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  • Murder

    Case filed over B’baria woman AL leader murder

    Police detain a man for questioning over the killing of women affairs secretary of Nabinagar upazila Awami League in Brahmanbaria.

  • Murder

    AL woman leader stabbed dead in Brahmanbaria

    Unidentified miscreants stab dead a local woman leader of Awami League in Nabinagar upazila of Bahmanbaria. The deceased, Swapna Akter, 45, was the woman affair secretary of the upazila unit AL, our Bahmanbaria correspondent reports quoting police and the vice president of the upazila unit of party.

  • Azharul Haque Arzu

    ‘AL MP Nizam Hazari behind Khaleda motorcade attack’

    A local Awami League leader accuses his party’s lawmaker Nizam Uddin Hazari of masterminding the attack on the convoy of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in Feni last month.

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    History can’t be erased: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls upon the countrymen to remain alert so that the defeated forces in the Liberation War of 1971 cannot get the scope to distort the history.

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    Polls-time Govt: AL, BNP firm on their stances

    While the BNP sticks to its demand for holding the next national elections under a non-partisan polls-time government, the ruling Awami League insists the elections will be conducted as per constitutional provisions.

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    2 ruling party men stabbed at Ishwardi rail station

    Criminals stabbed an Awami League upazila unit leader and a Jubo League leader in Ishwardi Railway Station area yesterday afternoon.

  • EC’s test to begin with city polls: BNP

    BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain says the test of the current Election Commission will begin with the upcoming elections to Rangpur and other city corporations.

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    AL’s remark on motorcade attack irrelevant: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says the comments made by Awami League leaders that the attack carried out on Khaleda Zia’s motorcade was a result of internal feud is totally “irrelevant.”

  • Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda

    CEC showers Hasina, AL with praises

    Hailing the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda says each sector in the country has seen development during the regimes of Awami League.

  • Obaidul Quader

    AL’s proposals ‘neutral’

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda termed the 11-point proposal submitted by the ruling Awami League for holding a free and fair election “neutral”, AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said.

  • AL won't budge on polls under incumbents

    During its dialogue with the Election Commission today, the ruling Awami League is going to place an 11-point proposal, including

  • Remarks on Zia, BNP: AL 'sees it as CEC's strategy'

    The Awami League is viewing Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda's remarks lauding BNP founder Ziaur Rahman as a strategy to make the party happy and draw it to the next national elections.

  • Workers Party for polls under incumbent govt

    Workers Party of Bangladesh yesterday recommended holding the next general elections under the incumbent Awami League government.

  • AL, BNP square off over polls-time govt

    The ruling Awami League is going to propose introduction of electronic voting for the next general elections and request the Election

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    4 VCs in AL’s subcommittee draft list

    Four Vice-Chancellors and 11 teachers of different public universities are included in the draft list of the ruling Awami League’s sub-committee on education and human resources.

  • AL activist killed in 'gunfight'

    An Awami League activist was killed in a so-called “gunfight” between police and his cohorts in an isolated char area in Kushtia early hours yesterday.

  • Kushtia AL activist killed in ‘gunfight’

    An activist of ruling Awami League with criminal background have been killed in what police described as “gunfight” in Kushtia’s Daulatpur.

  • China favours permanent solution of Rohingya crisis

    Communist Party of China assures Bangladesh of convincing Myanmar government to resolve the Rohingya problem permanently. The assurance comes from a meeting in Beijing between the CPC and visiting 18-member Awami League delegation headed by its presidium member Lt Col (retd) Faruk Khan.

  • AL-led 14 party allies reject Suu Kyi’s speech

    The ruling Awami League-led 14-party alliance have rejected Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s first address to the nation after military crackdown in Rakhine state since August 25 that forced the thousands of Rohingyas to flee to Bangladesh.

  • Rohingya issue: AL for int’l pressure on Myanmar

    Ruling party Awami League calls upon the international community to mount pressure on Myanmar to repatriate the Rohingyas residing in Bangladesh.

  • Women in Politics: Barely visible

    Some parties consider it achievable, some need more time to do so and there are many others who consider it a distant goal.

  • Show respect, leave power: BNP

    BNP calls upon the ruling Awami League to step down from the government, showing respect to the observations of 16th constitutional amendment verdict.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader

    BNP doing 'excesses' over verdict

    Ruling Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday alleged that a vested quarter was drawing up a plan abroad to put the country in a severe political turmoil and grab state power.

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    Govt creating violence to retain power: BNP

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir claims that ruling Awami League is creating a violent situation centering the 16th amendment verdict to retain power.

  • 16th Amendment Verdict: PM informed president about govt stance

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, as the chief of the government and the

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    President-PM meeting over SC verdict ‘unprecedented’: BNP

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir terms the meeting of the prime minister with the president over 16th amendment verdict as “unprecedented” and accuses the government of hatching conspiracy to “snatching independence of the judiciary”.

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    2 hacked to death in two dists

    Two persons, including a ruling Awami League activist, were hacked to death in Jhenidah and Magura on Monday night.

  • Don't file cases without nod from centre

    Amid allegations of gross misuse of the ICT Act's section 57, the ruling Awami League has directed the party men to obtain permission

  • BNP out to make AL judiciary's opponent

    The Awami League alleges that the BNP with ill intentions was trying to make it an opponent of the judiciary.

  • Both AL, BNP see new alliance a positive sign

    Ruling Awami League and its political arch-rival BNP are sensing the new polarisation in politics ahead of the upcoming general election and they see it as a positive sign for democracy.