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    Democracy can die in daylight too

    | Updated at 12:10am on June 15, 2019

    MODESTY is not a virtue of the media in the pixel age, in which preening is a 24x7 pastime. There is neither a demand for...

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    Blood in the Nile

    Mahir Ali | Updated at 12:05am on June 14, 2019

    THERE were jubilations on the streets of Khartoum and elsewhere in Sudan two months ago when the nation’s military pulled the plug on Omar Hassan...

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    The future of democracy

    Aleksandar Sarovic | Updated at 12:05am on June 14, 2019

    THE word democracy derives from the Greek words that means ‘people govern.’ Generally, it is assumed throughout the world that the democratic way of decision-making...

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    Oikya Front to expand, continue joint movement for democracy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:01am on June 11, 2019

    Leaders of Jatiya Oikya Front on Monday decided to continue its united movement for establishing democratic rule in the country and expand the combine by...

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    Human rights, democracy diminishing in Bangladesh: UK report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:22am on June 08, 2019

    Bangladesh continues to be a country where the protection of human rights and democracy is in decline, according to Human Rights and Democracy Report 2018...

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    Lok Sabha elections manifest success of democracy in India: BNP

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:22pm on May 24, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury on Friday said democracy upheld through the 17th Lok Sabha elections in India as people had...

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    Govt trying to kill Khaleda Zia denying her access to treatment: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:46pm on May 24, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday said while the health condition of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia was deteriorating on a...

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    As you were then? South Africa’s 2019 election

    Gregory Mthembu-Salter | Updated at 12:00am on May 16, 2019

    For now, South Africa can chalk up the 2019 elections as another win for democracy, writes Gregory Mthembu-Salter 2019 was the most apathy-dominated South African...

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    A likely casualty of broader freedoms of citizenry

    Ahilan Kadirgamar  | Updated at 12:00am on May 04, 2019

    AS REPORTS about those behind the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka emerge, many questions remain about the motives of the extremists...

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    Democracy, good governance must for sustainable dev: discussion

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:51am on April 28, 2019

    Former advisers to caretaker governments and economists at a roundtable on Saturday stressed the need for restoration of democracy and establishment of good governance for...