Posts Tagged ‘ Caretaker Government ’

The ‘political’ businessman & the ‘shameless’ editor

May 16, 2012
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The ‘political’ businessman & the ‘shameless’ editor

Without any specific motive that cannot be the lead news of any national newspaper. Why their thoughts should be so much highlighted in a newspaper? Do they do politics? Are they any sort of representative of Bangladesh government? Why do people of Bangladesh have to read such news? Much has been talked about the recent…

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The curious case of the caretaker

July 3, 2011
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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 BNP rule. That’s when the Awami League came up with the idea of a caretaker government. The Bangladesh…

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DR. Anwar warns about the return of the nightmare

August 14, 2008
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At the time when the Military backed Caretaker Government and their obedient media are continuing ‘the war against corruption’, a letter about the corruption of an Army personnel has been circulating places. May be the writer(s) thought that it would be really appropriate to send the letter to the very people who tuned up their…

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Military Generals responsible for flouting election schedule, breach of constitution

May 23, 2008
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In the recent twist of political development, the higher court ruled on the holding of parliament election and has received double thumbs-up by pro-democracy activists. The court has categorically blamed the interim government and the election commission for breach of certain clauses of state constitution.

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Interim administration would discuss unconditional release of two former prime ministers

March 23, 2008
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[Dhaka Correspondent] The interim administration would discuss unconditional release of two former prime ministers – Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia—now detained in graft charges as demanded by political parties, professionals and former lawmakers. ‘The demand is coming in, naturally to the government. The advisory council will discuss it. They will definitely look into the demand,’…

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