Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud

RSF’s report on press freedom in Bangladesh ‘malicious’: Information Minister

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has termed the World Press Freedom Index by Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) –according to which Bangladeshi journalists are “exposed to police violence, attacks by political activists and murders orchestrated by Jihadist or criminal organizations” – “malicious”.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

"Ctg depot fire accident or sabotage, inquiry will tell"

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said inquiry will reveal whether Chattogram container depot fire is an accident or sabotage.

May 5, 2022
May 5, 2022

RSF’s report on press freedom in Bangladesh ‘malicious’: Information Minister

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has termed the World Press Freedom Index by Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) –according to which Bangladeshi journalists are “exposed to police violence, attacks by political activists and murders orchestrated by Jihadist or criminal organizations” – “malicious”.

March 11, 2022
March 11, 2022

If my buying capacity triples and I don’t know it, does it still count?

Apparently, it does. According to the state-run Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS). And according to Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud.

January 20, 2022
January 20, 2022

Newspapers and TV channels shouldn’t invade each other’s fields: Info Minister

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today called upon everyone to follow rules and regulations when operating IPTV, YouTube channels, and online portals.

December 26, 2019
December 26, 2019

Info minister slams EC Mahbub

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud says Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar should have quit his post before delivering the speech he has made recently.

November 4, 2019
November 4, 2019

Providing all support to bring Khoka’s body back: Info minister

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has said the government is providing all the necessary support to bring back home the body of Sadeque Hossain Khoka from the USA.

August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019

TIB report one-sided, motivated: Hasan

Trashing the report of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on the 10th parliament, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud says the report is totally one-sided and ill-motivated.

August 21, 2019
August 21, 2019

Khaleda can’t evade responsibility for Aug-21 attack: Info Minister

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud says BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia cannot evade the responsibility for the grisly August-21 grenade attack.

July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019

Social media have responsibility in preventing rumours: Minister

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud says social media, including Facebook and Twitter, have a responsibility in preventing rumours.

July 24, 2019
July 24, 2019

‘Those behind deaths in mob beating will be punished’

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud says those who are behind the recent incidents of deaths in mob beatings over rumour of child kidnapping will be brought to the book.