Monday, 27 Sep, 2021

Politics

HC: Why bail of Papul’s wife, daughter won't be scrapped 

The High Court on Monday issued a rule asking why the bail granted to convicted MP of Laxmipur-2 Kazi Shahid Islam Papul's wife MP Selina Islam and daughter Wafa Islam should not be revoked.    A virtual bench of Justice Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice Mohi Uddin Shamim

Police charge baton on BNP rally at Press Club

Police on Saturday charged baton on the BNP activists at a rally organised in front of National Press Club protesting the government’s decision to strip its founder Ziaur Rahman’s gallantry title of 'Bir Uttam'. The clash started just after the party's standing

Ziaur Rahman's gallantry award to be revoked

Jatiya Muktijoddhya Council (Jamuka) has decided to revoke BNP founder and former president Ziaur Rahman's gallantry title of Bir Uttam. Besides, Jamuka also recommend revoking the gallantry awards of four self-proclaimed killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. They are-

Indictment hearing in Khaleda’s Niko graft case on Feb 16

A Dhaka court on Monday set February 16 to hold a hearing on charge framing in Niko graft case against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and others. Judge Sheikh Hafizur Rahman of Dhaka Special Judge Court-9 passed the order at the makeshift courtroom at Keraniganj Central Jail.

Jatiya Party MP Jinnah gets bail in graft case

The High Court on Monday granted anticipatory bail to Md Shariful Islam Jinnah, Jatiya Party lawmaker from Bogura-2 constituency, for three weeks in a corruption case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC). for concealing wealth information and amassing wealth beyond known source

Tarique Rahman jailed for 2 years

A district court on Thursday sentenced BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman to two years of imprisonment in a case filed for making derogatory remarks on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Judge Amatul Morsheda of Narail Judicial Magistrate Court-2 passed the order with Tk

Moudud Ahmed off to Singapore for treatment

BNP standing committee member Barrister Moudud Ahmed left for Singapore to get medical treatment early hours of Tuesday. Moudud along with his wife Hasna Jasimuddin left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for Singapore at 12:00 am. Confirming the news, BNP chairperson's

Satkhira district AL president Mansur Ahmed passes away

Satkhira district Awami League president and former MP Mansur Ahmed died at a Dhaka hospital on Monday night. He was 72. Mansur, who was a valiant freedom fighter, breathed his last at Bangladesh Specialised Hospital at around 11:20 pm. The veteran Awami League leader tested

Murder attempt on PM Hasina: Appeal verdict on Feb 17

The High Court on Monday set February 17 for delivering its verdict on the death reference and appeals in a case filed over the murder attempt on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Kotalipara, Gopalganj in 2000. The virtual bench of Justice Jahangir Hossain Selim and Justice Md

3rd phase municipality elections underway

Voting in 63 municipalities under third phase municipality elections is underway amid much enthusiasm and fear on Saturday. The voting started around 8:00am and will continue till 4:00pm without any break. The Election Commission has taken necessary preparation for holding the

MP Papul jailed for 4 years in Kuwait

A Kuwait court has sentenced Bangladeshi lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam Papul to four years' imprisonment on Thursday. The criminal court headed by Counselor Abdullah Al-Othman handed down the verdict on a human trafficking case. It also fined the Bangladeshi lawmaker 1.9 million

AL's Rezaul Karim wins CCC mayoral polls

Ruling Awami League nominated mayoral candidate M Rezaul Karim Chowdhury won the Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) elections by a landslide on Wednesday. According to the unofficial election results received from 733 polling centres, out of total 735, Rezaul got 3,69,284 votes while

Youth shot dead, 4 hurt in Ctg city poll violence

A youth was shot to death and four others injured in a clash between the supporters of two rival councillor candidates of Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) election on Wednesday. The elections to CCC began at 8:00am and will continue till 4:00pm without any break. The incident

Voting in Chattogram city polls underway 

Elections to Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) is underway with ruling Awami League optimistic about victory and BNP proceeding with caution. The voting to the port city and Bangladesh’s economic capital that started at 8am will continue till 4pm, source at Election Commission

Indictment hearing in Khaleda’s Gatco graft case defers to Mar 3

A Dhaka court on Tuesday fixed March 3 to hold a hearing on charge framing in Gatco graft case against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and others. Acting Judge Nazrul Islam of the Dhaka Special Judge Court-3 set the date in response to a time plea of the defence. Today was set for

Probe report in rape case against Nur, 5 others on Feb 8

A Dhaka court on Thursday set February 8 for the submission of probe report in a rape case filed against six people, including former vice-president (VP) of Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) Nurul Haque Nur. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Begum Yasmin Ara passed the

Defamation case against Sayeed Khokon rejected

A Dhaka court has rejected a defamation case filed against former Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Sayeed Khokon. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Baki Billah issued the order as plaintiff Kazi Anisur Rahman did not appear in the court on Tuesday. Plaintiff of another case

Hasanul Haq Inu tests positive for Covid-19

Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) President and lawmaker Hasanul Haq Inu has tested positive for with coronavirus. JSD sources confirmed the matter on Monday evening. According to party sources, Inu has been diagnosed with the deadly virus infection a week ago, but his health condition

Quader Mirza wins mayoral race again

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader’s brother Abdul Quader Mirza has won mayoral race again in the Basurhat municipality of Noakhali. He earned the landslide victory in the 2nd phase municipality polls held on January 16 (Saturday). According to District

BCL activist dies from stab injuries in Chattogram

An activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) succumbed to injuries after being stabbed by rivals in Chattogram's Bakalia area on Friday morning. Ashikur Rahman Rohit, first-year student of MES College and a resident of DC Road under Bakalia police station of the port city, died