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    WASA decentralisation alone won’t bring accountability

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 18, 2019

    THE supply water agency’s failure to provide safe water, especially in Dhaka, has become a major cause of public suffering. In October 2018, a World...

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    Laws, their enforcement too lenient to ensure safe food

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 18, 2019

    LENIENT punitive measures, an endemic culture of impunity which is born out of legal leniency, food business and lack of consumer awareness are said to...

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    Is there a way out of US-Turkey deadlock?

    by Martin Berger | Updated at 12:00am on May 17, 2019

    WASHINGTON’S overt aggressive behaviour on the international stage provoked by its desire to impose its own vision of the way that the Middle East must...

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    Hiatus or busted deal?

    by Jack Rasmus | Updated at 12:00am on May 17, 2019

    THIS past week the US and China failed to reach agreement on a new trade deal, despite high level China representative Lie He meeting in...

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    The rise of BJP in West Bengal

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 17, 2019

    How it slowly gained strength to become the Trinamool’s main opponent, writes Smita Gupta THE most vitriolic exchanges this election season have perhaps been between...

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    Can budget not consider EEW system?

    by Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 17, 2019

    EARTHQUAKES do not hold that power that can create dissenting view on proposal for an earthquake early warning system in Bangladesh. Bangladesh does never hold...

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    Govt must break pervasive culture of rape, violence

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 17, 2019

    SEXUAL violence has taken an epidemic turn in recent times. What is more shocking is that a large number of victim of such violence are...

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    Hardly any action against harmful food chemicals

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 17, 2019

    NO DEARTH of evidence that four-fifths of the processed food sold on the market are harmful to humans, as food engineering experts say, speaks volume...

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    As you were then? South Africa’s 2019 election

    Gregory Mthembu-Salter | Updated at 12:00am on May 16, 2019

    For now, South Africa can chalk up the 2019 elections as another win for democracy, writes Gregory Mthembu-Salter 2019 was the most apathy-dominated South African...

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    Inching closer to the brink: on JCPOA

    Rakesh Sood  | Updated at 12:00am on May 16, 2019

    As the US provokes Iran, the onus is on Europe to somehow stand by its end of the nuclear deal, writes Rakesh Sood THERE is...

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