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    Awami League and the problems of continuous power

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 03, 2017

    OBAIDUL Quader of the Awami League doesn’t have a charmed life. Not only does he have to deal with all the pains of politics but a variety of farm animals and birds as well...

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    The forgotten message of Ambedkar to the working class – Concluding part

    by KS Sharma | Updated at 01:00am on May 03, 2017

    ‘THE third besetting sin of the labouring class is the very way which they are led away by an appeal to nationalism,’ Dr Ambedkar said...

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    The hegemony of Hindi in India

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on May 03, 2017

    IMAGINE you are a citizen of the Indian Union. Imagine you are a non-Hindi speaker who does not know Hindi and imagine your friend is a Hindi speaker who does not know your non-Hindi mother language...

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    The shame of killing innocent people

    by Kathy Kelly | Updated at 12:05am on May 03, 2017

    ON APRIL 26th, 2017, in Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah, the Saudi-led coalition which has been waging war in Yemen for the past two years dropped leaflets informing Hodeidah’s residents of an impending attack...

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    A pointer to lack of traffic law enforcement

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 03, 2017

    BECAUSE of a lack of traffic law enforcement most of the traffic-related directives have remained unheeded for years in the capital, allowing traffic congestion and other public nuisances to increase...

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    Welcome move to regulate telco tower radiation

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 03, 2017

    THE Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission’s decision to procure radiation measurement equipment to regulate base transceiver stations radiation is a much awaited and welcome move...

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    The forgotten message of Ambedkar to the working class – Part I

    by KS Sharma | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    The following views of Dr Ambedkar are extracted from the speech he delivered at the concluding session of the All India Trade Union Workers Study Camp held in Delhi from 8th to 17lh September 1943 under the auspices of the Indian Federation of Labour...

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    ‘Government and garment factory owners no longer embarrassed by Rana Plaza.’

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    The Rana Plaza building collapse was hardly something to be happy about, more than a thousand lives were lost. It was colossal...

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    The spirit of May Day and Bangladesh labour act

    by Tauqir Ahmad | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    THE historic May Day is globally observed as the ‘Labour Day’ or ‘International Workers Day’ with an exception of US. Today, all over the world, workers will bring out processions, rallies chanting slogans, demanding rights of the workers...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2017

    WE WERE briefed well on the do’s and dont’s of district attachments. We were told that we would be in the care of the deputy commissioner concerned...

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