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Mohshin Habib

  • Journalist and Litterateur
  • Mon, 13 Nov 23

Mohshin habib is a journalist and litterateur

Who won India’s Lok Sabha Election?
Who won India’s Lok Sabha Election?

Who won India’s Lok Sabha Election?

Until the evening of June 4th, the counting of Lok Sabha election results in India was underway, but it is now almost complete. The massive seven-phase election began on April 19 and ended last Saturday. The outcome of the election in the world's largest democracy was not unexpected. It clearly favors the BJP-led NDA over the opposition alliance I.N.D.A. The Lok Sabha, constitutionally the House of the People, is the lower house of India's bicameral Parliament, with the upper house being the Rajya Sabha.

How likely is it for Netanyahu to be tried at the ICJ?
International Court of Justice

How likely is it for Netanyahu to be tried at the ICJ?

On 24 May 2024, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Israel, in a ruling, to halt its assault on Rafah, a southern area of Gaza near Egypt border. The president of the international court of justice, Nawaf Salam, ordered Israel to “immediately halt its military offensive, and any other action in the Rafah governorate, which may inflict on the Palestinian group in Gaza conditions of life that could bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part.” This marks the latest setback for the Jewish nation in a war that continues to grind on with heavy civilian casualties and no end in sight. Although the International Court of Justice lacks the means to enforce its orders, the case starkly highlights Israel's global isolation over its campaign in Gaza. This isolation has become especially pronounced since Israel began its offensive against Rafah this month, despite pleas from its closest ally, the United States. Israelis responded with outrage. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s office on Friday rejected South Africa’s allegations of genocide by Israel, calling them “false and outrageous”. In a joint statement released along with the Israeli foreign ministry, Netanyahu’s office said it would continue to allow aid to enter Gaza "in accordance with the law".

Biden Netanyahu Relations and Its impact in Gaza war
Biden Netanyahu Relations and Its impact in Gaza war

Diplomacy

Thu, 23 May 24

Biden Netanyahu Relations and Its impact in Gaza war

It is so complicated to describe the relations between US President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu. On 20 May, US President criticized the decision of ICC prosecutor to seek arrest warrants for top Israeli officials, including Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu, on war-crime charges while he was speaking at a Jews heritage event in the Rose Garden at the White House. “Let me be clear, we reject the ICC’s application for arrest warrants against Israeli leaders,” Biden said. “There is no equivalence between Israel and Hamas,” Biden added. He also declared that the Isreal’s military action in Gaza is not genocide. Does it mean, however, that President Biden supporting Netanyahu and his coalition government? Not at all. President Biden is just following the US principle to safe and support the nation Israel at any cost she needed. On the other part of the coin, Biden threatened to withhold arms supplies if Israel entered Rafah in southern Gaza, what Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu clearly ignored.

One death, many questions
One death, many questions

Health

Tue, 14 May 24

One death, many questions

People die in accidents other than natural deaths. Such incidents are not new. When accidents happen due to human negligence and lack of responsibility, they should be considered as culpable homicide or first-degree murder. They raise serious concerns about the value of human life and the need for accountability. Bangladesh, unfortunately experiences accidents that are caused by human actions or negligence. The tragic incident at Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Medical College Hospital in Gazipur is a stark example of such a situation.

Two sides of upazila election coin
Two sides of upazila election coin

Two sides of upazila election coin

The Upazila Parishad is significantly important considering the governance of the country. There are three levels of local government system in the country: Zilla Parishad, Upazila Parishad and Union Parishad. The city corporation is a municipality or a large city. Although the Upazila Parishad Law was enacted in 1985, with the growth of the country’s economy, the Upazila Parishad has become very important at present.

No more Eid for the people of Gaza
No more Eid for the people of Gaza

No more Eid for the people of Gaza

The completion of six months since the conflict between Israel and Gaza was marked on last April 7. However, referring to it solely as an Israel-Hamas war would be inaccurate. In addition to Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) also played a significant role in the conflict. Furthermore, it's essential to recognise that the casualties were not limited to Hamas alone; tragically, 33,000 Palestinians lost their lives. Thus, it's more accurate to describe the conflict as the Israel-Gaza war. The West Bank, another part of the Palestinian territory, is under heavy Israeli monitoring and is governed by Mahmoud Abbas, a relatively moderate and well-connected leader. Abbas, supported by the international community, particularly the West, primarily through the Palestinian Authority, advocates for a peaceful resolution.