• Female politicians want bigger voice in Bangladesh0

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    • November 14, 2018

      As national election nears, women say they deserve a greater role in guiding the country Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at the United Nations in New York on Sept. 27. Despite having a female PM, Bangladesh remains a male-dominated society, particularly in politics. (Photo by Angela Weiss/AFP) Stephan Uttom and Rock Rozario, Dhaka 

  • India’s secular party takes pro-Hindu line for election0

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    • November 14, 2018

      Congress accused of courting religious majority in Madhya Pradesh with manifesto pledging cow protection Farmers from Madhya Pradesh burn an effigy of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a protest in Kolkata in June 2017 against the government and over the deaths of farmers in the state. More than 1,600 farmers killed themselves in the

  • No Rohingya have Agreed to Return to Myanmar: Bangladesh Official0

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    • November 14, 2018

    Kamran Reza Chowdhury and Abdur Rahman Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh 2018-11-14 Rohingya Taiyeba Begum, 35, says she took shelter in her relatives’ house in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, with other family members to avoid forced repatriation, Nov. 14, 2018. Reuters No Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have agreed to return to Myanmar under a proposed repatriation


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  • As an Indian, I am not proud: Amartya Sen

    August 20, 2019 Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen on Monday criticised the Narendra Modi-led administration’s decision to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and split the region into two Union Territories, NDTV reported. “I don’t think ultimately you will have any resolution in Kashmir without democracy,” the 85-year-old economist said, adding that the Centre’s decision

  • Was India Behind 2009 Border Guards Massacre in Bangladesh?

    August 17, 2019 B.Z. Khasru Public speculation by many, including the prime minister herself, termed the tragedy as an external conspiracy. One explanation for the mutiny was that the rebel soldiers opened fire on their officers when they dismissed appeals for better pay. The viciousness of the mutiny convinced many Bangladeshis that something more than

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