January 5

Asset now burden

Over the past few days, The Daily Star published a series of reports on ordeals of the victims of mindless violence in the name of politics between January 5 and April 5 last year. Lives perished,...

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

I blame my fate

For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports. Some lost their loved...

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Conditional rally,conditional politics and more

It is a great relief that 5th January passed off without any untoward incident, although the stipulations set by the DMP before giving the go-ahead were observed only in their violation.

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

Blockade still on!

The countrywide blockade, called by the BNP-led 20-party alliance last year, is still on. It is hard to believe that the opposition alliance is yet to officially withdraw the programme through any...

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

They all care about democracy

The month of January has come again, starting a new year with new hopes and new promises. But it makes no difference to those stuck in a circle of pain, sorrow and uncertainties resulted from the...

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

Rally permitted with conditions

The BNP can hold today's rallies in Dhaka and Chittagong, but there are conditions.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

AL, BNP get ‘mayor’s nod’ for rallies

The city corporation authorities have allowed Awami League and BNP to hold rallies in front of their respective central offices tomorrow to mark the January 5 general election.

January 3, 2016
January 3, 2016

AL, BNP plan rallies at same venue

The ruling Awami League yesterday said it would hold programmes in the capital on January 5 to observe the second anniversary of the 10th parliamentary election, hours after the BNP announced it...

January 3, 2016
January 3, 2016

'For now, no confrontation'

The BNP will not go for any confrontation or movement right now even if it doesn't get permission for a rally to observe the January 5 as

February 26, 2015
February 26, 2015

UN chief renews appeal for peaceful solution

Ban Ki-moon express concerned over the rising tensions and continuing violence in Bangladesh and calls for a peaceful resolution to the crisis.