Corruption is a matter of grave concern all around the world. It is erupting in all spheres of public life. It is an established fact that corruption has a linkage to government machineries.
The tragedy of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh has prompted a wave of fury across the world.
There is anger that profits were put above the lives of the thousands of people who worked long hours for minimal pay, and anger at international buyers that give little thought to health and safety.
Mir Mosharraf Hossain was a novelist, dramatist, poet, journalist, literary figure, teacher, reformer and essayist of the 19th century. He was born at Lahinipara in the district of Kushtia on 13 November 1847.
The notion of justice is as old as human existence in the earth unlike to the concept of laws and courts. The ‘absolute monarchy’ started with the idea of ‘King can do no wrong’ and ended with the perception ‘king is also under the law’ paving the way for ‘limited monarchy’.
24th November 2012, Saturday – the world stopped staring at Ashulia, towards the Tazreen Fashion Garments tragedy. The fire alarm rang, but the collapsible gate was closed, the garments authority played high volume music and thus the garment workers could not hear the alarm.
We the survivors on earth are dependent on water in such a way that giving an introduction to water will be a dizzy way of starting. Let’s start with some facts. Above eighty percent of protoplasm of human body is made of water, and that protoplasm is the main structural base of lives. May be for this reason ‘life’ is other name of water.
Shilaidaha is a located in Kumarkhali Upazila of Kushtia District. It is located at a distance of about 20 km from Kushtia town. The place is famous for Rabindra Kuthibari of Shilaidaha.
If it is a constitutional imperative in Pakistan, in India it has evolved over the years to become a recognised constitutional convention enforceable by the election commission at the centre as well as in the states.
The President promulgated an ordinance of delegating powers to executive magistrates to find out offences in spot trial and punish them with maximum three months imprisonment in default of paying the fines.
Climate change will bring greater extremes in weather worlwide. Professor Sir John Beddington said the effects of climate change on the weather were already being felt in the UK.
Article 28(4) of the constitution of Bangladesh guarantees judicially enforceable fundamental rights to all citizens including children and ensures affirmative action for children.
The We had an autocratic regime in our country. Not for a short term, rather for a longer period back in the 80s. After a long battle for democracy, it was ushered that political stability would restored and democracy would returned in our national life.
I first met Hugo Chávez in New York City in September 2006, just after his infamous appearance on the floor of the UN General Assembly, where he called George W. Bush the devil. “Yesterday, the devil came here,” he said, “Right here. Right here. And it smells of sulfur still today, this table that I am now standing in front of.”
Activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who was on Monday (04 March)charged with attempting suicide for her fast unto death here in 2006 while demanding repeal of controversial AFSPA, said she is following Mahatma Gandhi`s principle of non-violence and should not be "discriminated" against.
The hanging of Afzal Guru on Saturday, the 9th of this month, should once again remind us of the futility of killing murderers. It does not have the slightest impact on the incidents of murders. By now we should have learnt that killing killers does not reduce the number of murders that take place. Most advanced countries have abolished the death penalty.
Atrocious and dreadful crimes were committed during the nine
month-long war of liberation in 1971, which resulted in the birth of
Bangladesh, an independent state.
Gist of my present piece would besiege the doghouse like scenario from a sedate documentary “The Promised Land”, with whom I stuck, gasped and eventually grimaced at the auditorium of India International Centre, New Delhi.
Long before the dawn of Islam, in 4th Century B.C the defeat of Persian Emperor Darius by Macedonian King Alexander was the beginning of first ‘western rule’ over Syria and after the fall of Macedonian empire of Alexander Syria became part of Roman Empire.
In existing real scenario of Bangladesh, it is so difficult to lodge a complaint and prove the allegation on torture, perpetrated by law and security personnel of the country.
A motorbike which had no identity was driven by a policeman near Gulisthan yesterday. It means the motorbike had no registration number by which it could be identified in case of any incidents either positive or negative. The number plate was just showing a word ‘Police’ instead of showing any identification number.
Global warming is already having a major impact on life in America, a report by US government scientists has warned. The draft version of the US National Climate Assessment reveals that increasing storm surges, floods, melting glaciers and permafrost, and intensifying droughts are having a profound effect on the lives of Americans.
What is the most important right in any democracy? In democracy political rights is highly important so far the system of government is concerned. Equally, other sorts of rights get due importance in democracy.
The purpose of the law is to rule the people for a peaceful society. It ensures peace and tranquility in the society and social harmony. It protects the weaker from the mighter and vise versa. From that concept of law and justice every society evolves.
At seven o`clock on Saturday night, they lit the candles – on Juhu Beach, where Mumbai meets the Indian Ocean; in the centre of the bustling southern cities of Hyderabad and Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore); at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in chaotic, poverty-stricken Lucknow, 1,000 miles to the north.