Bangladesh politics and democracy

November 1, 2022
November 1, 2022

The heat is on, but cooler heads must prevail before election

Recent political developments signal an unsteady path to the national election

October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

Column by Mahfuz Anam: UK’s Conservative Party and Our Politics

Recent leadership changes may appear chaotic, but ultimately demonstrate political accountability

September 20, 2022
September 20, 2022

Rape as a tool of political intimidation?

The authorities must ensure speedy justice

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022

A roadmap without concrete solutions

EC will have to move mountains to overcome its crisis of confidence

August 21, 2022
August 21, 2022

A dark day in our history

We must never allow a recurrence of the August 21 tragedy

July 28, 2022
July 28, 2022

Ali Riaz’s ‘More than Meets the Eye’ and a writer’s responsibility

Writers and intellectuals are obligated to stir moral indignation at gross injustices and the plight of the masses.

July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022

Lawmakers Blinded by Power

Who gave them the license to brutalise their constituents?

December 14, 2018
December 14, 2018

‘Jamaat a threat to democracy, progress in Bangladesh’

United States Congressman Jim Banks says the US stands with Bangladeshi people seeking free, fair and safe democratic elections but cautions that Islamist groups like Jamaat-e-Islami pose a great threat to the country’s democracy and progress.