Daily Archives: December 28, 2012

Licensed to Rule?

LICENSED TO RULE? While court verdicts and constitutional provisions hardly stop ambitious Generals from usurping power, a history of well-practised democracy can BY SHAKHAWAT LITON The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court in its recently released full verdict in the … Continue reading

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The Politics of Delay

THE POLITICS OF DELAY The government must take steps to finish the trial of the war criminals and the execution of its verdict within its tenure By Ahmede Hussain REVOLUTION BETRAYED It is indeed heartening to see the government make … Continue reading

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India Could Lose Gains, Goodwill in Bangladesh

INDIA COULD LOSE GAINS, GOODWILL IN BANGLADESH Guest Column: By Rajeev Sharma India is wasting crucial time in strengthening the hands of Bangladesh premier Sheikh Hasina as both the countries are due to go for general elections in early 2014. … Continue reading

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Beatles, Bangla Desh and a sitar maestro

BEATLES, BANGLA DESH AND A SITAR MAESTRO Libin | 26th Dec 2012 Even as the nation mourned sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar’s death, and the Indian Army observed “Vijay Diwas” on December 16 — the day of victory in Bangladesh — many … Continue reading

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Would Bangladesh Politics End in Chaos?

WOULD BANGLADESH POLITICS END IN CHAOS?                         Guest Column- By Kazi Anwarul Masud            Situation in Bangladesh is moving towards an explosion  due in part  to violence let loose by the Jamaat-e-Islami … Continue reading

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The Jamaat-BNP must have many wishes…

THE JAMAAT-BNP MUST HAVE MANY WISHES… BY K.H. KHALEQUE Some observers believe that Bangladesh is heading towards a political impasse. Two major alliance led by two main stream political parties Bangladesh Awami League and BNP have locked horns over the … Continue reading

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