Editorial

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    Arsoning of Santal houses and majoritarian growth of the state

    | Updated at 01:35am on March 11, 2017

    THE Rangpur police have finally submitted its investigation report to the High Court on Thursday, identifying at least two policemen — Gaibandha Detective Branch subinspector...

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    The govt must destroy pseudoephedrine stock

    | Updated at 01:32am on March 11, 2017

    THE Directorate General of Drug Administration’s not lifting a finger to destroy the 15 tonnes of pseudoephedrine — a drug of the phenethylamine and amphetamine...

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    A welcome health ministry decision

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 10, 2017

    THE health ministry decision to give identity cards to patient attendants in hospitals is welcome...

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    Kidney treatment must be expanded, cost lowered

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 10, 2017

    ONLY 148 dialysis centres, with about 135 of them being in the private hands, in Bangladesh and about 20 million people suffering from kidney diseases,...

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    Yet another pointer to govt apathy to women’s rights

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 09, 2017

    THAT dowry violence is the highest contributor to violence against women is a poignant pointer to the deep-rooted patriarchy in society...

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    Only right schooling can stop linguistic deviations

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 09, 2017

    THE government’s directing all private television channels and radio stations to form a preview committee aimed at stopping ‘distortion in the use of the Bangla...

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    No more leniency to errant tanners

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 08, 2017

    The High Court on Monday asked the government to immediately shut down all the tanneries at Hazaribagh in Dhaka as they missed several deadlines for...

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    Gender inequality a great impediment to democracy

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 08, 2017

    INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day, today, is of much importance for Bangladesh to observe properly, with adequate amount of soul searching particularly by the ruling elite, for...

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    Nepotism and impunity in Rajuk

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 07, 2017

    THE corruption at Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha has been making headlines for quite some time now...

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    AG now should stand against Rampal project

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 07, 2017

    Against the political clout and the leverage the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association allegedly enjoys, the Appellate Division’s verdict on Sunday rejecting their petition...

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