Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

August 15, 2016
August 15, 2016

Shame darker than the night

It was around 3:00am of August 15, 1975. Preparations for carrying out a barbaric assassination were almost done. Major Syed Faruk Rahman, one of the masterminds of the massacre, was sitting on a stool in front of the lancer unit headquarters in Dhaka Cantonment. An operation map was open on his knees. Execution of which would send a massive blow to the newly independent Bangladesh. Major Khandaker Abdur Rashid, another mastermind, was standing beside him.

June 23, 2016
June 23, 2016

AL turns 67 today

The Awami League, one of the oldest political parties in South Asia, turns 67 today.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Dinajpur court orders arrest for Tarique

A Dinajpur court issues arrest warrant against BNP Senior Vice-chairman Tarique Rahman in a case filed for his derogatory remarks against Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 2014.

March 25, 2016
March 25, 2016

'I have no way of going anywhere'

March 23, 1971 was an extraordinary day. It had always been observed as Pakistan's Republic Day. And yet this time in 1971, something different happened. Instead of the green and white flags with a crescent and a star of Pakistan, green flags with a red disc with the map of East Pakistan in golden colour superimposed, fluttered atop all buildings in Dhaka.

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

PM pays tributes to Bangabandhu marking March 7

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pays homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing wreaths at the portrait of the great leader marking the historic 7th March.

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

Mohiuddin declares Latif persona non grata in Ctg over doctoring Bangabandhu's photo

Ruling party lawmaker MA Latif is declared persona non grata in Chittagong for distorting the image of father of the nation Bangabadhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

Thousands join AL's V-Day March

Thousands of people from all strata take part in the colourful Victory Day march organised by Awami League in the capital marking the 45th Victory Day.

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

After 1971 defeat, Bhutto dreamt of confederation

Even before the bloods of 30 million Bangalis had dried, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the villain behind the breakup of Pakistan and the political mastermind of genocide in 1971, had expressed an audacious proposal of Pakistan and Bangladesh uniting again.

September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015

BNP condemns sedition charges against Tarique

BNP condemns pressing of sedition charges against the party’s senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, saying that it was an “unjustified and undemocratic move.”

September 8, 2015
September 8, 2015

THE PIONEER OF DEMOCRACY

As a lawyer, he earned a lot, but at the end, he died a pauper. He was never found lacking in helping workers of his party and friends. He was a man of character and great intellect.