The election authorities must do more to ensure a conducive environment for the upcoming general election in Bangladesh.
I will always remember the Dhaka-17 by-polls as the election where a man from the grassroots went running towards his dream and was shot down with assault.
Former Election Commissioner Brig Gen (retd) M Sakhawat Hossain in an interview with The Daily Star.
The EC's rush in revising the RPO meant allowing the ruling party to impose their wish in the codification process.
Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader discusses politics and elections in an exclusive interview with The Daily Star.
The United States has reiterated its call for holding a free and fair election in Bangladesh.
Although this new US visa policy is proving expedient, it would not be wise to believe that the country is intent on fostering democracy in Bangladesh.
It is interesting to note that the restrictions target a section of society that covets the US visa.