The first decade of the 21st century has been a lost decade for Bangladesh both politically and economically. On one hand, this period provided a scope for political commentators to write about many issues in respect of development of democratic practices and of governance, yet on the other hand, this was a period of nightmare for the politicians and for the people in general. This volume is a collection of selected articles contributed by the author to Bangladesh's most popular English daily, The Daily Star. Most of the articles are concerned with political issues and some development related articles are also included. The main aim here is to present selected pieces to enable the readers present and future to use the book as ready reference to political, institutional and economic development of Bangladesh. The volume will serve a readership who have interest in the future of Bangladesh politics and on the events that have taken place during the period between 2000 and 2008.