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    Elections enter an intriguing stage

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 02:27am on November 29, 2018

    THE forthcoming national election will not be anything like the last one by the way politics is shaping in recent days....

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    ‘Inclusive election difficult under present situation’

    | Updated at 02:32am on November 29, 2018

    Democracy in our country is facing a deep-rooted crisis. The ruling party wants to be re-elected anyhow....

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    ‘Parliament must be dissolved before elections’

    | Updated at 02:36am on November 29, 2018

    The most immediate crisis Bangladesh is facing at the moment is, I would say, how to hold a free, fair and inclusive election that will be accepted by all stakeholders. Actually, in Bangladesh there are many crises....

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    ‘Proportional representation is of utmost importance’

    | Updated at 02:38am on November 29, 2018

    We should consider introducing a proportional representation system for our parliament. This will allow smaller or regional but more people centered political parties to gain...

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    Crisis of democracy in Bangladesh

    Nurul Kabir | Updated at 01:38am on October 30, 2018

    THE general elections are ahead. The incumbents assert that the elections are going to be held before the end of the year and, that too, the way they want, under the exiting provisions of the state’s constitution, which has, however, been shaped under their partisan control and without the approval of people at large through a referendum....

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    Experts for mainstreaming vocational edn, language skills

    Md OwasimUddin Bhuyan | Updated at 02:22am on November 02, 2018

    Vocational and technical educations should be merged with the country’s mainstream education up to the secondary level classes to help groom skilled manpower for jobs...

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    Migration of skilled labour stressed

    | Updated at 02:21am on November 02, 2018

    A cross-section of people share their views on labour migration with New Age Staff Correspondent Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan ASM Ali AshrafAssociate professor of International...

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    Khondaker Golam Moazzem for country-specific skills dev

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 02:12am on November 02, 2018

    Bangladesh needs to standardise country-specific skills training and certification fulfilling requirements of the overseas destinations to get benefitted from skilled labour migration, Centre for Policy...

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    Bangladesh counts only number, not quality: experts

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 02:10am on November 02, 2018

    Bangladesh is branded as the source country of unskilled workers going abroad due to its incapacity to groom skilled manpower for overseas jobs.Expatriates welfare and...

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    ‘Separation between state, govt and political parties an illusion in current system’

    | Updated at 03:19am on October 30, 2018

    I think, in Bangladesh, the immediate crisis is of course the crisis of holding a free, fair and credible election. This crisis is the direct consequence of successive governments’ democratic and kleptocratic (lunthantantra) misrule...