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The Awami League in our history

June 22, 2015
Syed Badrul Ahsan
The Awami League in our history

History took a new turn on June 23, 1949. There were some courageous men — Moulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani, Yar Mohammad, Shamsul Haque, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and, of course, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy — whose names are today engraved in the Bengali consciousness. These men, grown acutely aware of the growing authoritarianism of the...
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Sheikh Hasina’s London visit and its political implications

June 20, 2015
Abdul Gaffar Choudhury
Sheikh Hasina’s London visit and its political implications

The Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, came to London on 12 June 2015 and returned to Dhaka on June 18, 2015. Her six-day visit was a private one. She came to London for medical treatment and to listen to the maiden speech of her niece, Tulip Siddiq, a newly elected Labour MP, at...
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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 »

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 »

Zohra Tajuddin: One of the last veterans of old AL passes away

December 21, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
Zohra Tajuddin: One of the last veterans of old AL passes away

She died almost invisibly fading away at a time when so many other news items crowded the scene. Even national media always up for news found little to say about the self effacing politician
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Development billboards: Numbers do not lie, or do they?

December 10, 2013
M Niaz Asadullah
Development billboards: Numbers do not lie, or do they?

The ruling party sponsored billboards are back. This time they are bigger, better, and lawfully erected, loaded with information, and visible throughout Dhaka city.
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AL embarrasses itself over Joy

July 31, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
AL embarrasses itself over Joy

Is the AL seriously losing the plot? If you look at the way the party has tried to do damage control after Joy’s faux pas about having information that
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