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Outlines of democratic government: Lesson from 1990

Bangladesh

MNA Editorial Desk: Bangladesh from its birth in 1971 started the journey as a democratic country. In spite of that, we have gone through several ups and downs in maintaining that stature and even after 47 years of independence, we cannot confidently claim that full democratic practice exists in Bangladesh. After brutal killing of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1975, Bangladesh was practically ruled by autocratic military leaders for 15 years which had pulled us significantly backward to establish democracy in our beloved country according to our constitution. After democracy was restored in 1990, the autocratic military leadership was eliminated ...

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Role of political parties in democratic governance

Bangladesh

MNA Editorial Desk: A free and fair election with all-party participation is one of the main prerequisites of a democratic government. In this process, several entities need to play some fundamental roles to ensure that the people can partake and utilize their voting power appropriately to elect their representatives. Among the stakeholders, political parties are required to perform an important part as they deploy the candidates for the people to vote and also make sure the government carries out their duties as expected to uphold people’s rights. We, as people, look at these parties and their leaders to shape up ...

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Hillary Clinton first woman to win presidential nomination

Clinton

MNA International Desk: Hillary Clinton on Tuesday became the first woman to win the presidential nomination from a major US political party at a noisy convention in Philadelphia. The first lady, senator and secretary of state took anepic step on her mission to become America’s first female commander-in-chief, by besting party challenger Bernie Sanders. After a convention inaugural which saw Sanders and Clintons’ followers trade jeers and chants, cheers exploded as Clinton passed the 2,382-delegate threshold needed for the nomination, setting up a showdown with Republican Donald Trump in November. “It’s historic; I haven’t taken it all in yet.” Senator ...

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Hillary Clinton Finalized Democratic Nomination

Clinton

MNA International Desk: Hillary Clinton has been finalized as the Democratic nomination in the upcoming race for becoming the next US President. Hillary Clinton collected promises from sufficient delegates to become the probable presidential nominee for the Democratic Party on Monday, securing enough of them to overcome a bruising challenge from Senator Bernie Sanders and turn to a brutal five-month campaign against Donald J. Trump. In a yearlong nomination fight full of surprise twists, from the popularity of Mr. Sanders to the success of Mr. Trump, the revelation that Mrs. Clinton had clinched the nomination was another startling development especially ...

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