Monday, 23 May, 2022

Politics

Khaleda Zia to return home this afternoon

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, who is undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital in the capital, will return to her Gulshan residence in the afternoon. Her medical team member and BNP vice-chairman Dr AZM Zahid Hossain told Banglanews that the medical board will hold a meeting today to

3 killed over UP election violence in Narsingdi

At least three people were killed and 20 injured in a clash between the activists of two member candidates over establishing supremacy centring election to Alokbani Union Parishad of Sadar upazila of Narsingdi. The deceased were identified as Amir Hossain, 46, Ashraful, 22, and Khushi

Khaleda’s Barapukuria graft case indictment hearing now Dec 1

A Dhaka court on Sunday set December 1 for holding hearing on charge framing in Barapukuria Coalmine graft case against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and 10 others. The hearing was supposed to take place today. But Begum Khaleda Zia failed to appear before the court because of her

UP Election: 2 killed, 30 injured in Narsingdi clash

Two persons were killed and at least 30 injured as two groups locked in a clash over establishing dominance amid Union Parishad elections in Raipura upazila of Narsingdi district early Thursday. The deceased Hiron Mia, 35, son of Ashraf Mia, and Sabir Mia, 26, son of Marfot Ali were

Hefazat ameer Mohibullah Babunagari hospitalised

Mohibullah Babunagari, amir of Hefajat-e-Islam, has been admitted to a private hospital at Fatikchhari in Chattogram district with fever. The 87-year-old Hefazat leader has been suffering from fever since Saturday (October 23). Later on Sunday, he was admitted to the hospital.

Nur forms new party 'Gono Adhikar Parishad'

A new political platform has been formed under the name of 'Gono Adhikar Parishad', on Tuesday (Oct 26). Reza Kibria is the convener and former DUCSU VP Nurul Haque Nur is the Member Secretary of the party. Nurul Haque Nur officially announced the name of the party at noon

Police foil BNP's protest rally at Nayapaltan

BNP activists and police personnel locked in a clash in front of the party's Nayapaltan central office in the capital on Tuesday. The clash ensued in the morning as the police were trying to obstruct BNP leaders and activists from gathering in front of their office. In response

Rizvi, Dulu face arrest warrant

A Dhaka court issued arrest warrants against BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi and BNP Rajshahi division organizing secretary Ruhul Quddus Talukder Dulu in a case filed under the Shahbagh Special Powers Act. On Monday, Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul

Sheikh Russel Day today 

'Sheikh Russel Day' is being observed today for the first time in the country marking the 58th birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's youngest son Shaheed Sheikh Russel. Sheikh Russel, also the youngest brother of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,

Two e-posters published on Sheikh Russel's birthday

Two e-posters have been published marking the 58th birthday of Shaheed Sheikh Russel, the youngest son of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee has taken the

Khaleda Zia admitted to Evercare Hospital

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia was admitted to Evercare Hospital in the capital on Tuesday for treatment and some medical tests. She came out of her rented house ‘Firoza’ at Gulshan by a private car around 3:40 pm and reached the hospital at 4:05 pm. Later, she was admitted

Mujibul Huque Chunnu new JaPa secretary general

Jatiya Party (JaPa) co-chairman Mujibul Huque Chunnu has been made the party's new secretary general. JaPa chairman GM Quader took the decision as per section 20/1/A of the Jatiya Party constitution giving it immediate effect, said a party press release. Chunnu will replace late

Priyanka Gandhi detained on her way to Lakhimpur Kheri

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was detained by Uttar Pradesh police on Monday, while on her way to meet the kin of four farmers who died in Lakhimpur Kheri. “Today’s incident shows that this government is using politics to mow down farmers. This is the farmers’

British MP Tulip Siddiq's car vandalised in London

The Labour MP Tulip Siddiq has said she is “remaining defiant” after her car was vandalised in a targeted attack outside her family home. Siddiq, the MP for Hampstead and Kilburn since 2015, said the attack happened early on Thursday morning shortly after she returned from

President, PM mourn JaPa secretary general Bablu’s death

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Jatiya Party (JaPa) secretary general Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu. They expressed their deep shock in separate messages of condolence on Saturday (October 02). In a message of

JaPa Secretary General Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu passes away

Jatiya Party (JaPa) Secretary General Ahmed Ziauddin Bablu has died from Covid-19. He was 67. He breathed his last at 9:15 am on Saturday at Bangladesh Specialised Hospital in Dhaka, party chairman's press secretary Khandaker Delwar Jalali confirmed Banglanews. Bablu was

Mufti Kazi Ibrahim on 2-day remand

A Dhaka court placed controversial Islamic preacher Mufti Kazi Ibrahim on a two-day remand in a case filed under the Digital Security Act (DSA) for delivering fabricated information on social media. Metropolitan Magistrate Abu Sufian Md Noman passed the order after police produced him

Mufti Kazi Ibrahim sued under DSA

A case was filed against Mufti Kazi Ibrahim, a preacher known for his controversial speeches, under the Digital Security Act (DSA) with Mohammadpur Police Station in the capital. An official of Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) filed the case. The police

Khaleda’s bail extended for one year in five cases

The High Court on Tuesday (Sep 28) extended the bail of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia by one year in five separate cases. The HC bench of Justice Muhammad Abdul Hafiz and Justice Mohammad Ali issued the order in three defamation cases filed in Dhaka and the one in Narail. Another High

Mufti Ibrahim detained for interrogation

The Detective Branch (DB) of Police has detained Mufti Kazi Ibrahim from his residence in Dhaka for interrogation. A special DB team detained him his house in Mohammadpur College Road area of the capital after 2:00pm last night (Monday).  He is being quizzed at the DB office on