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Minister Without Portfolio Suranjit Sengupta has blamed the ‘weakness’ of democratic institutions responsible for recent repression and police assaults on journalists. “Police were not supposed to attack the media. Why they are now so intolerant? Such incidents took place due to the weakness of the democratic institutions,” the ruling Awami League’s Advisory Council Member said […]

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London based prestigious newspaper; The Economist has come under serious criticism by prominent leaders and academics of the ruling party in Bangladesh for publishing two commentaries on its Saturday, May 26 2012 edit generic viagra sales ion titled “Bangladesh’s toxic politics: Hello Delhi” and “Politics in Bangladesh banged about“. Rejecting outright both the articles, Awami […]

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Hillary and the Prime Minister discussed several issues related to Indo-US relations. She also urged India to speed up the civil nuclear deal and cut oil imports from Iran. According to […]

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Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Tuesday said the remarks of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over Grameen Bank are unnecessary as the government has not been working against the microfinance organisation. “Hillary’s statement on the Grameen Bank was undue. Grameen Bank is a state-owned organisation and the government has been working for its progress,” […]

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By Andrew Quinn DHAKA | Sun May 6, 2012 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Sunday warned Bangladesh’s government not to undermine pioneering microlender Grameen Bank, saying it was a key driver in the South Asian nation’s slow climb out of poverty. Clinton met with Grameen’s ousted founder – Nobel Prize-winning economics professor Mohammad Yunus […]

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is due to arrive in Dhaka early Saturday afternoon, will have a meeting with Leader of the Opposition Khaleda Zia in the evening. Hillary will call on the BNP chairperson at her Gulshan residence at 8:30pm to discuss different bilateral issues, Khaleda’s press secretary Maruf Kamal Khan Sohel […]

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All eyes are on the meeting between US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday in Kolkata, amid speculation that Hillary may quiz Banerjee about her opposition to the Teesta water sharing agreement with Bangladesh. This would be unusual and may have a whole lot of unintended […]

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The pressure to approve licenses for new private commercial banks (PCB) by defying initial objections of Bangladesh Bank (BB) and those of economists are deemed as a blatant act of politicization of the banking sector of the country. Such an intrusion into the life line of a country’s financial sector through brute and overpowering political […]

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by Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury Source: Weekly Blitz Current government of Bangladesh Awami League has surely given birth to the biggest joke in country’s politics by restoring the ministerial position of extremely corrupt minister in charge of the railway ministry in Bangladesh, brief-less lawyer Suranjit Sen Gupta, who resigned from his post on April 16, […]

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Suranjit resigns

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Admits responsibility of railwaygate scam, will stay away from politics temporarily In a rare move, Suranjit Sengupta on Monday resigned as the railways minister about four and half months into taking charge of the ministry following the railwaygate scandal. The veteran Awami League leader will also stay away from politics until he comes “clear” through […]

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India on Wednesday thanked Dhaka for its decision to honour Indian nationals and groups for their role in the 1971 war that led to the birth of Bangladesh. Foreign minister SM Krishna wrote to his Bangladeshi counterpart Dipu Moni, saying that the “cause of liberation of Bangladesh has been very close to our hearts, and […]

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