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    Yogi’s latest gift to the opposition

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on October 11, 2020

    THIS was the great satirist Akbar Allahabadi’s jibe at the senior Agha Khan, dabbling in Indian politics, at the turn of the 20th century. It...

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    Convicted murderer sworn in as Lankan MP

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:54am on September 09, 2020

    A Sri Lankan politician sentenced to death for murder was escorted out of prison on Tuesday to become the first convict to be sworn in...

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    Belarus detains 2 from opposition Coordination Council

    Agence France-Presse . Minsk | Updated at 11:39pm on August 24, 2020

    Belarusian riot police on Monday detained two members of the opposition’s Coordination Council which is calling for a peaceful handover of power after a disputed...

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    Russian opposition figure Navalny fights for life

    Agence France-Presse.Omsk, Russia | Updated at 10:52am on August 21, 2020

    Leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny was battling for his life in a Siberian hospital on Friday after a suspected poisoning as an air ambulance...

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    Opposition faces wave of arrests in fictitious cases: Fakhrul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:22pm on June 06, 2020

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday alleged that the country was witnessing a wave of arrests of opposition party leaders...

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    Online courts start proceedings

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:38am on May 12, 2020

    Countrywide online courts started proceedings on a limited scale on Monday amid opposition from lawyers of Brahmanbaria District Bar Association. In Dhaka, lawyers filed three...

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    Mujib’s thoughts on oppositionalism while in opposition

    Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2020

    Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (1920–1975), the founding president of Bangladesh, leaves behind him immensely valuable experiences of oppositional activism in mainstream politics which remains to be...

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    Dozens detained at Russian opposition protest

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:08pm on March 14, 2020

    Moscow police detained dozens of people at a protest against ‘political repressions’ near the headquarters of the Russian security service, including a well-known human rights...

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    ‘Not though the soldier knew’

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2020

    THE greater the sharpening assault by the delinquent state, the starker is the muddle and the helplessness of the opposition. Models and methods for the...

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    Opposition urges ‘Russia without Putin’ in rally for slain liberal

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 02:11am on March 01, 2020

    Thousands rallied in central Moscow on Saturday to call on president Vladimir Putin not to stay in power indefinitely, in the first major protest by...