Bangladesh Parliament

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Parliament Secretariat to return unused Tk 80cr to govt

The Parliament Secretariat will return Tk 80 crore to the government, as Covid-19 pandemic forced fewer working days in holding parliament session, and fewer foreign tours and training programmes.

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 Parliament Secretariat said today.

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 in the House on whether the country’s citizens would get equal scope to take shelter under the law.

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 case of violation of any provision under the proposed law.

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 public services, police department and take admission in universities.

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 opposition is.