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    Expendable rules

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 03, 2018

    THE divorce between the letter of the Indian constitution and conventions of the parliamentary system on which it is based was vividly reflected in the Modi government’s decision to postpone parliament’s winter session until the Gujarat elections were over...

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    China’s role in Rohingya tragedy

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:05am on January 03, 2018

    CHINA has again objected to the United Nations taking any stand contrary to the interests of Myanmar on the Rohingya issue...

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    Preventable deaths under govt’s watch

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 03, 2018

    ROAD fatalities continue to rise. At least 4,286 people were killed, as New Age reported on Tuesday quoting from the latest report of the national committee to protect shipping, roads and railways, and 9,112 injured in 3,472 reported road accidents in 2017...

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    Rights violation incidents paint 2017 as a bleak year

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 03, 2018

    RIGHTS violation prominently featured in the year that just went by, much to the concern of rights activists, in particular, and dismay of ordinary citizens, in general...

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    The Israeli left will not bring peace

    by Joseph Leone | Updated at 12:05am on January 02, 2018

    THERE is a common misconception among liberals worldwide that when Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing Likud government finally lose power, a revived Israeli left will actively pursue a fair and just peace with the Palestinians..

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    The visionless society

    by Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:05am on January 02, 2018

    IMAGINE yourself in early 2019. The Democrats, despite never articulating a political vision other than not being Donald Trump and refusing to roll back Republican legislation such as the 2017 tax bill, have regained the House of Representatives by a slim majority...

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    I hate new year’s day

    by Antonio Gramsci | Updated at 12:05am on January 02, 2018

    EVERY morning, when I wake again under the pall of the sky, I feel that for me it is New Year’s day...

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    When an education minister declares himself as thief

    by Mahtab Uddin Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on January 02, 2018

    THE education minister made a rather morally distasteful remark recently that shocked the nation yet again. However, that seems to be the harsh reality of our country at the moment...

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    Unprecedented disregard for the life and dignity of workers

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 02, 2018

    SINCE the independence of Bangladesh, successive governments remained indifferent towards the life and struggle of workers. The year of 2017 was no different in this regard...

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    Govt primary schools need to be overhauled

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 02, 2018

    THAT government primary school students are falling behind their counterparts at non-government schools and kindergartens, according to results of Primary Education Completion Examination over past five years, is a matter of grave concern; it brings to the fore the government’s indifference to primary education...

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