• JP not real opposition

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad yesterday said his party has become a “domestic opposition party” as it failed to

  • Ershad made me acting chairman to avoid arrest: Mahmud

    Jatiya Party Presidium Member Anisul Islam Mahmud says that party chief HM Ershard appointed him as the party’s acting chairman after the 1/11 political changeover in 2007 in a bid to avert arrest.

  • Our ministers tarnished my image

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad yesterday said three of his party leaders tarnished his image by taking up ministerial posts.

  • A master of deception

    From the February 2, 2016 issue of The Daily Star, we have learned that Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad has softened his stance on the issue of resignation of three JP Ministers from the Sheikh Hasina-led cabinet.

  • Ershad group softens its tone on quitting

    Jatiya Party chief HM Ershad and his followers have softened their stance on the resignation of three JP ministers from the Sheikh Hasina-led cabinet, party insiders said.

  • Ershad-led group firm on quitting

    In a meeting boycotted by those loyal to Raushan Ershad, Jatiya Party presidium members yesterday agreed on withdrawing its members from the Sheikh Hasina-led cabinet, according to meeting sources.

  • Ershad, Raushan in Ctg

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad and party's presidium member and also Leader of the Opposition Raushan Ershad yesterday came to

  • Can Ershad's brother be his brother's keeper?

    Hussain Muhammad Ershad never retired from politics because he never got tired of it.

  • JP not seen as opposition in JS: GM Quader

    Newly appointed Jatiya Party Co-Chairman GM Quader says people do not consider the party as an opposition in the parliament and stresses the need for his party's ministers to step down from the cabinet.

  • JP may meet Jan 31 to talk thorny issues

    In response to calls from party leaders, Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad has decided to convene a joint meeting on January 31 to discuss the appointment of GM Quader as JP co-chair and removal of Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu from the post of secretary general.

  • JP MPs throw weight behind Ershad

    HM Ershad yesterday sought an appointment with Sheikh Hasina to discuss his plan to quit as the PM's special envoy and also the issue of resignation of three JP ministers, party sources said.

  • Quitting cabinet: Ershad seeks to meet PM for talks

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad and his wife Raushan Ershad have sought the prime minister’s appointment for talks on resignation of the party’s leaders from the cabinet.

  • Ershad's decisions undemocratic

    Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Raushan Ershad last night termed “undemocratic” party Chairman HM Ershad's decisions to

  • JP leadership shuffle ‘undemocratic’: Raushan

    Opposition leader Raushan Ershad terms “undemocratic and devoid of rules” the change in Jatiya party’s secretary general and appointment of a co-chairman by the party chief without any discussion in party forums.

  • JP ministers to resign after April

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad yesterday said he would resign as the special envoy to the prime minister and his party's three ministers from the cabinet in phases to play the role of a real opposition party.

  • Ershad tightens grip on JP

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad yesterday tightened his control on the party with GM Quader and Ruhul Amin Howlader taking charge of co-chairman and secretary general.

  • Changes to bring back spirit in JP activities: Ershad

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad says he brought new faces to the party’s top positions to bring back the spirit in its organisational activities.

  • Quader, Hawlader given JP co-chair, gen secy charges

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad today said he has appointed GM Quader the party’s co-chairman as he and his wife have become too old to run the party.

  • Rift in JP widens

    Rifts in the Jatiya Party widen further, as its Chairman HM Ershad yesterday removed party secretary general Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu, who opposed the JP chief's decision to appoint GM Quader as co-chairman.

  • JPPP urges Ershad to discuss GM Quader, Hawlader’s appointments

    Jatiya Party Parliamentary Party (JPPP) calls upon party chief HM Ershad to hold discussion in the party forum on the appointment of GM Quader and ABM Ruhul Amin Hawlader as co-chairman and secretary general of JP respectively.

  • I won’t budge on my stance: Ershad

    Jatiya Party (JP) Chairman HM Ershad says that he would not budge on his decision on appointing GM Quader and ABM Ruhul Amin Hawlader co-chairman and secretary general of the party respectively.

  • GM Quader made JP co-chair

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad declares his younger brother and the party’s presidium member GM Quader as its co-chair.

  • Resist evil forces, PM to army men

    Asking members of the Bangladesh Army to gain more trust of people, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hopes that they will always remain ready to resist evil forces to protect the country's independence and sovereignty.

  • BNP places new 1/11 formula, blames Ershad

    BNP standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah blames Jatiya Party chief HM Ershad for 1/11 political changeover.

  • PM for completing war trials to get rid of stigma

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tells the parliament that the people of Bangladesh will not overcome the stigma if the ongoing trials against war criminals are not completed.

  • Democracy is confined: Khaleda

    BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia says the country’s democracy is under attack in a bid to destroy it forever.

  • Now criminals safe, people unsafe: Ershad

    Concerned over publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan’s murder, Jatiya Party chief HM Ershad says now criminals are safe in the country but common people are becoming unsafe due to the prevailing impunity culture.

  • Travel alert ‘shameful’: Ershad

    Jatiya Party President HM Ershad says it is “shameful” for Bangladesh to be on the alert list of foreign countries after the foreigners’ killings.

  • Ruling party men grabbing Hindus’ lands: Ershad

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad alleges that the ruling party men are grabbing lands of the Hindu people who voted the government to power.

  • Govt should apologise over pregnant mother shooting: Ershad

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad says government should apologise to the nation over the shooting of an eight-month pregnant woman during a Jubo League factional clash in Magura.

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