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Where do we go from here?

Where do we go from here?

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Wed, Jan 8 2014

The honourable prime minister may crack down on political activists or troublemakers, but Bangladesh...

Why India should rethink its Bangladesh...

Why India should rethink its Bangladesh...

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Wed, Jan 8 2014

Unlike in most democracies, Bangladeshis have regularly given their blood for protecting their right...

The selection game

The selection game

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Wed, Jan 8 2014

Common people select a person to represent them, and later that person falls prey to power and misuses...

The price of justice?

The price of justice?

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Tue, Jan 7 2014

The AL went ahead with the election, got its pound of flesh, and now the nation bleedsWhen Shylock demanded...

Myopic dystopia: My address to the...

Myopic dystopia: My address to the...

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Tue, Jan 7 2014

Bangladesh is a myopic dystopia. Divided, near-sighted, and frighteningIf this current crop of politicians...

Contradicting congratulations

Contradicting congratulations

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Tue, Jan 7 2014

An occasion has arrived when the people have been appreciated by the two partiesThe tenth national election...

It all happened as expected, what...

It all happened as expected, what...

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Mon, Jan 6 2014

The government is extremely cheerful about the outcome. But the mainstream populace finds nothing to...

Democracy on prom night

Democracy on prom night

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Mon, Jan 6 2014

There can never be anything said or done for the sake of democracy where it does not existPolitical commentary...

Elitism and the common man

Elitism and the common man

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Mon, Jan 6 2014

Humans from the subcontinent seem to acquire more privileges when they are in some elite centre in the...

Phantoms come back

Phantoms come back

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Sun, Jan 5 2014

The people are expected to nod and give their consent and go home believing in the illusion of the power...

Free the Mujib and Zia families

Free the Mujib and Zia families

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Sun, Jan 5 2014

I firmly believe that relieving the Mujib and Zia families from politics in itself shall stimulate and...

The voting dead

The voting dead

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Sun, Jan 5 2014

This brand of necro-politics is peculiar to the subcontinent where our dead exercise a peculiar posthumous...

Beyond band-aids every five years

Beyond band-aids every five years

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Sat, Jan 4 2014

Bangladesh is no real democracy except in the minds of those who hold state powerLet us dispense with...

What are you willing to sacrifice?

What are you willing to sacrifice?

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Sat, Jan 4 2014

We need future leaders to stop propagating the same old worn and tired party linesSajeeb Wazed, scion...

For a free and fair election

For a free and fair election

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Sat, Jan 4 2014

It is rather unfortunate that Bangladesh is still in a nascent stage of democracy, in spite of achieving...

Where did the caretaker debate go?

Where did the caretaker debate go?

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Fri, Jan 3 2014

So why continue with yet another undemocratic instrument to fix a broken democratic system, and not try...

What will this election achieve?

What will this election achieve?

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Fri, Jan 3 2014

Is the AL realising that the oldest political party of the country is becoming isolated from its own...

Stop this mockery

Stop this mockery

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Fri, Jan 3 2014

If the PM does not stop the January 5 elections, surely it will cause more death and violenceA mockery...

Pick your poison

Pick your poison

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Thu, Jan 2 2014

Their message to the public is to suck it up. This is as good as it gets. There is no alternativeYup,...

Commoners’ party? Not a chance!

Commoners’ party? Not a chance!

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Thu, Jan 2 2014

We, the common people, have also lost our existence, as we are always looking up at this set of politicians...

The bold step forward

The bold step forward

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Thu, Jan 2 2014

We cannot have a healthy democracy if two people are fighting over and over againIt is sad that even...