• BNP calls 48-hr shutdown from Saturday
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  • Four polling centres torched
  • Indian PM Singh to step down after 2014 elections
  • KSA gives two months to legalize status of expats

Indicative of ruling class’s apathy to public education

THE pedestrian performance of government primary and secondary... Full story

Strong case for overhaul of city waste management

Solid wastes littered on roads and alleys seem to have become... Full story

The teetering empire

WITH 2014 now upon us, a cosmological question may have occurred to you. Where is America going to ‘pivot to’ next? Being a foreign policy and history buff, I’ve thought about it. Gideon Rachman, chief foreign affairs columnist of the Financial Times, has some ideas... Full story

Letter to a budding autocrat

AS OUR country is burning and we seem to be gradually heading towards a one-sided election, I write this letter to you to draw your kind attention. Don’t listen to all those liberal democratic elements (both national and foreign) exasperated at the possibility... Full story

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