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    Brexit, democracy and the sacred

    Jonathan Rowson | Updated at 09:56pm on January 21, 2019

    There is no way back to anything resembling a united kingdom without some kind of sacrifice, writes Jonathan Rowson THE philosophical heart of Brexit is...

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    2019: a year to embrace energy democracy

    Susann Scherbarth and Sean Sweeney  | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    ‘IF YOU always do what you’ve always done, you always get what you’ve always gotten....

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    Rubbing salt to injuries

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

    THIS is, indeed, a welcome assurance from the prime minister and Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina that her government would establish the political rights of...

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    Some call it democracy

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

    SEDITION and conspiracy charges have been filed against three former students of Jawaharlal Nehru University, and seven others....

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    US doesn’t even make top 20 on democracy index

    Andrea Germanos | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    A NEW index released in the past week offers a sobering look at how democracy is faring in the United States.According to the 2018 edition...

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    Bangladesh moves up 4 notches on EIU’s Democracy Index

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:02am on January 10, 2019

    Bangladesh advanced four notches on the latest Democracy Index 2018 of the Economist Intelligence Unit, the research and analysis division of The Economist Group and...

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    Nat’l polls ‘a bright example’ in history of democracy: EC secy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:04am on January 01, 2019

    Election Commission secretary Helaluddin Ahmed on Monday said that the 11th general election held under a political government would be a bright example in the...

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    It’s difficult to revive ‘dead democracy’, says Fakhrul

    United News of Bangladesh . Thakurgaon | Updated at 04:26pm on December 29, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir voiced strong doubts about credible polls on Sunday and said it was not easy to revive...

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    Uncritical media engagement

    Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2018

    WHILE election itself is not democracy, it remains the indispensable first step towards democratisation of the body politic of any country. Bangladesh, which is constitutionally...

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    Of the people, by the people, for the people

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 21, 2018

    ‘I’ve come to take part in the free elections. They make us proud.’ In January 2017, these were the words of a voter in the...