Daily Archives: January 25, 2015

DEMOCRACY OR GROWTH?

DEMOCRACY OR GROWTH? Moazzem Hossain Genuine democratic rule can only be enjoyed once a nation reaches middle-income status Are we willing to pay the price for a better economy? The incumbent government of our Honourable Sheikh Hasina took on a … Continue reading

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A DAUGHTER’S LONG ROAD TO JUSTICE

A DAUGHTER’S LONG ROAD TO JUSTICE NUPUR BASU Sheikh Hasina had to wait for three-and-a-half decades to see justice done in her father’s case. She can now concentrate on delivering on the issues that are on the front burner. For … Continue reading

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AN UNFINISHED STORY

AN UNFINISHED STORY DEB MUKHARJI traces the life of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman through his unfinished memoirs. The Unfinished Memoirs of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman were written while the author was a political prisoner between 1967 and 1969. The period covered is … Continue reading

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FLAILING IN THE MUD

FLAILING IN THE MUD Mahfuzur Rahman It is quite natural to ask at this moment as to what goes wrong with the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). If the current incidents are taken into account, it can be said nothing is … Continue reading

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KHALEDA’S SECOND ATTEMPT MAY BE HER LAST

KHALEDA’S SECOND ATTEMPT MAY BE HER LAST Farid Hossain In her second-round anti-Hasina campaign opposition BNP leader Khaleda Zia seems to be missing her aggressive ally, Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh. Jamaat has yet to pull out from Khaleda’s 20-party alliance but the … Continue reading

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CHAMPIONS OF ‘90 TURN VILLAINS FOR DEMOCRACY

CHAMPIONS OF ‘90 TURN VILLAINS FOR DEMOCRACY Farid Hossain The capital city has been missing its chaotic traffic since the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party launched its anti-government campaign of blockade. Though a fairly large number of vehicles have been on … Continue reading

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SIGNS OF DESPERATION

SIGNS OF DESPERATION Mahfuzur Rahman Still reeling under its political debacle over the January-5 election, Khaleda Zia’s BNP now looks desperate to return to the limelight with a strong movement – what she says –  to be launched after the … Continue reading

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UN CALL FOR PEACE MISSES KEY POINTS

UN CALL FOR PEACE MISSES KEY POINTS Anis Ahmed The UN Human Rights Commission has expressed concern over the prevailing violent political situation in Bangladesh and urged all political parties to shun violence and show restraint in their actions. Their … Continue reading

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A DISTORTED VIEW OF HISTORY

A DISTORTED VIEW OF HISTORY Farid Hossain Bangladesh Nationalist Party has remained incorrigible in its distortion of the history of the country’s liberation war. In her latest speech to a group of freedom fighters loyal to her party BNP leader … Continue reading

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ENOUGH, NO?

ENOUGH, NO? Martin Swapan Pandey  An office is locked, a blockade is called, death and destruction follow. But today we begin with Selina Begum, a blind and widowed mother, who lost her only child in an arson attack on Sunday. … Continue reading

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BNP’S LOSING STREAK

BNP’S LOSING STREAK Farid Hossain The killing of school teacher Shamsun Nahar Jharna during hartal called by the 20-party alliance led by opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party was reported in the media as one of the stray hartal-related incidents in parts … Continue reading

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MOVEMENT AT THE COST OF PEOPLE FOR WHOSE GAIN ?

MOVEMENT AT THE COST OF PEOPLE FOR WHOSE GAIN ?  The blockaders and also the government should neither be oblivious nay at all forget the catastrophe that has already befell in all areas of national life as obvious consequence of blockade. … Continue reading

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