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1w ago| THE THIRD VIEW

Column by Mahfuz Anam: Who runs the country?

There is no question as to who runs the country. It is Sheikh Hasina, our prime minister. But who does she run it through?

2w ago| THE THIRD VIEW

Mahfuz Anam Writes: In ‘Smart Bangladesh,’ how smart is it to kill our rivers?

As if in vengeance we have been ferociously and relentlessly destroying our rivers in, what can only be termed as, a suicidal streak.

4w ago| THE THIRD VIEW

Mahfuz Anam writes: What is the state of Awami League as a political party?

This election year, the question that will inevitably come to the fore is of how successful AL has been in keeping its promises.

January 27, 2023
January 27, 2023

Column by Mahfuz Anam: Who runs the country?

There is no question as to who runs the country. It is Sheikh Hasina, our prime minister. But who does she run it through?

January 20, 2023
January 20, 2023

Mahfuz Anam Writes: In ‘Smart Bangladesh,’ how smart is it to kill our rivers?

As if in vengeance we have been ferociously and relentlessly destroying our rivers in, what can only be termed as, a suicidal streak.

January 6, 2023
January 6, 2023

Mahfuz Anam writes: What is the state of Awami League as a political party?

This election year, the question that will inevitably come to the fore is of how successful AL has been in keeping its promises.

December 23, 2022
December 23, 2022

Mahfuz Anam writes: From Bangabandhu to Sheikh Hasina

Awami League’s journey from a party leading a struggle to a party long in power.

December 9, 2022
December 9, 2022

COLUMN BY MAHFUZ ANAM: A competition of errors

Is our government so weak that a proposed public meeting threatens it?

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Big budget, bigger corruption

Lack of accountability and the culture of impunity destroyed governance from within.

November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022

Will the government touch the ‘untouchables’?

The default-loan narrative has smeared our otherwise powerful story of graduation from the Least Developed Country (LDC) status.

November 11, 2022
November 11, 2022

Column by Mahfuz Anam: The underlying story of a simple photograph

As an editor, I commend the photographer, the caption writer, and the news editor for depicting a sad reality with such subtle deftness.

October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

Column by Mahfuz Anam: UK’s Conservative Party and Our Politics

Recent leadership changes may appear chaotic, but ultimately demonstrate political accountability

October 21, 2022
October 21, 2022

Will free media be harassed in the name of data protection?

DSA’s new curbs and OTT draft rules give the opening