Saturday, 13 Apr, 2024


Mirza Abbas free to walk from jail

A Dhaka court on Monday (February 19) granted bail to BNP Standing Committee member Mirza Abbas in a case filed with Dhaka Railway police station. Dhaka Judicial Magistrate Julhash Uddin passed the order this afternoon. According to Mirza Abbas’ lawyer Mohiuddin Chowdhury,

Independent MPs along with JaPa can criticize govt in JS: Quader

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader today (February 18) said independent MPs can now criticize the government along with MPs from Jatiya Party (JaPa) in the parliament.   Quader also state minister for roads transport and bridges made the remark after submitting the

MP Mohiuddin Bachchu gets bail

A Chattogram court on Sunday (February 18) granted bail to lawmaker Mohiuddin Bachchu of Chattogram-10 (Khulshi-Pahartali) constituency in a case filed in connection with the violation of electoral code of conduct. Chattogram Fourth Metropolitan Magistrate Md Salauddin passed the

BNP leader Shamsuzzaman Dudu shown arrested in 8 cases

BNP’s vice chairman Shamsuzzaman Dudu was shown arrested in eight cases filed against him at three police stations in the capital. Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court (CMM) magistrate Md. Sultan Shohag Uddin passed the order over a petition filed by the defense lawyer.

Govt has no part in cases against Dr Yunus, remarks Anisul

Law Minister Anisul Huq on Friday (February 16) said the government has no role in filing cases against Nobel laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus. He made the remark while talking to reporters at Akhaura railway station in Brahmanbaria. “The National Board of Revenue (NBR) and the

Quader suggests BNP to prepare for next JS polls

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today (February 16) advised BNP to prepare for the next general election instead of thinking about the next movement. Quader also Road Transport and Bridges Minister made the suggestion at a joint meeting of the party held at the Awami

Indictment hearing in Khaleda Zia’s Gatco graft case March 6

A Dhaka court today (February 15) set March 6 for hearing a graft case against BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and 14 others. Judge Ali Hossen of Dhaka Special Judge Court-3 re-fixed the date after holding a short hearing on two of the defendants' exemption pleas. As the

Mirza Fakhrul and Amir Khasru freed from jail

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury were released from Keraniganj Central Jail on Thursday (Feb 15) afternoon. Earlier on Wednesday, A Dhaka court granted bail Mirza Fakhrul and Amir Khasru in a case filed for

AL announces candidates for reserved seats

Awami League (AL) today (Feb 14) announced the names of its nominated candidates for the reserved women's seats in the 12th National Parliament. General Secretary of the party Obaidul Quader announced the names of 48 candidates of Awami League in Ganabhaban in afternoon. Earlier

Fakhrul, Khasru can now walk out of jail as bail granted

A Dhaka court today (February 14) granted bail to BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and its Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury in a case filed for vandalising the chief justice's residence. Since they were granted bail in all 11 cases related to

Hearing in 11 cases against Khaleda Zia deferred

A Dhaka court on Wednesday (February 14) deferred till April 22 the hearing on charge framing of 11 cases, including a sedition case, filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. Acting Judge Faisal Atiq Bin Kader of Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court set up at Keraniganj

AL to finalize candidates for reserved seats today 

The Awami League (AL) parliamentary nomination board meeting will be held today (February 14) to finalise candidates for reserved women's seats in the 12th parliament. The meeting will start at 12:00pm at Ganobhaban under the chairmanship of party President Sheikh Hasina, reads a

AL aspirants' interview for JS reserved women seat tomorrow

The interviews of Awami League (AL) aspirants for the reserved seats for women in the 12th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) will be held tomorrow (Feb 14). The interviews will begin at Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Ganabhaban official residence in the capital at 10 am, according to an AL press

AL govt to be tried through int'l investigation: Rizvi

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi today (Feb 13) said the Awami League government would be brought to book for committing misdeeds during its entire regime. “Between 1972 and 1975, as many as 20,000 leaders and activists of Jasad and opposition parties,

BNP begins 6-day mass contact programmes today 

BNP is set to begin its 6-day mass contact programmes today (Feb 13) to press home their demand to release party chairperson Khaleda Zia and jailed leaders, to reduce prices of daily commodities, and cancelling the January 7 election. BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir

Jubo League leader stabbed dead in Jashore

Some unidentified miscreants on Sunday (February 12) night stabbed dead a local Jubo League leader in Abhaynagar upazila of Jashore. Deceased Murad Hossain was Jubo League general secretary of Ward 4 unit under Abhaynagar municipality. According to police, miscreants equipped with

Voting in Naogaon-2 underway amid tight security

The election to the Naogaon-2 (Dhamoirhat and Patnitala) constituency, which was postponed following the death of independent candidate Aminul Haque, is underway. The balloting began at 8am and will continue till 4pm today (Feb 12) without any break under tight security. Voters were

BNP calls 6-day mass contact programmes from Feb 13

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Sunday (February 11) announced a six-day programme to press home their demand to release party chairperson Khaleda Zia and jailed leaders, to reduce prices of daily commodities, and cancelling the January 7 election. The party’s senior

BNP leader Altaf shown arrested

A Dhaka Court on Sunday (February 11) shown arrested former home minister and BNP Vice Chairman Air vice Marshal (retd) Altaf Hossain Chowdhury in three other separate cases. Dhaka Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Md Sultan Shohag showed the BNP leader arrested. Four cases were

HC: Writ filed over 13 BNP men death in jail seeks probe

A writ has been filed at the High Court (HC) seeking directive for compensating the family members of 13 BNP leaders, activists' who died inside jail. At the same time, Barrister Kaiser Kamal, Legal Affairs Secretary of BNP, sought international standard investigation over their