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  • Gulshan house demolition illegal: Moudud

    Senior BNP leader Barrister Moudud Ahmed today said the demolition of his Gulshan house was “completely illegal”.

  • 'Moudud's Gulshan house' being taken down

    Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) starts taking down the house on Gulshan Avenue from where BNP leader Moudud Ahmed has been evicted recently.

  • BNP going for recruitment drive after Eid

    Political opposition BNP are set to go for a two-month long recruitment drive after Eid to reinforce the party’s ranks, two years ahead of the next parliamentary election.

  • Moudud Ahmed

    Moudud warns govt over election

    BNP Standing Committee Member Moudud Ahmed warns that his party will wage a tough movement if the government does not hold the next general election on mutual understanding.

  • Give scope to AL to serve people: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls upon the countrymen to give scope to the Awami League to serve the people time and again, saying only her party has the ability to develop the country and change lot of its people.

  • AL's founding anniversary: PM pays homage to Bangabandhu

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pays homage to portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in Dhanmondi-32 of Dhaka.

  • AL to stay beside people: PM

    Prime Minster Sheikh Hasina greets the countrymen and pays homage to the party's founders on the occasion of its 68th founding anniversary saying that AL will always stay beside the people as before.

  • Attack on Fakrul: 26 BNP men sued in counter case

    A day into a case was filed against 26 Awami League men over the attack on Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in Chittagong, 26 BNP men are sued alleging that a vehicle of his motorcade hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw driver and his fellow leaving them injured on their way to Rangamati.

  • Nasim wants to send cot to Moudud

    Health Minister Mohammad Nasim has taken a dig at Moudud Ahmed saying that he will send a cot to the BNP senior leader to sleep.

  • Khaleda Zia

    Graft case: Khaleda for cross-examining prosecution witnesses

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia files a revision petition with the High Court seeking stay on the trial proceedings against her in Zia Charitable Trust corruption case. In the petition, she prays to the HC to order the trial court to allow her lawyers to cross-examine five prosecution witnesses of the case.

  • Moudud

    Charge framed against Moudud in graft case

    A Dhaka court frames charges against former BNP law minister Barrister Moudud Ahmed in a corruption case filed during the regime of military-backed caretaker government. At the same time, the court also rejects an application filed by Moudud Ahmed, who was recently evicted from his Gulshan residence following a Supreme Court order, expressing no-confidence in Judge Imrul Kayes.

  • 26 AL men sued over attack on Fakhrul

    Twenty-six activists of ruling Awami League and its front organisations have been sued over attack on BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and other BNP leaders in Chittagong.

  • Sri Lanka accuses UN representative of fudging report

    Sri Lanka says UN's Special Rapporteur has distorted facts about the independence of its justice system in her report to the international organisation.

  • AL 'disappearing' BNP leaders to prolong power: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia says that the ruling Awami League has indulged in “unpredictable and indescribable misdeed” to prolong its state power.

  • Int’l community enquires EC’s capacity to arrange fair polls

    The International Community inquires about the Election Commission's (EC) capacity to arrange free and fair elections, says Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda.

  • Rizvi Ahmed

    BNP blames AL leader Hasan Mahmud for attack on Fakhrul

    BNP blames Awami League local lawmaker Hasan Mahmud for carrying out attack on the party’s Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in Rangamati.

  • Tk 2000cr for refinancing state banks injustice: Bablu

    Jatiya Party lawmaker Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu blasts Finance Minister AMA Muhith for allocating Tk 2000 crore in a bid to refinance different state banks in the proposed budget for FY 2017-18.

  • Muhith comes under fire in parliament

    Several senior Awami League lawmakers in parliament come down heavily on Finance Minister AMA Muhith for his rigid stance against the withdrawal of the excise duty on bank deposits in the proposed budget for fiscal 2017-18.

  • Govt to build statue to show hatred to Pakistani collaborators

    The government has a plan to build a statue to show hatred towards the collaborators of Pakistani occupation army, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq says.

  • Ruling MP wants to allow vote against budget

    A ruling party lawmaker voices an opinion to amend the provision of constitution, allowing an MP to vote against respective political party. Also, Muhith draws flak at parliament for his 2017-18 budget.

  • AL govt high-ups ordered attack on Fakhrul: BNP

    BNP alleges that yesterday’s attack on its party leaders including Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir was carried out following instructions from the high-ups of the Awami League-led government.

  • AL activist shot dead in Kushtia infighting

    An activist of Awami League is shot dead and nine others are injured in a factional clash in Mirpur upazila of Kushtia.

  • Action against attackers of Fakhrul: Quader

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says tough action would be taken against those who were involved in attacking the motorcade of BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam at Chittagong.

  • Price hike: JP MPs slam commerce, food ministers

    Jatiya Party lawmakers come down heavily on Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed and Food Minister Qamrul Islam for their failure to control price hike of rice and daily necessary commodities.

  • Khaleda Zia

    Khaleda blames AL for attack on Fakhrul

    Warning of “dire consequence”, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia blames the ruling party for attacking her party’s Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.

  • Fakhrul attacked in Ctg

    A group of miscreants vandalise five vehicles of a motorcade of BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in Rangunia upazila of Chittagong. Fakhrul, who was leading a five-member delegation of the party on way to Rangamati, was hurt during the attack that took place at Ichhakhali Bazar around 10:40am.

  • BNP wants pre-2008 demarcation for polls

    BNP meets the chief election commissioner and demanded restoration of the 2008 demarcation of constituencies before the next parliamentary election.

  • AL’s boat sunk off: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia comes down heavily on the prime minister for carrying out election campaign across the country in the name of inauguration of the government’s development projects.

  • BNP team to visit landslide-hit Ctg, Rangamati

    A five-member BNP delegation will visit landslide-ravaged areas of Chittagong and Rangamati tomorrow.

  • Obaidul Quader

    Why haven’t you visited hills, Quader asks Khaleda

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader takes a swipe at BNP today over the latter criticising Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for touring abroad in a time of disaster in the hills.