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  • Raushan calls JPPP meeting tomorrow

    Two days after she was declared chairperson of Jatiya Party, Raushan Ershad has convened a meeting of the party’s parliamentary Party (JPPP) tomorrow.

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    Mayors embezzled Tk 50cr of mosquito control fund: JP

    Jatiya Party demands the mayors of Dhaka North and South city corporations to step down from their posts, bringing allegation of misappropriation of Tk 50 crore allocated for mosquito control.

  • Never-ending drama in JP

    You can call it a typical Jatiya Party flip-flop. Just a day after the JP Parliamentary Party decided to join the Awami League-led grand alliance government, HM Ershad came up with a decision exactly the opposite.

  • Special arrangement for oath-taking ceremony of HM Ershad

    Ershad won’t take oath today

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad will not be able to take oath today due to his illness.

  • JP to announce its role in JS tomorrow

    Jatiya Party, a key component of Awami League-led 14-Party Grand Alliance, will announce tomorrow whether they will remain as the opposition or be part of the government.

  • Jatiya Party

    JP Manifesto: Pledge for good governance, provincial govts

    Jatiya Party has pledged to “bring back democratic atmosphere” and establish good governance in the country if voted to power in the December 30 national election.

  • 1841 candidates to contest JS polls

    A total of 1841 candidates from different political parties will contest against 300 seats in the 11th parliamentary election scheduled for December 30.

  • JP grows restive as polls near

    Just four weeks before the December 30 polls, the Jatiya Party in a sudden move yesterday removed Ruhul Amin Hawlader from the secretary general's post and replaced him with State Minister for LGRD Moshiur Rahman Ranga.

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    JP's Salma to contest as an independent

    Jatiya Party Presidium Member Salma Islam submitted her nomination paper as independent candidate yesterday for contesting from Dhaka-1 in the 11th parliamentary polls.

  • Bangladesh Parliament

    Curtain falls today on friendly Sangsad

    The 10th parliament sits for the last time today, with the main opposition Jatiya Party setting a rare example in the history of the country's parliamentary democracy.

  • Md Tajul Islam Choudhury

    Opposition chief whip Tajul Islam no more

    Opposition chief whip Md Tajul Islam Choudhury passed away last night at a city hospital. He was 73.

  • Corruption in Bangladesh

    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.

  • Sadeque Hossain Khoka's Corruption case verdict

    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.