Posts Tagged ‘ Election ’

From Gujarat model to fourth term of Tripura CM

May 7, 2014
Saeed Naqvi
From Gujarat model to fourth term of Tripura CM

Narendra Modi has not just yearned for India’s prime ministership, he has willed it. It has happened – well, almost.
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Credible election to defend democracy

April 28, 2014
Dhiraj Kumar Nath
Credible election to defend democracy

The recently ended Upazila election could not win the people’s confidence as a free and fair one due to its mismanagement for which public at large
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Don’t treat Indian Muslims as vote banks

April 17, 2014
Sameer Arshad Khatlani
Don’t treat Indian Muslims as vote banks

Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari’s appeal seeking ’secular votes particularly that of Muslims’ for the Congress nationally and Trinamool Congress
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Where have all the flowers gone?

March 9, 2014
Amanullah Kabir
Where have all the flowers gone?

‘Where have all the flowers gone?’ as the revolutionary folksong legend Pete Seeger used to sing creating unwarily stirring impact on the youth
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A modest proposal

January 7, 2014
Anis Chowdhury
A modest proposal

There is no doubt that the country is divided in the middle. We can argue endlessly about the root cause of this divide and why there has been no consensus on vital national questions or issues.
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Election, what election?

January 5, 2014
A. Rahman
Election, what election?

Bangladesh is now going through a perverse electoral process that may be termed without doubt a pure farcical election. Nowhere, in the whole world, an election similar to this under the pretext
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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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The core of the matter

November 25, 2013
Israfil Khosru
The core of the matter

The stage is set. The actors are in motion and the audience is resigned to the fact that their verdict will not matter when the play finally ends.
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Not for the faint hearted

September 27, 2013
Irfan Chowdhury
Not for the faint hearted

Perhaps to preserve a true larrikin trait Australians are often light-hearted about serious matters. Nothing captures this more exactly than when it comes to their involvement in politics and the affairs of those in power.
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Billboard campaigning, transparency and urban governance

August 12, 2013
Zia Rahman
Billboard campaigning, transparency and urban governance

Just before Eid-ul-Fitr, the citizens of Bangladesh encountered a new form of publicity
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Isolated and cornered

August 2, 2013
Syed Bashir
Isolated and cornered

The High Court’s order cancelling the registration of the Jamaat-e-Islami has left the party with not many options. Specially if the Supreme Court turns down
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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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The curious case of caretaker government

July 30, 2013
Jyoti Omi Chowdhury
The curious case of caretaker government

“Awami League will rig this election,” blurted out my Jamaati friend as he sunk his teeth into a Tk 2500 smoked salmon sandwich.
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Imran Khan: Can he do it?

January 25, 2013
Irfan Chowdhury
Imran Khan: Can he do it?

If you are old enough to remember his cricketing prowess, you would trust the man to deliver you joyous wins, even wins from the precipice of defeat and against mighty opponents.
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Make immigration a campaign issue

August 21, 2012
David Rohde
Make immigration a campaign issue

John Weston, Eric Buckland and Mike Bloomberg don’t have much in common. Weston is a farmer struggling to keep in business the 1,000-acre farm his family has operated in Western Maine for seven generations.
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