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    Anti-Semitism rises when populism lurches to right

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on August 05, 2018

    CALL it coincidence or mysterious design, there are moments in world affairs when disparate societies have the same experience....

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    Laws to deal with road accident victim damages

    Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on August 05, 2018

    TWO students were killed on July 29 by a speeding bus on Dhaka’s busy Airport Road....

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    Chhatra League atrocities continue

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 05, 2018

    LEADERS and activists of the Chhatra League, the student wing of the ruling Awami League, continue with their atrocities....

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    Daytime bus strike reeks of intent of malfeasance

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 05, 2018

    BUS operators have not run their vehicles on long-distance routes at daytime for the second consecutive day on Friday on ‘security grounds’ and in protest at the ‘vandalism of vehicles’ that they allege to have taken place while school and college students.....

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    The evolution of BRICS+ as a counter-hegemony platform

    Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:00am on August 04, 2018

    WITH the old hegemon, the US, depleting fast its energies by fomenting unnecessary conflicts, picking up imaginary enemies, and thus reaching the stage where hegemonic-fatigue becomes inevitable and the threat of extreme crisis more likely than ever,....

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    Reconstruction of Pakistan politics

    IA Rehman  | Updated at 12:00am on August 04, 2018

    THIS year’s general election has changed some of the assumptions on which Pakistan’s politics has traditionally been based, though not necessarily in the sense the word ‘change’ has been used by different parties....

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    A hands-on editor dies

    Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:00am on August 04, 2018

    IT CAME as a shock in the evening on Wednesday. I came to know the night before that AHM Moazzem Hossain, the founder editor of the Financial Express newspaper, where I had worked from November 1993 to June 1998 with a break of four months or so in 1995, had been ill....

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    Regime change in Nicaragua

    Roger D Harris | Updated at 12:00am on August 04, 2018

    The US has targeted Nicaragua for regime change. Some former supporters of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and his Sandinista party echo the US talking points: Ortega’s ‘entire government has been, in essence, neoliberal...

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    Road rage faces student spirit

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on August 04, 2018

    ROAD rage in Bangladesh is not new. And not new is death due to road rage. The new phenomenon is the student spirit has stood against road rage. To the students, life matters....

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    Demand for removal of two ministers sounds logical

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 04, 2018

    THE demand of Transparency International Bangladesh on Thursday for the removal of the shipping minister Shajahan Khan and state minister for LGRD and cooperatives Moshiur Rahman Ranga from the cabinet sounds justifiable....