National Budget 2021-22

CPD calls for discontinuation of Speedy Supply of Power and Energy Act

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on Sunday called for discontinuation of the Speedy Supply of Power and Energy (Special) Act 2010, scheduled to expire in next October, in the interest of the ...

CPD calls for discontinuation of Speedy Supply of Power and Energy Act

CPD dialogue calls for urgent cash transfers to Covid-hit households

Speakers at a virtual dialogue on Thursday called for urgent enhancement of cash transfers to the marginalised and affected households in view of Covid-19

CPD dialogue calls for urgent cash transfers to Covid-hit households

Health minister super model of corruption: GM Siraj

BNP member of parliament GM Siraj has termed health minister Zahid Maleque as a super model of corruption

Health minister super model of corruption: GM Siraj

Interview: Anu Muhammad

'The government wants ignorant, unquestioning, loyal citizens'

Economist Anu Mohammad sees nothing in the budget for the new poor, nothing for the development of the health sector or the education sector. It will just widen the gap between the rich and poor and ...

'The government wants ignorant, unquestioning, loyal citizens'

New path needed for employment and investment

What measures have been taken in the budget to create new investment and employment? Will the sustainable recovery of the industry sector be possible?

New path needed for employment and investment

Interview: Akbar Ali Khan

'Administrative reforms must to properly implement budget'

The new budget can hardly be a final one given the prevailing circumstances and crisis, and the government needs to take speedily decisions accordingly, says writer and thinker Akbar Ali Khan

'Administrative reforms must to properly implement budget'

Budget 2021-22

Budget proposal frustrates anti-tobacco campaigners

The retail price hike of higher and premium tier cigarettes will not help in discouraging the smoking habit

Budget proposal frustrates anti-tobacco campaigners

Finance minister rejects the claim of 25m new poor

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday rejected a claim that the coronavirus pandemic has made 25 million new poor in the country.

Finance minister rejects the claim of 25m new poor

Heated Debate in Parliament

Why money launderers remain untouched

The question is does the government really want to prevent money laundering?

Why money launderers remain untouched

Corruption at the health ministry

Corrupt officials go unpunished: Opposition lawmakers

Opposition leaders hit out at the health ministry in the Jatiya Sangsad over the ministry’s rampant irregularities, corruption and mismanagement. They said, health ministry is a depot of corruption ...

Corrupt officials go unpunished: Opposition lawmakers
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