• ‘Encounters’ just to suppress opposition: BNP

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir denounces the government for the recent incidents like “encounters” and says those have been done only to conceal facts and to suppress the political oppositions.

  • Remains of missing Kushtia BNP leader found

    Remains of a local BNP leader is recovered in Kumarkhali upazila of Kushtia last night, a year after he was abducted from the district.

  • Khaleda Zia

    Govt repression on media on: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia alleges that the government has continued its repression on journalists and threats to the media.

  • Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal

    Arrest not politically motivated: Home minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says that no one has been detained in the ongoing crackdown against militancy with any political motive.

  • JSD urges PM to stop Syed Ashraf

    Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal has urged Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to stop her party’s top leader Syed Ashraful Islam from “throwing mud” for the sake of the unity of Awami League-led political combine.

  • Over 2,100 BNP men held during spl crackdown: Rizvi

    Over 2,100 leaders and activists of BNP are so far arrested by law enforcers during the ongoing anti-militancy crackdown, the party’s Senior Joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed claims.

  • Illiberal Democracy or Undemocratic Liberalism?

    It is hardly surprising, then, that citizens on both sides of the Atlantic feel that they are no longer masters of their political fate. For all intents and purposes, they now live under a regime that is liberal, yet undemocratic: a system in which their rights are mostly respected but their political preferences are routinely ignored.

  • Crackdown a pretext to suppress opposition: BNP

    BNP fears that the government may suppress the opposition on the pretext of carrying out a crackdown on extremists across the country.

  • Aslam named some masterminds: Cops

    BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury has spilled names of the masterminds who sent him up for meeting an Israeli politician and divulged some other crucial information, police say.

  • Armenians in Dhaka

    I am intrigued by the common history of massacre that Armenians and Bangladeshis share, and how this history, in many ways, shapes the national personality of these two peoples. More fascinating yet that Dhaka presents a robust Armenian history.

  • Govt itself trying to destabilise country: BNP

    BNP alleges that the government itself is trying to destabilise the country by using the repeated incidents of secret killings only to stay in power.

  • Budget not feasible, for the people: BNP

    Proposed budget is not for the development of the people, BNP says in its budget reaction.

  • All-out efforts on to hunt down killers: PM

    Pointing the finger at the BNP-Jamaat clique for all the recent secret killings in the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the intelligence and law enforcement agencies are out there to track down the culprits.

  • Debate on Bangladesh: EU for ‘political dialogue’

    Expressing concern over the current situation in Bangladesh, the European Union has pressed for political dialogue in a debate over the country’s issue at its parliament.

  • Jamaat changes logo

    Jamaat-e-Islami brings change in its logo with using red and green colour on it.

  • UP polls: BNP blames govt, EC for irregularities

    Both the government and the Election Commission are responsible for the irregularities and violence occurred during all the phases of union parishad elections, BNP alleges.

  • Hearing on proceedings against Khaleda adjourned till Jun 23

    A Dhaka court yesterday adjourned the hearing of trial proceedings till June 23 in Zia Charitable Trust graft case filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and three others.

  • Graft case: Court accepts Khaleda’s time petition

    A Dhaka court adjourns the hearing of trial proceedings till June 23 in Zia Charitable Trust graft case filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and eight others.

  • If our democracy could talk, what would it say?

    When people resist what the government would like to wholesale, impose, or force-feed as “development”, democracy seems quite at ease to quell people's resistances, violate pledges and dismiss the age-old demands of the adivasi communities.

  • Dinajpur court orders arrest for Tarique

    A Dinajpur court issues arrest warrant against BNP Senior Vice-chairman Tarique Rahman in a case filed for his derogatory remarks against Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 2014.

  • Khaleda appeals to SC for staying graft trial

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia files two separate appeals with the Supreme Court for staying the trial proceedings of Zia Charitable Trust corruption case against her.

  • BNP leader Aslam on 7-day remand in sedition case

    A Dhaka court places BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury on a seven-day remand in a sedition case filed allegedly for hatching a conspiracy with Israel's Likud Party and its intelligence agency Mossad to oust the government.

  • Physicist Hawking baffled by Trump's rise

    Renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking may have a good grasp of the workings of the universe, but he says he can not understand Donald Trump's popularity.

  • 30-day remand sought for Aslam in sedition, 2 other cases

    Law enforcers seek a 30-day remand for interrogating BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury in three separate cases including a sedition one. The sedition case has been filed allegedly for hatching a conspiracy with Israel's Likud Party and its intelligence agency Mossad to oust the government.

  • Causality up in 5th phase UP polls: CEC

    Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad says the causality increased during fifth phase of Union Parishad (UP) election compared to the previous phases.

  • Mamata wants to give grand reception to Hasina

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has been newly elected for a successive period, wants to accord a grand reception for Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

  • West Bengal and Assam election results and its impact on Bangladesh

    The Election Commission in India needs to be congratulated for conducting a free and fair election in Assam and West Bengal, among others, as no party has alleged any rigging in the outcome of elections. Both Trinomool Congress and BJP did much better than expected in the two states.

  • Jatrabari arson: Arrest order for Shimul, 26 others

    Dhaka court issues arrest warrants against BNP chief’s personal assistant Shamsur Rahman Shimul Biswas and 26 for their alleged involvement in a petrol bomb attack on a bus in Dhaka's Jatrabari in January last year. Charges accepted against 38 including BNP's chief Khaleda Zia.

  • PM calls for best use of education facilities

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges the students and guardians for best use of the opportunities and facilities made available by the government for promotion of education and find job after the education.

  • Getting the best out of a youthful nation

    Sakib Khan's family has six members. The parents and two sons, aged between 20 and 55 years, earn a livelihood, while the two daughters aged below 15 attend school.

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