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  • High Court

    Accept Rabbani's nomination paper: HC

    The High Court yesterday ordered a local returning officer to accept the nomination paper of Jamaat leader Golam Rabbani, a BNP-backed aspirant for Rangpur-5 constituency in the upcoming national election.

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    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.

  • 94 BNP men get bail in 2 cases

    The High Court grants six-week bail to 94 BNP leaders and activists in two violence cases filed in Narayanganj and Madaripur districts.

  • All-out efforts on to hunt down killers: PM

    Pointing the finger at the BNP-Jamaat clique for all the recent secret killings in the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the intelligence and law enforcement agencies are out there to track down the culprits.

  • No new remand for BNP leader Aslam: HC

    High Court bench directs government not to take BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury on a fresh remand until a petition filed by him with this court is disposed off.

  • BNP delegation meets Bernicat

    A BNP delegation meets with US Ambassador Marcia Bernicat at her residence in the capital and discusses the country’s current political situation.

  • Baseless, BNP’s Faruk says on anti-liberation allegations

    BNP chairperson’s adviser Osman Faruk has denied allegations of anti-liberation role, terming those “totally false and baseless”.

  • Never had anything close to $300m: Joy

    Reacting to BNP chief Khaleda Zia’s claim that he had US$300 million in a bank account and that this was mentioned in a case in the United States, prime minister’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy has termed her “a liar and a thief”.

  • How can PM blame BNP so quickly: Rizvi

    BNP senior Joint Secretary Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Ahmed today criticised Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her comments claiming BNP to be linked with recent murders.

  • Dire consequences if Zia’s grave relocated: BNP

    BNP warns the government of “dire consequences” if the grave of the party's founder Ziaur Rahman is relocated anywhere from Sher-e-Bangla Nagar.

  • Moudud flown to Singapore for treatment

    Senior BNP leader Moudud Ahmed has been flown to Singapore for treatment as his state worsened after he fell ill due to cold-related problems.

  • Fakhrul made BNP secy gen, Rizvi promoted

    Six years after shouldering the responsibility of acting secretary general, Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has been made a full functioning secretary general of BNP. The party’s spokesperson makes the announcement at a press conference, 11 days after BNP held its long-awaited council.

  • Charges pressed on Fakhrul, 33 others in violence case

    Paltan police has submitted charge sheet against BNP acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and 33 others in a violence case of last year.

  • SC stays Mirza Abbas’ release from jail

    BNP senior leader Mirza Abbas’ bail in a graft case has been stayed for a week by the Supreme Court, thereby halting his release from prison.

  • MK Anwar released from BSMMU prison cell

    BNP Standing Committee member MK Anwar has been released from jail following a High Court order.

  • BNP applies for 3 venues for Mar 19 council

    BNP has applied for three venues to hold its annual council to be held on March 19, the party’s spokesperson Rizvi Ahmed says.

  • ‘Asol BNP’ attempts on Nayapaltan office again

    For the second time this month, Asol BNP, literally meaning real BNP, made an attempt on BNP headquarters at Nayapaltan in Dhaka today and failed.

  • Islami Oikya Jote quits 20-party alliance

    Islami Oikya Jote quits the BNP-led 20-party alliance for what it says organisational interest adding that the move "was inevitable" to strengthen the party itself.

  • AL, BNP get permission for rallies at offices

    Police allow Awami League and BNP to hold rallies inside and in front of their respective offices tomorrow to mark the January 5 general election.

  • The curious case of ‘Asol BNP’

    Yesterday’s attempt by a group of people to occupy BNP headquarters has raised many eyebrows.The move comes at a time when the party is preparing to demonstrate on January 5, the date when the last general election was held. ‘Asol BNP’, literally meaning ‘Real BNP’, which made the attempt, is a group that came into existence a year ago after the BNP-led alliance started a protest in January last year.

  • Rally on Jan 5: DMP examining BNP plea

    BNP has sought to host a demonstration programme in Dhaka on January 5 – the date that heralds the second anniversary of last general elections. Last year, BNP’s attempt on a similar demonstration titled “black day for democracy” ended in months of agitation that left over a 100 people dead.

  • Municipal election begins

    Elections to 234 municipalities have begun, marking the start of the country's maiden local government polls on partisan lines.

  • BNP meets CEC, conveys fear of polls violence

    Expressing grave concern over the pre-polls violence, BNP urges the Election Commission (EC) to take necessary steps for holding the elections in a transparent manner.

  • Court orders probe into sedition charges against Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is sued for sedition for her recent comment questioning the number of martyrs in the country's Liberation War of 1971.

  • BNP accuses AL of unleashing terrorism

    BNP accuses the ruling Awami League of “unleashing terrorism” across the country and demands security for its mayoral candidates and agents. It also urges a congenial atmosphere for voters during the municipal polls.

  • Democracy exiled: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has alleged that the ruling party has exiled democracy and is running the country with a politics of vengeance. She calls upon all to unite for the sake of country's progress and prosperity.

  • Khaleda to resume office tonight after 2 months

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will resume office from this evening after more than two months of staying abroad for medical reasons.

  • Democracy is confined: Khaleda

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

  • PM’s accusation may hinder fair probe: BNP

    BNP spokesperson Ashaduzzaman Ripon criticises Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for accusing the party’s leaders and activists of carrying out secret killings in the country.

  • Khaleda out on killing mission: Hasina

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina alleges that Khaleda Zia was out on a killing mission assassinating Awami League leaders, activists, writers, publishers and foreigners in her bid to tarnish the country’s image abroad.