Bangladesh politics

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

“Won’t do politics”: Tarique left country giving bond, PM says

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today questioned how Tarique Rahman can lead BNP when “he can’t dare to return home”.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Nur sued under DSA over “derogatory remarks” on PM, Nowfel

Former Ducsu vice-president Nurul Haque Nur has been sued in a case under Digital Security Act in Chattogram – for allegedly making “derogatory remarks” about Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Deputy Education Minister Mohibul Hassan Chowdhury Nowfel.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Court summons Fakhrul in case over instigating students during road safety movement

A Dhaka court has issued summons against three BNP leaders, including its Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, asking him to appear before it on July 14 in a case filed on charge of instigating students for creating anarchy during movement for road safety in 2018.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

BNP holding rally demanding Khaleda’s treatment abroad

BNP is holding a rally in front of Jatiya Press Club, demanding immediately allowing her to go abroad for better treatment.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

11 cases against Khaleda: Charge framing hearing on Sept 20

A Dhaka court today set September 20 for hearing on charge framing against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in 11 cases, including one filed over sedition.

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

Jubo Dal’s new committee: Tuku made president, Munna general secretary

BNP has formed a new committee for Jubo Dal, the youth front of the party, led by former Chhatra Dal President Sultan Salahuddin Tuku.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

No foreign trips for govt officials, implementation of import-based projects

To ease pressure on foreign exchange reserves, the government has decided to stop foreign trips of its officials and postponed implementation of less important projects that require imports.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

All-out effort to bring BNP to national election 2023: Hasina tells party

The government will make all-out efforts to bring opposition BNP to the next parliamentary election, slated for late next year.

February 16, 2020
February 16, 2020

Khaleda’s release on parole possible if she admits guilt: home minister

Mentioning that BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has not yet appealed for her release on parole, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan today said the government will consider it if she admits her guilt and offers apology for it.

February 8, 2020
February 8, 2020

2 Years of Khaleda’s Imprisonment: BNP in a fix

Two years after BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia landed in jail, many activists and leaders of the party are losing hope of getting her released through legal and political means.