Thursday, 07 Jul, 2022


Any obstruction will now be retaliated: Delwar

DHAKA: Against the backdrop of hartal hullabaloo, opposition BNP Friday warned the government of reprisals if their programmes are “obstructed in the future”. “Any obstruction will now be retaliated…they have tried to obstruct but failed. If there is any further obstruction to our

BNP joint meeting started

DHAKA: The joint meeting of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has started Friday noon at Naya Paltan party central office with secretary general Khandaker Delwar Hossain in the chair.Among others, vice chairman, joint secretary general, secretary and members of executive committee of the

AL district-level organizational programme suffers setback

DHAKA: The ruling Awami League’s organizational regeneration drive appears to have lost gear, as its top leaders’ district tours and extended meetings remained half-done. After holding meetings in 52 districts, the programme now got stuck-up, party sources said. Awami League

Mojahid, Sayedee taken in DB office for quizzing

DHAKA: Jamaat Secretary-General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojahid and Nayab-e Ameer Delwar Hossain Sayedee were taken in the BD office of Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Thursday evening for interrogation over recent developments.   They were taken at about 5:20pm for interrogating in a case

3 top Jamaat leaders accused in duo Faruque murder cases

DHAKA: Detained Jamaat Ameer Matiur Rahman Nizami, secretary-general Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojahid and Nayab-e-Ameer Delawar Hossain Sayedee have been implicated in Chhatra League leader Faruqe and burn victim Faruqe killing cases.Police took the three top leaders of Jamaat on four days’

Brawls over arrest of Jamaat top order 65 shibir activists sent to jail, 5 remanded

DHAKA: Sixty-five shibir activists, arrested Wednesday from city’s Kotwali, Paltan and Ramna thana areas amid backlash againt the arrest of three top Jamaat leaders, were sent to jail Thursday on court order. Five of the Islamic student politicos were taken on two days’ police remand

Special BNP standing committee meeting Thursday evening

DHAKA: Opposition BNP standing committee is set to sit in a special meeting on Thursday evening at party chairperson’s Gulshan office for the stocktaking of country’s latest political situation that saw some major developments.One of BNP top leaders told that the

Santu Larma dismayed over CHT accord

DHAKA: Chittagong Hill Tracts Regional Council’s Chairman Jyotirindra Bodhipriya Larma alias Santu Larma Wednesday expressed his dissatisfaction over implementation of CHT peace accord. “All the political government’s attitude towards Adivasi is the same as none of them allow our

Three arrested Jamaat leaders in dock

DHAKA: Three top-brass leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami, arrested Tuesday for allegedly hurting religious sentiment of people, were produced in Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court under strict security on Wednesday morning.Jamaat Ameer Moulana Matiur Rahman Nizami, Secretary-General Ali Ahsan

BNP demands judicial inquiry into attack on AbbasÔÇÖ family

DHAKA: The opposition BNP Tuesday demanded judicial investigation into the alleged attack by law enforcers on the residence of party’s standing committee member Mirza Abbas during the June 27 hartal. BNP Secretary-General Khandaker Delwar Hossain Tuesday made the demand from a

AL executive committee extended meeting Friday

DHAKA:  The extended meeting of Awami League executive committee will be held at Ganabhaban on Friday afternoon with party president and premier Sheikh Hasina in the chair for a much-awaited review of organizational and political affairs. Party MPs and presidents and general secretaries

Mujahid on 3-day remand in ÔÇÖ71 genocide case

DHAKA: Jamaat Secretary-General and ex-minister Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid was Thursday remanded for three days in a ‘1971 genocide’ case filed with Pallabi Police Station.Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Rokhsana Begum Happy granted the remand after CID inspector Nurul Islam

AL to take to street against Jamaat soon: Hanif

DHAKA: The ruling Banglaladesh Awami Leage is soon to take to street against any evil activity of Jamaat-e-Islami for the relase of their top leaders, said Mahbub-ul Alam Hanif, party Joint Secretary and special assistant to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He made the observations while

Special BNP standing committee meeting on

DHAKA: Opposition BNP standing committee’s special meeting is underway on Thursday night at party chairperson’s Gulshan office for the stocktaking of country’s latest political situation that saw some major developments.Khandaker Delwar Hossain, Dr. RA Gani, Barrister Moudud Ahmed,

JCD calls off strike at JnU

DHAKA:  Pro–BNP student organization Jatiyatabadi Chhatro Dal (JCD) of Jagannath University (JnU) unit has called off their Thursday’s strike on the campus, said a press release.                            Senior joint secretary of the unit Khalilur Rahman

BNP to join parliament if demands met

DHAKA: The main opposition BNP will join the ongoing budget session of parliament if all the detainees, including its lawmaker Shahid Uddin Chawdhury Annee, are released to pave the way for their return to the House. Opposition Chief Whip Zainul Abdin Farroque set the condition for the

Khoka demands release of Ramna BNP president Chowdhury Alam

DHAKA: Dhaka City Mayor Sadeque Hossain Khoka, also a vice-chairman of the opposition BNP, Tuesday demanded immediate release of Chowdhury Alam, Ramna thana president of the party and councilor of the DCC ward No. 56.Making the demand at a news conference at Dhaka Reporters’ Unity

BNP stages human chains across country on July 7

DHAKA:  The opposition BNP will stage human-chain demonstrations in district and divisional headquarters on July 7 in protest against “attacks” party men and their arrests during Sunday’s dawn-to-dusk hartal.BNP Secretary-General Khandaker Delwar Hossain made the announcement of

President returns home Tuesday

DHAKA: President Zillur Rahman returns home on Tuesday evening after undergoing a medical checkup on a 10-day visit to the United Kingdom.The President, who left London on Monday night, will arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport by Emirates flight at 7:55pm after an overnight

BNP staging countrywide demonstrations Monday

DHAKA: In protest against arrests and alleged attacks on their leaders and workers during Sunday’s dawn-to-dusk hartal, the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is staging countrywide demonstrations Monday.BNP secretary-general Khondoker Delwar Hossain announced the