Saturday, 02 Jul, 2022

Politics

Repression on journalists breaks all previous records: MK Anwar

DHAKA: BNP standing committee member MK Anwar Tuesday alleged that “repression” on journalists during the regime of present government has broken all previous records.“Repression is now being unleashed on the newspapers and journalists while freedom of press is on the wane,” said

Manjur-Mohiuddin meeting and greetings

CHITTAGONG: Chittagong City Corporation Mayor-elect M Manjur Alam Tuesday met his predecessor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury and exchanged greetings, letting off much of the steam from their strained camaraderie.Manjur went to his former boss’ Chashma Hill residence at about 10 am and stayed

Ershad mulls saying bye to ruling alliance<br>Leaves for Rangpur on 4-day tour

DHAKA: Putting out his latest political feelers, former president and Jatiya Party chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad MP left Dhaka for a four-day visit to his hometown Rangpur on Tuesday morning.  Sunil Kumar, private secretary to HM Ershad, said the former army chief and military ruler

Awami League founding anniversary Wednesday

DHAKA: The ruling Awami League will celebrate its 61st founding anniversary tomorrow (Wednesday) with countrywide programmes, including paying homage to its paramount leader Mujib. The party owes its origin to the then Awami Muslim League formed at Rose Garden in Dhaka on June 23, 1949.

Mayor Khoka in CCU

DHAKA: Dhaka city mayor Sadek Hossain Khoka has been taken to the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) of United Hospital in the city Sunday night, after he fell sick in a BNP rally in the afternoon. He was admitted on Sunday evening at around 6 PM.“Doctors are waiting for some tests-results which

BNP stages countrywide demonstrations <br> Govt represses journalists in ÔÇÿBaksal-styleÔÇÖ, allege

DHAKA: The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) alleged that the government is ruling the country in ‘Baksal style’ by repressing journalists as well as the media.“You were not forgiven by the people for repressing journalists and for shutting down news organizations

Mayor Khoka down during demo, rushed to hospital

DHAKA: Dhaka’s mayor and BNP leader Sadek Hossain Khoka dropped down ill during party’s demonstration in the capital on Sunday afternoon and was rushed to Banani United Hospital.“He fell sick while leading the party procession in protest against the assault on journalists,” said

BNP staging countrywide demo Sunday

DHAKA: The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is staging countrywide demonstrations Sunday against what they say government’s repression on journalists and interference in the run of the mass media. Earlier, the party high command instructed the leaders and activists of

CCC election result a turning point: BNPÔÇÖs Mirza Faqrul

DHAKA: BNP joint-secretary-general Mirza Faqrul Islam Alamgir Saturday termed the Chittagong City Corporation election a ‘turning point’ in national politics, as the opposition camp swept the important local-body polls. “Through the election result, the people of the country started

BNP stages countrywide demonstrations <br> Govt represses journalists in ÔÇÿBaksal-styleÔÇÖ, allege

DHAKA: The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) alleged that the government is ruling the country in ‘Baksal style’ by repressing journalists as well as the media.“You were not forgiven by the people for repressing journalists and for shutting down news organizations

Mohiuddin complains of ÔÇÿelection engineeringÔÇÖ

CHITTAGONG: Defeated former city father ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury, who had the ruling party’s full weight thrown behind him, complained of ‘election engineering’ as the results of Thursday’s polls showed Friday his rival colleague Manzur Alam elected Mayor of Chittagong.The outgoing

Govt couldnÔÇÖt change CCC poll result as brave Chittagonians stood guard: Nizami

DHAKA: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Matiur Rahman Nizami Friday said the government finally could not change the result of Chittagong City Corporation polls as the “brave Chittagonians” were aware and took position at EC offices in a nightlong watch.“Though the government was ready with

Looser even in voting close to home

Chittagong: By an unhappy stroke of luck, immediate-past mayor of Chittagong ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury even faced defeat in voting close to home in Thursday’s Chittagong City Corporation polls. Banglanews24.com.bd correspondent from the port city informed that Mohiuddin polled 571 votes

Khaleda congratulates Manjur on election victory

DHAKA: Buoyed by a stunning outcome of the opposition stake on the Chittagong City Corporation election, BNP chairperson and Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Begum Khaleda Zia Friday congratulated Mayor-elect Manzur Alam and the councilors.In a congratulatory message Begum Zia also

CCC election gimmicks<br>Vote miracle makes Manjur Mayor of Chittagong

Chittagong: Opposition consensus candidate Manjur Alam was Friday unofficially declared elected Mayor of Chittagong, country’s commercial capital and a stronghold of the ruling Awami League, as his former boss was overwhelmingly voted down after three consecutive terms.Returning Officer

CCC Election<br>Manjur unofficially declared Ctg Mayor

Chittagong: Opposition BNP-backed candidate Manjur Alam was Friday unofficially declared Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation, a stronghold of ruling Awami League.Returning Officer Jesmin Tuli made the announcement of Manjur’s victory at about 10:30am.Manjur defeated the ruling Awami

Manjur supporters take out victory procession in port city

CHITTAGONG: Jubilant supporters of unofficially elected Chittagong Mayor Mohammad Manjur Alam Friday morning took out victory processions across the port city ignoring the downpour.Overwhelmed by the news of Manjur’s victory in the CCC election, his party colleagues came out on the

Manjur unofficially declared Ctg Mayor

Chittagong: Opposition BNP-backed candidate Manjur Alam Manju was Friday unofficially declared Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation, a stronghold of ruling Awami League.Returning Officer Jesmin Tuli made the announcement of Manjur’s victory at about 10:30am.Manjur defeated the ruling

Voting in CCC polls ends in peace: ballot count on

CHITTAGONG: Counting votes began as the much-orchestrated Chittagong City Corporation election ended peacefully amid tight security Thursday.Polling started at 8 am and continued till 4pm, without break.Witnesses and Election Commission officials said hundreds of voters queued up and cast

Mayoral hopefuls Mohiuddin, Manzur cast votes

CHITTAGONG: Voting in the much-orchestrated Chittagong City Corporation election is underway peacefully amid tight security Thursday.Polling started at 8 am and would continue till 4pm, without break.Witnesses and Election Commission officials said hundreds of voters queued up at the