• BNP plans anti-Rampal street protest

    BNP leader ASM Hannan Shah yesterday said the party with the masses will take to the streets demanding a stop to the coal-based Rampal power plant that will ruin the Sundarbans.

  • BNP waiting for govt's reaction to its demand

    BNP will decide on whether to launch a demonstration after seeing the government's response to its demand for cancelling the Rampal power plant project, party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said yesterday.

  • We have no link to BNP's programmes

    BNP can protest the Rampal power plant in their own way if they want, said Anu Muhammad, member-secretary of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports, yesterday.

  • Rampal power plant: BNP’s demo depends on govt response

    BNP's programme regarding the relocation of Rampal coal-fired power plant depends on the government’s response, the party's Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir tells journalists.

  • Khaleda Zia

    Stop Rampal power project

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday termed the proposed Rampal coal-fired power plant project “anti-people” and “unprofitable” and urged the government to pull back for the sake of the country's ecological balance.

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    Emotion takes over Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday broke down while describing the “government's oppression of his party men”.

  • Narail court issues arrest warrant for Khaleda

    A Narail court yesterday issued a warrant for the arrest of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case filed for her remarks on the

  • BNP opposes Rampal

    BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday said the party had taken a clear stand against the coal based

  • BNP-Jamaat govt behind Aug 21 attack

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has once again accused the then BNP-Jamaat government of perpetrating the grisly grenade attack on an Awami League rally on August 21, 2004.

  • Zafrullah slams Khaleda for democracy's absence in BNP

    Pro-BNP intellectual and Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury in an open letter lambasted BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia “for absence of democracy inside the party” and gave some suggestions.

  • BNP has given shelter to Bangabandhu killers: Nasim

    Awami League presidium member Mohammad Nasim blasts BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir for his comment that Awami League men were active behind the assassination of Bangabandhu and his family members.

  • Khaleda not celebrating birthday today

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is not celebrating her "birthday" today as the country is now facing problems like militancy and flood, said BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.

  • Khaleda’s call for unity true: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir calls upon the government to stay away from dishing out lies centering Khaleda Zia's call for unity against terrorism and militancy.

  • Fakhrul concerned over Hummam

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir voices concern over detention of Hummam Chowdhury, son of executed war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.

  • Emajuddin made personal comment on Jamaat: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir terms Prof Emajuddin Ahmed’s comment on severing ties with Jamaat as his personal one.

  • BNP discusses militancy issue with diplomats

    Diplomats of different missions in Bangladesh hold a meeting with BNP leaders at the party’s chairperson’s office at Gulshan in Dhaka this afternoon to discuss militancy issue and present political situation in the country.

  • Gulshan attack a stain on country's image: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the Gulshan terror attack and subsequent incidents were carried out by a quarter with vested interest aimed at maligning the bright image of Bangladesh as 'a role model of development' which the country has earned over the years through persistent endevour of her government.

  • AL, BNP to discuss Bangladesh situation at UK House of Lords

    Two high-profile delegations from the ruling Awami League and BNP are to attend a seminar organised by UK House of Lords over Bangladesh’s prevailing political and human rights situation on July 19.

  • Babar released on parole to attend mother’s janaza

    Condemned convict in 10 truck arms case and former State Minister Lutfozzaman Babar is released on parole for six hours for attending the namaj-e-janaza of his mother.

  • National unity a must to combat militancy: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir stresses the need of a national unity to eliminate militancy and extremism from the country.

  • Aslam Chowdhury

    Violence case: BNP’s Aslam to be quizzed at jail gate

    A Chittagong court orders police to quiz BNP Joint Secretary General Aslam Chowdhury at the jail gate in an explosive case.

  • Govt not sincere on forming unity against militancy: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir alleges the government is not sincere to forge national unity to tackle militancy in the country.

  • Khaleda calls for unity to rid militancy

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia calls the Gulshan cafe attack a “cowardly act” and urged for a national unity to rid Bangladesh from militancy.

  • Law enforcers behind disappearances: Khaleda

    BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia says the law enforcers including Rab and police members, who were involved in the incidents of forced disappearances and killings, will be brought to justice.

  • AL behind secret killings: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia holds the leaders and activists of the ruling Awami League responsible for all the recent killings.

  • Tavella murder charge sheet ‘politically motivated’: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir criticises the government for framing charges implicating his party leader in connection with the Italian citizen Cesare Tavella murder case.

  • BNP leader Rafiqul freed on bail

    BNP Standing Committee member Barrister Rafiqul Islam Mia is released from Dhaka Central Jail on bail this evening.

  • BNP, Khaleda Zia, Prime Minister, general election, caretaker government,

    Khaleda asks Hasina to quit power like UK PM Cameron

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia calls upon Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to step down from power paving the path for holding a free, fair and inclusive general election under a nonparty caretaker government.

  • AL a ‘militant party’: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia dubs the ruling Awami League a “militant political party” and adds that security of the country will return if AL’s supporters are brought to book.

  • Militancy rises due to govt’s ‘intolerable acts’: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia says extremists and militants are raising their heads in the country due to undemocratic and intolerable acts of the government.