From the Editor

From the Editor-in-Chief: Take strong action against that police SI

The police sub-inspector who subjected a Bangladesh Bank official to degrading treatment a few days ago in the capital’s Mohammadpur area has, we have been informed, been taken off duty. Meanwhile, the police department itself has initiated an inquiry into Thursday, January 14th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: A triumph of justice

The decision by the Supreme Court to the effect that Motiur Rahman Nizami will hang for war crimes committed during the War of Liberation is one more instance of the wheels of justice rolling on in the country. We hardly Thursday, January 7th, 2016

From the Editor-in-Chief: Laws against history denial a necessity

The present government led by Sheikh Hasina has earned its place in history by some of the momentous decisions it has made in recent years. The trials and convictions of Bangabandhu’s assassins, a fresh inquiry into the killings of the Thursday, December 31st, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: Begum Zia’s questions undermine the country

The chairperson of the BNP has introduced an unnecessary and unhealthy controversy in national politics once again. By expressing her doubts about the actual number of people killed by the Pakistan occupation forces in Bangladesh in 1971, she has given Thursday, December 24th, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: Election Commission must remain alert

The Election Commission’s recent refusal to entertain a request by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the Awami League symbol to be allotted to an independent candidate at the forthcoming municipal elections is surely noteworthy. The EC has in this case Thursday, December 17th, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: A time for national renewal

Every nation has some days which are inscribed in the pages of history in letters of gold. These days carry memories of the glorious events that inspire people, that make people feel proud. The people of Bangladesh by tradition love Thursday, December 10th, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: A test for democracy

The municipal elections, scheduled for the end of this month, should be cause for a rekindling of our belief in democracy. We say this because of the constant struggle we in this country have been waging towards strengthening pluralism, indeed Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: Let the message go forth…

The executions of two notorious war criminals last week are once more a sign of the nation’s determination to have the collaborators of the Pakistan occupation army answer for their crimes in 1971. It is to the credit of the Thursday, November 26th, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: After the Paris massacre

The decision by France to widen the scope of its air strikes against IS positions in Syria following the horrific massacre in Paris is welcome. The determination of the French government to pound the source of such terror into obliteration Thursday, November 19th, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: Amnesty International’s denial of history

The government has surely done the right thing by asking Amnesty International to apologise for its recent report on the trials of war criminals in Bangladesh. Obviously, by questioning the process of the trials, Amnesty has demonstrated a colossal degree Thursday, November 12th, 2015
  • National
  • International