democracy in Bangladesh

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

Remember what Noor Hossain died for

It is imperative that we pay respect to him but what we need to recall is what was written on his bare chest and back, writes Ali Riaz.

November 4, 2022
November 4, 2022

We must uphold the constitution

People’s well-being should be at the top of the state’s priorities

November 1, 2022
November 1, 2022

Economic and political reforms must go hand in hand

All our institutions are crumbling because of politicisation, inefficiencies, and corruption.

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

October 24, 2022
October 24, 2022

Is BNP emerging as a worthy opposition?

Recent mass gatherings mobilised by BNP signal a change in their strategy

October 11, 2022
October 11, 2022

The shocking contempt of the EC by civil servants

The rude disobedience shown by the field-level administrators – deputy commissioners (DCs) and superintendents of police (SPs) – to the current Election Commission (EC) has once again shown us what’s wrong at the core of our election management mechanism.

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022

Ailing Democracy: Rx Intensive Care

Biden’s “inflection point” applies to Bangladesh, too.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Public's very existence depends on the democratic process

Even basic democracy seems to be missing in Bangladesh

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Democracy facing an existential struggle

It is a matter of great misfortune, as well as of disappointment and uncertainty, that democracy in Bangladesh is practically absent now.

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

“If anything happens to Hasina, Bangladesh won’t be livable”

Urging Awami League leaders and activists to remain united, lawmaker Shamim Osman today (August 23, 2022) said the country will not be livable if anything happens to Prime Minister and party president Sheikh Hasina.