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BEGUM ZIA SHOULD KNOW POLITICS IS NOT CRICKET, LAW IS NOT CHILD’S PLAY

BEGUM ZIA SHOULD KNOW POLITICS IS NOT CRICKET, LAW IS NOT CHILD’S PLAY  Syed Badrul Ahsan Shall we offer Begum Khaleda Zia and her party our effusive thanks for freeing us of hartals at least for a day? But, then … 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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GO TOUGH ON THOSE PROMOTING ANARCHY

GO TOUGH ON THOSE PROMOTING ANARCHY President Abdul Hamid’s call to the police to be tough with those who have been engaging in violence resonates with the feelings of citizens. In these columns we have repeatedly urged the BNP-led opposition … Continue reading

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THEY HAVE SHAMED THEMSELVES

THEY HAVE SHAMED THEMSELVES Syed Badrul Ahsan Shimul Biswas is perhaps not aware that the prime minister of a country does not stand in a street and write a condolence message in a notebook. He and everyone else who saw … Continue reading

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HUMANITY VS INDECENCY

HUMANITY VS INDECENCY  Nadeem Qadir In 1999, my mother, Hasna Hena Qadir, passed away suddenly. She was buried by colleagues of her husband at the military graveyard in Banani. I spent night and day there with my younger brother for … 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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THE MOTHER-SON DEBACLE

THE MOTHER-SON DEBACLE  Nadeem Qadir Was there public support for violence instead of peaceful politics? I did not plan to write on this, but I am now forced to, after seeing such a political debacle made by a major leader, … Continue reading

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THE LEGACY OF HM ERSHAD

THE LEGACY OF HM ERSHAD SYED BADRUL AHSAN General (retd) Hussein Muhammad Ershad informed the country a few days ago that there have been bigger dictators in Bangladesh since he lost power in December 1990. He was, of course, referring … Continue reading

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