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WikiLeaks: Hasina wanted to improve image with US in 1991

Soon after the BNP came to power on March 20, 1991, then opposition leader in parliament Sheikh Hasina alleged that the government had been turning authoritarian. 1,402 more words

Law

The Battle Over Secularism in Bangladesh

It’s something like Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots, vying for the throne, but the setting is contemporary Bangladesh: Sheikh Hasina Wazed and Khaleda Zia are at loggerheads, duking it out for the country’s prime ministership. 1,061 more words

Politics Not As Usual

Two powerful women battle over secularism in Bangladesh

It’s something like Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots, vying for the throne, but the setting is contemporary Bangladesh: Sheikh Hasina Wazed and Khaleda Zia are at loggerheads, duking it out for the country’s prime ministership. 1,047 more words

Politics And Government

COMMENT: The country recently witnessed political deadlock causing violence and crippling unrest. Bangladesh’s dysfunctional two-party system, dominated by the Awami League and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), has seen party leaders wage personal vendettas to grab power. 562 more words

Politics

NBR-BTRC talks fail to resolve income tax row

The National Board of Revenue and the Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission on Wednesday failed to reach any consensus to settle the long-standing dispute over paying income tax by the latter as both the sides remain firm on their respective stance. 348 more words

Business & Economy

Bangladesh revised ADP set at Tk 75,000cr instead of Tk 72,000cr on PM’s wish

The National Economic Council on Tuesday approved the revised annual development programme at Tk 75,000 crore for the current fiscal year as per prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s directive although the planning ministry wanted to cut the size to Tk 72,000 crore. 480 more words

Business & Economy