Badiul Alam Majumdar

The writer is Secretary of SHUJAN: Citizens for Good Governance.

April 28, 2020
April 28, 2020

Community-level intervention is the answer

On April 16, as coronavirus continued to spread through the country, the government declared all of Bangladesh to be at risk from the pandemic.

March 24, 2020
March 24, 2020

Complacency, not panic, is the real danger

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the spread of coronavirus a global pandemic. Over 14,000 people have died and nearly 350,000 have been infected, although there is uncertainty about...

March 17, 2020
March 17, 2020

From Sheikh Mujib to Father of the Nation

In 1964, I was enrolled as a student at the University of Dhaka (DU) and became active in student politics, although my involvement began during the education movement of the early 1960s.

February 6, 2020
February 6, 2020

Low turnout: the new normal?

One question that I repeatedly faced in the last few days was: how were the elections of the two Dhaka city corporations?

January 28, 2020
January 28, 2020

Will the EC kindly answer?

The Election Commission, particularly the CEC, has been repeatedly assuring us that the upcoming elections of the two Dhaka city corporations will be free and fair.

October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019

Politics of Exploitation

On October 11, the Buet VC announced that student and teacher politics would be banned at the university.

September 8, 2019
September 8, 2019

Will the El Paso killing be a wakeup call for America?

A 2009 Homeland Security Department report warned that race-based extremism would become a serious and growing threat to American national security.

June 3, 2019
June 3, 2019

18 reforms that will change Bangladesh

During last year’s road safety movement, there was a demand raised by the student demonstrators that touched a chord with a wide cross-section of the population: “repair the state.” T

January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019

The ball is in the PM's court

Marked by many questions, controversies and some degree of violence, the 11th parliamentary election took place on December 30. According to the Election Commission, the overall turnout was 80...

November 19, 2018
November 19, 2018

Is Khaleda Zia qualified to contest the upcoming election?

On October 28, Khaleda Zia was convicted and sentenced to seven years' imprisonment in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case.