Eresh Omar Jamal

THE OVERTON WINDOW

The writer is a member of the Editorial team, The Daily Star. His Twitter handle is: @EreshOmarJamal

August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022

Only the guilty need indemnity laws

The national energy crisis is a direct result of the corruption and nepotism encouraged by the indemnity law.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Pelosi’s Taiwan visit: Overstepping China’s ‘red line’

US-China friction over Taiwan likely to have worrying impacts on global stability.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Debacle of National Household Database

Once again, the public must pay for the government's failure.

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

‘We can’t afford any further depletion of our forex reserves’

Ahsan H Mansur of Policy Research Institute talks about Bangladesh’s current economic crisis with Eresh Omar Jamal of The Daily Star.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

The two economic problems we can’t seem to overcome

There are two major economic problems that have been plaguing Bangladesh for a long time: Rising non-performing loans (NPLs), and money getting laundered out of the country.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

The indigenous experience is similar, be it in Bangladesh or Canada

Researching the plight of Indigenous people is a passion of mine because I am Indigenous.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

‘There’s a disconnect between the proposed budget and reality’

Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman, executive chairman of the Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC), discusses the proposed national budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year with Eresh Omar Jamal of The Daily Star.

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Be careful with ‘over-optimism’ for megaprojects

One important but oft-ignored thing is that design and implementation mistakes delay the revenue-generation phase of megaprojects.

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

Make the national budget relevant again

The number of risks that our economy currently faces because of all the global instabilities is perhaps unmatched since the early days of Bangladesh’s independence. Amid this reality, the government is set to present the new budget early next month.

April 24, 2022
April 24, 2022

The Ukraine conflict is much more serious than you think

The war in Ukraine is, in reality, a proxy war being fought between the West and Russia. Unlike its portrayal in the Western media, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was neither unprovoked nor unpredictable.