• JP MPs walk out protesting HC verdict

    Jatiya Party lawmakers walk out from the parliament protesting the placing of a bill on Supreme Court judges’ remuneration in a show of displeasure over scrapping of a constitutional amendment that empowered parliament to impeach SC judges.

  • Raushan Ershad made JP senior co-chairman

    Jatiya Party leader Raushan Ershad, also the leader of the opposition in parliament, is made senior co-chairman of the party.

  • Raushan urges Ershad to defer JP council

    Raushan Ershad urges HM Ershad, chairman of Jatiya Party, to defer the party’s council date scheduled to be held on May 14.

  • JP now a domestic opposition: Ershad

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad criticises his own party for failing to play due role as opposition party in the parliament, saying it has turned into a “domestic opposition”.

  • People’s money being looted: Ershad

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad says the money of the general people of the country is being looted indiscriminately.

  • JP terms UP polls ‘farcical’

    Jatiya Party, the main opposition in parliament, terms the ongoing Union Parishad election as “farcical” and urged the Election Commission to hold a re-election in the “controversial” UPs.

  • 10th session of JS starts April 24

    The 10th parliament will go into its 10th session on April 24, after a 54-day recess.

  • Jubo Sanghati activist found dead in Habiganj

    An activist of Jubo Sanghati, the youth wing of Jatiya Party, was found dead in Habiganj.

  • UP polls: Fakhrul to nominate BNP chairman candidates

    BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir will nominate the party’s aspiring chairmen for the upcoming Union Parishad elections.

  • Tk 10 lakh needed for job in police: Ershad

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad expresses his concern over what he said is the widespread corruption in every sector across the country.

  • 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.

  • Stern action for violation of party decisions: Ershad

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad warns party leaders and activists of stern action if they do not comply with party decisions.

  • 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.

  • War crimes: Bail denied for JP lawmaker, his son

    A war crimes tribunal has denied bail to Jatiya Party lawmaker MA Hannan and his son Rafique Sajjad in a case of crimes against humanity committed during 1971.

  • Quader, Howlader ‘only’ JP spokesmen

    Newly-made Co-chairman GM Quader and Secretary General Ruhul Amin Howlader have been made the new spokesmen for Jatiya Party. They will be the only spokespersons for the party.

  • 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.

  • Raushan group rejects JP’s cabinet quitting decision

    A group of the Jatiya Party led by its senior presidium member Raushan Ershad has rejected the party’s decision to quit the cabinet.

  • JP to quit cabinet: GM Quader

    Jatiya Party Presidium members decide to quit the cabinet, says the party’s newly appointed Co-chairman GM Quader.

  • Mazibar, a pro-people politician (1941-2016)

    Until he breathed his last early this morning, former Jatiya Party MP Mazibar Rahman thought about the welfare of the people of his constituency-- Aditmari and Kaliganj upazila in Lalmonirhat--from where he was elected MP seven times.

  • Ex-JP MP Mazibar Rahman passes away

    Former Jatiya Party lawmaker Majibar Rahman dies from old age complications at his residence in the capital’s Uttara area.

  • Jatiya Party

    JP: An unusual brand of opposition

    The long pervasive culture of parliament boycott by main opposition MPs has significantly changed with Jatiya Party lawmakers attending all the 174 sittings of the current Jatiya Sangsad over the last two years.

  • JP won’t quit cabinet: Raushan

    Jatiya Party is not going to quit cabinet for now, party’s presidium member and leader of the opposition Raushan Ershad says.

  • GM Quader says people consider JP part of govt

    People consider the Jatiya Party a part of the government, not an opposition party (in parliament), and that's why they have voted for 'boat' not for 'plough' in the recent municipal polls, senior JP leader GM Quader has said.

  • 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.

  • Quader, Hawlader appointments: Ershad convenes joint meeting

    Amid pressure from opponents in the party, Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad convenes a joint meeting on January 31 to discuss appointment of GM Quader as JP co-chair and removal of Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu from the secretary general post.

  • No chance to change decision, Ershad writes Raushan

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad turns down the call of Leader of the Opposition in Parliament and party’s senior presidium member Raushan Ershad to ‘reconsider’ his decision that brought changes in top posts.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • I can’t dishonour PM: Ershad

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad says he does not want to dishonour Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by leaving from the post of her special envoy.

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