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Whoever is in power in 2021 will have the power to shape the next 50 years of history Much ado about a statue. Then it gets removed.

 

Dhaka has been rated, for the past several years, as one of the worst mega cities, with approximately 20 million people living in an area of 150 square miles.

 

In any well-functioning democracy, dissent is essential

 

Indeed, it is likely that this will be seen as a great victory by the fundamentalists

 

A nation cannot call itself civilised with so many child rapes on its conscience Children are the most vulnerable group of people, and we are failing them badly.

 

The PM’s leadership on terror deserves to be recognised, and Bangladesh’s leadership role at the anti-terror table should be unquestionable

 

There are not many poets who are desirous of wandering into distant lands. This rarity applies to poets not only in Bengal, but one might say, in the whole world.

 

The Foreign Ministry has taken upon itself the beautiful task of assessing the patriotism or otherwise of the nation’s journalists.

 

In a functioning democracy, those accused must be allowed to defend themselves No single entity has the right to play judge, jury, and executioner. But this is exactly what mobile courts do.

 

The government should take effective and efficient steps to overcome the obstacles in participatory decision-making and increase equal participation of all sections of society in Bangladesh, writes Minhazur Rahman Rezvi for South Asia Monitor.

 


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