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  • AL working to expand alliance

    With potential rivals in the upcoming elections trying to form bigger alliances and unity, the Awami League has started working on its backup plan of expanding the 14-party combine.

  • AL clamps down on 'errant' leaders

    With the national polls over three months away, the ruling Awami League has launched a drive against its “errant” leaders to resolve intra-party disputes mainly over party nominations.

  • Next polls a big challenge for AL: BNP

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says that the upcoming general election would be a great challenge for the ruling Awami League, not for BNP.

  • AL leader Parvez Hossain Sarker

    ‘Abductors made me sign stamp papers, white sheets’

    A ruling Awami League leader, who was found hours after he was picked up in broad daylight in front of his house in Dhaka’s Lalmatia yesterday, says he was forced to sign two Tk 300-stamp papers and two blank sheets before he was dropped off in Purbachal area.

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says about 21 August grenade attack verdict

    BNP says it wants to talk election with AL

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says that his party is prepared to sit with the ruling Awami League in the target of holding a free, fair and inclusive general election.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader with Kader Siddique

    Quader holds talks with Kader Siddique

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader holds talks with Krishak Sramik Janata League President Abdul Kader Siddique and Bangladesh National Alliance (BNA) Chief Nazmul Huda and discusses different issues including the country’s contemporary political affairs.

  • AL leader Farhad murder suspects killed

    2 suspects in AL leader murder case killed in Badda 'gunfight'

    Two suspects in Awami League leader Farhad Hossain murder case are killed in a reported gunfight with detectives in Dhaka's Badda area early today.

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    Sadek submits nomination for Barisal city polls

    Awami League’s mayor choice for Barisal today submitts his nomination to the Election Commission ahead of the Barisal City Corporation on July 30.

  • Habibun Nahar elected MP of Bagerhat-3 uncontested

    Awami League candidate Habibun Nahar is elected MP uncontested from Bagerhat-3 constituency as there was no other contender for the by-election to the constituency.

  • Think about new leadership

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon Awami League leaders to think about the new party leadership.

  • Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Ahmed

    Khulna city polls a drama: BNP

    BNP terms the Khulna City Corporation (KCC) election as a farce and blasted the local administration for helping the influential quarter of the ruling Awami League in rigging votes for its candidate.

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    AL men loot nearly half of budget: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir blames an influential quarter of the ruling Awami League for “looting around Tk 2 lakh crore” from the country's banking sector.

  • Can't force any party to join election: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said it was up to a political party to decide whether it would participate in an election. “I cannot impose my decision on any party... I cannot say to any party that you have to participate in the election,” she said at a press conference at the Gono Bhaban.

  • Awami League leaders visit India

    19-member AL team to visit India tomorrow

    A 19-member delegation of the ruling Awami League-led by its general secretary Obaidul Quader is going to India responding to an invitation of the Indian ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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    Pro-AL panel bags DU syndicate polls

    The ruling Awami League-backed ‘Blue panel’ sweeps the syndicate elections of Dhaka University.

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    AL forms election steering committee

    The ruling Awami League forms "National Election Steering Committee" ahead of the 11th parliamentary election likely to be held at the end of this year.

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    AL running 25 news portals to spread fake news: BNP

    BNP alleges that the ruling Awami League opened 25 news portals to spread fake news. On the basis of the AL supported news portals’ reports to tarnish the image of the party the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has started investigating against the BNP leaders’ bank accounts, the party claimed.

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    AL man’s eye injured as stone hurled at running train

    An Awami League leader is injured when miscreants hurled stones at a running train on Dhaka-Chattogram route.

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    Second day of SCBA polls begins

    Voting in the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA)’s 14 executive posts rolls into the second and final day.

  • 'Save family land' now his struggle

    Police have found two Awami League men and their associates involved in the abduction of green activist Mihir Biswas in the capital's Shyamoli on March 3, investigators said yesterday.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    No going back to post-75 darkness: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged all to stay alert so that the country was not plunged into the dark era of post-1975.

  • Obaidul Quader talks about movement before Bangladesh National election

    AL to keep BNP under pressure

    The ruling Awami League has decided to keep the BNP under pressure and not to allow the opposition men to launch any street

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    AL men bring out procession in Dhaka despite ban

    Ignoring the DMP ban on processions, the Ruling Awami League is seen bringing out processions at various spots in Dhaka city.

  • sandal march is out against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia

    Shoe procession against Khaleda in Narsingdi

    A shoe procession against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is allegedly brought out by activists of ruling Awami League in Narsingdi when she was passing through on her way to Sylhet.

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    Quader speaks of BNP’s registration cancellation

    BNP's registration as a political party will be revoked if it does not take part in the upcoming general election, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says.

  • AL nominates Hamid as presidential candidate

    The ruling Awami League nominates incumbent president Abdul Hamid as party’s presidential candidate.

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    AL parliamentary body to sit for presidential candidate selection

    The Awami League parliamentary board will meet on Wednesday to select the party’s candidate, who will contest in the presidential election scheduled to be held on February 18.

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    BNP criticises BCL for ‘attack’ on DU students

    BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says Awami League's true colour has got exposed once again with the attack on demonstrating students on Dhaka University campus by Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists.

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    AL postpones sub-committee amid ‘protest’

    Awami League postpones its recently formed sub-committees in the face of “protest” by a group of former leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League.

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    DNCC by-polls: AL starts selling nomination papers

    Three candidates willing to contest the upcoming by-polls of the Dhaka North City Corporation under the banner of Awami League collect nomination papers thus kicking off the nomination papers sale process.