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US, Bangladesh in ‘best relationship ever’

US, Bangladesh in ‘best relationship ever’

United States and Bangladesh now have the “best relationship and partnership ever,” said Dan W Mozena, the outgoing US ambassador to Bangladesh today. Mozena made the comment after meeting leader of the opposition Raushan Ershad at 4:30pm at her Gulshan residence. The meeting began at 4:30pm and lasted an hour. The Obama administration of the...

Hasina, Khaleda failed, Raushan made a difference?

THE entire democratic world may keep pointing out the flaws in the January 5 parliamentary election that bulldozed people's voting rights, but Sheikh Hasina has no other alternative but to vehemently defend and laud that election regardless of its flaws. The reason is simple and crystal clear. That election has made her prime minister once again. And it was the easiest ever way for her to return to power without any break and without defeating any challenger. So, there...

US for talks to end disputes

US for talks to end disputes

National consensus among political parties is a must to strengthen democratic processes and sustainable economic development. Visiting US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal said this yesterday in separate meetings with opposition leader Raushan Ershad, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and civil society representatives, according to meeting sources. The...

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...

Current Affairs

She is Unique

She is Unique

Any ordinary Bangladeshi will be puzzled if h/she is suddenly asked who the leader of the opposition in the parliament is. Some of them even answer the name Khaleda Zia. But the truth is Raushan Ershad, not Khaleda, is the present leader of the opposition. Raushan performs very little political activities. It is...

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...

Israel's Aggression in Gaza

Protests continue in Bangladesh

Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Raushan Ershad yesterday condemned the Israeli air strikes killing innocent civilians in Gaza, while Bangladesh Bar Council urged the United Nations to suspend the membership of Israel until it stops the aggression. In a statement, Raushan said as elsewhere in the world, the people of Bangladesh were "very astonished" at the massive attack being carried out in the month of Ramadan. She urged the UN, Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), and other international bodies...

News Analysis

Is JP a model opposition?

Is JP a model opposition?

It is natural for someone that s/he will like and appreciate his/her own creature. So what Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina did on Saturday by lauding the main opposition Jatiya Party's role in parliament is nothing new but a manifestation of this truth. She has created the main opposition in the Jatiya Party through the...

Anti-Ershad group runs Jatiya Party

Anti-Ershad group runs Jatiya Party

HM Ershad seems to have lost his grip on the Jatiya Party with a section of its leaders out to make sure the party sticks to the ruling Awami League. Insiders say these leaders are also trying to ensure that the JP chairman, who has quite a record of flip-flops during crucial political times in the past, does not make any such move in future. Because of such U-turns of Ershad, the party has so far split four times. These leaders think the party needs to be saved by neutralising Ershad as his whimsical back-flips are detrimental to the organisation. Ershad's political somersaults were most evident ahead of the one-sided January 5...

Raushan to quit politics 'in future'

Raushan to quit politics 'in future'

Leader of the Opposition in the Parliament Raushan Ershad today said she would not contest in the parliamentary election "in future" and would quit politics. "I will not be in politics or take part in election anymore in the future. I have done as much as I needed," the Jatiya Party senior presidium member...

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