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Saturday, 08 October 2016
The Rapid Action Battalion has complained to the home ministry of police excesses against its members, saying the prevailing situation is so tense that it might go out of hand anytime soon. It has alleged that police on several occasions assaulted Rab personnel even af...
Monday, 10 October 2016
Their words and actions are examples of blatant contradictions. While scrutinising the Foreign Donations (voluntary activities) Regulation Bill 2015, a parliamentary sub-committee had stressed the need to make the proposed legislation NGO-friendly and internationally a...
Thursday, 13 October 2016
It was early evening on Monday 22 August when the men came for former Brig Gen Abdulahail Amaan Azmi. There were about 30 of them, according to the caretaker in the apartment block where he lived. Abul Kalam Azad says they were in plain clothes but had an air of confi...
Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Traffic snarls in capital Dhaka cost $4.6 billion a year in lost time, fuel and health consequences, among other elements, says the UN Development Programme (UNDP). That is the annual income of over a million citizens but many people felt they had no choice but to comm...
Tuesday, 18 October 2016
The European Union will discuss the formation of new Election Commission in Bangladesh at the next Bangladesh-EU joint commission meeting in Brussels in December next as the tenure of the current EC expires in February next year.   “We’ve a history of...