Reducing case backlogs

CJ makes a point

Given the fact that the Supreme Court (SC) spends six months in a year vacationing, including weekends, and has some 300,000 pending

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Rein in the unruly BCL elements

They have gone far enough

The main reason why some of the ruling party's student wing Chhatra League (BCL) cadres have been able to carry on with their

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Opinion

Dr. Abdullah Shibli

Why do all developed countries want more inflation?

A recent headline in The Daily Star announced that the inflation rate in Bangladesh rose by 0.13 percent in March as compared to

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Milia Ali

The moral wish list

With time the Pahela Baisakh festivities in Bangladesh have assumed a grand and massive scale, as if people are making a bold

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Joseph E. Stiglitz

Asia's Multilateralism

The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank are poised to hold their annual meetings, but the big news in global economic

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Pallab Bhattacharya

Forging Unity

When two Indian passenger ships carrying 337 Bangladeshi nationals, who were pulled out of war-torn Yemen, reached the southern

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Andrew Eagle

The Sound of Silence

Solitude or loneliness, quiet reflection and public interaction: are experiences of these feelings and moments innate or cultural?

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Shah Husain Imam

Flying Biman for a Trip to Trauma

FROM Dhaka to Kolkata and back -- by Biman! What's there to write home about such a short round trip of altogether 70 minutes? Actually, quite

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Muhammad Nurul Huda
Muhammad Nurul Huda

Mayoral Election hype and fact

FOR understandable reasons the ensuing mayoral election in the national capital and the commercial capital of the country has

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Letters

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Looking forward to Basic Bank and other such cases.

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The rich get richer and the poor get poorer

Protests are being held across the US in what organisers call the "largest-ever mobilisation of underpaid workers." Fast-food workers in

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“What must be said”

Gunter Grass drew sharp criticism after publishing the poem “What must be said” in 2012. In that poem, he criticised the Western

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Stop tobacco cultivation

Recently I have come across a report in your daily which focused on the health and environmental hazards of tobacco cultivation.

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The cure for poverty has a name; it's called empowerment of women.

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Mayoral Election hype and fact

FOR understandable reasons the ensuing mayoral election in the national capital and the commercial capital of the country has

Can elected mayors save the city's water bodies?

THERE is a close link between economic growth, human development and good management of natural resources, mainly water bodies

But, thank you India

ONE cannot thank India for having a hand in drying our rivers across which today ply bullock carts, not by any act of magic but by

Hundred years of death, destruction and destiny

THE centre of gravity shifts every few years. The shattered buildings look like real estate displays as if walls and roofs were

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