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    Country lacks democracy: leaders at Nagarik Oikya programme

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on September 17, 2019

    Leaders of different opposition political parties on Monday alleged that the country lacked democracy and was ruled by a fascist government who grabbed power illegally...

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    Tunisians vote in presidential polls

    Reuters . Tunis | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    Tunisians began casting votes in an unpredictable presidential election on Sunday where there is no overwhelming front-runner, with the young democracy’s economic ills dominating...

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    No major political party has any programme

    Tapos Kanti Das and Moloy Saha | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    No major political party of the country will organise any programme to mark the International Day of Democracy to be observed worldwide today while the...

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    The capitalists are afraid

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    CAPITALISTS seek to maximise profits and reduce the cost of labour. This sums up capitalism at its core. It is defined by these immutable objectives....

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    Awami League with Ershad’s support destroyed democracy: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 10, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday alleged that the prime minister Sheikh Hasina-led Awami League with the support of late former army dictator HM Ershad had...

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    Hong Kong leader calls for dialogue

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2019

    Hong Kong’s leader on Thursday urged pro-democracy protesters to end their demonstrations after her surprise decision to bow to one of their key demands was...

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    Prisoner of the supreme law

    Deena Stryker | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2019

    EVERY elected official in the United States of America pledges to defend the constitution; not the king, or even the president, but the nation’s founding...

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    A democratic language, an authoritarian writ

    Neera Chandhoke | Updated at 12:00am on September 05, 2019

    Powerful populists are holding representative institutions hostage to their own projects of power, writes Neera Chandhoke THERE was a time, not so long ago, when...

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    Ganasamhati observes 17th founding anniv with vow to establish democracy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:06am on August 30, 2019

    Ganasamhati Andolan observed its 17th founding anniversary on Thursday with a vow to establish democratic rule in the country. The central leaders and activists of...

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    Call for govt-NGO cooperation for strengthening democracy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 30, 2019

    Differences between government and NGOs should be set aside for the sake of democracy, said governance and development activists at the launching of a study...