A Dhaka court today set July 21 for holding indictment hearing on two cases, one for observing fake birthday on National Mourning Day and another for stigmatizing the War of Liberation, filed against BNP chairperson and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia.
DHAKA: The main opposition BNP and its allies Sunday staged a countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal, the first major political move against the seventeen-month-old Awami League government, amid strong picketing in some areas and mass arrests.Vehicles, bar a few buses and manually driven
DHAKA: Pickets from a procession hurled two petrol bombs towards security patrols amid mayhem after the arrest of ex-minister Mirza Abbas in the city’s Shahjahanpur area during Sunday’s hartal hours. After the major incident in the capital during the BNP-called countrywide general
Dhaka: Police detained around 400 people from different areas in the capital Sunday. Of them, on-duty police sub-inspector Shahadat said, five including Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal convener of Jagannath University Golam Mowla Shahin, were arrested from Victoria Park area in the morning.
DHAKA: Opposition BNP’s senior joint-secretary-general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Saturday said that an “unbearable” situation is now prevailing in the country for “unrelenting repression” by the government on the party’s activists and leaders. “People can get rid of this
DHAKA: The BNP-led four-party alliance Saturday selected 112 spots in the capital for picketing to enforce Sunday’s general strike. Also, the top leaders of the allied parties were assigned to lead picketing on the designated spots. The spots were selected as part of their preparation
DHAKA: BNP Secretary-General Khandakar Delwar Hossain Saturday alleged that the police administration is out to foil Sunday’s hartal by arresting party leaders and activists.“Police are putting up barricades in different areas and raiding the houses of party activists so that they
DHAKA: The mass media, ambulances, emergency health service, corpse-carrying vehicles, fire service and power- water-gas suppliers’ vehicles are spared from Sunday’s shutdown called by Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). A press release signed by joint-secretary-general of BNP Ruhul
DHAKA: The main opposition Bangladesh National Party (BNP) is set to observe its scheduled countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal on June 27.The party leaders and activists have already taken all-out preparation to make a “success” the first nationwide general strike by the mainstream
DHAKA: Opposition leader and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia warned that the government would be held responsible if any unwanted situation arises through impeding the dawn-to-dusk hartal on June 27, as her minions in the party and allies prepared to enforce the shutdown.“We want to hold a
DHAKA: Opposition leader and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia will address a press conference on Friday afternoon to unfold their plans in the context of country’s present state of affairs at her Gulshan office.BNP central office sources said the news conference would take pace at 4:30pm, as
DHAKA: Top leaders of the opposition four-party alliance will meet at Gulshan office of BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia on Friday evening to fix their strategy ahead of June 27 hartal.Begum Zia will preside over the meeting where the top leaders of the alliance, including
RAJSHAHI: Police arrested seven Islami Shibir activists from the Rajshahi University campus on Thursday evening in connection with the killing of Faruque, an activist of Chhatra League, during a recent mayhem at the varsity.The arrested Shibir men are Mezbah, Mamun, Shamin, Abdul Bari,
DHAKA: Main opposition BNP’s senior joint secretary-general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Thursday called upon the countrymen to make the 27 June hartal a success for what he said saving country’s independence and sovereignty.“The government will not allow any creative man to live.
DHAKA: The main opposition BNP kicked off massive mass-contact campaigns to drum up the scheduled June 27 dawn–to–dusk countrywide ‘hartal’, with central leaders lading agitprop groups in the capital.Under the warm-up move, leaders and activists are carrying out mass contact,
Comilla: Unknown assailants stabbed a local Chhatra League leader early Thursday in Dharmosagarpar area of Sadar upazila. Local sources told banglanews24.com.bd that a gang of 10/12 unidentified assailants attacked Ripon, former vice president of Comilla Polytechnic College Student
RANGPUR: A BNP activist injured in a clash with a rival group in the party Tuesday centering council of Peerganj upazila unit succumbed to his injuries at Rangpur Medical College Hospital on Wednesday morning, hospital sources said.Mintu, 33, was injured Tuesday and he was undergoing
DHAKA: The way to holding the Muktijoddha central command council election was finally cleared as the Chamber Judge of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court Wednesday gave the go-ahead.Chamber Judge SK Sinha gave his ruling upholding the High Court order disposing of a petition
DHAKA: Main opposition BNP’s Senior Joint Secretary-General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Wednesday warned the government that if anybody tried to obstruct hartal on June 27, battle would break out to break the barrier. “BNP wants to observe the hartal peacefully. If anything wrong
DHAKA: Awami League faithful led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday morning placed wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi as the country’s oldest party celebrated the 61st anniversary of its founding. The
DHAKA: The Helal-Matin panel Tuesday declared the election manifesto for Muktijoddha Sangsad election with the focus on 24 issues, including announcement of March 7 as ‘Freedom Fighters Day’ and increased government allowance for the freedom fighters.Their manifesto also includes