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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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CEMENTING BANGLADESH-INDIA TIES

CEMENTING BANGLADESH-INDIA TIES PINAK RANJAN CHAKRAVARTY The forthcoming two-day state visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bangladesh should be celebrated as the culmination of over six years of very productive engagement. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh is now … Continue reading

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OUR FOREIGN OFFICE, OUR DIPLOMACY

OUR FOREIGN OFFICE, OUR DIPLOMACY SYED BADRUL AHSAN Former diplomat KM Shehabuddin, who showed much courage to leave Pakistan’s side during the 1971 Bangladesh War, passed away of old-age on April 15, 2015. Disrespect and apathy and ingratitude have somehow … Continue reading

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WEST PUSHING BANGLADESH TO WAHHABISM

WEST PUSHING BANGLADESH TO WAHHABISM Afshin Rattansi Dreadful conditions for workers in factories producing goods for the West, and plans for the US Seventh Fleet’s relocation make fertile ground for anti-Americanism in Bangladesh, which may see the country falling into … Continue reading

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BLOCKADE, HARTAL TURN INEFFECTIVE

BLOCKADE, HARTAL TURN INEFFECTIVE Nizam Ahmed The ongoing countrywide transport blockade and hartal have become ineffective over the past weeks as people have apparently rejected the destructive negative campaign of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led 20-party anti-government alliance. The movement … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH AND INDIA: OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONSOLIDATION OF TIES

BANGLADESH AND INDIA: OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONSOLIDATION OF TIES Syed Badrul Ahsan The rise of Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party to power in Delhi in May 2014 was occasion for a flurry of activities in Dhaka. Just how ready … Continue reading

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SHEIKH HASINA’S SECULAR POLITICAL APPROACH

SHEIKH HASINA’S SECULAR POLITICAL APPROACH Gautam Sen Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has appointed Bangladesh’s first Chief Justice from the minority Hindu community. Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, an eminent lawyer, with extensive professional experience at different echelons in the judicial system, … Continue reading

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IS KHALEDA ZIA REALLY COMMITTED TO DEMOCRACY?

IS KHALEDA ZIA REALLY COMMITTED TO DEMOCRACY?   Dr. Binodkumar Singh Political deadlock and violent conflict between Bangladesh’s two main political parties – the Awami League (AL) and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) have characterized national elections since the country’s return to … Continue reading

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VISIBLE GAINS, HIDDEN DANGERS

BANGLADESH: VISIBLE GAINS, HIDDEN DANGERS S. BINODKUMAR SINGH On December 18, 2014, the International Crimes Tribunal-2 (ICT-2) indicted Forkan Mallik, an alleged Razakar (a paramilitary force organized by the Pakistan Army) commander from Mirzaganj sub-District in Patuakhali District, for his … Continue reading

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HASINA ASKS POLICE TO ENSURE PUBLIC SAFETY AT ANY COST FEATURED

HASINA ASKS POLICE TO ENSURE PUBLIC SAFETY AT ANY COST  Dhaka – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked the law enforcement agencies to ensure public safety as a non-stop transport blockade has been taking heavy toll on economy beside … Continue reading

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PEOPLE DO NOT SUPPORT BNP’S BLOCKADE

PEOPLE DO NOT SUPPORT BNP’S BLOCKADE  New Age Online The minister for disaster management, Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya on Wednesday said the people of the country have rejected indefinite blockade programme enforced by Bangladesh Nationalist Party and its allies. During … Continue reading

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GOING OFF THE RAILS

GOING OFF THE RAILS Mahfuzur Rahman Are we actually mindlessly gambling with our human sanity by hopping on the brink of monstrous anarchy? Are we advocating for the politics of senseless hate among ourselves? Today, the degree of intolerance has … Continue reading

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TRY POLITICS SANS BLOOD AND BODY

TRY POLITICS SANS BLOOD AND BODY ANIS AHMED Every death is sad. Some deaths are regrettable and some are deplorable. To everyone life is more cherished than loss of lives. But at this point we are helpless as it is … Continue reading

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NATION SUFFERS FROM BNP-JAMAAT’S POLITICS OF TERROR

NATION SUFFERS FROM BNP-JAMAAT’S POLITICS OF TERROR Since being voted back to power in January 2014, the country continued its march of progress in almost all sectors of economic and human development under the Awami League government. However, rather than … 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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BANGLADESH: REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTS IN FIGHTING EXTREMISM

BANGLADESH: REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTS IN FIGHTING EXTREMISM – ANALYSIS Dr. Binodkumar Singh Sheikh Hasina Wajed’s Awami League (AL)-led government, which came to power for the second consecutive term after the much-boycotted Jan 5, 2014, 10th general elections by the opposition, has … Continue reading

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DHAKA TRIBUNE POLLS SHOW RESOUNDING SUPPORT FOR AWAMI LEAGUE GOVERNMENT

DHAKA TRIBUNE POLLS SHOW RESOUNDING SUPPORT FOR AWAMI LEAGUE GOVERNMENT The overwhelming public support for the current Awami League government has been manifested in the recently conducted national opinion polls by leading English language daily Dhaka Tribune. The polls show … Continue reading

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JANUARY 5: FEEL THE PULSE OF THE PEOPLE

JANUARY 5: FEEL THE PULSE OF THE PEOPLE Abdul Matin The 14-party alliance led by Awami League (AL) planned to celebrate January 5 as “Victory of Democracy Day” for holding a general election a year ago even though it was … 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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