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Trump, Reagan and America's assassination history

Dhaka, July 25 -- It has happened again. America's gun culture has been at work yet once again. The assassination attempt on Donald Trump reveals with disturbing clarity how a society which permits pe... Read More


Power women shining a light on politics

Dhaka, July 10 -- Britain's recent election has thrown up a contingent of women who certainly look forward to playing significant roles in Parliament. As many as 240 women have been elected to the 650... Read More


Nigel Farage, Ukraine and the West

Dhaka, June 26 -- There are a whole number of reasons why one will not see eye to eye with Nigel Farage. The British politician, at this point leader of Reform UK, has been a controversial figure for ... Read More


Leaders in their forties . . . and making a difference

Dhaka, June 19 -- In an era where political leadership appears to be slipping into the hands of old or close to old men and women around the globe, it is heartening to know that Emmanuel Macron is aro... Read More


A tale of two sub-continental families

Dhaka, June 12 -- Indira Gandhi was busy at the celebrations of India's independence day on 15 August 1975 when she was given news of the assassination of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most of... Read More


Good elections firm up democracy

Dhaka, June 5 -- Good elections anywhere cheer the soul. A good election underscores the principle of democracy in a society, enables citizens to reassert their dominance as the repository of power in... Read More


Jawaharlal Nehru: India's vibrant voice in the world

Dhaka, May 29 -- Sixty years ago, on 27 May 1964, Jawaharlal Nehru's life came to an end. Six decades after his death, there are the many reasons to remember the man and political figure he was. Indi... Read More