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  • Brig Gen Shahedul Anam Khan ndc, psc (Retd)

    Brig Gen Shahedul Anam Khan ndc, psc (Retd)

    The writer is Associate Editor, The Daily Star.

  • BCL attack on safe road demand protester

    Violence is not the answer

    We have witnessed the most unprecedented things in the method that the government has employed to suppress the demand for safe roads, a demand not only of the students who have been out on the streets for the last seven days but a common call.
  • Pakistan out of the binary bind

    This was the second consecutive election in Pakistan held following the completion of full tenure of the incumbent government, but Nawaz Sharif added his name, once again, to the ingloriously long list of prime ministers not to have completed his or her full term in office.
  • Immigrants don't change culture but they surely can win you the World Cup

    If there was any doubt about President Trump's racist inclinations, it was fully removed by his pontification to the European leaders about, what he thinks, the negative consequences of immigration on Europe.
  • Quota reform movement leader Faruk Hassan

    Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil… but do some good, at least!

    The police handling of the entire anti-quota episode so far reminds me of the pictorial idiom that one finds displayed in many public places in China and Japan, in particular in the form of three primates popularly known as the thinking sages or the wise apes, each covering three of the five main sensory organs.
  • Is there nobody to say enough is enough?

    It is a pity that a student organisation with a long democratic tradition has come to be seen as a synonym for violence, tender-grabbing, extortion and such like culpable acts.
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