The Awami League

Column by Mahfuz Anam / ‘We will do whatever is required for the welfare of the people’

So who determines what is ‘required’ to ensure that welfare?

US, India, and the election in Bangladesh

The foreign diplomats appear to have become more active with the 12th parliamentary election less than a year away.

Presidential election, AL strategy and the next polls

The nomination of a president is not to be taken lightly.

Who killed democracy in Bangladesh?

The recent by-polls represent the state of democracy in our country fairly accurately.

Neither party is upholding the spirit of the Liberation War

The streets belong to the working class and they are the ones who will decide the future of the country.

How will Awami League tackle the run-up to the election?

The ruling party is trying to fend off a persistent BNP campaign that, for the first time in many years, has managed to gain some public sympathy.

Economic and political reforms must go hand in hand

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

How to avoid conflict of interest in resolving election stalemate

Ahead of the general election next year, it is likely that there will be political unrest, social instability and turmoil.

Bootlickers only?

The government is taking measures to snip out people who, they believe, have relations with the opposition or may somehow favour the opposition in the times of election.

September 29, 2017
September 29, 2017

Rohingya crisis getting acute for diplomatic failure: BNP

The Awami League-led Bangladesh government failed to bring neighbouring leading nations and the United Nations together in resolving the Rohingya crisis, BNP alleges.