 Comments »

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