autocracy

What does sliding into 'autocracy' really mean?

When I was a village boy, I learned from one of my grandparents that if I ever see a black cat, I shouldn't leave home to begin a journey for an auspicious cause. Later I realised that black cats are commonly visible in all villages and they come out of their dens particularly in the morning when most journeys are begun.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

How to be a hypocrite: Courtesy of the West

When 12 members of Charlie Hebdo were shot dead for their alleged blasphemous depiction of Prophet Muhammad, the freedom-loving

April 2, 2018
April 2, 2018

What does sliding into 'autocracy' really mean?

When I was a village boy, I learned from one of my grandparents that if I ever see a black cat, I shouldn't leave home to begin a journey for an auspicious cause. Later I realised that black cats are commonly visible in all villages and they come out of their dens particularly in the morning when most journeys are begun.

March 24, 2018
March 24, 2018

‘Shameful for Bangladesh to be considered autocratic’

It is shameful for Bangladesh that it is now considered under autocratic rule, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says.

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

Democracy to be restored in 2016: BNP

BNP hopes that people will be able to restore democracy in the country by defeating fascism and autocracy in 2016.

February 27, 2015
February 27, 2015

Tyranny doesn't go unanswered

WHER-EVER autocracy exists resistance does too. History teaches us that. February 23 is a day that is remembered in Germany for events that took place at the height of Nazi power in a place called Munich.