Tag Archive for Corruption

Curious case of Padma bridge financing

After juggling and muddling with the matter for a while World Bank, the lead financier of Padma Multipurpose Bridge has finally announced the cancellation of its contract with Bangladesh for financing the implementation of Padma Multipurpose Bridge. WB mentioned about…

Corruption: Bangladesh & the WB

Corruption and lack of accountability make The World Bank- the most influential money lending firm of the world- one of the “most dysfunctional” in the world, says a report by the Forbes. In a long and detailed report the magazine says, “No one,…

Corruption-crippled development

Whatever the extent of corruption in Bangladesh is, it has been prevailing here since long, and reportedly in large scale for the last decade. It’s proved in surveys and also through the number of corruption cases, media reports and remarks…

চোরের মা’র বড় গলা

(If you have problems reading the headline, please see this excellent page from Sachalayatan) A magistrate’s court sent Arafat Rahman Coco, younger son of former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia to jail. Photo: Munir uz Zaman, DRIK News Writing isn’t always…