Bangladesh democracy | The Daily Star
  • B Chowdhury

    'Danger for democracy'

    Expressing frustration over the poor voters' presence in many places during the upazila polls, Juktafront Chairman Prof AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury yesterday warned that the voters' apathy might put democracy in grave danger.

  • Populism and how it impacts democracy

    In recent times, the socio-political scenes in scores of countries around the world have been turning toxic. A creeping polarisation among political forces is taking hold, accompanied by a culture of demonising the adversaries, use of vitriolic and bareknuckle hate rhetoric.

  • On Democratic Socialism

    On Democratic Socialism

    After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the 20th century's ideological contest seemed over. Capitalism had won and socialism

  • Chattogram city BNP president Shahadat Hossain 'picked up'

    Democracy 'in danger'

    The BNP yesterday presented a “grim picture of the country's democracy” before around a dozen foreign diplomats in Dhaka.

  • Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad session

    JS sitting resumes

    The sitting of the sixteen session (Budget session) of the 10th parliament resumes with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair.