The voters were no ordinary people. More than 60,000 elected public representatives of the local government bodies had the suffrage in yesterday's district council polls. And the deployment of over 45,000 law enforcers to maintain law and order made it...
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks during a videoconference at her official residence Gono Bhaban in Dhaka with local administration, public representatives and people from all strata of four districts under Mymensingh division, on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Photo: PID UNB,...
Modi’s Hindutva populism, backed by naked threats against India’s Muslim minority and the suppression of dissent, is crashing India’s economy and its democracy Shrenik Rao        Using all its tools of propaganda and tactics of intimidation, Narendra Modi government is broadcasting...
বাংলাদেশে ব্যাংক ও আর্থিক প্রতিষ্ঠানের মোট খেলাপি ঋণের পরিমাণ দাঁড়িয়েছে, ৬৩ হাজার ৪৩৫ কোটি টাকা। এর মধ্যে ব্যাংকসমূহের খেলাপি ঋণের পরিমাণ ৫৮ হাজার ৮৭৭ কোটি টাকা, যা মোট ঋণের ৯ দশমিক ২৬ শতাংশ। বাংলাদেশ ব্যাংকের হিসাব অনুযায়ী, নভেম্বর ২০১৬ পর্যন্ত ...
Canada's special envoy says on Rohingya issue, insists Myanmar must be held accountable for crimes against humanity Myanmar must be held accountable for crimes against humanity, said Canadian Prime Minister's Special Envoy to Myanmar Bob Rae yesterday. He emphasised the need...
  By Benzamin Mendez During the election campaign in December 2018, Sheikh Hasina, President of Bangladesh Awami League (BAL), one of the largest political parties in Bangladesh were violent criticizing failure of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) for its failure in resolving...
Corona virus cutbacks amount to a ‘wholesale abandonment’ of garment workers, says labour rights group  Annie Kelly More than a million Bangaldeshi  garment workers have been sent home without pay or have lost their jobs after western clothing brands cancelled or...
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia today said that the police raid at her Gulshan office in Dhaka is a kind of “nasty politics”. “Using police to raid opposition party office without any cause is exactly the kind of nasty politics we...
As protests subside, authorities are using onerous digital laws to target demonstrators The list began spreading from phone to phone on Saturday, just as police were starting to fire teargas and rubber bullets at protesters in Dhaka demonstrating for safer...
Economists and experts said the fire at Gulshan 1 DNCC market may not cause an economic shock, but consumers of imported goods, especially baby products will surely be affected. Former governor of Bangladesh Bank and economist Dr Salehuddin Ahmed said:...
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