Bangladesh Parliament

April 5, 2022
April 5, 2022

Ensuring equal rights: Anti-Discrimination Bill 2022 placed in parliament

The ‘Anti-Discrimination Bill 2022’ was placed in the parliament today to protect, uphold and ensure equal rights and dignity of every Bangladeshi citizen.

March 31, 2021
March 31, 2021

12th parliament session may have only 3 sittings

The 12th session of the current parliament may only have three sittings (working day) considering the deteriorating scenario of Covid-19 pandemic throughout the country and globally, sources at the...

September 28, 2020
September 28, 2020

JS body slams corruption in TCB

Coming down heavily on institutional corruption within the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh, a parliamentary body today asked its top officials to take stern action against it.

September 7, 2020
September 7, 2020

BNP MPs lambast ‘extrajudicial killings’ in JS, demand statement from home minister

Two BNP lawmakers came down heavily on the government today in parliament, for what the MPs termed "ongoing extrajudicial killings", and demanded that the Home Minister give a statement...

September 7, 2020
September 7, 2020

Travel Agency Regulation Bill presented in Parliament

The Bangladesh Travel Agency (Registration and Regulation) (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was placed in Parliament keeping a provision of maximum six months’ imprisonment or Tk 5 lakh fine or both in the...

September 6, 2020
September 6, 2020

Parliament resumes after a break of 59 days

Parliament went into its ninth session this morning after a 59-day recess as the last (budget) session was prorogued on July 9.

August 27, 2020
August 27, 2020

Set up institute for dope-testing, parliamentary body to govt

A parliamentary body today recommended that the government set up a specialised institute similar to Bangladesh Standard and Testing Institute to carry out dope tests for those who want to join...

July 18, 2020
July 18, 2020

Former whip Md Ashraf Hossain dies

Former whip Md Ashraf Hossain has passed away at a private hospital in the capital at the age of 79.

June 23, 2020
June 23, 2020

Issue ruling on who the opposition is in parliament: opposition chief whip to speaker

Criticising BNP MP Harunur Rashid for claiming to be the “main opposition”, Opposition Chief Whip Mashiur Rahman Ranga today demanded that the speaker of parliament give a ruling clarifying who the...

June 18, 2020
June 18, 2020

Budget session to be cut short as MPs, JS staff infected with Covid-19

Sittings of the ongoing budget session of 11th parliament will be cut short further as around 100 staff and employees of the parliament secretariat and 12 MPs and ministers have so far been...