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  • New Islamic alliance formed

    Islamic Democratic Alliance formed

    A new alliance named "Islamic Democratic Alliance" (IDA) was formed yesterday, comprising of 15 Islamic and like-minded political parties and organisations, to support the ruling 14-party alliance during the upcoming parliamentary election.

  • Nilsagar Express Train delayed for 30mins in Tangail

    AL on campaign trail in North

    Hundreds of people suffered and rail timetable fell into disarray yesterday as an Awami League team led by Obaidul Quader took a passenger train to the North to launch its campaign for the national polls.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister PM Sheikh Hasina’s popularity

    66% support Sheikh Hasina

    Around 66 percent of the respondents support Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as the PM, according to a survey by the International Republican Institute (IRI).

  • Bangladesh Awami League President Sheikh Hasina

    AL devoted for welfare, not vote: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says her party is devoted for welfare of the people out of its political commitment, not only for getting their vote.

  • Dhanmondi Awami League office Attack

    2 cases filed over attack on AL office in Dhanmondi

    Two separate cases are filed in connection with the alleged attack on Awami League’s party office in Dhanmondi of Dhaka on Saturday during student protests in the area demanding safe roads.

  • Group of student protesters visit AL president's office

    Amid rumours of death, detention and abuse of students at Awami League President Sheikh Hasina's Dhanmondi political office, a group of protesters visited the office yesterday and found no evidence of the claims.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    PM urges party leaders to make AL stronger, boost popularity

    Prime Minister and Awami League president Sheikh Hasina urges her party leaders and workers to make the party stronger by increasing its popularity at the grassroots level as no party other than Awami League can change the lot of the people.

  • Tanjim Ahmad Sohel Taj

    Sohel Taj speaks of conspiracy against him, his family

    Tanjim Ahmad Sohel Taj makes accusation of “conspiracies to eliminate the bloodline of Tajuddin Ahmad from politics”.

  • Irregularities, power play mar election

    It is a vote of the ruling Awami League in Khulna City Corporations today, exercising power play, as far as seen on the field throughout the city.

  • AL symbol of confidence of 16 crore people: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Bangladesh Awami League has now been turned into a "symbol of confidence and support" of 16 crore people as the party is taking the country to the path of prosperity.

  • PM urges party leaders to know real problems of the masses

    Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina urges the party leaders to establish their close link with common masses to know their real problems and inform those to top level of the government so that steps can be taken for their solution.

  • AL turns 67 today

    The Awami League, one of the oldest political parties in South Asia, turns 67 today.

  • Opinion: Pahela Baishakh and Olama League’s Haram ‘fatwa’

    Bangladesh Awami Olama League claims Pahela Baishakh celebration is ‘Haram’. So then, is our government upholding a ‘Haram’ culture as it is a public holiday? Are the 160 million Bangalis observing a Haram festival? How could one organisation openly declare this and walk away without any protest from any quarters or action from the government?

  • AL wins in 4, BNP in 3 municipal polls

    The ruling Awami League wins in four municipalities while its arch rival BNP bags three mayoral posts in the elections to the local government bodies which were suspended due to violence and irregularities.

  • Post-polls violence leaves one dead in Bogra

    A Sramik League man is killed in a clash between activists of Jatiya Party and Awami League in Santahar municipality under Adamdighi upazila of Bogra this afternoon.

  • None has right to differ with govt, alleges Fakhrul

    BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir alleges that the government has completed its preparation to run the country under "one-party administration".

  • Khaleda to join tomorrow’s rally

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is scheduled to join the party’s rally marking the January 5 general election at its Nayapaltan central office in Dhaka.

  • 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.

  • 2015 events that Bangladeshis would want to forget

    Let us walk down the memory lane to look back at the events in the year 2015 that are etched in our memories and would remain so no matter how much we would want to forget them.

  • Polls to be held in festive mode: CEC

    Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad hopes the municipal elections will be held in a festive mode.

  • Khaleda demands army deployment

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia demands army deployment for what she said holding the upcoming municipality polls in a free and fair manner.

  • Bangladesh to have no cohort of defeated forces: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says there will be no existence of the cohorts of the defeated forces in Bangladesh.

  • Thousands join AL's V-Day March

    Thousands of people from all strata take part in the colourful Victory Day march organised by Awami League in the capital marking the 45th Victory Day.

  • Khaleda for unity to ‘save country’ from AL

    Terming ruling Awami League an evil force, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia calls for a national unity to protect the country from the grip of the party.

  • Khaleda terms municipal polls stage-managed drama

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia terms the Election Commission worthless and says a drama is going to be staged in the name of municipality elections.

  • JP seeks nomination filing time extension

    Jatiya Party (JP) calls upon the Election Commission (EC) to extend the deadline for submission of nomination papers for the local municipality elections slated for December 30.

  • MP Liton denied bail again

    A Gaibandha court rejects the bail petition of Manjurul Islam Liton, Awami League lawmaker from Gaibandha-1 constituency, for the third time in a case over shooting a minor boy.

  • Suranjit blasts govt for ‘crossfire’

    Awami League senior lawmaker Suranjit Sengupta strongly criticises the government for the recent “crossfire” incidents saying killing of people in the name of crossfire cannot take place in a civilised country.

  • No doubt about Khaleda's link with grenade attack: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says there is no doubt about the involvement of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and her son in the August-21 grenade attack that left 21 killed and several hundred injured.

  • BNP had no hand behind Aug 21 grenade attack: Nazrul

    BNP standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan claims that their party has no involvement in August 21 grenade attack.