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World  /  Published 13.12.21

Dhaka strong protest against US sanction

The ruling Awami League establishment in Bangladesh on Sunday went all guns blazing against the US with Obaidul Qader, the party’s senior-most leader after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, speaking...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

World  /  Published 30.11.21

Khaleda health puts Bangla on edge

Traffic in Dhaka may be among the slowest in the world, but rumours — be it on the Biden administration’s stand on Bangladesh or cricketer Shakib Al Hasan’s hamstring injury that rul...
By Devadeep Purohit

India  /  Published 24.10.21

‘In Bangladesh, we are all equal citizens’

The Bangladesh Awami League, since its inception in the late 1940s, started practising non-communal politics in the subcontinent. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Father of the Nation who led th...
By Salim Mahmud

World  /  Published 19.10.21

Protest against attacks on minorities at Shahbag

Shahbag Square in Dhaka sprang back to life on Monday as thousands cutting across religions trooped down to the seat of protest in the Bangladesh capital to raise their voice against the attack on Hin...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

World  /  Published 25.04.21

Bangladesh closes land borders with India

  Bangladesh will close its land borders with India for the next 14 days due to the unprecedented surge of coronavirus cases in the neighbouring nation, Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen announce...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Dhaka

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Opinion  /  Published 13.11.20

Forces of nature: History of black swan events

The outcome of the presidential election in the United States of America has thrown into sharp relief the fault lines of the US’s federal structure. Federalism and states’ rights have been...
By T.C.A. Raghavan

World  /  Published 07.01.19

Sheikh Hasina takes oath with ‘young’ team

Sheikh Hasina was sworn in for the fourth time as Prime Minister — third in a row since 2009 — of Bangladesh on Monday.She took guard with 31 first-timers in a cabinet of 47, with the inclusion of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 02.01.19

Promises to keep in Bangladesh

Dhaka, one of the largest and most densely populated cities in the world, bore all the signs of an election hangover on the first day of 2019. Two days after Election Day 2018, which the Sheikh Hasina...
By Devadeep Purohit

World  /  Published 28.12.18

Unusual calm in Bangla

High-speed Internet connectivity was restored in Bangladesh on Friday after a 12-hour hiatus, but life slipped into a stupor in its otherwise bustling capital ahead of Sunday’s general election that...
By Devadeep Purohit in Dhaka

World  /  Published 12.11.18

Bangladesh defers election to Dec 30

Bangladesh will defer general elections by a week, to Dec. 30, a top election official said on Monday, partially meeting demands from several opposition parties for more time to prepare.After the poll...
By Reuters in Dhaka


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