criticism

China hits back at criticism over Nobel laureate's death

China lashes out at international criticism after it denied Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's dying wish to leave the country and faced pressure to set the democracy champion's widow free.

October 5, 2017
October 5, 2017

'Miss World Bangladesh' stripped of her crown

Following widespread criticism, Jannatul Nayeem Avril was stripped of the title of "Miss World Bangladesh 2017" as she had "hid

July 14, 2017
July 14, 2017

China hits back at criticism over Nobel laureate's death

China lashes out at international criticism after it denied Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's dying wish to leave the country and faced pressure to set the democracy champion's widow free.

June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017

New Vat Plan: Govt may back off for now

The government may backtrack on its plan to implement the new VAT law from July this year, in the face of pressure from a section of

March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016

BNP may amend charter to denounce extremism

The BNP is likely to amend its declaration and charter to clear its stance on religious extremism, amid criticisms at home and abroad for its alleged leniency towards militancy and radicalism.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

Confusion, panic order of the day

Confusion and panic was the order of the day at the Bangladesh Bank yesterday, a day after its governor Atiur Rahman stepped down and two deputy governors were removed hastily amid strong criticism over the central bank's handling of the $101 million cyber theft.

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

Atiur faces heat

Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman yesterday faced criticism from government high-ups and a number of ruling party leaders for “incompetent handling” of the cyber theft. Finance Minister AMA Muhith was furious, and hinted that the top management of the BB may see changes as the fallout of the theft of $101 million from the BB account with the New York Federal Reserve Bank.

March 13, 2016
March 13, 2016

Not a worker to be hired by KL

Following a series of controversies, Malaysian deputy prime minister yesterday said the initial plan to bring in 1.5 million Bangladeshi

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

FM goes to Riyadh to know details

Dhaka is sending the foreign minister to Riyadh to know the detailed outline of the Saudi Arabia-led 34-state Islamic military coalition to combat terrorism amid serious criticism over joining the alliance.

September 26, 2015
September 26, 2015

Criticism grows over Hajj deaths

Iran has led growing criticism of Saudi Arabia after at least 717 people died and 863 were injured in a stampede near the holy city of Mecca on Thursday.

August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015

Section 57: 11 citizens serve legal notice on govt

Eleven citizens, including some educationists, has served a legal notice on the government asking for information on steps taken to scrap Section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act, which has come under criticism recently.