corruption

April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019

Plagued by corruption

The Anti-Corruption Commission has identified 22 sources of corruption plaguing the state-run Titas Gas for years.

April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019

Rajuk's 'absolute power corrupts absolutely'

British historian Lord Acton's 130-year-old observation that a person's sense of morality diminishes as his/her power increases is true

February 18, 2019
February 18, 2019

Maldives court orders arrest of ex-president over graft

A court in the Maldives orders the arrest and detention of former president Abdulla Yameen on suspicion of money laundering.

February 4, 2019
February 4, 2019

Jaha Alam released from jail

Jaha Alam who was in jail for the last three years instead of the real accused in 26 corruption cases, is released from prison.

July 16, 2018
July 16, 2018

Questioning the role of parents

As with global warming, Bangladesh has not contributed to the rise of global terrorism anymore than it has contributed to formulating or debating over the definition of “terrorism” itself....

April 8, 2018
April 8, 2018

Corrupt individuals must be punished: President

President M Abdul Hamid asks the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to disseminate the warning message to all levels that corrupt individuals, whoever he or she may be, must get punishment.

April 8, 2018
April 8, 2018

Greater enforcement of law needed to fight graft, fraud

As many as 98 percent of the corporate professionals and businesspeople in Bangladesh believe there is a need for greater

February 24, 2018
February 24, 2018

Bangladesh performs better on Graft Index

It is indeed good news that Bangladesh climbed two spots (index score is out of 100 where a higher score is better) in the global Corruption Perceptions Index 2017. Of course that's nothing to...

February 20, 2018
February 20, 2018

Corruption in police

The comments of a deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) at a recent police conference show the prevalence of corruption in the postings of officers-in-charge and sub-inspectors....

February 15, 2018
February 15, 2018

BNP mulls second round of agitation

The first spell of the BNP's agitation programmes over the jailing of its Chairperson Khaleda Zia came to an end yesterday with the