Abu Bakar Siddique Akand

Gazipur City Polls: Zahangir dead set on getting mother elected

Despite the ruling Awami League’s repeated warning of taking stern action against him, suspended Gazipur city mayor Zahangir Alam is adamant to back his mother in the mayoral race.

Gazipur City Polls: AL nominee’s success rests on Zahangir

Suspended Gazipur mayor Zahangir Alam’s decision on participating the May 25 city polls may become the determining factor in the success of Awami League mayoral nominee Azmat Ullah Khan, say local leaders of the ruling party.

GCC ex-mayor embezzled Tk 2.6cr from GCC coffer

Suspended Gazipur mayor Jahangir Alam embezzled Tk 2.6 crore of city corporation money using a fake city corporation bank account.

It’s unlawful, a violation of human rights

The incident where an accused BNP leader was seen cuffed and fettered during his mother’s namaz-e-janaza in Gazipur has touched off outrage among rights activists and citizens.

Jahangir ‘spent on’ events that never happened

Suspended Gazipur City Corporation Mayor Mohammad Jahangir Alam may have pocketed at least Tk 1.57 crore from the city corporation fund in the pretext of celebrating Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary in 2020, according to an internal investigation by the city authorities.

Gazipur road widening: Compensation unpaid, yet work resumes

The Gazipur City Corporation has resumed widening streets and construction of drains and footpaths without compensating those who lost land for the development work.

26 cases against a retired teacher

Twenty-six cases of extortion, vandalism, cheque forgery and looting.

Rise meteoric, fall too

He became the vice chairman of an upazila parishad, general secretary of Gazipur city Awami League, and mayor of Gazipur -- all before he was 40.

May 7, 2023
May 7, 2023

Gazipur City Polls: Zahangir dead set on getting mother elected

Despite the ruling Awami League’s repeated warning of taking stern action against him, suspended Gazipur city mayor Zahangir Alam is adamant to back his mother in the mayoral race.

April 19, 2023
April 19, 2023

Gazipur City Polls: AL nominee’s success rests on Zahangir

Suspended Gazipur mayor Zahangir Alam’s decision on participating the May 25 city polls may become the determining factor in the success of Awami League mayoral nominee Azmat Ullah Khan, say local leaders of the ruling party.

December 26, 2022
December 26, 2022

GCC ex-mayor embezzled Tk 2.6cr from GCC coffer

Suspended Gazipur mayor Jahangir Alam embezzled Tk 2.6 crore of city corporation money using a fake city corporation bank account.

December 22, 2022
December 22, 2022

It’s unlawful, a violation of human rights

The incident where an accused BNP leader was seen cuffed and fettered during his mother’s namaz-e-janaza in Gazipur has touched off outrage among rights activists and citizens.

November 5, 2022
November 5, 2022

Jahangir ‘spent on’ events that never happened

Suspended Gazipur City Corporation Mayor Mohammad Jahangir Alam may have pocketed at least Tk 1.57 crore from the city corporation fund in the pretext of celebrating Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary in 2020, according to an internal investigation by the city authorities.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Gazipur road widening: Compensation unpaid, yet work resumes

The Gazipur City Corporation has resumed widening streets and construction of drains and footpaths without compensating those who lost land for the development work.

June 11, 2022
June 11, 2022

26 cases against a retired teacher

Twenty-six cases of extortion, vandalism, cheque forgery and looting.

November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021

Rise meteoric, fall too

He became the vice chairman of an upazila parishad, general secretary of Gazipur city Awami League, and mayor of Gazipur -- all before he was 40.

January 7, 2021
January 7, 2021

The tale of three siblings

Long ago, paddy growers used to conduct land levelling employing a levelling board drawn by a pair of cows to catalyze the yield of crops.

October 19, 2020
October 19, 2020

The waste mountains of Gazipur

In proper garbage management, waste should be disposed of in a protected landfill area first to minimise pollution of surface and ground water, soil and air. Later, those have to be gradually recycled, reused and incinerated.

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