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Bangladesh: The Importance of Being Tarique Rahman

Paper No.5652          Dated 23-Feb-2014

By Bhaskar Roy

To many, the title of this article would be a stupid statement. Tarique Rahman, the older son of late President Zia-ur-Rahman, the founder of the Bangladesh National Party (BNP), and Begum Khaleda Zia, Chairperson of the BNP and two time prime minister of Bangladesh, is the Vice Chairman of the BNP.

Bangla Court Establishes BNP-Jamaat Fountainhead of Terrorism

Paper No. 5642                                         Dated 03-Feb-2014

By Bhaskar Roy

A special court in the port city of Chittagong, Bangladesh, sentenced (Jan 30) 14 to death. They were the principals in illegally importing 10 truck loads of arms, ammunition and explosives on April 01, 2004 by sea. The court ruled that the consignment was destined for Indian separatist/ terrorist organization, the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) to wage war against the Indian state.

Bangladesh under Siege

Paper No. 5632                             Dated 12-Jan-2014

By Bhaskar Roy

Prime Minister Sk. Hasina was very well aware that the BNP led opposition had constructed a well rehearsed strategy to demean her and her party, the Awami League (AL) one way or the other

Bangladesh: Turmoil may see return of Terrorism

Paper No. 5608                                    Dated 25-Nov-2013

By Bhaskar Roy

It is about time that the United States Congress realized that the current political turmoil in Bangladesh may see a return of terrorism to Bangladesh.

Developments in Bangladesh are a Cause for Serious Concern

Paper No. 5600                                        Dated 11-Nov-2013

By Bhaskar Roy

The stand off between the Awami League (AL) led government and the BNP led opposition has reached such an explosive point that unless a compromise is found between the two very soon, the country might go up in flames.

Bangladesh General Elections 2014: A Preview

Paper No. 5527                                      Dated 12-Jul-2013

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

Bangladesh is expected to go to the polls for its General Elections with the term of the current Ninth Parliament on January 24, 2014. The present Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina came into power in January 2009 after Bangladesh had gone through a spell of two years (2006-2008) of a Caretaker Government.

Bangladesh- Damning Exposures

Paper No. 5498                                     Dated 22-May-2013

By Bhaskar Roy

It was inevitable and had to happen, because some politicians in Bangladesh have conscience.

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