Friday, 19 Apr, 2024

Politics

BNP leader Moyeen Khan in police custody

Members of law enforcement agencies on Tuesday (January 30) had taken BNP Standing Committee Member Abdul Moyeen Khan into custody while holding ‘Black Flag Procession’ in the capital.  Shahirul Kabir Khan, member of BNP's media cell, confirming the matter, said

BNP to hold countrywide 'black flag' processions today 

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is set to resume its nationwide "black flag" processions today (January 30) demanding the cancellation of the “dummy parliament" and new elections under a non-partisan caretaker government. The processions will be held across

Jatiya Party: Raushan expels GM Quader, Chunnu

Jatiya Party Chief Patron Raushan Ershad on Sunday (January 28) removed its Chairman GM Quader and Secretary General Mujibul Haque Chunnu of the party posts.  She made the announcement at a press conference at her Gulshan office in the capital this noon. Raushan and her

Al to hold ‘Peace’ rally on January 30

The ruling Awami League (January 27) will hold Peace, Democracy and Development rally on January 30 across the country. Besides, BNP will bring out black flag processions on the same day to press home its demand for a fresh election under a caretaker government.     The

BNP to hold nationwide black flag procession on Jan 30 

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will bring out black flag processions across the country on 30 January demanding the cancellation of the 12th parliamentary election and a fresh election under a nonparty Caretaker Government. The procession will be brought out from all metropolitan

Police ready to arrest accused if joins BNP procession: DMP

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Joint Commissioner (Crime) Liton Kumar Saha on Saturday (January 27) said police have taken all measures to arrest warranted accused if any of them will join BNP’s black flag procession. He disclosed the information in response to a question from

AL, BNP set to face off today in Dhaka

The ruling Awami League (AL) and main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist (BNP) are set to hold programmes in the capital this afternoon (January 27). BNP Chairperson’s press wing Shamsuddin Didar confirmed regarding the party’s scheduled programme.  He said,

BNP will soon realise its mistake: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday (January 26) said the BNP would soon realise how huge mistake the party has made by boycotting the 12th parliamentary election. He made the remark at a programme organised to distribute blankets among the cold-hit people at

Jatiya Party’s 671 leaders resign

A total of 671 leaders of the Jatiya Party (JaPa) from 10 police stations resigned, bringing allegations of arbitrariness against Chairman GM Quader and General Secretary Mujibul Haque Chunnu. Shafiqul Islam Sentu, the recently expelled convenor of JaPa Dhaka Metropolitan North,

Newly appointed JS whips meet PM at Ganabhaban

The newly appointed whips of the parliament led by Chief Whip Noor-E-Alam Chowdhury today paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official Ganabhaban residence in the capital on Wednesday (January 24) afternoon. At the onset of the meeting, they greeted the Prime

Elections to 233 local govt bodies on March 9

The Election Commission (EC) decided to hold polls for 233 local government bodies, including by-polls to Cumilla City Corporation (CCC) and general election to Mymensingh City Corporation (MCC), will be held on March 9. EC secretariat secretary Jahangir Alam announced the polls

Gatco graft case hearing against Khaleda adjourned till Feb 15

A Dhaka court on Wednesday (January 24) adjourned until February 15 the hearing on charge framing in the Gatco graft case against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and 14 others. Judge Muhammad Ali Hussain of Dhaka Special Judge Court-3 re-fixed the date after holding a short hearing on

Attack on CJ’s Residence: Khasru denied bail again

A magistrate court in Dhaka today (January 24) denied bail petition of BNP Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury in connection with a case filed with Ramna Model Police Station over the attack on the chief justice's residence on October 28 last year. However,

Quader off to Singapore for health check-up

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader left Dhaka for Singapore on Tuesday (January 23) morning as part of routine health check-up. Quader also General Secretary of the ruling Awami League left the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 8:30 am boarding on a flight

AL not to give party symbol in upazila polls

The Awami League (AL) working committee has decided not to give the party symbol in the upazila elections.  Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader came up with the information after holding the working committee meeting on Monday

BNP leader Gayeshwar secures bail till March 26

The High Court (HC) on Monday (January 22) granted bail to BNP standing committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy in six separate cases filed with the capital’s Paltan and Ramna police stations till March 26.  Besides, BNP executive committee member and Dhaka district BNP

JaPa to act as main opposition in parliament: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday (January 22) said the Jatiya Party (JaPa) would play the role of main opposition in parliament. Quader, also the road transport and bridges minister, was speaking at a press conference held at the Awami League president’s

BNP's nationwide black flag processions on Jan 26, 27

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has announced nationwide black flag processions on January 26 and 27 to press home its demands. BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi made the announcement today (January 21) at a press conference held at the party's Nayapaltan

Ziaur Rahman’s 88th birth anniversary today 

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) today (January 19) celebrates the 88th birth anniversary of its founder Ziaur Rahman. The BNP and its associate bodies have taken elaborate programmes to celebrate the day. Ziaur Rahman was assassinated by a group of army officers at Chattogram

JaPa nominates GM Quader as its leader

The opposition Jatiya Party (JaPa) parliamentary party has nominated the party’s chairman GM Quader as its leader and senior co-chairman as its deputy leader. The parliamentary party took the decision in its meeting held at the office of the deputy leader of the opposition in the