Partha Pratim Bhattacharjee

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

AL ranks irked over hike in fuel prices

On Sunday noon, Awami League Presidium Member Kazi Zafarullah did something unusual -- he ditched his SUV, hid his face behind a mask and got on a bus in front of Purabi cinema hall in the city’s Pallabi.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Rising cost of living: Fuel price hike not the last nail

Friday’s unprecedented hike in fuel prices, hot on the heels of increased electricity, fertiliser and gas prices, served as yet another massive blow to the people who are already struggling to barely survive amid surging living costs.

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

Think twice before taking up projects

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday issued a host of directives that include  stopping non-essential procurement and exercising caution in taking up new development projects.

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

Power sector external debt: Repayment may pose a challenge

The repayment of foreign loans in the power sector may worsen the country’s debt-servicing burden as the government will have to pay the lenders Tk 197,677.27 crore in the 30 years from 2024-25 fiscal.

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

Electricity crisis may worsen

The government’s plan for one to two hours of daily power cuts is failing, especially in the north, and the signs are that the electricity crisis may worsen across the country in the coming days.

July 9, 2022
July 9, 2022

Hope against hope

The government has assured people suffering from severe power cuts that the situation will improve after September when three new coal-based power plants start operation, but experts expressed doubts about it.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

11 law enforcement units in charge of different parts of Padma Bridge

A day after Padma Bridge was opened, two young men died in a motorcycle accident on the bridge on Sunday.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Opposition to EVM hardens

With the next parliamentary election a year and a half away, major political parties, except for the ruling Awami League, are toughening their stance against the use of Electronic Voting Machines in the polls.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

A tangled web: 11 law enforcement units in charge of Padma Bridge

A day after Padma Bridge was opened, two young men died in a motorcycle accident on the bridge on Sunday (June 26, 2022).

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

Local govt polls: Rebels sink AL

Gopalganj is considered an Awami League bastion as it is the ancestral home of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.