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Suranjit blames weak democracy

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 […]

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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The BNP on Tuesday asked the government to reveal the whereabouts of Ali Azam, the driver of assistant personal secretary to railway minister Suranjit Sengupta who resigned over cash scandal. “Three persons caught with Tk 7 million of unaccounted cash by the BGB were released on the minister’s intervention. However, the vehicle’s driver Ali Azam […]

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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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