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Hoping for an invitation to the second summit for weak democracies

The citizens of the invited countries had the scope to at least cast their votes and also that the US state department and Congress have not raised any questions about the credibility of the ...

Hoping for an invitation to the second summit for weak democracies

Khaleda barred from going abroad by government, not law: Mirza Fakhrul

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has alleged that Khaleda Zia has been ousted from politics by the ruling Awami League

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir addresses a demonstration organised by Jatiyatabadi Mohila Dal in the capital's Naya Paltan area on 1 December 2021

Bangladesh hopes to be invited to the US Democracy Summit next time

Participants of the Democracy Summit called by US president Joe Biden will pledge to ensure accountability in order to uphold the democratic values. Issues such as staving off authoritarian ...

Bangladesh hopes to be invited to the US Democracy Summit next time

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

China, Russia decry US democracy summit in joint op-ed

China was especially angered by the inclusion of Taiwan, over which it claims sovereignty

China's president Xi Jinping (R) and Russia's president Vladimir Putin smile during the welcoming ceremony on the final day of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on 27 April, 2019

Ensure democracy and good governance eradicating corruption: Opposition MPs

Opposition MPs on Thursday asked the government to ensure democracy and good governance eradicating corruption and irregularities in order to implement the spirit of the country’s independence.

Ensure democracy and good governance eradicating corruption: Opposition MPs

China, Russia furious over Biden democracy summit snubs

The inclusion of Taiwan, and not China, led to an angry rebuke from Beijing, which said it “firmly opposes” the invitation to “the so-called Summit for Democracy”

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Russia in the East Room at the White House in Washington, US, on 15 April 2021

Biden invites Taiwan to democracy summit, Bangladesh not included

China baulks at any use of the word “Taiwan” that lends a sense of international legitimacy to the democratic self-ruled island

US President Joe Biden speaks from the East Room of the White House 16 August, 2021

UP election

Supporter of defeated candidate ‘forced to wear bangles’ in Bagerhat

A supporter of a defeated female candidate in the reserved wards has allegedly been forced to wear bangles in Kachua upazila of Bagerhat by the followers of the winning candidate in Bagerhat

Map of Bagerhat district

US joins annual list of ‘backsliding’ democracies

The United States has joined an annual list of “backsliding” democracies for the first time, the International IDEA think-tank said on Monday

In this file photo taken on 14 November 2020 supporters of US President Donald Trump and his claim that the 3 November election was fraudulent rally in Washington, DC
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