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'JP not a partner of govt'

'JP not a partner of govt'

The main opposition Jatiya Party will not shoulder the responsibility of misdeeds by the Awami League-led government as the party is no longer its 'partner’, a senior JP leader said today. “It will not take the responsibilities of the government’s corruptions, misrule, enforced disappearance and killings,” JP Secretary General Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu said while addressing a press conference at its Banani office this morning, Bangla daily Prothom Alo reports. “We are now in the government only due to some tactical reasons,” the daily said quoting Bablu. Asked about the JP members...

War trial: Jabbar verdict any day

War trial: Jabbar verdict any day

A tribunal in Dhaka will deliver its verdict any day against fugitive war crimes suspect Abdul Jabbar, a former Jatiya Party lawmaker, for his alleged crimes against humanity during the country’s Liberation War. Jabbar, who was chairman of Mathbaria Peace Committee in Pirojpur in 1971, is facing five charges including murder, mass killing, looting and forced conversion for his wartime offences. The accused had allegedly played a key role in the formation of Razakar Bhahini, an auxiliary force of the Pakistani army, and had led the force in committing crimes in Mathbaria. The International Crimes Tribunal-1 led by its Chairman Justice M Enayetur Rahim kept the verdict waiting today after concluding hearing...

Biswal stresses democratic process to sustain socio-economic dev

Biswal stresses democratic process to sustain socio-economic dev

The visiting Nisha Desai Biswal, US assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asian affairs, today stressed for strengthening the democratic processes to sustain socio-economic development in the region. Biswal said this while meeting with BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia at her Gulshan residence at 6:12pm. During their 40-minute conversation, bilateral issues were discussed, BNP...

JP lawmakers walk out of Sangsad

Opposition Jatiya Party lawmakers and an independent MP staged a brief walkout during the parliamentary session last night protesting government's inaction against the Biman board chairman. The protest came after five people including three Biman officials were arrested in connection with gold smuggling recently. Along with the JP MPs, MP Mayeen Uddin Khan Badal from Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal, an ally of the ruling alliance, and two independent MPs -- Hazi Selim and Tahjib Alam Siddique -- demanded that the government remove...

Govt had support for Latif: Fakhrul

BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir today lambasted the government for allowing sacked minister Abdul Latif Siddique to come out of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport without any barrier. “It proves that the government had complete support for him,” Fakhrul said while talking to reporters after a call on with visiting Swedish Minister Isabella Lovin at the Swedish ambassador's office at Gulshan. At a press briefing later in the day at the party’s Nayapaltan office, BNP joint secretary general Rizvi...

Ranga reinstated as JP presidium member

Ranga reinstated as JP presidium member

Over two months into the termination from the post of Jatiya Party presidium membership, Moshiur Rahman Ranga has been reinstated to the position. The state Minister for LGRD, Ranga and the Opposition Chief Whip, Tajul Islam Chowdhury lost their party’s presidium memberships on September 9 for their “indecent and negative comments” about party chairperson...

JP wants to take advantage of ‘BNP shortcomings’: Ershad

JP wants to take advantage of ‘BNP shortcomings’: Ershad

Jatiya Party wants to be the country’s main opposition political party, capitalising the shortcomings of BNP, party Chairman HM Ershad said today. Despite announcing an anti-government movement, BNP is now delaying as it has lost the ability to organise the demonstration, Bangla daily the Prothom Alo reports quoting Ershad. He was talking to journalists at...

CID gets 3 more months to complete Manzur murder probe

CID gets 3 more months to complete Manzur murder probe

A Dhaka court today granted the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) three more months to further investigate the murder of Major General Abul Manzur. Judge (in-charge) Badrul Alam of the First Additional District and Sessions Judge's Court asked CID to complete the probe by January 8 in response to a petition by the investigating agency. Investigation Officer Abdul Kahar Akond, also a special superintendent of the CID, submitted the time petition saying that he was yet to communicate with the wife of Gen Manzur, now in USA, for her statement. But he met Lubna Manzur, elder daughter of the slain Manzur, in the USA. Soon after the court ordered for an additional investigation...

Hasina, Khaleda exchange Eid cards

Hasina, Khaleda exchange Eid cards

Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia, the two topmost leaders of the country exchanged Eid-ul-Azha greetings today through cards. Eid-ul-Azha, one of the biggest Muslim festivals is scheduled to be celebrated on October 6. She also greeted Opposition Leader of the parliament, Raushan Ershad, her husband HM Ershad, chief of Jatiya Party who is also a...

Ershad vs Ranga

15 hurt as JP men clash in Rangpur

15 hurt as JP men clash in Rangpur

At least 30 Jatiya Party activists were injured in Rangpur yesterday afternoon in a clash between the supporters of JP chief HM Ershad and party lawmaker Moshiur Rahman Ranga. The clash began when supporters of Ranga allegedly attacked a procession brought out by supporters of Ershad to protest Ranga's removal from the JP presidium,...

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