National Budget 2021-22

Health sector fiasco

Health minister must take responsibility

On the closing day of the budget session of the Jatiya Sangsad, several members of parliament (MPs) denounced the health minister Zahid Maleque for his failure to handle the pandemic situation

Health minister must take responsibility

Budget 2021-22: Challenge lies in implementation

As per the rules, on 30 June, the last day of the financial year, the parliament passed the budget of Tk 6.03 trillion for FY2021-22, which is to be effective from 1 July, the first day of the new ...

Budget 2021-22: Challenge lies in implementation

Zafrullah interrupted for speaking about BNP and Tarique

Zafrullah Chowdhury receives indirect threat from JCD leaders for criticising BNP and Tarique Rahman at a meeting

Zafrullah Chowdhury at a meeting on ‘Aspirations and achievements in education: Education 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
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