Tuesday, 06 Dec, 2022


BCL national council tomorrow

The 30th national council of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), the student wing of the ruling Awami League, will be held at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital tomorrow. Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the 30th National Council of Chhatra

Police cordon off Mirza Abbas's house

Law enforcement agencies have cordoned off the Shahjahanpur residence of BNP standing committee member Mirza Abbas since Monday morning. His wife Afroza Abbas confirmed the matter to Banglanews. She, however, did not inform the online portal about the reason behind it.

Chhatra League attack 4 journos in Jagannath University 

Four journalists were attacked and then injured by Jagannath University (JOBI) Chhatra League unit leaders while collecting news on Sunday (Dec 4). The incident happened in front of the main gate of the University and in front of Victoria Park. The injured journalists were

Fakhrul to hold emergency press conference in afternoon 

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir is set to hold an emergency press conference on Sunday (Dec 4) afternoon at the party's Nayapaltan central office in Dhaka.  BNP chairperson's media wing member Shamsuddin Didar confirmed the matter.  Sources said

Checkpoint installed in front of Khaleda’s residence

Police set up a check post outside BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s home at Gulshan in the capital ahead of much-talked rally on December 10 in Dhaka.  Shairul Kabir Khan, a staff of the chairperson's media wing, confirmed the matter.  Police set up the checkpoint

BNP’s divisional mass rally begins in Rajshahi 

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) started its divisional mass rally in Rajshahi on Saturday (Dec 03).  The rally has formally begun at Haji Mohammad Mohsin School Ground in Rajshahi city around 9:30 through recitation from the Quran. However, the main part of the rally will begin

Dr. Kamal smuggled money abroad:  Obaidul Quader

Minister of Road Transport and Bridges and Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader has alleged that Dr. Kamal Hossain has converted black money into white by evading taxes and smuggling money abroad.  Obaidul Quader said that the people of Bangladesh want to know how much

Khaleda's indictment hearing in two cases on Dec 15

A Dhaka court today (December 1) set December 15 for holding a hearing on charge framing in two cases, one for observing fake birthday on National Mourning Day and another for stigmatizing the War of Liberation, lodged against BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia. Today was fixed for

ACC's plea to re-investigate Falu's graft case accepted

A Dhaka court today (December 1) granted the petition filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) seeking re-investigation in a money laundering case against BNP leader and former MP Mosaddek Ali Falu. Dhaka Divisional Special Judge Syed Kamal Hossain granted the application this

GM Quader barred from party activities, as SC stays HC order

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) today (Nov 30) stayed till December 5 a High Court order that allowed Jatiya Party Chairman Ghulam Muhammad (GM) Quader to conduct normal party activities. Justice M Enayetur Rahman of Appellate Division Chamber Judge Court passed the

JU BCL gets 388-member full-fledged committee

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) announced a 388-member full-fledged committee for its Jahangirnagar University (JU) unit. BCL made the announcement in a press release signed by its central President Al-Nahean Khan Joy and General Secretary Lekhak Bhattacharjee on Tuesday night. The

GM Quader can carry out JP activities: HC

The High Court today (Nov 29) stayed till January 3 the lower court directive that upheld an injunction order asking GM Quader to refrain from party activities.  The HC bench of Justice Sheikh Abdul Awal passed the order on Tuesday following a revision petition filed by Quader

BNP to get befitting reply if tries to play with fire, sticks: Quader 

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader today (Nov 27) said that if BNP men try to play game with fire and sticks, we along with the country's people will give them a befitting reply.  Quader said while speaking virtually at the triennial conference of Pirojpur

Raushan Ershad returns home from Bangkok

Opposition Leader in the Jatiya Sangsad Raushan Ershad today (Nov 27) returned to Bangladesh. She returned after receiving treatment at Bumrungrad Hospital in Bangkok for around five months. She landed in Dhaka around 12:40pm on a Thai Airways flight. Activists and leaders of

BCL to hold its 30th council on Dec 6

The 30th national council of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), the student wing of the ruling Awami League, will be held on December 6. Awami League Office Secretary Biplob Barua confirmed the schedule on Sunday (Nov 27). At first, December 3 was fixed to hold the conference. But

Shaheed Dr Milon Day tomorrow

'Shaheed Dr Milon Day' will be observed across the country tomorrow (Nov 27) commemorating the 32nd martyrdom anniversary of Dr Shamsul Alam Khan Milon, the then joint secretary general of Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA). Dr Milon, who was also a lecturer of Dhaka Medical

Simeen Hussain made AL presidium member

Bangladesh first Prime Minister Tajuddin Ahmed's daughter and Gazipur-4 constituency lawmaker Simeen Hussain Rimi has been made a new member of Awami League Presidium. Party's General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader announced the decision today

BNP’s divisional mass rally begins in Cumilla

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) started its divisional mass rally in Cumilla on Saturday (Nov 26).  Cumilla city unit of BNP arranged the rally that formally began at 11:05am at Cumilla Town Hall ground through recitation from the Quran. Today is the party's eights rally

BNP will get permission for rally on conditions: Kamal

The government today (Nov 24) said BNP will get permission to hold its rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital on a few conditions on December 10. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal stated told a function at Sadar Ghat in the capital this afternoon  He said "We informed

Give another chance to serve nation: PM 

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina today (Nov 24) urged the people to vote for her party's election symbol "boat" to give her government another chance to serve the nation. She said: "I want you to promise that you will vote for the