Category Archives: POLITICS

Hasina + Khaleda

Matriarchs’ duel for power threatens to tilt Bangladesh off balance

Two ladies eyed each other from their elegant residences in Dhaka, the Bangladeshi capital, last week, each waiting to see whether the other would blink, reports Ellen Barry, The New…

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AL knows how to stop anarchy: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has warned her government would get tough as much as needed to protect the lives of people and their property, and thus ensure peace in the…

Tarique Rahman

Tarique calls for resisting polls

BNP Senior Vice Chairman Tarique Rahman in video message from London has called upon the countrymen to resist the “farcical election” at any cost . Tarique also urged the voters…

BANGLADESH-UNREST-ELECTIONS

The minus-one solution: Economist

ROAD 79 in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone is a good place for a glance at the state of Bangladesh’s democracy. Here two sides of a house are blocked off by five…

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48-hour hartal from saturday

The BNP-led 18-party opposition alliance has called a countrywide 48-hour hartal from tomorrow morning protesting confinement of party chief Khaleda Zia and demanding cancellation of January 5 “farcical” election. BNP…