Tuesday, 03 Oct, 2023


Indictment hearing in Khaleda's Barapukuria graft case Aug 8

A Dhaka court today (May 29) set August 8 for the hearing on charge framing in the Barapukuria coalmine graft case filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and others. Judge Md Akhtaruzzaman of the Special Judge's Court-2 of Dhaka passed the order after a petition was filed with

BNP unveils 31-point state reform proposal

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has placed a 31-point charter as a state reform proposal. He declared the charter at a press conference in BNP chairperson's Gulshan office in the capital on Thursday (July 13) morning. The 31-point charter is the updated version

AL's one-point demand is to hold polls as per constitution: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today (July 12) reiterated that the next parliamentary elections would be held under the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government in line with the country's constitution. "One dream of BNP has died and now it is dreaming of

BNP announces nationwide marches on July 18, 19

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has announced a march programme in all city and district headquarters on July 18 and July 19 respectively to materialise their one-point demand. BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has declared the program to oust the government during

BNP rally: Mobile network, Internet disrupted at Naya Paltan 

People faced disruption in the network and internet services on their cellphones during BNP rally at Naya Paltan area in the capital on Wednesday (July 12), said party leaders and activists.  A Journalist, who also worked there to cover the event, had the same complaint. 

12 injured in attack on way to BNP rally from Tangail

At least 12 local leaders and activists of Bangladesh Nationalist party (BNP) and Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) in Tangail's Dhanbari upazila were injured in an attack allegedly by Chhatra League and Jubo League early today (July 12). Tangail's Dhanbari upazila JCD Member

BNP begins rally at Nayapaltan

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has started its rally in front of its central office at Nayapaltan in the capital today (July 12). The rally started around 2:00 pm. The party is holding the rally to kick off their one-point movement for forcing the government to hold the next

AL, BNP ready to show strength today

The ruling Awami League and the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) are set to hold rallies in the capital today (July 12), aiming to demonstrate their strength ahead of the next general election, triggering tensions among the city dwellers. The Awami League plans to organize

BNP men thronging Nayapaltan for rally 

Supporters and activists of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) started thronging at the party's central office premises at Nayapaltan ahead of its pre-scheduled rally today (July 12). Dhaka north and south city units of the party will jointly organise the rally at 2pm. 

Change of govt possible through elections, not conspiracy: Home minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan today (July 11) said BNP announced a one-point demand to oust the government but the people of Bangladesh turned their faces from the party.  He also said the only path for a change of government in the country is through elections.  He made

Netrokona MP Rebecca Momin dies 

Rebecca Momin, a member of parliament from Netrokona-4 constituency, died at a hospital in the capital on Tuesday (July 11) morning. She was 76. She breathed her last at Dhaka's Square Hospital around 4 am today.  The Awami League lawmaker had been suffering from old age

Gono Odhikar Parishad: Nur, Rashed new president, general secretary 

Nurul Haque Nur was elected Gono Odhikar Parishad president with 135 votes in its first-ever council held on Monday (July 10).  Rashed Khan became the general secretary by getting 109 votes. Voter turnout in the election was 85%. Total number of voters was 216, said the

BNP leader Khokon's bail upheld over Narsingdi double murder

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court today (July 10) upheld the bail order for BNP joint secretary general Khairul Kabir Khokon in a case filed over the murder of two JCD leaders. A bench led by led by Chief Justice Hasan Fayez Siddiqui passed the order on Monday, scrapping the

BNP is not called for dialogue: Hasan Mahmud

Information and Broadcasting Minister and Awami League (AL) Joint General Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud today (July 7) said BNP was not called for holding any dialogue. He said, replying to a query of reporters at his official residence in the city's Minto Road. "A recent

Tamim at Ganabhaban to meet PM 

Former Bangladesh skipper Tamim Iqbal made a call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganabhaban on Friday (July 8).  Tamim, who made a shocking retirement decision on Thursday, arrived at the Ganabhaban premises on Friday afternoon and met the Bangladesh premier. The

Graft Case: Samrat's bail extended till Aug 28

A Dhaka court today (July 6) set August 28 for charge framing hearing in a graft case field against former Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat. Today was the date of the hearing, but Judge Manjurul Alam of Dhaka Special Judge Court 6 deferred the date, allowing a time

AL joint meeting tomorrow

A joint meeting of Bangladesh Awami League`s (AL) secretariat with Dhaka city south and north AL, and presidents and secretaries of its associate bodies’ will be held at party’s central office in city`s Bangabandhu Avenue in the capital at 11am tomorrow.   AL general

Indictment hearing in Khaleda Zia's two cases adjourned

A Dhaka court today set July 12 for holding an indictment hearing in a case filed against BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia for observing ‘fake’ birthday of on National Mourning Day and July 20 for the indictment hearing in another case against her for

Sheikh Hasina's govt to join BRICS for people's sake: Quader

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader today (July 1) said Sheikh Hasina-led government is joining BRICS (alliance) for the welfare of the people of Bangladesh.  He also said neither Neither Awami League nor Sheikh Hasina does politics to appease foreign masters as BNP

PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on AL's 74th founding anniversary

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (June 23) paid tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking the 74th founding anniversary of the ruling Awami League (AL). She paid homage to Bangabandhu by placing a wreath at the portrait of the Father of the Nation at