Saturday, 20 Apr, 2024

Politics

Bangladesh won’t accept mastery of any country: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on the occasion of Independence and National Day-2024 said that the people of the country will never tolerate dominance by any external force. He made these remarks while addressing a public gathering held in front of the party's

BNP plotting in the name of ‘Boycott Indian Products’: Quader

Road Transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader accusing BNP said they are hatching deep conspiracy in the name to ‘Boycott Indian Products’ to unstable country’s market system. Quader also Awami League General Secretary said at the same time that people of

BNP leader Amanullah Aman granted SC bail

The Supreme Court today (March 20) granted bail to BNP leader Amanullah Aman who was serving his 13-year jail term for concealing information of wealth. A five-judge bench, chaired by Chief Justice Obaidul Hassan, granted Aman bail after hearing his appeal against a High Court verdict

Khaleda gets 6-month to stay out of jail, denied to go abroad 

Law Ministry has recommended extending suspension of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s jail sentence by six months on Wednesday (March 20).  However, the ministry did not allow her to go abroad for treatment. According to sources, Khaleda Zia will receive treatment staying in

Decision on Khaleda’s overseas treatment today

The government will decide on the extension of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia's release period as well as the application for her overseas treatment today (March 19).  Law Minister Anisul Huq said this to reporters at his secretariat office on Monday. The minister’s

Decision on Khaleda’s overseas treatment tomorrow: Law minister

Law minister Anisul Huq today (March 18) in response to BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s treatment abroad said the decision will be given tomorrow (March 19). The minister’s response came after the family of Khaleda re-applied to the Ministry of Home Affairs seeking her

Khaleda Zia’s family seeks permission for treatment abroad

The family of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia today (March 17) once again applied to the Ministry of Home Affairs seeking her treatment abroad. Khaleda's younger brother Shamim Iskander applied to the ministry on behalf of the family on March 6. Earlier, on 12 September, the home

AL former GS Pinu Khan passes away

Awami League’s former lawmaker from reserved women’s seat and Bangladesh Mohila Awami League’s former general secretary (GS) Pinu Khan passed away today (March 17). She expired while undergoing treatment at Bangladesh Medical College Hospital in the capital. 

No country interfered in polls as India stood by Bangladesh: Quader

Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today (March 16) said no country could interfere in the last national parliament election. he also said India did not interfere in Bangladesh's election while many powerful countries tried to

Jhenidah-1 MP Abdul Hye passes away

Jhenidah-1 constituency MP and president of the district Awami League Abdul Hye died at the age of 71. He breathed his last around 4am (local time) today (March 16) at the Bumrungrad Hospital in Thailand. His personal assistant Shahidul Islam confirmed his death news from Thailand.

Govt on hard position, syndicates will break: Quader

Road transport and bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Friday (March 15) said the government is on hard position to control market and syndicates will break. He said this in a press briefing at the central office of Awami League on Bangabandhu Avenue in the capital. He said the

Shuchona becomes first woman mayor of Cumilla

Tahsin Bahar Suchona, the organizing secretary of the Cumilla city unit of Awami League, emerged victorious in the city corporation by-polls held on Saturday (March 9). She will be the first female mayor of Cumilla City Corporation. The results were announced at 7:00pm today by

Cumilla polls: 2 suffer bullet wounds

Two people sustained bullets injuries in Cumilla during a clash between two groups while the city corporation elections is under. The injured identified as Jahirul Ahmed and Tuhin were admitted to Cumilla Medical College Hospital. The clash ensued around 10:30am beside Munshi AM Ali

Next hearing in Khaleda Zia’s Gatco graft case April 24

A Dhaka court today (March 6) set April 24 for holding hearing in GATCO graft case against BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and 14 others. Judge Ali Hossen of Dhaka Special Judge Court-3 re-fixed the date allowing a time plea from the defence. On September 2, 2007, the

AL to observe historic March 7

Awami League (AL) has taken elaborate programmes to observe the historic March 7, a red-letter day in the country's history, on Thursday in a befitting manner.   On this day in 1971, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, in his historic speech at a mammoth

BNP leader Maj Hafiz lands in jail on surrender

A Dhaka court today (March 5) rejected the bail petition of BNP vice-chairman Major (retd) Hafiz Uddin Ahmed and ordered to send him to jail in 2011 sabotage case. Earlier in the day, Maj Hafiz surrendered before the court of Metropolitan Magistrate Rajesh Chowdhury and sought bail.

Niko graft: Two more witnesses testify against Khaleda Zia, others

Two more witnesses testified today (March 4) in the Niko graft case against BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and seven others. The two are seizure list witnesses Miraz Hossain and Abdul Baki. Of the two, testimony and cross examination of Miraz were concluded today. Testimony of

Mirza Fakhrul off to Singapore for treatment

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir left Dhaka for Singapore for treatment on Monday morning (March 4). He along with his wife left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 8:40 am by a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines. He said the BNP leader is scheduled to

Cabinet expansion: Seven MPs take oath as state ministers

Seven members of parliament (MPs) took oath as state ministers on Friday (March 1) evening. President Mohammed Shahabuddin administered the oath of office to them at Bangabhaban at 7: 35pm. With this, the number of cabinet ministers in the government stands at 42. After the 12th

Chhatra Dal gets 7-member partial central committee

Rakibul Islam Rakib and Nasir Uddin Nasir have been appointed as President and General Secretary, respectively, of the 7-member partial committee of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD), the student wing of BNP. The announcement of the new committee was made on Friday, according to a press