Brig Gen Shahedul Anam Khan ndc, psc (Retd) | The Daily Star
  • Brig Gen Shahedul Anam Khan ndc, psc (Retd)

    Brig Gen Shahedul Anam Khan ndc, psc (Retd)

    The writer is Associate Editor, The Daily Star.

  • Boycotting parliament is not the answer

    Despite all the shenanigans that had been resorted to, to win the election, we will have a new parliament for another five years.
  • It may amount to a pyrrhic victory

    I had concluded my previous column with the assessment that the Awami League would in no way countenance a situation where the BNP secured the second highest number of seats so that it could not lay claim to being the opposition in the parliament.
  • The field is as level as the Martian surface

    There is only one political party in the country that understands and indulges in professional politics. It can think and plan ahead to achieve a predetermined objective (perpetuation of power).
  • When tamarind tastes sweet

    Religion-based parties have a canny method of making political space for themselves and becoming a part of the mainstream political system eventually.
  • Free the transport sector from the vices of the most powerful syndicate

    Our trans-port sector can never become what it really is supposed to be—an important people-friendly service provider. That is unless the sector is freed of the political grip influencing, running and shielding it. And that, perhaps, is a tall order.