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Westminster democracy in Bangladesh


Written By: Ehsan
02/07/2016 6:03
Bangladesh

In recent days and years, we hear a lot, a very common phrase that is the ‘Westminster Democracy ‘is being used  by our current ruling party’s politicians & ministers, including the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.  We have seen that the Awamie-league lead  14....    Full story...

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The inside-out Bangladesh Solution


Written By: William Milam
31/10/2015 15:45
Bangladesh in Intl. Media

If the civilian governments will not rise to the challenge of governance, an overt coup will not be necessary  There may be good reason for the optimism emanating from Pakistan these days. I am, for example, moderating a panel in a conference in Washington in a few days, which is....    Full story...

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BNP Declares Nationwide Strike, But AL ( Ruling Party ) cadres more active in Burning Bus and Killing people ! ( Photo Post )


Written By: Nazmul
07/02/2015 19:55
Bangladesh

Bangladesh is burning! People are in shock. Current political instability arising the tension on a daily basis. Death toll rises, despite the entire crisis both government and the opposition party does not show any empathy to the citizens of the country in their action.  Opposition party....    Full story...

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Bangladesh's government 'seeking to marginalize' the opposition


Written By: Deutsche Welle
04/02/2015 11:06
Bangladesh in Intl. Media

Fire bombs, trains derailments, street protests – Bangladesh is witnessing a surge in political violence which has killed 50 people. DW speaks to analyst Jasmin Lorch about how the government is reacting to the turmoil. On early Tuesday, February 3, fire bombs were thrown at a packed....    Full story...

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Bangladesh:Assassination attempt to Khaledia Zia foiled


Written By: Ibn Hai
03/02/2015 16:24
Burning Issue

Image: Police taking Mufidul Islam   Everyone in Bangladesh is worried about recent political crisis and praying to end this deadlock. However, A serious news may gone unnoticed by many.  A potential plot to kill  Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chair and opposition....    Full story...

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Why Bangladesh’s politics are broken


Written By: The Economist
03/02/2015 15:52
Bangladesh in Intl. Media

FOR the past month Bangladesh, a country of nearly 160m people, has (yet again) been paralysed. The opposition leader, Khaleda Zia, has been confined to a party office in the capital, Dhaka. Her Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has been staging a nationwide blockade of roads, railways and....    Full story...

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Political Persecution in Bangladesh-Analysis


Written By: MILI MITRA
03/02/2015 1:05 03/02/2015 0:53
Human rights

On January 5, Bangladesh celebrated the first anniversary of the 2014 general election. The election resulted in victory for incumbent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed, president of the Awami League. While anniversaries are generally occasions for triumphant pomp and show,....    Full story...

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Bangladesh: Key Media Executive arrested,fear extrajudicial Murder


Written By: Nazmul
01/02/2015 15:24 01/02/2015 15:22
News

Detective Branch(DB) of Bangladesh arrested top Media personality while ago without any formal charge. Mosaddek Ali (Falu), the Chairman and Managing Director of Popular Private TV Channel NTV has been held GMT 2pm. Image: DB taking Mosaddek Ali, Managing Director....    Full story...

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Extrajudicial Murder: Bangladesh's Elite force RAB making new storyline to Sabotage Opposition


Written By: New Age
01/02/2015 9:25
Burning Issue

THE Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), a collective of personnel from different security and law enforcement agencies, seems to have developed a new storyline for its official account of extrajudicial killing. Under the leadership of its new director general, the so-called elite crime-combat force....    Full story...

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Question at the day’s end- “Is police department in Bangladesh a substitute for the court of law?”


Written By: VorerPakhi
22/01/2015 14:34 22/01/2015 6:39
Bangladesh

Since last week, at least 3 people, 2 belonging to BNP and 1 to Jamaat-e-Islami, with names Motiur Rahman, Nurujjaman Jony and Imrul Kayes, have been shot dead in so-called police-y gunfights. It is ‘so-called’ because only one party, the cops, were armed....    Full story...

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I SUPPORT ERIC’S PICKLES INTERVENTION AND LUTHFUR’S FIGHT BACK


Written By: Ahmedullah
05/11/2014 15:24
Politics

I think Eric's Pickle's intervention to launch this investigation was a good thing. There has been allegations after allegations for a long time and a process was needed to end rumours / allegations or do something about them. I support Lutfur, not because I know him personally or support....    Full story...

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A challenge to Bangladeshi government and its supporters!


Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
30/10/2014 23:15
Bangladesh

Jamate Islami (JI) was founded by Abul A’laa Maududi originally in India in 1941, it then moved to West Pakistan in 1947 and in 1971 opened its independent organization in Bangladesh. The basic philosophy of the organization has been to bring about socio-political change in society and....    Full story...

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IS IT A CRIME TO BE A RAZAKAR?


Written By: Ahmedullah
11/09/2014 16:55
Politics

In this short article I will very briefly explore the pejorative term ‘razakar’ and how it is being used as a term of abuse in Bangladesh and within the Bangladeshi Diaspora around the world, and the consequences. For a long time now I have been hearing some people calling other....    Full story...

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Why do Arab and Muslim rulers hate Islam?


Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
04/08/2014 11:45
Controversy

Every single Arab ruler would prefer a docile, apathetic and Islamically uneducated Muslim masses that they can control and keep distracted and intoxicated. They have created a whopped socio-economic condition that sustains the status quo. They have created two social extremes, extremely rich....    Full story...

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5TH MAY 2013 SHAPLA ROUNDABOUT VIOLENCE: a Personal Reflection


Written By: Ahmedullah
13/04/2014 17:54
Burning Issue

I rarely participate in public debates or discussion regarding politics except when dominant narratives, powers and groups try to use propaganda and unsubstantiated claims to promote immoral demands and commit injustice against those who are weak and may be innocent. Then, sometimes but not....    Full story...

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