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  • Nothing new in budget fy 2018-19 Raushan Ershad

    Budget difficult to implement: Raushan

    Terming the proposed 2016-17 national budget “highly ambitious”, Opposition Leader in the parliament Raushan Ershad says it will be very difficult to implement this big size budget.

  • 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

  • JP not real opposition

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad yesterday said his party has become a “domestic opposition party” as it failed to

  • Acceptable, peaceful

    Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad yesterday claimed that the first phase of the union parishad polls was “acceptable” as voting was “peaceful” in most of the polling centres.

  • 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.

  • Ershad group softens its tone on quitting

    Jatiya Party chief HM Ershad and his followers have softened their stance on the resignation of three JP ministers from the Sheikh Hasina-led cabinet, party insiders said.

  • Mazibar, a pro-people politician (1941-2016)

    Until he breathed his last early this morning, former Jatiya Party MP Mazibar Rahman thought about the welfare of the people of his constituency-- Aditmari and Kaliganj upazila in Lalmonirhat--from where he was elected MP seven times.

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    JP: An unusual brand of opposition

    The long pervasive culture of parliament boycott by main opposition MPs has significantly changed with Jatiya Party lawmakers attending all the 174 sittings of the current Jatiya Sangsad over the last two years.

  • JP not seen as opposition in JS: GM Quader

    Newly appointed Jatiya Party Co-Chairman GM Quader says people do not consider the party as an opposition in the parliament and stresses the need for his party's ministers to step down from the cabinet.

  • Ershad tightens grip on JP

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad yesterday tightened his control on the party with GM Quader and Ruhul Amin Howlader taking charge of co-chairman and secretary general.

  • Rift in JP widens

    Rifts in the Jatiya Party widen further, as its Chairman HM Ershad yesterday removed party secretary general Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu, who opposed the JP chief's decision to appoint GM Quader as co-chairman.

  • JP on the verge of splitting

    The Jatiya Party is apparently on the verge of split again, as dissidents last night declared presidium member Raushan Ershad as its acting chairman, within 24 hours of Chairman Ershad's naming his younger brother GM Quader as its co-chairman.

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    Election not fair: JP

    Jatiya Party, a key ally of the Awami League-led grand alliance government alleges that today’s municipality elections were not fair by any chance.

  • JP suffering from identity crisis: TIB

    Transparency International Bangladesh says Jatiya Party has been suffering from identity crisis as an opposition in the parliament.