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HM Ershad

Golden jubilee of independence

Which govt plays what role in economic achievements

The government only creates the environment and formulates policy so that the private sector can function well. If so, which policies of which governments have contributed to achieve today’s economic ...

Which govt plays what role in economic achievements

50 years of independence

Diplomatic successes, but setbacks too

Dismal rankings in the indices of good governance, human rights, freedom of speech, corruption, the rule of law and other areas have not made things easy for diplomats

Diplomatic successes, but setbacks too

Interview: Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq

National sentiment no longer exists in Bangladesh

Educationist and thinker Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq is Ahmad Sharif chair professor of Dhaka University’s Bangla department. He talked to Sohrab Hassan of Prothom Alo about the socioeconomic and cultural ...

Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq

A democracy to speak, or not to speak

In the past, if the people lost their trust in the government, they would turn to the opposition. But now they are unable to have confidence in anyone

A democracy to speak, or not to speak

Shaheed Dr Milon Day on Friday

Shaheed Dr Milon Day will be observed across the country on Friday, commemorating the 30th martyrdom anniversary of Shamsul Alam Khan Milon who was killed during the 90s' anti-autocratic movement.

Shaheed Dr Milon Day on Friday

Politics

Jatiya Party wants to remain near the seat of power

Alongside retaining its position as the main opposition in parliament, Jatiya Party wants to take part in elections and remain close to the seat of power under any circumstances

Jatiya Party wants to remain near the seat of power

15 Aug, 3 Nov prove conspiracy against independence, people: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has said the 15 August and 3 November killings prove that there was a conspiracy against the independence and the people of Bangladesh

15 Aug, 3 Nov prove conspiracy against independence, people: PM Hasina

'Auto-pass' in Bangladesh politics too

The 'auto-pass' system prevails in politics too, where leaders clinch posts in political parties by appeasing the top leadership, where parties resort to 'auto-pass' tactics to remain at the helm

'Auto-pass' in Bangladesh politics too

Book on history of RAW suspects CIA role in Bangabandhu’s murder

Yadav also wrote that after the coup and Sheikh Mujibur’s murder, Pakistan, China and the US had started exerting influence on Bangladesh and anti-India regime headed by Khandkar Mushtaq Ahmad, who ...

Bangabandhu delivering his historic speech on 7 March 1971

Interview: Abul Kashem Fazlul Haque

‘An abnormal political situation prevails in the country’

Educationist, thinker and professor, Abul Kashem Fazlul Haque, in an interview with Prothom Alo, talks about the system of government, politics, society, education and the future of Bangladesh.

Abul Kashem Fazlul Haque
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