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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. 563 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

The inevitable crisis in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has plunged once again into one of those recurrent crises that have punctuated the country’s political life since independence. Khaleda Zia, leader of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), the main opposition party, decided to commemorate the first anniversary of the 2014 parliamentary elections as the day of “the murder of democracy” at the start of the year, calling for a demonstration that was immediately outlawed by the government. 908 more words

Burdwan module: Conflicting views between India, Bangladesh

There appears to be contradictory views about the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh setting up the Burdwan module.
The National Investigating Agency in its chargesheet is likely to suggest that the operation was aimed at carrying out terror strikes in… 55 more words

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