Partha Pratim Bhattacharjee

Upazila polls: Nepotism by AL MPs, ministers irks high-ups

The Awami League high command is annoyed with some ministers and party lawmakers for announcing the names of their close relatives as chairman candidates for the upcoming upazila polls.

1w ago

Upazila polls: AL in for bitter infighting

In the wake of Awami League’s decision not to back any candidate and allow anyone to use the party’s electoral symbol in the upcoming upazila elections, many grassroots and central leaders are throwing their weight behind the candidates of their liking.

1w ago

Bureaucrats to blame for cost, time overruns

Civil servants’ clerical attitude, inertia, and red tape are the key weaknesses in managing the economy, said immediate past planning minister MA Mannan.

2w ago

Hefazat seeks to spread its network down to village

Hefazat-e Islam will form committees in every village, union, upazila and district to protect Islamic values.

2w ago

Upcoming upazila elections: Many equations on AL’s mind

Awami League’s strategic decision to not use the party’s electoral symbol for the upazila polls candidates is aimed at tackling multiple issues at one go.

2w ago

‘Joy Bangla’: The making of a people’s slogan

“Joy Bangla” was never just a political slogan.

3w ago

Dubious reward for a select few

Only a select 27 employees of NRBC Bank were given salary hikes, and that too astonishingly, in 2022 in violation of banking rules as well as NRBC’s own human resources policy

3w ago

20 plates of rice, 118 plates of curries for a lunch of 4!

NRBC Bank’s top managers have great appetites. 

3w ago
April 9, 2024
April 9, 2024

Upazila polls: Nepotism by AL MPs, ministers irks high-ups

The Awami League high command is annoyed with some ministers and party lawmakers for announcing the names of their close relatives as chairman candidates for the upcoming upazila polls.

April 8, 2024
April 8, 2024

Upazila polls: AL in for bitter infighting

In the wake of Awami League’s decision not to back any candidate and allow anyone to use the party’s electoral symbol in the upcoming upazila elections, many grassroots and central leaders are throwing their weight behind the candidates of their liking.

April 1, 2024
April 1, 2024

Bureaucrats to blame for cost, time overruns

Civil servants’ clerical attitude, inertia, and red tape are the key weaknesses in managing the economy, said immediate past planning minister MA Mannan.

March 31, 2024
March 31, 2024

Hefazat seeks to spread its network down to village

Hefazat-e Islam will form committees in every village, union, upazila and district to protect Islamic values.

March 30, 2024
March 30, 2024

Upcoming upazila elections: Many equations on AL’s mind

Awami League’s strategic decision to not use the party’s electoral symbol for the upazila polls candidates is aimed at tackling multiple issues at one go.

March 26, 2024
March 26, 2024

‘Joy Bangla’: The making of a people’s slogan

“Joy Bangla” was never just a political slogan.

March 23, 2024
March 23, 2024

20 plates of rice, 118 plates of curries for a lunch of 4!

NRBC Bank’s top managers have great appetites. 

March 23, 2024
March 23, 2024

Dubious reward for a select few

Only a select 27 employees of NRBC Bank were given salary hikes, and that too astonishingly, in 2022 in violation of banking rules as well as NRBC’s own human resources policy

March 22, 2024
March 22, 2024

NRBC branch covered up capital flight

Export proceeds worth at least $3.45 million (Tk 34.41 crore) were not repatriated by six customers of NRB Commercial Bank’s Uttara branch, and the bank concealed the trail of the capital flight, according to the bank’s internal audit and case documents.

March 21, 2024
March 21, 2024

Gun in NRBC Bank boardroom

During the 40th board meeting of NRBC Bank on February 7, 2016, current Chairman Tamal Parvez and Director Adnan Imam entered the boardroom accompanied by a man carrying a large gun. Both Tamal and Adnan were board directors back then.

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