Monday, 27 Sep, 2021


Narendra Modi: India PM announces his biggest cabinet reshuffle

Indian PM Narendra Modi has inducted 36 new ministers into his government in the biggest cabinet reshuffle since he came to power in 2014. At least 12 cabinet members, including IT and health ministers, resigned ahead of the reshuffle to make way for their colleagues. The new

India: Health Minister, Education Minister Among Exits Ahead Of Cabinet Reshuffle

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Minister of State for Health Ashwini Chaube both resigned today, hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet reshuffle. Along with Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, these are the biggest casualties of the mega government

Whip Shamsul, five others face travel ban

A travel ban has been issued against six corrupt suspects, including Whip Shamsul Haque Chowdhury, so that they cannot flee the country amid the investigation by the Anti-Corruption Commission into their ‘illegal’ wealth. A Dhaka court has issued the ban after an ACC

Attack on Hasina's motorcade: SC stays bail of 7 convicts

The Supreme Court on Monday (June 21) stayed the High Court orders that granted bail to seven convicts in a case filed over the attack on motorcade of the then opposition leader and current Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Satkhira in 2002. A bench of the Appellate Division headed by

Patiya not safe under leadership of whip Shamsul, his family: Nasir

Mohammad Nasir, cultural affairs secretary of Chattogram City South Awami League and former vice-president of BGMEA, said the soil of Patiya is not safe under leadership of Jatiya Sangsad Whip Shamsul Haque Chowdhury, his son Nazmul Karim Chowdhury Sharun and other family members. He

Khaleda Zia returns to Gulshan residence from hospital

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has returned to her Gulshan residence from the Evercare Hospital on Saturday night. Syrul Kabir Khan, an official of Khaleda's press wing, informed the development to the press. Khaleda Zia had been receiving corona and post-corona treatment at

BNP leader Nipun Roy gets bail from High Court 

The High Court on Wednesday granted BNP central executive committee member Nipun Roy Chowdhury bail in two cases filed for plotting subversive activities.     The HC bench of Justice Muhammad Abdul Hafiz and Justice Mohammad Ali passed the order after hearing the bail

War crimes accused ex-MP MA Hannan dies

Former MP of Mymensingh-7 (Trishal) constituency MA Hannan died of old age complications early Tuesday. He was 86. He breathed his last at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) while undergoing treatment around 5.15 am. Mahbubul Islam, jailer of Dhaka Central Jail,

HC asks govt to submit Khaleda Zia’s birthday document

The High Court has directed the authorities concerned to submit documents determining genuine death of birth of BNP chief Khaleda Zia within 60 days. A Division Bench comprising Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Sardar Md Rashed Jahangir issued the order on Sunday. The court

Hefajat announces 33-member committee

A 33-member new committee of Hefajat-e-Islam was announced on Monday, dropping all leaders involved allegedly in violent protests at different parts of the country from March 25 to 28.         The convening committee member secretary Nurul Islam made the

Mamunul sent to jail after 18-day remand

Hefazat-e-Islam leader Mamunul Huq has been sent to jail after completion of 18-day remand in six separate cases. He was sent to Kashimpur Jail after hearing at the court of Narayanganj senior judicial magistrate Kawsar Alam around 11:00am on Saturday. Police inspector of

DNA in Politics

Someone may think that DNA in politics – what a new word? It is known to everybody that DNA is related with medical science to make out identity of parents. This is being used to identify the criminals involved in rape incidents. Then how it is related with politics? But it is

Murder in Pallabi: Ex-MP Awal sent to jail after remand

Former lawmaker and Islami Ganatantrik Party chairman MA Awal was sent to jail after the end of his four-day remand in a case filed over the killing of traderin city's Pallabi area. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Begum Mahmuda Akhter passed the order as DB inspector Syed Iftekhar

Babunagari’s press secretary Farooqi arrested

Hefazat chief Babunagari’s press secretary Enamul Hasan Farooqui was arrested in a case filed over violence in Hathazari. He was arrested from Fateyabad area of Hathazari in Chattogram on Friday night. Commander Lieutenant Colonel Mashiur Rahman of RAB-7 confirmed the matter

Ex-MP Awal arrested over youth killing in Pallabi    

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested former MP of Laxmipur-1 constituency MA Awal in a case filed for killing a youth in Pallbi area in the capital. RAB Senior Assistant Director (Legal and Media wing) ASP Imran Khan confirmed the news. A youth named Shahinuddin was hacked to death

Khaleda Zia’s health condition unchanged

The health condition of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has remained unchanged at Coronary Care Unit (CCU) of Evercare Hospital in the capital, her medical board member Prof Dr AZM Zahid Hossain said on Monday. He said Khaleda Zia is still receiving oxygen support and her diabetes is also

Homecoming Day of Sheikh Hasina today

The 41st Homecoming Day of Awami League president and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is being observed today as she returned to the country on May 17, 1981, after a long exile. This year, the day will be observed without any elaborate program due to the ongoing coronavirus situation.

Mamunul sent to jail after remand

Hefazat-e-Islam leader Mamunul Haque has been sent to jail on completion of his five-day remand in two separate cases filed over Baitul Mukarram violence.  Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Nivana Khayer Jessi passed the order after the investigation officer of the case had sought

No option for Khaleda’s overseas treatment

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said that there is no option for ailing BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s overseas treatment due to her conviction in a graft case. The law ministry gave its opinion in this regard, the minister told reporters at the secretariat on Sunday (May

Four Ansar al Islam men arrested in city

Counter Terrorism & Transnational Crime unit of DMP arrested four suspected members of banned militant outfit Ansar al Islam in the capital on Saturday afternoon. Iftekharul Islam, additional deputy commissioner (media wing) of the DMP, confirmed the information. BDST: