Monday, 23 May, 2022

Politics

Historic Mujibnagar Day tomorrow

The historic Mujibnagar Day will be observed on Sunday marking the oath-taking ceremony of country's first government on April 17, 1971.   Following the Pakistan army's genocide on unarmed Bangalees on the black night of March 25 in 1971, senior leaders of Awami League

Case against Zubaida Rahman to continue: SC

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Wednesday (April 13) dismissed a 'Leave to Appeal' petition filed by Dr Zubaida Rahman, wife of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)'s Acting Chairman Tarique Rahman. She filed the petition to dismiss a case lodged against her by

Samrat denied bail in graft case

A Dhaka court on Wednesday (April 13)rejected the bail petition of ex-Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat in a graft. Dhaka Special Judge Court-6 Judge Al Asad Mohammad Asifuzzaman rejected the bail after hearing the petition. On Monday, Samrat was granted bail in a

BNP leader Ishraque secures bail

BNP leader Ishraque Hossain, was granted bail today – six days after he was sent to jail in an arson case. Dhaka's Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Md Tofazzal Hossain issued the order after his lawyer appealed for his bail. As there is no other case against him,

Khaleda's Niko graft case indictment hearing on May 24 

A Dhaka court on Tuesday fixed May 24 to hold a hearing on charge framing in Niko graft case against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and others. Today was fixed for holding the indictment hearing, but Khaleda Zia failed to appear before the court because of her "illness". 

Samrat granted permanent bail in drug case

A Dhaka court has granted permanent bail to ex-Juba League leader Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat in another case filed under Narcotics Control Act. Judge Tehsin Iftekhar of Dhaka 7th Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge passed the bail order on Monday upon a bond of Tk 10,000 with

Ex-Jubo League leader Samrat gets bail in two cases

Ex-Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat was granted bail in arms and money laundering cases. Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Tofazzel Hossain passed the bail order in the money laundering case while Dhaka's First Addtiional Metropolitan Sessions Judge

Khaleda Zia at hospital for health check-up

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia was taken to a city hospital for health check-ups on Wednesday (April 6). She reached the Evercare Hospital in the capital at 5:05 pm. Earlier, she started towards the hospital from her Gulshan residence ‘Firoza’ at 4:15 pm. BNP Vice-Chairman

BNP leader Ishraque sent to jail after arrest

A Dhaka court has ordered to send BNP leader engineer Ishraque Hossain to jail in a case filed under the Special Power Act. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Tamanna Farah passed the order on Wednesday (April 6) rejecting his bail petition. Earlier in the morning, Ishraque, son of late

Khaleda to be taken to hospital in afternoon 

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will be taken to a hospital in the capital on Wednesday afternoon for health check-ups. She will be taken to Evercare Hospital after 3pm today for health check-ups as per the advice of her medical board, said the BNP chairperson's media wing member

BNP leader Ishraque Hossain detained

BNP leader Ishraque Hossain, son of late Dhaka mayor and BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka, has been detained from Motijheel of the capital. Police detained Ishraque when he was distributing leaflets among the people protesting the abnormal rise in prices of essential commodities.

5 remanded over AL leader Tipu and student Prity murder 

A Dhaka court placed five people, including Saleh Sikder alias Shooter Saleh, on a five-day remand in Awami League leader Jahidul Islam Tipu and college student Samia Afrin Prity murder case. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Syed Mostafa Reza Noor granted the remand after investigating

Bangabandhu's 102nd birth anniversary today 

The country is celebrating the 102nd birth anniversary of the greatest Bengali of all time Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Children's Day-2022 today (March 17). On this day in 1920, Bangabandhu, the vivacious leader of the Bangalee nation, the architect of

Khaleda Zia to get another 6-month to stay out of jail

The suspension of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia's sentence is being extended for six more months as per the opinion of the law ministry.  With this, her sentence suspension is likely to be extended for fifth times.  Law Minister Anisul Huq said opinion has been given to

Family again seeks extension of suspension of Khaleda's jail term

The family of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia has further sought an extension of her suspended prison sentence. Khaleda Zia's brother Shamim Iskander submitted an application to the Home Ministry in the last week, BNP sources said. Shamim Iskander also sought permission for Khaleda

Bangabandhu's 102nd birth anniversary Thursday 

The country is set to celebrate the 102nd birth anniversary of the greatest Bengali of all time Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Children's Day-2022 on Thursday (March 17) in a befitting manner. On this day in 1920, Bangabandhu, the vivacious leader of the

Khaleda's appearance in 11 cases on June 8 

A Dhaka court today (March 15) fixed June 8 for the appearance of BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia before it in 11 cases lodged against her. Today was fixed for appearance of the BNP chief before the court, but Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Qayesh reset the date as

Khaleda's Niko graft case indictment hearing on April 12 

A Dhaka court Dhaka court on Tuesday fixed April 12 to hold hearing on charge framing in Niko graft case against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and others. Today was fixed for holding the indictment hearing, but Khaleda Zia failed to appear before the court because of her

Tk2000cr laundered:Ex-minister's brother Khandaker Mohtesam held 

Khandaker Mohtesam Hossain Babar, younger brother of former Minister Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, was arrested in a Tk 2,000 crore money laundering case filed in Faridpur. The district's Superintendent of Police Md Alimuzzaman confirmed the matter to Banglanews on Tuesday morning.

Historic March 7 today 

The nation is observing the historic 7th March, a Red-letter day in the history of the Bangalees’ long arduous freedom struggle, today (Monday). On this day in 1971, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman delivered his epoch-making speech of independence at the