Posts Tagged ‘ elections ’

Delhi elections and after

February 24, 2015
Sanjay Kapoor
Delhi elections and after

Delhi is hardly the capital it used to be many years ago
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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 »

Impartial bureaucracy to ensure free and fair election

October 28, 2013
Dhiraj Kumar Nath
Impartial bureaucracy to ensure free and fair election

It’s been reported in a section of media that some senior officers of the Government are trying
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Posted in Government service, Politics | 12 Comments »

Back to square one?

October 22, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
Back to square one?

For nearly 48 hours, at least some people lived with hope that the political impasse would end and a peaceful run up to the elections was possible. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina had made an offer of an all-party government to supervise
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Election, Politics | 10 Comments »

The Jamaat conundrum

September 22, 2013
Muhammad Q. Islam
The Jamaat conundrum

A few days back, the nation’s High Court, by a majority decision, declared that Jamaat-e-Islami’s registration with the Election Commission
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat | 29 Comments »

Francesco, now more people will start counting you!

November 9, 2012
Prashanta Tripura
Francesco, now more people will start counting you!

Dear Francesco, I lost touch with you after I returned home for good from the US, where, you may remember, I was a student for eight years during the 1980s.
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Posted in International, US Election 2012 | 12 Comments »

Getting it wrong

November 9, 2011
Frank Domenico Cipriani
Getting it wrong

Over the past weekend, I attended a fascinating conference. A friend of mine was presenting a paper and I had not been involved in the world of academia for many years, so I went. The conference dealt primarily with Freudian psychoanalysis as it applied to a variety of disciplines. The presentations ranged from a...
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Windshield or rear view mirror: an American motorist’s view on Bangladesh elections

February 7, 2011
Frank Domenico Cipriani
Windshield or rear view mirror: an American motorist’s view on Bangladesh elections

In about a week, my daughter, at age 17, who has already clocked hours at the controls of both gliders and small motorised aircraft, will face her greatest challenge: she will take the road test that will qualify her to hold a driver’s license. When my daughter is in the air, I feel reassured....
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Opinion polls and municipal polls: error vs. reality

January 24, 2011
Shafik Rehman
Opinion polls and municipal polls: error vs. reality

Two daily newspapers, Prothom Alo and Daily Star, published the results of two opinion polls on 6 January 2011. Both the newspapers published summary of the polls on the front page. Full reports were published with graphics in tabloid sized special supplements.  Municipal polls to elect mayors and councillors were to be held on...
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