• A ceasefire between the battling Begums!

    Another twist in the tale is that where previously Sheikh Hasina wanted to draw Khaleda Zia into elections on her terms, now it is the latter who is trying to draw the Prime Minister into calling a snap election.

  • Reflection on Bangladesh's democratic governance

    It is high time for all of us to accept our own mistakes that led us to the present state of play. Rather than transferring blame onto others, all the stakeholders must talk among themselves first, and then reinvigorate from within. Once we have done that, we can then take the next step to put a common agenda together and place it before the citizens for national consideration.

  • To 'kill' a political party!

    A political party cannot be merely reactive to political events and even much less suffer from duality of command exacerbated by string pulling by the absentee landlord.

  • It’s a historic verdict: AL

    The ruling Awami League terms the Supreme Court verdict upholding death penalty of war criminal Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury “historic”.

  • Maya

    HC to hear plea challenging Maya’s ministership tomorrow

    The High Court will hold hearing tomorrow on a writ petition challenging the legality of holding offices of minister and lawmaker by Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya.

  • Sohag-Zakir

    Sohag, Zakir new BCL president, secretary

    Saifur Rahman Sohag and Zakir Hossain are elected president and general secretary of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), student wing of the ruling Awami League.

  • Polls under neutral govt is a must: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia says the parliamentary polls must be held under a neutral administration as fair elections are not possible under Awami League government.

  • Leader through votes, Hasina tells BCL council

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today told leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) that leadership of the student body will be elected through direct votes of its councillors.

  • Ctg mayor cleared of 1993 attempted murder charge

    A Chittagong court acquits 17 people including the city mayor AJM Nasir of an attempt to murder case filed 22 years ago.

  • Opinion: PM won. An opportunity lost?

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has demonstrated political sagacity by reversing her decision on making Syed Ashraful Islam a minister without portfolio.

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