Bangladesh politics

February 10, 2019
February 10, 2019

Police foil BNP demo in N'ganj

Police yesterday foiled a BNP demonstration in Narayanganj and arrested a Jatiyatabadi Chatra Dal leader in Barishal.

February 10, 2019
February 10, 2019

Making polls 'competitive'

Shifting its position again, the Awami League has decided not to nominate any candidate for the two posts of vice-chairman in the upazila parishad elections apparently to make the polls “competitive” amid boycotts by opposition parties including BNP.

February 9, 2019
February 9, 2019

UZ polls 1st phase: AL reveals names of chairman candidates

Awami League announces names of the party’s chairman contenders ahead of the first phase of upazila parishad elections in 87 upazilas scheduled to be held on March 10.

January 6, 2019
January 6, 2019

Fakhrul's remarks 'delirium of a failed politician': Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday said BNP has nothing to do other than complaining to foreigners, after its failure in both the election and its movement.

January 3, 2019
January 3, 2019

Show respect to people's mandate

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday said Jatiya Oikyafront MPs-elect should reconsider their decision to refrain

December 18, 2018
December 18, 2018

Our constitution and the goals of independence

The Constitution which we adopted on November 4, 1972 and which came into force on December 16, 1972 is unquestionably the outcome of our victory in the Liberation War, won at the cost of countless lives. It bears the signatures of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Syed Nazrul Islam and Tajuddin Ahmad.

November 3, 2018
November 3, 2018

No more dialogue after Nov 7: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today says it would not be possible to hold any more dialogue with the political parties after November 7 as there will be several other issues like nomination, alliance, and equations to consider after the announcement of polls schedule.

October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018

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.

September 30, 2018
September 30, 2018

14-party blasts Dr Kamal, B Chy for unity move

To counter the BNP and Oikya Prokriya's programmes in October, the Awami League-led 14-party alliance would hold rallies in Dhaka and three other districts.

June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018

AL extended meeting June 23

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also the president of ruling Awami League, is to hold an extended meeting with the party's rank and file at her official residence Gano Bhaban on June 23 to convey important messages to her party men ahead of the upcoming city corporation and general elections.