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Costs of crisis mount

Costs of crisis mount

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Tue, Jan 7 2014

The economy and people should not have to keep paying the price for the failure of the two sides to resolve...

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...

There was no need to inflate the vote...

There was no need to inflate the vote...

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Mon, Jan 6 2014

In brazenly trying to deny it and justify the spurious official vote count, they confirm the public’s...

Asia Cup go ahead welcome

Asia Cup go ahead welcome

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Mon, Jan 6 2014

Sport is a unifying force that brings communities and countries together and it will be good for the...

There was no need to inflate the vote...

There was no need to inflate the vote...

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Mon, Jan 6 2014

In brazenly trying to deny it and justify the spurious official vote count, they confirm the public’s...

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 morning after

The morning after

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Sun, Jan 5 2014

We must now turn our attention back to resolving the political crisis that remains. Let us move forward...

For a politics of non-violence

For a politics of non-violence

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Sun, Jan 5 2014

The violence that has accompanied the opposition’s campaign has done nothing except to damage its standing...

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...

Let election day be peaceful

Let election day be peaceful

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Sat, Jan 4 2014

Voters can make up their own minds and must be left free to decide themselves whether to vote or notSeeing...

A limited mandate

A limited mandate

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Sat, Jan 4 2014

The new government has to make a generally acceptable resolution of the current deadlock its first and...

What the people want

What the people want

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Fri, Jan 3 2014

BNP and other opposition parties must be given full democratic space and freedom, and the AL must commit...

Keep investments in the EPZ

Keep investments in the EPZ

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Fri, Jan 3 2014

The investment scenario in the EPZs is good news at a time when our business sector is facing catastrophic...