Caned for not wearing a uniform!

What happened to the ban on corporal punishment?

The caning of a schoolgirl in a government school in Pabna leaves us disgusted and horrified. Rojoni, the victim, was beaten until she fainted...

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Rein in on ad-hoc school fees

Education minister deserves praise

We would like to appreciate the stance taken by Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid with regards to the freestyle manner in which some schools have collected additional tuition and registration fees from SSC examinees.

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Opinion

Rubana Huq

The South Asian Tic-Tac-Toe

While Modi rigorously tweets about South Asian oneness and names prosperity for all in the region as his vision, the rest of South Asia wonders whether any of what he says will ever dispel the fear psychosis that many of us have on being overwhelmed by our big neighbour.

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Shashi Tharoor

How India's caste system survives

Vemula was admitted to his university on merit, not through the reservation system. Yet he faced all the prejudice that would be directed at any Dalit. He left behind a passionate letter outlining his mistreatment at the hands of an insensitive and bureaucratic university administration.

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Ahrar Ahmad

Mistakes Versus Crimes: The Daily Star's Ordeal

It is only in the hyper-polarised political environment of Bangladesh that an article published eight years earlier...

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Sharjil Haque

Three's a crowd: What can China do?

If monetary policy autonomy is a priority, capital account liberalisation should come after a country’s transition to a flexible exchange rate – not before it.

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Mozammel H. Khan

Let the truth speak for itself

It came to my knowledge through social media that The Daily Star editor Mahfuz Anam in a TV interview has admitted to his “biggest

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Najmun Noor

Strategic marketing in US elections

As intra party feud picks up steam in the USA, surprises rein the election theatre in any and every possible way. Yet the projection,

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Syed Mansur Hashim

Will prices be revised?

We all know that oil prices have slumped globally. What many of us do not know is that the downturn has delayed about US$380 billion

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Letters

Clamouring for revenge?

As an overseas reader of TDS, I am puzzled by the controversy that has been created over the admission of an error of editorial judgement made more than half a decade ago by Mr. Mahfuz Anam.

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COMMENTS

Making the women stand all day in pollution and sun among rough traffic and rough men in the roads doesn't sound like gender equality.

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Moghbazar-Malibagh flyover

The construction work of Moghbazar-Malibagh flyover has been going on at snail's pace adding woes to the city commuters. The earlier

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Congrats to The Daily Star

We are really happy that The Daily Star has successfully completed its 25 years. As a leading newspaper in the country, it has played its

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Comments

“Non-students rule new JCD committee” (February 08, 2016 )

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We all know that oil prices have slumped globally. What many of us do not know is that the downturn has delayed about US$380 billion

Will Aung San Suu Kyi be Myanmar's next president?

SPECULATION is continuing to mount, amid stony silence from the leaders of the future government, the National League for

A runaway bureaucracy

In 1972, shortly after liberation, I used to work in the Prime Minister's secretariat in a small cubbyhole of a room that was hardly big enough for one desk and two chairs.

The threat of a Brexit

What is amazing is that at a time when nation states are keen to form or join regional economic blocs, Britain wants to leave the largest powerful economic bloc in the world.

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