corruption

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022

Don't make a mockery of a noble profession

Take exemplary action against absentee doctors

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

The unjust and discriminatory face of corruption

The cost of grand corruption in Bangladesh is only continuing to go up.

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

No sign of ‘zero tolerance’ for corruption

Authorities must address the grim findings of TIB survey on corruption.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

“AL rescued Bangladesh from Sri Lanka-like situation during BNP rule”

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (August 30, 2022) expressed her firm belief that Bangladesh will never plunge into a Sri Lanka-like situation, rather the country will continue to move ahead overcoming all global challenges.

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 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

Stop protecting the corrupt

We applaud the High Court for declaring illegal Section 41 (1) of the Public Service Act, 2018, a provision that required law enforcers to get prior approval from the government or relevant agencies if they wanted to detain government officials in criminal cases – a provision that should not have been formulated in the first place.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

Ex-directors swindle Tk 300cr out of Prime Islami Life Ins

A number of directors of Prime Islami Life Insurance siphoned off more than Tk 300 crore funds by keeping the fixed deposits of the insurer as collateral to secure bank loans for another company, putting policyholders’ interests at risk, according to an audit. 

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

Where do the subsidies in the power sector really go?

There is a lack of clarity and transparency when it comes to how much subsidy is being provided to the power sector, why the government is providing it, and in fact, who they are subsidising.

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Curbing money laundering through AI

East India Company colonised Bengal in 1757 when India’s contribution to the world’s GDP was about 27 per cent and Bengal (Suba-E-Bengal) was one of the wealthiest places on Earth.

August 15, 2022
August 15, 2022

Modi sets goal of turning India into a developed nation in next 25 years

As India marks 75 years of its independence from more than two centuries of British rule, the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (August 15, 2022) flagged corruption and nepotism among the biggest two challenges saying graft is eating into the country like termites.