MP

May 6, 2022
May 6, 2022

10 injured as MP's relatives clash with toll collectors at Payra bridge

At least 10 people were injured as family members of a lawmaker and staffers of Payra Bridge toll plaza clashed in Patuakhali last night.

March 23, 2017
March 23, 2017

Indian MP hits air steward 25 times with slipper

An Indian politician brazenly admits that he hit a steward on an Air India flight 25 times with his slipper during a row over a seat.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

‘Canada wildfire destroys 20% of Fort McMurray homes’

About a fifth of homes have been destroyed in Fort McMurray, a Canadian city ravaged by a huge wildfire, the local MP has told the BBC.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Ex-state minister Mujibur Rahman passes away

Former state minister and Awami League lawmaker Dr Capt (retd) Mujibur Rahman Fakir of Mymensingh constituency-3 has passed away at the age of 68.

April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016

Rushanara appointed as UK trade envoy for Bangladesh

British Prime Minister David Cameron on the occasion of Bangla New Year selects Rushanara Ali, a Bangladeshi-origin British lawmaker, to join the cross-party Trade Envoy network as trade envoy for Bangladesh.

February 8, 2016
February 8, 2016

MP, ex-MP, 23 others sued for war crimes

A freedom fighter yesterday filed a case against 25 people including an incumbent and a former Jatiya Party lawmaker for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

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.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

HC questions legality of municipal polls code

High Court questions legality of municipal electoral code that restricted parliament members to run election campaign for their party candidates in local polls.

January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016

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.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

Govt seeks stay on Liton’s surrender order

To expedite the arrest of Gaibandha lawmaker Manzurul Islam Liton’s arrest, the government seeks the Supreme Court’s stay on a High Court order that directed him to surrender before a lower court by October 18.