Posts Tagged ‘ Democracy ’

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 »

Sri Lanka created an example of democracy

January 13, 2015
Dhiraj Kumar Nath
Sri Lanka created an example of democracy

A successful and peaceful transfer of power in a swift and orderly manner
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Posted in Democracy, Politics | 4 Comments »

Democ-kery

June 23, 2014
Naaz Fahmida
Democ-kery

I believe the best definition of the word ‘democracy’ was described recently to me when I asked a rickshaw-puller bhayya last week about his notion of world politics.
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Democracy and development

April 2, 2014
Irfan Chowdhury
Democracy and development

In a few days India goes to the polls. Geopolitics and related interests aside the sheer number of its prospective voters, over 800 million set to choose
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Ekushey and the national language of politics

February 21, 2014
Samia R. Karim
Ekushey and the national language of politics

This is an Ekushey like most others before. Although all our Ekusheys are located in political spaces adorned by cultural symbols, it has always been an event
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Posted in Democracy, Language, Politics | 8 Comments »

The choice before you

January 2, 2014
Sajeeb Wazed
The choice before you

At this point in time, with the 10th Parliamentary elections upon us, we are all painfully aware of the reasons for the Opposition’s boycott and their demands.
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Posted in Election, Politics | 146 Comments »

Democracy and Bangladesh

October 20, 2013
A. Rahman
Democracy and Bangladesh

Bangladesh is now without doubt at a crossroad — all roads ahead are bumpy and the visibility is very low. Faced with such an uncertain future
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Democracy and the Jamaat-e-Islami dilemma

February 26, 2013
Jyoti Omi Chowdhury
Democracy and the Jamaat-e-Islami dilemma

If half-baked plans were a form of culinary art, surely the current government would be chefs of the highest order with its half-baked posturing
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Posted in 1971, AL/BNP/Jamaat, Democracy, Shahbagh Movement, War Crimes Trial | 15 Comments »

An unlikely guest

September 10, 2012
Israfil Khosru
An unlikely guest

On the 10th of August, the former president of Bangladesh and chief of Jatiya Party H. M. Ershad went on a week-long visit to India responding to an invitation from its prime minister.
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Posted in Democracy, Politics, Uncategorized | 16 Comments »

Democracy and its malcontents

August 25, 2012
Jyoti Omi Chowdhury
Democracy and its malcontents

Pluralism is considered a vital part of any civilized society. The values of liberal democracy are firmly rooted in that belief. Protection from majority oppression and minority tyranny is a hard balance to achieve in any context
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