Ershad nobody’s man

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It is difficult to recall a fallen military dictator anywhere in the world who has survived the pitfalls of democratic politics as well as H M Ershad has.

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Can the Awami League prevail?

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Based on the ground realities, it is now quite fair to predict that in the “most likely” scenario, the ruling Awami League government will have to handover the stewardship of the nation to another set of players

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Back to square one?

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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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To be or not to be

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BNP stands for Bangladesh Nationalist Party. It was founded by one of the leading freedom fighters of 1971, Ziaur Rahman.

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Isolated and cornered

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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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