editorial

  • A pressing matter

    While it is good news that ETV journalist Nazmul Huda has been granted bail for his alleged provocation of RMG workers, the fact that he was detained by police in the first place is a matter of concer ...

  • To serve and protect

    All democratic societies recognise the need for a legal mechanism that prevents law enforcement officials from abusing their power. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has recognised this need with the pa ...

  • Why does this keep happening?

    Getting around the city without fear of harassment continues to be a far cry for women in Dhaka. The latest incident of a female university student being harassed on a bus once again brings to ligh ...

  • No excuse for textbook delays

    As if the recent fiasco surrounding errors in this year’s government-supplied school textbooks wasn’t embarrassing enough, many students and schools throughout the country are now complain ...

  • What next?

    As Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the sole global superpower, the world waits with bated breath to see what his first actions will be. Trump’s victory, where he won the Ele ...

  • Clean it up

    Dhaka can take a lesson from Chittagong’s recently launched door-to-door garbage collection and removal program. Our capital is badly in need of better waste management. Littering is a common ...

  • Strength in unity

    The human chain program organised by the UGC at universities and colleges across the country yesterday was a tremendous display of solidarity in the fight against militancy. Something like this was ...