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· December, 2008

Stories about Bangladesh from December, 2008

India: A Relationship Based On Fairness

Supriyo Chaudhuri at Sunday posts has this to say to the winners of the Bangladesh election: “The Bangladeshi politicians must understand their responsibility and display their accountability to keep the...

Bangladesh: Please accept the result

In the Middle of Nowhere writes an open letter to ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, the chairperson of BNP, whose party lost significantly in the recent Bangladesh election: “Accept the results,...

Bangladesh: The reasons behind the change

An Ordinary Citizen analyzes the reason behind the huge defeat of BNP led four party alliance in the recently concluded Bangladesh election.

India, Bangladesh: Explaining South Asian Politics

Santosh at Über Desi explains the results of the Bangladesh parliamentary election: “Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League party won because it was time for a change. The last elected government was...

Bangladesh: A Landslide Victory Is Not A Mandate For One Party Anarchy

Shada Kalo reminds the Awami League led Grand Alliance after their win in Bangladesh elections held yesterday: “A landslide victory does not mean a license to mess with the constitution...

Bangladesh: Landslide Victory For Awami League Led Grand Alliance

E-Bangladesh reports that its a landslide victory for the Awami League-led-Grand Alliance in today's national election.

Bangladesh: A campaign of words

Internationally acclaimed photo journalist Shahidul Alam takes a look at the last minute election campaigns in Bangladesh and comments on the election promises: “The saying in Bangla ‘kothar upor tax...

Bangladesh: Liveblogging the Election

Unheard Voice blog is live blogging the results of the Bangladesh national election held today. Farhan at Unheard Voice is sending live dispatches from Sylhet.

Bangladesh: Microblogging an election

In a few hours time 81 million Bangladeshi voters (51% women) will go to vote for the ninth parliamentary election. The election is crucial for the nation as it will...

2008: A turbulent year for South Asia

Looking back on the events that rocked South Asia in the year 2008 we see that terrorism took the center stage in many places in this region. This was also...

India, Bangladesh: Maritime Dispute

The New Horizon analyzes the reasons behind the recent maritime dispute between Bangladesh and India. Read the post for details.

Bangladesh: Change Lies In The Hands Of The New Voters

An Ordinary Citizen wonders whether the 27 million (34%) new voters in Bangladesh hold the key to the much needed change in the governance of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: The Siemens Bribery Scandal And The Son Of Ex-Prime Minister

Shada Kalo blog looks deep into the recent Siemens Bribery Scandal and analyzes the case of $5.3 million bribes to government officials in Bangladesh including the son of the Ex-Prime...

Bangladesh: A Calm Election

Kristin Boekhoff posts some pictures of the street advertisements of the candidates of the Bangladesh election. She comments that so far the election has been quite calm.

Bangladesh: Election Under A Caretaker Government

Bdfact shares the key findings of a study titled ‘Election under a Caretaker Government’ based on past elections in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Election 2008 And Cyber Activism

Bangladesh goes into poll on December 29, 2008 for a much awaited parliamentary election. The scenario is lot different than the recent US presidential election where citizen media and Internet...

Pakistan: The forgotten silence of 1971

Raza Rumi at Pak Tea House discusses the tragic events of 1971 that lead to the independence of Bangladesh from Pakistan: “The truth is that we as a state and...

Bangladesh: A Change Is Required

Life As I Know It comments on the impending Bangladesh election: “I hope this 9th national election brings a change… no matter how small it is. It has to start...

Bangladesh: After The Election

In the Middle of Nowhere draws up two scenarios of the possible events after the impending general election in Bangladesh.

Letters of a sufi saint of Bengal

MysticSaint at Inspirations and Creative Thoughts shares the hundred letters of Sharafuddin Maneri, the sufi saint of Bengal.

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