Constitution

Constitution

The constitution is not in favour of democratic practice

The present system being termed as democracy can actually be called nothing other than autocracy. There is no system to balance power or ensure accountability. So it would not be an exaggeration to ...

GM Quader

Oppositions in parliament exist only on ‘pen and paper’: Opposition MPs

Members of the opposition Jatiya Party (JaPa) and BNP have raised questions regarding the role of opposition in the parliament

Parliament building

Prompt action against the judge by the judiciary laudable

The prompt decision by the judiciary regarding Mst Kamrunnahar, judge of Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-7, will definitely boost common people’s trust in the judicial system

Editorial

How should the law to appoint the election commission be?

The main reason that no law for the appointment of an election commission was drawn up over the past 50 years is that the politicians are unwilling to be bound by any form of regulations

How should the law to appoint the election commission be?

President summons 15th session of parliament on 14 Nov

President Abdul Hamid has summoned the 15th session of the parliament at 4:00pm on 14 November

Parliament Building

State minister for information must seek apology: GM Quader

Out of 40 registered political parties, he said only Awami League, BNP and Jatiya Party now remain active while the rest have become signboard-only political parties, he said

Jatiya Party chairman GM Quader speaks at a views-exchange meeting with the leaders of Gaziur city unit of the party and its associate bodies at the party chairman’s Banani office, Dhaka on 16 October 2021

Interview: Badiul Alam Majumdar

Whose committee will this search committee actually be?

Unless the law enforcement agencies and the administration play a neutral role, even the strongest election commission cannot hold a good election, says Badiul Alam Majumdar

Whose committee will this search committee actually be?

12th parliament elections

Is a wrestling match a precondition to fair elections?

The same question recurs after every five years, as to how the election commission would be formed

Is a wrestling match a precondition to fair elections?

There’ll be a commission, but will people be able to vote?

What is the fault of the voters? Why will they be deprived of their voting rights? Why will they not be able to vote for the candidates of their choice?

There’ll be a commission, but will people be able to vote?

It is alarming to summon Tasneem Siddiqui by parliamentary committee

Though the jurisdiction of any parliamentary standing committee to summon and seeking explanations is not denied, constitutional limitations of the jurisdiction is well established as well

Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban
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