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  • BNP in crisis, not country: Quader

    It is not the country, but the BNP who is in crisis, Awami League’s General Secretary Obaidul Quader says reflecting on the imprisonment of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia over graft charges.

  • Goyeshwar lands in jail, 54 BNP men remanded

    A Dhaka court sends BNP Standing Committee Member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy and party leader Farid Ahmed Juwel to jail in a case filed for attacking policemen and vandalising vehicles in Dhaka.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader

    Election will not wait for anyone

    The next parliamentary election will be held in line with the constitution and with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in office, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said yesterday.

  • BNP sends legal notice to PM over ‘libel’ on Khaleda

    Political opposition BNP has sent a legal notice to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina alleging that the premier brought false claims against Khaleda Zia and defamed her. It demands unconditional apology from the premier in 30 days.

  • BNP press conference

    BNP to protest price hike of essentials Wednesday

    BNP has announced a countrywide protest programme for December 13, against the price hike of essential commodities, electricity and other issues.

  • People want to see Khaleda in power: Fakhrul

    Alleging mass corruption and misdeeds of the ruling Awami League, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir claims that people want to see a change in power.

  • BNP has given shelter to Bangabandhu killers: Nasim

    Awami League presidium member Mohammad Nasim blasts BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir for his comment that Awami League men were active behind the assassination of Bangabandhu and his family members.

  • Khaleda’s call for unity true: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir calls upon the government to stay away from dishing out lies centering Khaleda Zia's call for unity against terrorism and militancy.

  • Fakhrul concerned over Hummam

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir voices concern over detention of Hummam Chowdhury, son of executed war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.

  • Emajuddin made personal comment on Jamaat: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir terms Prof Emajuddin Ahmed’s comment on severing ties with Jamaat as his personal one.

  • Gulshan attack a stain on country's image: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the Gulshan terror attack and subsequent incidents were carried out by a quarter with vested interest aimed at maligning the bright image of Bangladesh as 'a role model of development' which the country has earned over the years through persistent endevour of her government.

  • Transit fee ridiculous: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia alleges that the government is demeaning the country’s independence and sovereignty by awarding corridor to India in the name of transit.

  • TIB Chairperson Sultana Kamal expresses her grave concern over absence of good governance.

    No good governance if govt takes law in hand: Sultana Kamal

    Good governance cannot be there if the government takes law in its hand to retain its existence somehow or other, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) Chairperson Sultana Kamal says.

  • Syed Ashraful Islam

    Syed Ashraf leaves Dhaka for London

    Awami League general secretary and Minister for Public Administration Syed Ashraful Islam left Dhaka for London today to take part in an international conference there.

  • BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia

    Govt repression on media on: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia alleges that the government has continued its repression on journalists and threats to the media.

  • Rizvi Ahmed

    Rizvi now blasts Inu at press briefing

    Blaming a faction of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) for creating anarchy in post-independence Bangladesh, BNP today says Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu should be brought to justice for that.

  • Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal

    Arrest not politically motivated: Home minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says that no one has been detained in the ongoing crackdown against militancy with any political motive.

  • 'AL responsible for Bangabandhu killing'

    Two factions of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal yesterday said it was the Awami League, not the JSD, which was responsible for the assassination of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

  • Khaleda's press secretary Maruf Kamal Khan Sohel sued for torturing wife

    Khaleda’s press secretary sued for ‘torturing wife’

    Maruf Kamal Khan Sohel, press secretary to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, has been sued by his wife for torture, police in Dhaka say.

  • Syed Ashraful Islam

    JSD urges PM to stop Syed Ashraf

    Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal has urged Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to stop her party’s top leader Syed Ashraful Islam from “throwing mud” for the sake of the unity of Awami League-led political combine.

  • Over 2,100 BNP men held during spl crackdown: Rizvi

    Over 2,100 leaders and activists of BNP are so far arrested by law enforcers during the ongoing anti-militancy crackdown, the party’s Senior Joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed claims.

  • BNP questions motive of crackdown

    The BNP yesterday expressed its fear that the government might suppress the opposition on the pretext of launching a crackdown on extremists across the country.

  • Govt shifting blame on opposition

    The BNP yesterday came down heavily on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her comment that the government has information on BNP-Jamaat's links with the recent secret killings.

  • Govt itself trying to destabilise country: BNP

    BNP alleges that the government itself is trying to destabilise the country by using the repeated incidents of secret killings only to stay in power.

  • Budget not feasible, for the people: BNP

    Proposed budget is not for the development of the people, BNP says in its budget reaction.

  • Debate on Bangladesh: EU for ‘political dialogue’

    Expressing concern over the current situation in Bangladesh, the European Union has pressed for political dialogue in a debate over the country’s issue at its parliament.

  • Honest politics tops public expectations

    Less than half of the people surveyed by the Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC) said they were optimistic about their individual future, prompting calls for an improvement in political governance and establishment of the rule of law.

  • PM calls for best use of education facilities

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges the students and guardians for best use of the opportunities and facilities made available by the government for promotion of education and find job after the education.

  • British envoy calls on Khaleda

    British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Alison Blake meets BNP chief Khaleda Zia at the party’s Gulshan office.

  • Arrest warrant for 23 BNP leaders in Paltan case

    Arrest warrants have been floated for 23 leaders of BNP, including several of its seniors, as a Dhaka court takes into cognisance of an explosives case.

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