Increase loan facilities and security for SMEs
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) provide a large number of jobs and are a boost to the economy during the pandemic. Increased loans and security will boost the SME success even further
A leader's DNA, a state's institutions
We may try to draw parallels between Donald Trump and our politicians, but we do not have that institutionalised democracy which prevents Trump from overturning the election results
Faiz: A romantic revolutionary
It was the poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz's 36th death anniversary of 20 November, yet his verses remain as vibrant and inspiring as ever
Criticism should be constructive, not slanderous
Criticism is fine, if it is not slander. It should be constructive and aimed at well-being of the society
If only the burnt buses could speak!
The government is blaming BNP for the 11 buses being set on fire, but there is need for investigation and evidence if the truth is to be revealed
Prothom Alo 22nd anniversary
Bangladesh's advancement inevitable
Just as the prospects of Bangladesh's growth have been downplayed and understated, the eradication of poverty has also been exaggerated. But there is no scope to deny that the rate of poverty has ...
In Search of Tajuddin Ahmad
On 3 November, Tajuddin Ahmad along with three other imprisoned leaders was killed inside jail by a group of army officers. His grandson Taj Imam Ahmad Ibn Munir pays tribute
US presidential election 2020
Who will win: Insights from a political demography model
These opinion polls in the US are prone to social desirability bias, a tendency of some respondents to report an answer in a way they deem to be more socially acceptable than would be their "true" ...
Good governance, Faridpur-style
The administration and the people's representatives should be complementary to one another, but instead they have taken up a confrontational stance