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Anti-VAT movement’s lesson for...

Anti-VAT movement’s lesson for...

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Tue, Sep 15 2015

The latest case of the private university students demanding cancellation of the value added tax (VAT)...

Anti-VAT movement’s lesson for...

Anti-VAT movement’s lesson for...

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Tue, Sep 15 2015

The latest case of the private university students demanding cancellation of the value added tax (VAT)...

Giving fans a bad name?

Giving fans a bad name?

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Tue, Jun 23 2015

Social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, and others, are rife with humourous tidbits about...

BNP’s discovery of India

BNP’s discovery of India

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Sat, Jun 6 2015

The BNP should not stand solely on anti-India slogans. I really like the party’s demand for giving us...

What AL gains and loses from the Salahuddin...

What AL gains and loses from the Salahuddin...

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Thu, May 21 2015

The BNP, if it comes to power, would follow a similar path of punishing the AL leaders. They may dump...

Has BNP won by losing?

Has BNP won by losing?

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Thu, Apr 30 2015

While justifying the half-way boycott of the Dhaka and Chittagong city elections, BNP Standing Committee...

How to attack the opposition

How to attack the opposition

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Sun, Apr 26 2015

BNP chief Khaleda Zia’s motorcade for her city polls campaign came under attack by a section of...

A cautionary tale

A cautionary tale

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Wed, Apr 22 2015

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on April 1, told parliament that her government was likely to amend the...

The game of outfoxing

The game of outfoxing

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Mon, Apr 6 2015

At least for now, the AL has the advantage in outfoxing the BNP, but the situation may reverse, given...

To catch a killer

To catch a killer

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Wed, Apr 1 2015

The killing of blogger Oyasiqur Rahman Babu by three Islamic zealots is different from the murder of...

The city polls conundrum

The city polls conundrum

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Sat, Mar 28 2015

The pertinent question is whether the BNP-Jamaat will withdraw its hartals and blockades. If they do,...

Will Khaleda’s arrest quell...

Will Khaleda’s arrest quell...

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Fri, Mar 20 2015

Many think Khaleda Zia’s arrest will bring back normalcy to the country. But will it be so? I think,...

Politics of savagery

Politics of savagery

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Thu, Mar 12 2015

This particular campaign is rather crude -- it shows photos of charred human remains and burnt children....

Earn our trust

Earn our trust

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Thu, Mar 5 2015

Since BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia -- also supreme leader of the 20-party opposition -- announced the...

Why they don’t talk

Why they don’t talk

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Wed, Feb 25 2015

If the AL agrees to the dialog proposal, people will see the civil society as the last resort for resolving...

‘State-owned banks place false anti-fraud...

‘State-owned banks place false anti-fraud...

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Tue, Oct 28 2014

The Janata Bank has 900 branches and 93 of them are loss-makingThe number of loss-making branches of...

Ashraf talks to speaker on dropping...

Ashraf talks to speaker on dropping...

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Mon, Oct 27 2014

Sheikh Hasina likely to send letter to Shirin Sharmin today to scrap Latif Siddique’s parliament membershipAwami...

Biman to drop Frankfurt, start fourth...

Biman to drop Frankfurt, start fourth...

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Sun, Oct 26 2014

In 2004, the government cancelled the flights to Frankfurt due to insufficient number of passengersBiman...

Ministry agrees with setting minimum...

Ministry agrees with setting minimum...

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Thu, Oct 23 2014

The ordinance stipulated that minimum daily wage of an agricultural worker must be 3.27 kilograms of...

JS watchdog for giving plots to...

JS watchdog for giving plots to...

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Thu, Oct 23 2014

The same watchdog at its meeting on August 26 expressed its anger over not allocating plots to the MPsThe...

LGED misappropriates money in the name...

LGED misappropriates money in the name...

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Wed, Oct 22 2014

The audit wing audited the expenditure for 2009-10 fiscal yearThe audit has detected an innovative way...