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  • court verdict

    13 to die in Gazipur for murder

    A court in Gazipur sentences 13 people to death in a case over killing a man in 1995.

  • The conundrum of an opposition party in the House

    Opposition Leader Raushan Ershad's appeal on Tuesday (February 27) to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, to relieve three of her party MPs from the council of ministers to help the Jatiya Party emerge as the “real opposition” in parliament, sounds ridiculous. But in the present political context it is not something that would leave anyone dumbfounded. Her husband JP Chairman Ershad, who has remained the special

  • basic bank loan scam

    JP MP sued for Basic Bank loan scam

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) sues Jatiya Party lawmaker Mahjabeen Morshed, her husband and five others for allegedly misappropriating around Tk 275crore of Basic Bank.

  • JP wins big in bastion

    Jatiya Party mayoral candidate Mostafizar Rahman Mostafa is leading by a wide margin in Rangpur City Corporation polls held peacefully amid tight security yesterday. According to the unofficial results from all the 193 polling centres, Mostafa got 1,60,489 votes. His nearest rival from the ruling Awami League Sharfuddin Ahmed Jhantu bagged 62,400 votes while BNP candidate Kawsar Zaman Babla secured 35,136 votes.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Send records to CJ for decision on disposal of Ershad’s graft case: HC

    The High Court orders its officials concerned to send all the records of corruption case filed against Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad to the chief justice for decision on disposal of the case.

  • Govt fails to provide security to people: Ershad

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad alleges that the government has completely failed to provide security of the country’s people and stop terrorist attacks.

  • Jatiya Party, JP, presidium member, Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu

    Bablu appointed special assistant to JP chief

    Jatiya Party (JP) Presidium Member Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu has been appointed as the special assistant to the party chairman.

  • After Ashraf, JP MP also criticises Inu

    Opposing induction of JSD leader Hasanul Huq Inu as a minister, Jatiya Party lawmaker Kazi Firoz Rashid expresses his fear that the prime minister might even bring some secret killers to the parliament someday.

  • Shaymal Kanti Bhakta

    ‘I was humiliated by a lawmaker’

    Six days after his humiliation by a mob, Shyamal Kanti Bhakta is reinstated as the headmaster of a Narayanganj school.

  • MP Osman won’t apologise

    Local lawmaker from Jatiya Party, AKM Salim Osman, says he will not apologise for forcing a high school headmaster to squat holding his ears in public.

  • Power, more power

    The Jatiya Party boss had no alternative but to appoint his wife Raushan Ershad as the party's senior co-chair to avoid a possible split

  • Ershad, Raushan re-elected JP chief, senior co-chair uncontested

    HM Ershad is re-elected as Jatiya Party chairman and his wife Raushan Ershad senior co-chairman uncontested. The councillors also re-elected GM Quader as co-chairman of the party.

  • JP MPs walk out protesting HC verdict

    Jatiya Party lawmakers walk out from the parliament protesting the placing of a bill on Supreme Court judges’ remuneration in a show of displeasure over scrapping of a constitutional amendment that empowered parliament to impeach SC judges.

  • Raushan Ershad

    Raushan Ershad made JP senior co-chairman

    Jatiya Party leader Raushan Ershad, also the leader of the opposition in parliament, is made senior co-chairman of the party.

  • Raushan urges Ershad to defer JP council

    Raushan Ershad urges HM Ershad, chairman of Jatiya Party, to defer the party’s council date scheduled to be held on May 14.

  • JP now a domestic opposition: Ershad

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad criticises his own party for failing to play due role as opposition party in the parliament, saying it has turned into a “domestic opposition”.

  • People’s money being looted: Ershad

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad says the money of the general people of the country is being looted indiscriminately.

  • JP terms UP polls ‘farcical’

    Jatiya Party, the main opposition in parliament, terms the ongoing Union Parishad election as “farcical” and urged the Election Commission to hold a re-election in the “controversial” UPs.

  • Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad

    10th session of JS starts April 24

    The 10th parliament will go into its 10th session on April 24, after a 54-day recess.

  • Jubo Sanghati activist found dead in Habiganj

    An activist of Jubo Sanghati, the youth wing of Jatiya Party, was found dead in Habiganj.

  • UP polls: Fakhrul to nominate BNP chairman candidates

    BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir will nominate the party’s aspiring chairmen for the upcoming Union Parishad elections.

  • Tk 10 lakh needed for job in police: Ershad

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad expresses his concern over what he said is the widespread corruption in every sector across the country.

  • Our ministers tarnished my image

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad yesterday said three of his party leaders tarnished his image by taking up ministerial posts.

  • Stern action for violation of party decisions: Ershad

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad warns party leaders and activists of stern action if they do not comply with party decisions.

  • A master of deception

    From the February 2, 2016 issue of The Daily Star, we have learned that Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad has softened his stance on the issue of resignation of three JP Ministers from the Sheikh Hasina-led cabinet.

  • War crimes: Bail denied for JP lawmaker, his son

    A war crimes tribunal has denied bail to Jatiya Party lawmaker MA Hannan and his son Rafique Sajjad in a case of crimes against humanity committed during 1971.

  • Quader, Howlader ‘only’ JP spokesmen

    Newly-made Co-chairman GM Quader and Secretary General Ruhul Amin Howlader have been made the new spokesmen for Jatiya Party. They will be the only spokespersons for the party.

  • Ershad-led group firm on quitting

    In a meeting boycotted by those loyal to Raushan Ershad, Jatiya Party presidium members yesterday agreed on withdrawing its members from the Sheikh Hasina-led cabinet, according to meeting sources.

  • Raushan group rejects JP’s cabinet quitting decision

    A group of the Jatiya Party led by its senior presidium member Raushan Ershad has rejected the party’s decision to quit the cabinet.

  • JP to quit cabinet: GM Quader

    Jatiya Party Presidium members decide to quit the cabinet, says the party’s newly appointed Co-chairman GM Quader.