Four principles of Bangladesh: In quest of Socialism

In a bid to enjoying freedom from colonial rule, we joined with the Pakistan part following the partition of the Indian subcontinent in 1947 based on religion. But our illusion got broken soon when we found that the West Pakistanis, staying thousands of miles away from us, turned our golden Bengal into a crematorium within two decades by using r...

Four principles of Bangladesh: Nationalism evolved based on secularism

Secularism is one of the main pillars of Bangladesh constitution. It is interpreted in different ways at different times. Many believe that secularism means the absence of religion as there has been widespread propaganda about secularism. But does secularism mean atheism? The answer is no. It means non-communalism, stopping the use of religion a...

Bangladesh Student's League protests vandalization of Bangabandhu sculpture

Bangladesh Students' League (BSL) has demonstrated on Dhaka University (DU) campus demanding exemplary punishment and arrest of those involved in the vandalization of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's sculpture in Kushtia. Several hundreds of leaders and activists of different unit of Chhatra League gathered in front of Dhaka University's Mad...

The emergence of the politics of development

Shah Ali Farhad: Awami League, the oldest and largest political party in Bangladesh, celebrated its 69 years of founding in the early hours of 23 June 2018. That, in political time, is quite a long duration for any party to remain influential and most importantly, relevant in the fast moving politics of late 20th and early 21st century. A dura...

Awami League was born to serve people: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today warned all aspirants of her party in the next general election of the consequences of carrying out propaganda against each other while seeking nomination, saying such bad practice would disqualify them to get party ticket. Urging her party men to abandon mud sliding against the sitting parliament members or an...