Nazmul Ahasan

MORE THAN JUST FACTS

January 11, 2019
January 11, 2019

Choking social media is not the answer

It's common knowledge that many opposition candidates were unable to campaign for themselves in the recently concluded elections

December 26, 2018
December 26, 2018

The effect of partisan policing

In less than five days after the candidates officially hit the campaign trail on December 11, a number of opposition candidates—including prominent figures such as Dr Kamal Hossain, Mirza Fakhrul...

December 5, 2018
December 5, 2018

Nitpicking over nominations

Among the reports of a record number of nomination papers being rejected by election officials, Reza Kibria's case is particularly intriguing.

November 30, 2018
November 30, 2018

EC seems to be in denial of ground realities

It's barely a secret that even after the election schedule was announced, the police filed hundreds, if not thousands, of so-called political cases against leaders and activists linked to the...

November 9, 2018
November 9, 2018

What rocks Hefajat's boat?

In a grand rally, Hefajat-e-Islam, a Qawmi Madrasa-based Islamist pressure group, has recently thanked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her government’s recognition of Dawrae Hadith (Takmil)...

November 6, 2018
November 6, 2018

After the dialogue, now what?

It was unsurprising that the much-hyped dialogue between the ruling and opposition alliances didn't yield notable signs of progress.

October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018

How will the coalition politics pan out?

After much deliberation, the government finally allowed the Oikyafront, the opposition alliance, to organise rallies in both Sylhet and Chittagong.

October 23, 2018
October 23, 2018

A rocky road ahead for Oikyafront

Just a week or so ago, Dr Kamal Hossain, Badruddoza Chowdhury and BNP seemed to be on the same side of the fence. They held grudges against one another, yet they were allies in opposing the...

October 14, 2018
October 14, 2018

August 21 verdict and its implications for BNP

The grisly attack on Awami League's rally in Dhaka on August 21, 2004 marks a watershed moment in Bangladesh's contemporary political history.

October 6, 2018
October 6, 2018

Will the 'National Unity Process' succeed?

Regard-less of his distinguished credentials as a jurist and academic, Dr Kamal Hossain was once a formidable politician. He was the country's first law minister, leading the constitution...