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Bangladesh Nationalist Party

Will the Congress Party’s Strategy Against the BJP Work For the Bangladesh Nationalist Party?

Will the Congress Party’s Strategy Against the BJP Work For the Bangladesh Nationalist Party?

By Saqlain Rizve
The BNP lacks leadership on the ground in Bangladesh and the political environment it faces is far more repressive than that in India.

Bangladesh’s Flawed Election Increases Polarization, Risk of Violence

Bangladesh’s Flawed Election Increases Polarization, Risk of Violence

By Pierre Prakash
The Awami League remains in power; voter frustration is at an all-time high after three successive controversial elections.
Is the Judiciary Being Weaponized in Bangladesh?

Is the Judiciary Being Weaponized in Bangladesh?

By Ali Riaz
Ahead of general elections, Bangladeshi courts have convicted at least 1,596 activists of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party.

Crackdown on Bangladesh Nationalist Party Hasn’t Broken its Morale Yet

Crackdown on Bangladesh Nationalist Party Hasn’t Broken its Morale Yet

By Mubashar Hasan
Contrary to the ruling Awami League’s calculation, activists are not leaving the BNP in droves.

Why Bangladesh is About to Have a Lopsided Election

Why Bangladesh is About to Have a Lopsided Election

By Aaqib Md Shatil
The ruling Awami League has ensured that major opposition parties, especially the BNP, will not be able to contest the election even if they want to.

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Why is Bangladesh Even Bothering to Hold Elections?

Why is Bangladesh Even Bothering to Hold Elections?

By Mubashar Hasan
Autocratic states elsewhere in the world offer useful insights to understand Bangladesh’s upcoming election.

Protests, Crackdowns, Boycott Calls Complicate Bangladesh’s Election Scenario

Protests, Crackdowns, Boycott Calls Complicate Bangladesh’s Election Scenario

By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
Amidst a boycott call by the opposition BNP, several new parties have thrown their hats into the electoral ring.
India Reiterates that Upcoming General Election is Bangladesh’s Domestic Matter

India Reiterates that Upcoming General Election is Bangladesh’s Domestic Matter

By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
Has the Indian foreign secretary’s remark distancing Delhi from the elections emboldened the Awami League to press ahead with its election plans?

Is the US Coming Around to Backing India’s Position in Bangladesh?

Is the US Coming Around to Backing India’s Position in Bangladesh?

By Mubashar Hasan
Is the priority it accords to containing China prompting the Biden administration to play along with India in standing by Bangladesh's PM Hasina?

Avinash Paliwal on What Lies Ahead for Bangladesh

Avinash Paliwal on What Lies Ahead for Bangladesh

By Sudha Ramachandran
“If [Prime Minister] Hasina is unable to curb electoral violence, and is unable to offer patronage to the military elites, the chances of [military] intervention increase.”

As Elections Near, 3 Scenarios for Bangladesh

As Elections Near, 3 Scenarios for Bangladesh

By Arild Engelsen Ruud
Surging violence is the most likely scenario, and a compromise is the least likely.
Political Storm Brews in Election-Bound Bangladesh

Political Storm Brews in Election-Bound Bangladesh

By Mubashar Hasan
Despite efforts by the government to decimate rivals, the opposition BNP is drawing huge crowds at rallies.

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