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    Ganosamhati to achieve fear-free Bangladesh thru restoring democracy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on December 16, 2018

    Ganosamhati Andolan on Saturday released its election manifesto ahead of the 11th national elections rescheduled for December 30, with pledges to establish fear-free Bangladesh restoring...

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    Democracy, egalitarianism liberating principles

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    ON THIS day, December 16, forty-seven years ago in 1971, Bangladesh practically came into its independent existence, following nine months of a bloodied war of...

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    BNP calls on people to come out on Dec 30 to restore democracy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on December 15, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s senior leaders on Friday called upon people to utilise December 30, the polling day of the 11th parliament elections, for restoring democracy...

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    Can socialism save democracy?

    Theo Horesh | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    A CONSENSUS is emerging on the left that capitalism produces inequality, which leads to oligarchy, which undermines democracy, and paves the way to fascism; and...

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    Yearning for independence, democracy

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    AROUND the fag end of the British rule in India, World War I and II broke out with a gap of only 20 years....

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    Democracy Day Observed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on December 07, 2018

    Different political parties observed Democracy Day on Thursday in memory of the fall of autocratic ruler HM Ershad on the day in 1990.Parties issued statements...

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    39 political leaders recognised as ‘Champions of Peace’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:42am on December 06, 2018

    Democracy International on Wednesday recognised 39 political leaders from Awami League, Bangladesh Nationalist Party and Jatiya Party as Champions of Peace for their achievements in...

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    On extremism and democracy in Europe

    Cas Mudde | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    This introduction to the updated Greek edition of the 2016 book, On Extremism and Democracy in Europe, brings to its thought-provoking chronological account three more...

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    Ideas as crime in a majoritarian democracy

    Subhash Gatade | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    To such a degree has Religion fuelled conflict, complicated politics, retarded social development and impaired human relations across the world, that one is often tempted...

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    Setting a perilous Lanka precedent

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    IN A constitutional democracy, the constitution is the supreme law and governance cannot be on the basis of personal prejudices or the whims and fancies...