Posts Tagged ‘ Democracy ’

Democracy and Development

August 20, 2015
Anis Chowdhury
Democracy and Development

In recent times, the political discourse in Bangladesh has touched upon the question of democracy and development. It was triggered by comments from a Minister and a senior ruling party leader who said, “We believe in democracy, but not too much democracy,” and argued that this is good for development and progress. His comments attracted...
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Posted in Democracy, Development, Economy | 3 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 »

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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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Democracy, Politics | 7 Comments »

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 »

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