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Relevant laws for candidates running for Parliament

Relevant laws for candidates running for Parliament Badiul Alam Majumdar The 11th Parliamentary election is at our doorstep. The election schedule is expected to be declared at the beginning of November and the election to be held at the end of December. Even though formal electioneering will start in a few weeks, many potential candidates […]

A file photo shows NBR headquarters in Dhaka. Central Tax Survey Zone of the National Board of Revenue remains inactive for the last 16 years due to its lack of authority in conducting survey and in issuing taxpayers’ identification numbers. — New Age photo Central Tax Survey Zone of the National Board of Revenue has […]

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COUNTDOWN TO ELECTION 2018-V Foreign policies rank prominent in voters mind Shahid Islam Time may be a great healer, although at times it also adds to the afflictions one endures. Never before did the citizenry of Bangladesh bother so much about the regional and global policies pursued by their governments, as they have been in […]

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Graffiti asking questions about fear, injustice Sadikur Rahman . Dhaka |Oct 17, 2018      Anonymous artists have been drawing graffiti on Dhaka walls, one after another and they come with new messages. Obviously, these graffiti have drawn the attention of the city dwellers. Reflected on the social media sites, they have caused quite a storm. A […]

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Judiciary has totally collapsed in Bangladesh: Fakhrul Prothom Alo English Desk | Oct 16, 2018      BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday alleged that the date for delivering verdict in Zia Charitable Trust graft case against the party’s chairperson Khaleda Zia and others was fixed “illegally at the behest of the government”. “The […]

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Kamal’s Front emerges with call to action, B Chy’s in disarray Mohiuddin . Dhaka | Oct 16, 2018   Prothom Alo      The newly-formed opposition coalition ‘Jatiya Oikya Front’ or National Unity Front will finalise a package of programmes at a meeting today, Tuesday, demanding holding of the next general elections under a neutral administration. The meeting, […]

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Legal notice issued over Digital Security Act Tuesday 16th October 2018  Ittefaq Report A lawyer of the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a legal notice to the concerned authorities for proper amendments to nine sections of the Digital Security Act. The lawyer, SM Zulfikar Ali Zunu, served the notice over registered mails to the ministers […]

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Cricket World Cup trophy to arrive in Bangladesh Wednesday  Tribune Report  Published at 09:21 pm October 16th, 2018 The Cricket World Cup trophy Fans in Dhaka, Sylhet and Chittagong will get the opportunity to see the trophy in their respective cities before it leaves Bangladesh Sunday The World Cup trophy tour, driven by Nissan, will […]

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BNP to bring back reformist, inactive leaders  Nawaz Farhin Antara    Dhaka Tribune  Published at 12:50 am October 17th, 2018 BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul islam Alamgir has been coordinating the process of bringing the former party leaders back, following the instruction of acting BNP chairperson tarique Rahman Mehedi Hasan/ Dhaka Tribune The party is trying […]

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Bangladeshi Govt Misses Court-Ordered Deadline over Photographer’s Detention By Kamran Reza Chowdhury on Oct 16, 2018 04:55 pm Bangladesh’s government has not observed a one-week deadline imposed by a court to explain why it is holding photographer Shahidul Alam indefinitely without bail. The High Court issued the deadline on Oct. 7 when attorneys for Alam […]

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Among so many killings of journalists, why does the fate of Jamal Khashoggi stand out? Mohammed Al-Shaikh/AFP/Getty Images Jamal Khashoggi, pictured on Dec. 15, 2014, during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain. By Niall Ferguson   October 15, 2018 There are autocrats. Look around. According to Freedom House, a quarter of the world’s states are […]

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