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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.

 

The unrealistic goals proposed in the vision underscore Khaleda’s lack of touch with reality

 

Not many days ago, we celebrated Rabindranath Tagore again, on 25 Baishakh. We celebrated him even as we sing paeans to him every day in this land of profound culture and charmingly entrenched heritage. We have a bonding with him like no other. He stirs the soul in us with his songs.

 

Begum Khaleda Zia has been speaking of her party’s vision for the future. That is rather encouraging, for it is a demonstration of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s determination to carry the country purposefully into the future.

 

Four years ago, the deadly collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh pulled back the curtain on the employment practices of the global apparel industry.

 

Laws that curtail the freedom of speech do not help democracy Free speech is the essence of democracy.

 

Access to information or a2i is one of the most significant terms nowadays in Bangladesh.

 


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