• 6 shot in Munshiganj pre-polls violence

    At least six people have been bullet-hit in a pre-election violence in Munshiganj’s Sadar upazila ahead of union parishad election this Saturday.

  • Govt making law to muzzle NGOs: BNP

    The government moves to formulate the foreign donations regulation act to muzzle NGOs so that they cannot speak against its misrule, BNP alleges.

  • Man killed in Munshiganj pre-polls violence

    A ruling-party supporter is gunned down in Munshiganj’s Gazaria upazila last night ahead of the union parishad elections scheduled to be held there this Saturday.

  • No new remand for BNP leader Aslam: HC

    High Court bench directs government not to take BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury on a fresh remand until a petition filed by him with this court is disposed off.

  • Pabna AL leader shot dead

    A local leader of the ruling Awami League is shot dead by miscreants in Pabna Sadar upazila.

  • International Crimes Tribunal

    War crimes: Arrest warrants issued for 2 men

    A war crimes tribunal issues arrest warrants against two men, including a former leader of Habiganj chapter Awami League, over crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • AL asks US not interfere in internal issues

    The ruling Awami League calls upon the United States not to interfere in Bangladesh's internal affairs including the trial of war criminals.

  • Order to attach assets of Tangail MP Rana, his brothers

    A Tangail court orders attachment of assets of 10 persons including Awami League (AL) lawmaker Amanur Rahman Khan Rana and his three brothers in a case filed for the murder of a freedom fighter.

  • Nurul-Islam-Nahid

    3-member body to probe Narayanganj teacher insult

    Terming the insult of Narayanganj school principal in presence of a lawmaker "unacceptable", education minister says he is embarrassed at the incident. A probe body has been formed to investigate the matter.

  • Aslam on 7-day remand

    A Dhaka court places BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury on a seven-day remand over alleged plot with Israel to topple Bangladesh government.

  • 15% VAT won’t be imposed at a time: Tofail

    Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says the government will not impose 15 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on businessmen at a time.

  • BNP leader Aslam Chy arrested

    Hours into police announcement that newly appointed BNP Joint Secretary General Aslam Chowdhury would be arrested wherever he is seen, detectives arrest him in Dhaka's Kuril area for his alleged involvement in a oust-government plot.

  • UP chairman candidate stabbed in Rajshahi

    An Awami League (AL) rebel chairman candidate is stabbed at Kismat Gonokoir union of Durgapur upazila in Rajshahi.

  • Khaleda criticises govt for ‘misrule’

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia comes up heavily on the ruling Awami League accusing its leaders and activists of creating an anarchical situation in the country.

  • BNP tried to use Israel to stay in power: Minister

    BNP tries to go to power through using Israeli intelligence agency during their rule, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam alleges.

  • AL-led alliance’s anti-militant rallies May 15, 24

    The ruling Awami League-led 14-party alliance will hold mass rally this month across the country in protest against the prevailing killings and militant activities.

  • 14 hurt in Mirpur AL infighting

    At least 14 people are injured in a clash between supporters of two ruling party lawmakers while bringing out an anti-hartal procession in Mirpur area of Dhaka.

  • Vote rigging at Comilla station, polling suspended

    Voting at a polling station in Comilla suspended for stamping ballot papers in favour of Awami League candidate hours before the fourth phase of union parishad election started.

  • AL men assault Feni UNO, 3 held: Cops

    Local Awami League activists and supporters allegedly assault the upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) of Parshuram in Feni. Three people have been detained in this regard.

  • BNP terms HC verdict ‘historical’

    BNP terms the yesterday’s High Court verdict that scrapped the 16th constitutional amendment as “historical”.

  • UP polls: Voting suspended in Bagmara

    Election Commission withholds all process for holding elections to all the 16 union councils of Bagmara upazila of Rajshahi.

  • Remembering Hefajat’s mayhem

    On this day three years ago, the Hefajat-e Islam men got locked in deadly clashes with law enforcers and the ruling Awami League men in Dhaka and turned the whole business district of Motijheel into a battlefield.

  • High Court

    HC scraps 16th amendment

    High Court scraps 16th amendment to the constitution that empowered the parliament to impeach Supreme Court judges for incapacity or misconduct. Terming the amendment law as ‘a historical accident’, the court says it is against the principle of separation of powers and independence of the judiciary. Government says it will appeal against the ruling.

  • Only 3 of 53 cases see progress in probe

    Fifty-three cases were filed over the May 5 mayhem by thousands of Hefajat-e Islam men in the capital three years ago, but

  • Charges pressed against 2 ‘war criminals’

    The prosecution presses seven specific charges against two men including a former leader of Habiganj Awami League for their alleged involved in crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Joy hits back at Khaleda's allegation

    Prime minister's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy has hit back at BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia over her statement that senior journalist

  • PM stresses for good employer-worker relation

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has put emphasis on maintaining good relations between the employers and workers to boost productivity for the country's further advancement.

  • Never had anything close to $300m: Joy

    Reacting to BNP chief Khaleda Zia’s claim that he had US$300 million in a bank account and that this was mentioned in a case in the United States, prime minister’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy has termed her “a liar and a thief”.

  • 3 burnt for ‘not paying extortion money’ in Dhaka

    Three people sustain burn injuries after a local Awami League activist allegedly hurled hot water at them for not getting extortion money in Old Dhaka.

  • AL man killed in Kushtia pre-poll violence

    An activist of ruling Awami League is killed in a clash between supporters of two chairman candidates contesting the upcoming fourth phase union parishad (UP) elections in Kushtia Sadar upazila.