BD Politics

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.

July 17, 2016
July 17, 2016

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.

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

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.

June 18, 2016
June 18, 2016

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.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

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.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

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.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

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.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

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.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

'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.

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

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.

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

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.