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    It’s for Election Commission to see that people win

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2018

    WIDESPREAD allegations of attacks on and arrest, harassment and intimidation of candidates of parties and alliances in the opposition and their people, coupled with unbridled breaches of the code of conduct for the electoral process,....

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    Govt must ensure safe pasteurisation of cow milk

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2018

    GAPING leaks in the dairy value chain, as an investigation of the Bangladesh Food Safety Authority has found, keeps causing widespread microbial contamination in the pasteurisation of cow milk....

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    Togetherness of elections, violence speaks of EC failure

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2018

    AMIDST continued violence against and harassment and intimidation of opposition candidates, leaders and activists — which have so far marred the electoral fray in the lead-up to the December 30 general elections and mired the Election Commission in controversy for its inability,....

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    Being a good neighbour

    Happymon Jacob | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2018

    IF SOUTH Asia is one of the world’s least integrated regions, India is one of the world’s least regionally-integrated major powers....

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    Election manifestos and nationality issues

    Mangal Kumar Chakma | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2018

    MAJOR national political parties and alliances have come up with their own election manifesto in view of the forthcoming 11th parliamentary elections.....

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    Afghanistan: negotiations or a US military defeat?

    Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2018

    WHILE the Trump administration may think otherwise and even take the credit for initiating dialogue with the Taliban on an unprecedented level with a view to pulling the US out of Afghanistan, there can hardly be any doubt that negotiations,....

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    Through the lens, closely

    Mustafa Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2018

    THOSE who were lucky enough to grow up witnessing the changing patterns of Anwar Hossain’s creative spurts, the photographer-cinematographer’s sudden demise leaves them in an absolute void....

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    Being a stranger in a second language

    by Nabaz Samad Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2018

    WHEN you leave your home or familiar environment — either voluntarily or by force, through migration or displacement — you are likely to feel alien...

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    Obama, ISIS and Muslim Brotherhood

    by F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2018

    THERE is a great uproar over the recent decision by US president Trump to pull US troops out of Syria, announcing his reason for doing...

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    Could India have remained an undivided country?

    by Arshad Khan | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2018

    IT WOULD be a silly question indeed to ask why December 25 is celebrated. On the other hand, one could ask why it is a...

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