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    Indian democracy’s Westphalian moment

    Gopalkrishna Gandhi | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    WITH the Election Commission having announced the schedule for elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Telangana in November-December, the...

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    Greater unity needed for restoration of democracy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on October 08, 2018

    Politicians, academicians and lawyers at a seminar on Sunday underscored the need for forging greater unity for the restoration of democracy, rule of law and...

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    Colonial dev models mar democratic rights: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:49pm on October 05, 2018

    Panellists in a social dialogue in Dhaka on Friday said that citizens deprived of democratic rights were losing their due share on the national resources...

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    Dictatorship by democracy

    Peter Koenig | Updated at 12:00am on October 04, 2018

    THE other day, checking in at a European airport for an international flight, within about an hour it took to deposit my luggage, going through...

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    The responsibility to not protect?

    Shoshana Fine and Thomas Lindemann | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    ALTHOUGH the number of migrants and refugees arriving in the European Union has decreased this year to numbers comparable to pre-2014, the probability of dying...

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    We are yet to achieve secular, democratic state: Ahmed Rafiq

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on September 13, 2018

    Bangladeshi language movement activist, writer and poet Ahmed Rafiq on Wednesday said although the country had achieved its geopolitical independence, the people were yet to...

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    Allegations against Shahidul Alam fabricated: friends

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:06am on September 05, 2018

    Friends of Shahidul Alam on Tuesday said works of the noted photographer symbolised freedom of expression — a pillar of democracy....

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    America the unexceptional

    William S Smith  | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2018

    IN THE wake of president Trump’s Helsinki press conference, National Review declared itself ‘Against Moral Equivalence....

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    Govt working to strengthen democracy: PM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:26am on August 10, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said her government is working for strengthening democracy in the country and accelerating its development....

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    Govt’s goal to ensure development in democratic environment: PM

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:32pm on July 31, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said ensuring the country’s economic development through creating a democratic environment and ensuring people’s right to...