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  • 'Tour your own constituencies'

    Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked her party candidates to go to their electoral constituencies saying that the upcoming national election would be "competitive".

  • Digital noose to be tightened further

    Anyone spreading negative propaganda against the Liberation War or the Father of the Nation, using digital devices, will risk being sentenced to life in prison, according to the draft of a new law. The draft of Digital Security Act-2016 also stipulates two-year imprisonment for "deliberately" defaming someone or hurting anyone's religious sentiment by publishing or broadcasting something through digital devices.

  • Joy hits back at Khaleda's allegation

    Prime minister's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy has hit back at BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia over her statement that senior journalist

  • Khaleda Zia Feni-1 nomination rejection

    AL council creates leadership: Ashraf

    The ruling Awami League forms a 67-member council preparation committee headed by party president Sheikh Hasina.

  • Going after editors AL’s old habit: Hafiz

    Reacting to the prime minister’s speech blasting editors of two top newspapers, BNP leader Maj (retd) Hafizuddin Ahmed says going after editors is an old habit of Awami League.

  • Move to relocate Zia’s grave will be nightmare: Nazrul

    Accusing the government of trying to annihilate Zia family, BNP senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan today warned that any move to relocate the party’s founder Ziaur Rahman’s grave from the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban area would turn into a nightmare.

  • Bangabandhu Avenue AL’s next choice for Jan 5 rally

    Awami League says it will hold a rally at Dhaka’s Bangabandhu Avenue marking the second anniversary of the January 5 elections if police deny the party permission for Suhrawardy Udyan.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina talks on ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

    PM for changing marginalised people’s fate

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stresses changing the fate of marginal people for the country’s overall socio-economic development.

  • Nazmul Huda forms ‘Trinamool BNP’

    Former BNP leader Nazmul Huda announces the formation of a new political party named “Trinomul BNP” (Grass-root BNP).

  • Democracy is confined: Khaleda

    BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia says the country’s democracy is under attack in a bid to destroy it forever.

  • PM returns from Netherlands

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrives in Dhaka completing her three-day tour to the Netherlands.

  • Plot was there to create a situation in Bangladesh: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says there was a plot to tarnish Bangladesh’s image through creating a situation in the country with the "foreigner" killings.

  • Fakhrul gets bail in defamation case

    BNP leader Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir gets bail in a defamation case filed for terming ruling Awami League a “killer party” and Sheikh Hasina a “killer”.

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