Daily Archives: July 2, 2015

KHALEDA FOLLOWS ZIA’S FOOTSTEPS IN LOVING JAMAAT

KHALEDA FOLLOWS ZIA’S FOOTSTEPS IN LOVING JAMAAT Shakhawat Liton Is Khaleda Zia doing politics against the philosophy and ideals of BNP founder General Ziaur Rahman by forging and maintaining electoral alliance with anti-liberation and fundamentalist force Jamaat-e-Islami? To find the … Continue reading

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A SAGA OF DISGRACE

A SAGA OF DISGRACE Shakhawat Liton and Pankaj Karmakar The International Crimes Tribunal-1 deserves kudos for strongly denouncing the appointment of anti-liberation leader Motiur Rahman Nizami as a minister by the then BNP-led government in 2001. The appointment was a … Continue reading

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AN UNACCEPTABLE MOVE FROM A LEADER

AN UNACCEPTABLE MOVE FROM A LEADER Raihan Jamil IN her most recent press conference, Khaleda Zia, leader of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), read her prepared statement by stating the significance of March in Bangladesh’s history. She respectfully remembered the sacrifices … Continue reading

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AN EXIT STRATEGY FOR BNP

AN EXIT STRATEGY FOR BNP Abdul Matin Before the BNP chairperson’s press briefing of March 13, many people expected that she would announce an exit strategy from the ongoing and over-stretched movement that had lost both steam and justification long … Continue reading

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BNP’S DILEMMA

BNP’S DILEMMA Ahmede Hussain UNOFFICIAL though it is, the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s (BNP) decision to participate in the Dhaka and Chittagong City Corporations elections is a trifle surprising. This is especially so for it came within weeks after the … Continue reading

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KHALEDA ZIA, HER PARTY, AND THE UNTRUTHS THEY PEDDLE

KHALEDA ZIA, HER PARTY, AND THE UNTRUTHS THEY PEDDLE SYED BADRUL AHSAN The lies came trippingly on her tongue. Nowhere was there a sign of mellowing and absent was any hint of humility. She was not willing to concede that … Continue reading

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KHALEDA ZIA, THE TRAGIC PROTAGONIST

KHALEDA ZIA, THE TRAGIC PROTAGONIST  Abdul Hannan A critical appreciation of the pre-election politics The decline and fall of Khaleda Zia, the former two-time prime minister and the former leader of the opposition, has an element of Greek and Shakespearian … Continue reading

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CAN BNP RIDE OUT OF STORM?

CAN BNP RIDE OUT OF STORM? Mahfuzur Rahman If human resource management is a tough job, managing a political party is even a tougher task. The current dismal state of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) of Khaleda Zia is a … Continue reading

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DEMOCRACY BEGINS WITHIN PARTY

DEMOCRACY BEGINS WITHIN PARTY Shakhawat Liton Khaleda Zia seems worried about the present state of democracy in the country. On Sunday she told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that “there is no democracy in Bangladesh” and sought his assistance for … Continue reading

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IN HOT POLITICAL SOUP

IN HOT POLITICAL SOUP Mahfuzur Rahman Out of power for over eight years, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) of Khaleda Zia has been passing through a challenging time its leaders could hardly think of. This is the toughest time for … Continue reading

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HOW DOES BANGLADESH FIGURE IN INDIA’S LOOK EAST POLICY?

HOW DOES BANGLADESH FIGURE IN INDIA’S LOOK EAST POLICY? Wahiduddin Mahmud INDIA is looking for new economic frontiers in the East. In the face of continuing stalemate of WTO negotiations, countries are looking for alternative or parallel arrangements. The past … Continue reading

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