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    Kashmir’s press

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    DEMOCRACY and laws stop at the Pir Panjal Range. They cover Jammu but the Kashmir Valley, which is predominantly Muslim, is left out. Outrages in...

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    Democracy isn’t in crisis: Quader

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:26am on July 12, 2019

    Democracy in Bangladesh was not in crisis, Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader said on Thursday. ‘The BNP has a shortage of democracy in the...

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    Sudan’s first steps towards democracy?

    Karim El-Gawhary | Updated at 12:00am on July 12, 2019

    Following weeks of unrest, the governing military council and protest movement in Sudan have reached agreement over a transitional administration. But scepticism remains over whether...

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    Question of Muslim political representation

    Sandeep Pandey | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    INDIAN Muslims are a deprived community with very low participation in the functioning of the world’s largest parliamentary democracy. This despite the fact that followers...

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    Bangladesh as Kornhauser’s ‘mass society’ or a ‘dictatorial democracy’

    Taj Hashmi | Updated at 12:00am on July 02, 2019

    ELABORATE studies of mass societies are very relevant to the understanding of post-liberation Bangladesh state and society, where masses join the main stream of politics,...

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    Democracy falls short for people around world: survey

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 01:33am on June 26, 2019

    Only half of the world’s population thinks their country is democratic, a survey published on Tuesday found, with many Western Europeans viewing banks and social...

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    Good governance, transparency, democracy must for stable growth: seminar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on June 23, 2019

    Speakers at a seminar on Saturday stressed the need for good governance, transparency in public spending, proper utilisation of the budgetary resources and the presence...

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    Left leader Abdus Salam remembered

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 22, 2019

    The thoughts and principles of left leader Abdus Salam should be upheld to wage the struggle for democracy in Bangladesh, observed a group of politicians...

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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...