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  • 2 teenagers killed in AL infighting

    Two teenage boys are killed after a pick-up van runs them over during a clash between two factions of Awami League in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur area.

  • AL on polls trail, BNP on streets

    With much fanfare and enthusiasm, aspiring candidates yesterday started collecting nomination forms from the Awami League's election steering office in Dhanmondi, setting off on their race to be the party's contestants in the 11th parliamentary polls.

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    AL to start selling nomination form Nov 9

    Amid disagreement in political parties over different issues ahead of the 11th national election, ruling Awami League has decided to start selling its nomination papers among aspirants from November 9.

  • No movement if dialogue is successful: BNP

    BNP yesterday said it will not go for movement if the current political crisis is resolved through Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's talks with

  • 14-PARTY-OIKYAFRONT TALKS: Not much resolved

    Dr Kamal Hossain found no specific solution in prime minister's speech. BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said his party was not satisfied with how the talks went. JSD President ASM Abdur Rab said their movement would continue to realise their seven-point demand. And Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said they would not go beyond the constitution.

  • Abdul Mannan Bhuiyan with Abdul Jalil

    Talks history offers food for thoughts

    The ruling Awami League will begin talks with opposition political alliance Jatiya Oikyafront tomorrow with a backdrop of an eventful saga of success and failure in the history of dialogue in Bangladesh politics. In the following we have reproduced the article, by Shakhawat Liton published in 2016, analysing the history of political dialogues in the country.

  • 16-member Oikyafront delegation to join dialogue at Gono Bhaban Nov 1

    A 16-member delegation of Jatiya Oikyafront led by Gono Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain is to sit for the much anticipated dialogue with the ruling quarter on November 1.

  • Bangladesh Awami League in 11th National Elections

    AL 'plans to field dummy candidates'

    Keeping in mind the last parliamentary election that saw 154 candidates elected uncontested, the ruling Awami League now considers fielding dummy contenders alongside the party nominees in all the 300 constituencies.

  • Awami League Election Nomination Collection Factional Clash

    Magura AL factional clash leaves one dead

    A man is killed and 20 other people are injured in a clash between two factions of Awami League in Magura’s Sadar upazila.

  • Bangladesh Awami League Parliamentary Party meeting

    Awami League Parliamentary Party sits Oct 26

    A meeting of Awami League Parliamentary Party (ALPP) will be held on October 26.

  • Stay alert to conspiracies

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged Awami League leaders and activists to remain alert to all conspiracies keeping in mind that the party was moving forward fighting many odds and obstacles.

  • Flag of Awami League and Bangladesh Nationalist Party

    BNP's Hint at Polls Participation: AL now finalising strategy

    At Sunday's rally, the BNP gave a clear message to the Awami League and the international community that it would take part in the national election.

  • 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).

  • PM Sheikh Hasina opens Padma Bridge Rail Link Construction Project

    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 announced 5 more Medical universities if reelected

    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.

  • Bangladesh Awami League in 11th National Elections

    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.

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