Where is the Prime Minister in Al Jazeera’s “All the Prime Minister’s Men”?

M Azhar Uddin Bhuiyan and Saurov Dash Roni: The trailer of Al-Jazeera’s latest report “All the Prime Minister’s Men” was released in the social media with an impression that the premier of the report would actually constitute a coup d'etat in Bangladesh. After a not so prolonged hiatus, when the report was published, the...

Repeat of Al Jazeera notoriety

Sharif Shahab Uddin: The same drama is being repeatedly staged once and again by the same group of people who are known for their notorious past of opposing the creation of Bangladesh and took part in conducting history’s worst genocide during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971. Despite their frantic and repeated attempts to thwart ...

Al Jazeera helping militancy?

Sharif Shahab Uddin: There are lot of discussions, criticisms and debates over the Qatar-based television channel Al Jazeera. The channel is a flagship of the media conglomerate Al Jazeera Media Network. There is no other global news agency which has drawn flak because of its policy and news authenticity like Al Jazeera. After observing severa...

Al Jazeera: A Propaganda Machine Masquerading as a News Network

Barrister Shah Ali Farhad: Al Jazeera (“AJ”), the Doha based news network, is no stranger to controversy. They have been banned by multiple countries, and have received sanctions and/or faced legal challenges in others. From the Middle East to South Asia, the allegations range from indirectly spreading the supremacist ideology of Mu...

'Sickness' of the society will be rooted out: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reaffirmed to continue her government’s ongoing drive against terrorism, militancy, narcotics and corruption, saying that this “sickness” of the society will have to be rooted out.“Due to the misdeeds of those, who ruled the country for 21 years after the assassination of Bangabandhu in 19...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for uprooting drug, corruption and militancy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the home ministry officials to work for uprooting corruption, drug and militancy aimed at building Bangladesh as a peaceful nation in South Asia. “Corruption, drug and militancy grasped the whole society like deadly diseases as the military dictators ruled the country for a long time,” she sa...

Through sports, we'll counter militancy: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has opened the first-ever Bangladesh Youth Games, expressing her hope that the country could effectively counter militancy and terrorism through games and sports.  "Through games and sports, we'll face militancy and terrorism as well as save the youths from the menace of drug abuse . . . we'll also advance the ...