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BNP arrests undermine dialogue

BNP arrests undermine dialogue

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Thu, Jan 9 2014

The connection of the three arrested to the violence seems tenuous, at best. Detaining key figures in...

Shipbuilder safety initiative a good...

Shipbuilder safety initiative a good...

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Thu, Jan 9 2014

Effective occupational health and safety measures are vital for all workers and help economic development....

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...

Odhikar indictment a worrisome

Odhikar indictment a worrisome

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Wed, Jan 8 2014

Free media not punitive tribunals should be the forum for debate about disputed reportsThe indictments...

Let’s get back to business

Let’s get back to business

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Wed, Jan 8 2014

Now is the time to invest in improving human capital and skills to raise productivity so that everyone...

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...

The ugliest face of the opposition

The ugliest face of the opposition

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Tue, Jan 7 2014

The main opprobrium for these disgraceful attacks must fall on those who commit and condone them. This...

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...