Bangladesh politics

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.

April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018

Modi didn’t say anything about polls: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says that they did not discuss anything about the upcoming 11th parliamentary election with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018

BNP questions AL for India visit

BNP alleges that ruling Awami League has visited India to meet its desperate bid to hang on to power again through holding a lopsided election with the help of external power.

January 4, 2018
January 4, 2018

Once again AL, BNP plan big showdown for Jan 5

Ruling Awami League and its political arch-rival BNP are getting prepared to stage a massive showdown on January 5, the fourth anniversary of the last parliamentary election, in differing views.

December 18, 2017
December 18, 2017

Ershad, Fakhrul fly to Rangpur in same flight

Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad and BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam went to Rangpur in the same flight today ahead of Rangpur City Corporation polls.

December 9, 2017
December 9, 2017

Fair polls to contribute to build prosperous Bangladesh: EU

The European Union has said free, fair and inclusive elections in the period ahead, in accordance with international standards for democratic elections, will contribute to creating a more prosperous Bangladesh.