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  • Some massive thefts in banking: Muhith

    The banking sector was tainted by a series of scams, including some massive thefts, according to Finance Minister AMA Muhith.

  • JP is just unable

    Despite drawing widespread condemnation for publicly humiliating a schoolteacher, lawmaker Salim Osman is still getting Jatiya Party by his side because of his money and influence in Narayanganj, party insiders say.

  • Order to attach assets of Tangail MP Rana, his brothers

    A Tangail court orders attachment of assets of 10 persons including Awami League (AL) lawmaker Amanur Rahman Khan Rana and his three brothers in a case filed for the murder of a freedom fighter.

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    3-member body to probe Narayanganj teacher insult

    Terming the insult of Narayanganj school principal in presence of a lawmaker "unacceptable", education minister says he is embarrassed at the incident. A probe body has been formed to investigate the matter.

  • Ex-state minister Mujibur Rahman passes away

    Former state minister and Awami League lawmaker Dr Capt (retd) Mujibur Rahman Fakir of Mymensingh constituency-3 has passed away at the age of 68.

  • Rushanara appointed as UK trade envoy for Bangladesh

    British Prime Minister David Cameron on the occasion of Bangla New Year selects Rushanara Ali, a Bangladeshi-origin British lawmaker, to join the cross-party Trade Envoy network as trade envoy for Bangladesh.

  • JS body wants PM, Speaker to step in

    A parliamentary body yesterday sought the intervention of the prime minister and the Speaker to increase lawmakers' remuneration and allowances to a “logical level”, considering their status and expenditure.

  • Cop, 4 others hurt in clash in Feni

    Five people, including a policeman, were injured when a clash broke out over an attack on the motorcade of independent lawmaker Rahim Ullah in Feni yesterday.

  • JS body returns bill, seeks further pay rise of MPs

    A parliamentary body sends back a bill to the Cabinet Division, seeking an increase in remuneration and allowances of lawmakers comparing to bureaucrats.

  • Writ challenging Maya's JS membership rejected

    The High Court rejects a writ petition challenging the legality of holding offices of minister and lawmaker by Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya after the Supreme Court scrapped his acquittal in a corruption case.

  • 5 including ex-JP MP sued for war crimes in Mymensingh

    A case was filed today against five people including a former lawmaker of Jatiya Party for their alleged involvement in war crimes in Mymensingh district.

  • Govt seeks stay on Liton’s surrender order

    To expedite the arrest of Gaibandha lawmaker Manzurul Islam Liton’s arrest, the government seeks the Supreme Court’s stay on a High Court order that directed him to surrender before a lower court by October 18.

  • MP Liton won’t be spared: Home minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan speaks of not sparing ruling party lawmaker Manzurul Islam Liton who shot a kid in Gaibandha for “no reason”.

  • Bodi indicted in graft case, trial begins Oct 6

    Ruling Awami League’s Cox’s Bazar-4 constituency lawmaker Abdur Rahman Bodi is indicted in a graft case over amassing illegal wealth.

  • Ailing social welfare minister flown to Singapore

    Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali has been put on life support at Birdem hospital, will be flown to Singapore.

  • MPs’ motorcade attacked in Faridpur

    Motorcade of Rajbari lawmaker Kazi Keramat Ali and researved seat MP Kamrunnahar Chowdhury comes under attack in Faridpur.

  • Lawmakers as lawbreakers!

    A recent report in this newspaper of a ruling party lawmaker's men snatching away a criminal from Rab custody underlines a serious abuse of power in utter disregard for the law of the land.

  • Ctg mayor cleared of 1993 attempted murder charge

    A Chittagong court acquits 17 people including the city mayor AJM Nasir of an attempt to murder case filed 22 years ago.

  • MP's son Rony charged with murder

    Police file charges only against ruling party lawmaker’s son Bakhtiar Alam Rony over gunning down two people in New Eskaton of Dhaka.

  • Rony's gun identified for death of 2

    Ballistic reports confirm bullets that killed two people in Dhaka were fired from Ruling Awami League MP's son Rony, police say.

  • Rony was riding his MP mother’s car

    Bakhtiar Alam Rony shot down two people in Dhaka riding out his lawmaker mother’s car with the sticker of a parliament member, police say.

  • Jabbar gets jail until death

    A tribunal in Dhaka sentences former Jatiya Party lawmaker Abdul Jabbar to jail until death on four charges of crimes against humanity committed during the country’s Liberation War in 1971

  • Bombs hurled at Suranjit’s Zigatola house

    Unidentified miscreants hurl two crude bombs at the houses of ruling Awami League lawmaker Suranjit Sengupta at Zigatola in Dhaka