Use of social media in politics

Social media is comparatively the new form of communication around the world with countries such as Bangladesh embracing it. It has emerged and proved the most popular means of communication amongst people of all walks. The use and significance of social media have since its inception broadened over the recent years such as growing to become a medium for political activism in various aspects. Facebook, YouTube and Twitter are some of the social media platforms which provide new ways that arouse citizen engagements in the political environments where political campaigns and elections take centre stage. The people of Bangladesh have in the recent past started embracing the significance of social media in determining the political rise in this country. This article focuses on the uses of social media in politics and especially its Bangladesh perspective. Used as a source of political news and information. Although most people still rely on print media for reliable political news and information, social media sites also remain a relevant part in relaying news and information to t...

Encounter at Jessore Road

The leftist movement of Bangladesh had a glorious past. After independence, facing harassment at the hands of Rakhkhi Bahini, the militia wing of the party in power, the leftists turned against the Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. That widened the avenues for the defeated conspirators of ...