The Jamaat-BNP must have many wishes…

Some observers believe that Bangladesh is heading towards a political impasse. Two major alliance led by two main stream political parties Bangladesh Awami League and BNP have locked horns over the form of government to oversee the ensuing general [...]

BNP Sponsored Jamayat–Shibir Avalanche?

A well planned and very calculated avalanche of identified group of activists of Jamayat-Shibir, under alleged sponsorship of BNP, continues on the law enforcing agencies throughout Bangladesh. This is conspicuously happening at a time when [...]

The curious case of the caretaker

The system of a supposedly neutral caretaker administration before elections is not only absurd but also contradictory to the spirit of democracy. Bangladesh had to go through this system following rigged bye-election of Magura under the 1991 [...]

Speech of Khaleda Zia : The road to bitterness

Photo: Opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia with BNP leaders (L-R) Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury and Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain at a BNP rally at Laldighi Ground. Laldighi, Chittagong, Bangladesh. March 29, 2010.ByDrikNEWS,Raj [...]

Politics in Bangladesh: Where absurdity is reality

This article has been published in Feed Back column of the daily New Age on September 28, 2008, conveniently tailoring the theme, totally disfiguring writer’s view, in conformity with the editorial message of the same issue. I do believe that [...]