Tuesday, 03 Oct, 2023

Politics

Zia was involved in Bangabandhu murder: Sajeda

FARIDPUR: Deputy leader of Parliament Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury Wednesday said Ziaur Rahman was involved in the killing of Bangabandhu “We have evidence that Ziaur Rahman was involved in the assassination of father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman,” she said.   Sajeda

Threat to PM: 3 BNP leaders incl Delwar sued for sedition in Ctg

CHITTAGONG: Yet another sedition charge was filed against three top BNP leaders, including Secretary-General Khandaker Delwar Hossain, with a Chittagong court Wednesday for allegedly making threatening speeches against the Prime Minister.The two other opposition politicians sued are BNP

RAB arrests 4 Shibir leaders in Dhaka, Gazipur: Arms, ammo seized

DHAKA: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel in separate drives detained four Islami Chhatra Shibir leaders from the capital and Gazipur district on Tuesday night. The crime busters said they also seized arms and ammunition and some organizational books during the raids.The detained are

Govt stages ÔÇÿfarceÔÇÖ on war-crime trial: Jamaat

DHAKA: Jamaat-e-Islami Wednesday came up with a resentful disapproval of the war-crime-trial move as the embattled party’s current leadership said the government has arranged a “farce in the name of” trying the Jamaat top brass out of “political vendetta”.ATM Azharul Islam, the

Threat to PM: HC stays police notice on BNP leaders

DHAKA: The High Court Wednesday stayed for four weeks a police notice served upon two senior BNP leaders asking them to appear in Paltan police station to face a charge of threatening the Prime Minister. Also, the court issued a rule asking the government to explain within two weeks why

Gayeshwar Chandra Roy resigns from BNP Standing Committee

DHAKA: BNP leader Gayeshwar Chandra Roy has resigned from the party`s standing committee, party sources said, without elaborating on the reasons for his sudden decision to stand down from the policymaking body.The sources said he sent the resignation letter to party chairpersonBegum

None incl PM will be safe if religious parties are banned: Barrister Rafiq

DHAKA: BNP standing committee member Barrister Rafiqul Islam Mia feared no one, including the Prime Minister, would remain safe if the religion-based political parties are banned “in the name of constitutional amendment”.The BNP leader came up with the foreboding while addressing as

Nazrul Islam Khan asks: Why Khaleda should give undertaking?

DHAKA: Main opposition BNP`s Standing Committee Member Nazrul Islam Khan Monday asked the Prime Minister to explain as to why the opposition leader Khaleda Zia would have to give undertaking. “Why should Begum Khaleda Zia give undertaking? Not even a single charge against her could be

PM asks ministers to keep mum on constitutional issue, religious parties

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Monday asked her cabinet members not to make any comment on constitutional issues and on religion-based political parties, as crucial changes in the fundamental principles of state policy are now under a close scrutiny.She issued the instructions at a

War-crime tribunal petitioned for arrest warrant against Sayedee

DHAKA: The prosecution panel at the International Crimes Tribunal Monday submitted a petition to the tribunal for issuing arrest warrant against detained Jamaat-e-Islami Nayeb-e-Ameer Delawar Hossain Sayedee on war-crime charges. Jeyad Al Mamun, a member of the lawyers` panel, handed the

Khaleda parleys with lawyers on constitution amendment

DHAKA: Opposition leader and BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia held a meeting on Sunday night with senior leaders of her party and lawyers to decide their course of action on the government move to amend the constitution.Held at her Gulshan office, the meeting decided to oversee the

Action after Ramadan: BNP

DHAKA: The opposition BNP said it would announce ‘necessary’ programme after Ramadan if the government does not change its nature.“BNP will announce appropriate programmes if the government does not change its nature, stop repression on BNP leaders and activists and take steps to

Work for common people`s interest, not to topple government, PM tells her rival

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday advised opposition leader Khaleda Zia to call a halt to movement for ousting the government and work for the common people`s interest."Stop the heinous politics of killing people and prepare the ground for serving people’s interest," said

Party-based election to be introduced for local govt: Ashraful

DHAKA: In a major development on the electoral front, the ruling government is considering introducing ‘party-based’ elections in every tier of local government to make it more effective and “strengthen the democratic process”.The indication came from Local Government and Rural

Indian FM Pranab Mukherjee visits Dhaka on August 7

DHAKA: Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will visit Bangladesh on August 7. During his visit, Pranab Mukherjee will finalise a date for the official visit of Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh. Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh is likely to pay a visit to Bangladesh in October,

Conspiracy on against Islam, alleges Amini

DHAKA: Islami Oikya Jote chairman Mufti Fazlul Haque Amini alleged the conspiracy is on against Islam and Islamic politics.“The ruling party, however, came to the power pledging not to formulate any law against Islam,” said Amini at a discussion Saturday.Islami Oikya Jote organised

BNP NEC meeting ends with pledges to bolster party, movement against ÔÇÿmisruleÔÇÖ

DHAKA: The National Executive Committee of the main opposition BNP ended their daylong deliberations Saturday with a promise to strengthen the party by resolving inner-conflicts alongside gearing up their movement against “misrule”.The meeting started at 10:45am with Khaleda Zia in

Govt to blame for opposition movement, says Khaleda

DHAKA: BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia Saturday said the ruling government has only itself to blame for the current anti-government movement that she alleged was fuelled by its repressive measures. "Now the opposition has no alternative but to lead the anti-government movement as the

Govt to blame for opposition movement, says Khaleda

DHAKA: BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia Saturday said the ruling government has only itself to blame for the current anti-government movement that she alleged was fuelled by its repressive measures. "Now the opposition has no alternative but to lead the anti-government movement as the

PMÔÇÖs Gopalganj visit postponed due to bad weather

GOPALGANJ: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s scheduled visit to Gopalganj for Saturday morning was postponed due to inclement weather. The next date of her visit will be announced later, PM’s Press Secretary Abul Kalam Azad informed banglanews24.com.bd.During her visit, Prime Minister