Editorial

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    Scapegoating political opponents is a bad device

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    THE law, justice and parliamentary affairs minister has blamed, at a programme marking the inauguration of a bar council building in Netrakona on Monday, the...

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    The accused must be interrogated at jail gate

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    THE disappointment of lawyers and right activists with the discriminatory exercise of powers by judicial magistrates allowing some arrested crime suspects to be interrogated at...

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    A face of waning faith in law enforcement

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 23, 2019

    That 14 people survived lynching attempts in five districts while another victim of such mob beating died in Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Sunday as...

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    Barapukuria coal theft calls for an expeditious trial

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 23, 2019

    THE Anti-Corruption Commission finally on Sunday approved charges against seven former managing directors and 16 other officials of Barapukuria Coal Mining Company Ltd for their...

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    Government must ensure doctor’s presence in rural areas

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 22, 2019

    DOCTORS are, as an International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Bangladesh says, highly urban-centric while majority of the population live in rural areas. The study,...

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    A worrying weakening of an institution of accountability

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 22, 2019

    WHAT the Anti-Corruption Commission chair says, and it is thoughtful of him to have so done at a seminar in Dhaka on Saturday, that the...

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    BRTA must streamline ridesharing service

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority has given approval to 10 ridesharing service providers that have failed to fulfil the conditions. The Road Transport Authority on...

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    Rifat murder smokescreen and a fair chance to stand trial

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    THE arrest of Aysha Siddika, widow of Rifat Sharif who was hacked to death by four people in Barguna, on July 16 and her being...

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    Govt must make WASA behave

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019

    DHAKA Water Supply and Sewerage Authority contractors enjoying political clout have, as an Anti-Corruption Commission investigation says, collected their payment for work of eight projects,...

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    Too glaring a govt failure on a legal provision

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019

    THE order of the High Court Division of Thursday for all Repression on Women and Children (Prevention) Tribunals and district and sessions judges’ courts, where...

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