Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud says BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia cannot evade the responsibility for the grisly August-21 grenade attack.
The High Court (HC) may start hearing on the death references and appeals in August 21 grenade attack cases by this year as paper books of those will be prepared in two-four months, says Law Minister Anisul Huq.
Accusing the past BNP-Jamaat government and Begum Khaleda Zia and her elder son Tarique Rahman of perpetrating the August 21 grenade attack on an Awami League rally in the capital, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asserts that punishment would be inflicted to those responsible for the heinous attack.
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said the mastermind of 21st August grenade attack Tarique Rahman will be exposed for the highest punishment.
A Dhaka court sends two convicts to jail after they surrendered before it in connection with a case filed over grenade attack on an Awami League rally 15 years ago.
The death references on August 21 grenade attack cases yesterday reached the High Court for examination of the trial court's verdict that sentenced 19 persons including former state minister and BNP leader Lutfozzaman Babar to death, while 19 others including BNP's acting chairman Tarique Rahman got life imprisonment.
The government has no intention to curb freedom of expression which lays foundation of its democratic governance, Law Minister Anisul Huq briefs diplomats.
It was the cabinet's oath-taking night after the 2001 parliamentary elections. The phone rang in the newsroom of The Daily Star. On the other end of the phone was the quivering voice of a man who, in his Dhaka University student days, was an infamous “armed cadre” of a political party.
Attorney General Mahbubey Alam yesterday said it will not be difficult for the government to bring Tarique Rahman, BNP's senior vice chairman who is a convict in the August 21 grenade attack cases, back to the country.