Posts Tagged ‘ Sheikh Hasina ’

Jananetri and Deshnetri for all

March 5, 2015
Mo Chaudhury
Jananetri and Deshnetri for all

Since the 1971 Liberation War, has there ever been a more grievous time for the nation
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Posted in 1971, Democracy, Politics, Violence | 10 Comments »

Can 2015 be better than ‘14 or ‘13?

January 8, 2015
Afsan Chowdhury
Can 2015 be better than ‘14 or ‘13?

On January 5 Awami League showed just how strong it was
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Democracy, Politics | 3 Comments »

Mamata’s hold on power becomes precarious

November 9, 2014
Amulya Ganguli
Mamata’s hold on power becomes precarious

The security risk posed by the illegal immigrants from Bangladesh has always been known
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Posted in International, Terrorism | 2 Comments »

Dealing with Osmanistaan

June 5, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
Dealing with <em>Osmanistaan</em>

So the AL chief has finally spoken. By officially declaring the Osmans of Narayanganj as patriots, the curtain of protection
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Posted in Politics | 17 Comments »

Pox on both your houses!

January 30, 2014
Kayes Ahmed
Pox on both your houses!

There was a time when an outbreak of small pox could and would wipe out a family, a neighbourhood or an entire village.
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Economy, Politics | 7 Comments »

Victory to defeat

January 13, 2014
Syed Bashir
Victory to defeat

Bill Slim’s “Defeat into Victory” is a must-read for students of warfare. It could well be a must read for politicians who seek to turn the tide
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics | 21 Comments »

Subtle pride

December 14, 2013
Hammad Ali
Subtle pride

For as long back as I can remember, we, the people of Bangladesh, have suffered from what can only be termed an inferiority complex. From the very inception of our nation
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Posted in 1971, AL/BNP/Jamaat, War Crimes Trial | 74 Comments »

Dance for joy or cut my throat!

November 23, 2013
Kayes Ahmed
Dance for joy or cut my throat!

I have been travelling for work all over Europe for the last month or so. I ended up in London just in time for a wedding reception.
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Achievement, Economy, Politics | 16 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 »

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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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics | 3 Comments »

Khaleda takes battle abroad

January 31, 2013
Syed Bashir
Khaleda takes battle abroad

Khaleda Zia is not known for writing columns in newspapers, neither at home or abroad. But now she has written one for ‘Washington Times’,
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics, Uncategorized | 16 Comments »

Entries don’t matter; exits do as the cabinet goes heftier

September 19, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
Entries don’t matter; exits do as the cabinet goes heftier

Salvaging measures are on by the Awami League but the actions aren’t finding too many convinced buyers. Reshuffling the cabinet as a substitute for governance reforms has rarely if ever worked.
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Posted in Politics | 13 Comments »

Just jump

September 12, 2012
Frank Domenico Cipriani
Just jump

I was standing on the high promenade at the Sandy Hook, NJ lighthouse overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. In our tour group, I observed a tall, pale teenager, clearly “too cool” for a family outing.
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Posted in Grameen Bank | 20 Comments »

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