• Khaleda blasts EC over army deployment strategy

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia lambasts the Election Commission for its changed course of action regarding deployment of army during the city corporation elections.

  • BNP for army at every polling centres

    BNP voices for army deployment at every polling centres during the city corporations polls to ensure free and fair voting.

  • 20-party hartal underway quietly

    Sans any unusual activity anywhere in the country, it was difficult to realise that a hartal sponsored by the BNP-led 20-party alliance is underway.

  • City polls: US deplores political violence

    United States reiterates its stand against violence surrounding the city corporation elections to Dhaka and Chittagong.

  • Angry public attacked Khaleda’s convoy: Joy

    Denying Awami League’s involvement, prime minister’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy says the attack on BNP chief Khaleda Zia’s motorcade was done by “angry public.”

  • AL men protest against Khaleda Zia

    Opinion: AL’s crude tactics to stop Khaleda

    Dhaka city is in a festive mood. Festoons and streamers deck the roads and alleys. Mayoral candidates are on whirlpool campaigning. Commissioner candidates are bringing out support processions. It all matches what democracy should look like, except what happened yesterday.

  • BNP apologises to women

    BNP apologises to the country’s women over sexual assault on some women by rowdy men during Pahela Baishakh celebrations on Dhaka University and Jahangirnagar University campuses.

  • Khaleda hits campaign trail for Tabith

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia starts campaign for her party-backed mayoral candidate Tabith Awal in the Dhaka North City Corporation elections.

  • Pro-Russian journalist killed in Kiev

    A Ukrainian journalist known for his pro-Russian views has been shot dead in the capital Kiev.

  • Opinion: Thank you, Khaleda

    We can thank Khaleda Zia and her party BNP for at least one thing that they have contributed to Bangladesh politics: They have made hartal redundant for this country.

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