corruption

February 13, 2018
February 13, 2018

BNP holds sit-in, demands Khaleda’s release

BNP is holding a sit-in programme across the country demanding the release of its Chairperson Khaleda Zia, who was sentenced to five years in jail in a corruption case on Thursday.

February 10, 2018
February 10, 2018

BNP self-proclaimed corrupt party: Obaidul

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says BNP is a “self-proclaimed corrupt party.”

December 9, 2017
December 9, 2017

Corruption is anti-development

Corruption is pervasive in Bangladesh, a key challenge against development and social transformation. Corruption is so deep and wide at both micro and micro levels that it threatens to become a way...

December 7, 2017
December 7, 2017

‘Stay alert against corrupted elements in govt’

Prime minister’s International Affairs Adviser Dr Gowher Rizvi calls upon all to stay alert against those in the government who propagate corruption.

October 21, 2017
October 21, 2017

Corruption, not rats broke down the dams

We are surprised that even after three months since the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed a case against 61 people for mismanagement and corruption in the construction of dams in the haor...

October 20, 2017
October 20, 2017

Back to 'rat theory'

Over three months after the Anti-Corruption Commission sued 61 people for mismanagement and corruption in the construction of

September 28, 2017
September 28, 2017

Corruption eating away relief for the public

A report titled “World Food Security and Nutrition Situation-2017”, brought out jointly by a number of UN organisations, estimates that some 25 million Bangladeshis, mostly women and children,...

September 18, 2017
September 18, 2017

Challenges ahead to reach 4 SDG targets

Corruption, bribery, money laundering and human rights violation continue unabated in the country, posing serious challenges to the achievement of four targets of Sustainable Development Goal-16,...

August 4, 2017
August 4, 2017

Graft cases drag on as defence dillydallies

Defence lawyers' delaying tactic to prolong many corruption cases is slowing down the overall progress of the Anti-Corruption Commission, says ACC Chairman Iqbal Mahmood.

July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017

Not everybody is corrupt

We must thank the finance minister for acknowledging the reality that it is the powerful that indulge in corruption, something that is known to all but acknowledged by few.