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  • How other Saarc countries appoint EC

    It will be a 'good gesture' by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina if her government consults with BNP and other political parties to form the new Election Commission next February even though her government is not legally obligated to seek others' opinion on the issue.

  • Graft accused Khoka's land confiscated

    The government yesterday took control of former Dhaka mayor and BNP senior leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka's 50 acres of land in Rupganj of Narayanganj.

  • Cases filed against BNP men as they committed crimes: PM

    Responding to BNP's allegation of facing too many cases, PM Hasina said that cases have been filed as they had committed such crimes adding that those who burnt people to death in the name of movement must be punished.

  • Fakhrul, 73 others face trial on Dec 4

    A Dhaka court yesterday framed charges against BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and 73 others in a case filed for vandalism and preventing police from discharging their duties during a road blockade in December 2012.

  • BNP plans to wage political battle too

    BNP is planning to take up political programmes while continuing to legally fight “false” cases against its chairperson

  • BNP seeks talks again for 'inclusive' polls

    Stating that the entire nation is now in distress due to the government's wrong steps, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam

  • Ashol BNP driven away from Naya Paltan again

    Under the banner of “Ashol BNP” (literally meaning real BNP), some people for the fourth time tried in vain to enter BNP's Naya

  • Party reorganisation vital for movement

    Terming the Awami League-led government "fascist and autocratic", BNP senior leaders yesterday underscored the need for

  • Papia quits BNP's new committee

    Dissatisfied over the formation of new committee, BNP leader Syeda Ashifa Ashrafi Papia yesterday resigned from the central and

  • Founding anniv of BNP today

    BNP celebrates its 38th founding anniversary today but in a simple manner.

  • AL leaders see positive indication

    Ruling Awami League and its arch-rival BNP are happy over the just concluded visit of US Secretary of State John Kerry.

  • Khaleda sued for Aug 15 birthday celebrations

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia was sued yesterday for celebrating a “fake and false birthday” on August 15, observed as National

  • BNP plans anti-Rampal street protest

    BNP leader ASM Hannan Shah yesterday said the party with the masses will take to the streets demanding a stop to the coal-based Rampal power plant that will ruin the Sundarbans.

  • BNP waiting for govt's reaction to its demand

    BNP will decide on whether to launch a demonstration after seeing the government's response to its demand for cancelling the Rampal power plant project, party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said yesterday.

  • We have no link to BNP's programmes

    BNP can protest the Rampal power plant in their own way if they want, said Anu Muhammad, member-secretary of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports, yesterday.

  • Rampal power plant: BNP’s demo depends on govt response

    BNP's programme regarding the relocation of Rampal coal-fired power plant depends on the government’s response, the party's Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir tells journalists.

  • Khaleda Zia

    Stop Rampal power project

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday termed the proposed Rampal coal-fired power plant project “anti-people” and “unprofitable” and urged the government to pull back for the sake of the country's ecological balance.

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    Emotion takes over Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday broke down while describing the “government's oppression of his party men”.

  • Narail court issues arrest warrant for Khaleda

    A Narail court yesterday issued a warrant for the arrest of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case filed for her remarks on the

  • BNP opposes Rampal

    BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday said the party had taken a clear stand against the coal based

  • BNP-Jamaat govt behind Aug 21 attack

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has once again accused the then BNP-Jamaat government of perpetrating the grisly grenade attack on an Awami League rally on August 21, 2004.

  • Zafrullah slams Khaleda for democracy's absence in BNP

    Pro-BNP intellectual and Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury in an open letter lambasted BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia “for absence of democracy inside the party” and gave some suggestions.

  • BNP has given shelter to Bangabandhu killers: Nasim

    Awami League presidium member Mohammad Nasim blasts BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir for his comment that Awami League men were active behind the assassination of Bangabandhu and his family members.

  • Khaleda not celebrating birthday today

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is not celebrating her "birthday" today as the country is now facing problems like militancy and flood, said BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.

  • Khaleda’s call for unity true: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir calls upon the government to stay away from dishing out lies centering Khaleda Zia's call for unity against terrorism and militancy.

  • Fakhrul concerned over Hummam

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir voices concern over detention of Hummam Chowdhury, son of executed war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.

  • Emajuddin made personal comment on Jamaat: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir terms Prof Emajuddin Ahmed’s comment on severing ties with Jamaat as his personal one.

  • BNP discusses militancy issue with diplomats

    Diplomats of different missions in Bangladesh hold a meeting with BNP leaders at the party’s chairperson’s office at Gulshan in Dhaka this afternoon to discuss militancy issue and present political situation in the country.

  • Gulshan attack a stain on country's image: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the Gulshan terror attack and subsequent incidents were carried out by a quarter with vested interest aimed at maligning the bright image of Bangladesh as 'a role model of development' which the country has earned over the years through persistent endevour of her government.

  • AL, BNP to discuss Bangladesh situation at UK House of Lords

    Two high-profile delegations from the ruling Awami League and BNP are to attend a seminar organised by UK House of Lords over Bangladesh’s prevailing political and human rights situation on July 19.