Tuesday, 03 Oct, 2023


BNP to hold condolence rally in capital today

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is set to hold a condolence rally in the capital Dhaka today (July 20). The rally will be held at Paltan at 3pm protesting, what the party said, attacks on its rally in various parts of the country, and condoling the killing of a worker. On

Two Bogura BNP leaders shown arrested

Two local leaders of BNP picked up by detectives from their Bogura homes were shown arrested today (July 19). They are Bugura district BNP's General secretary Ali Azgar Talukder Hena and Swechchhasebak Dal's former convener Mazedur Rahman Jewel. Earlier, a team of DB police

BNP begins Abdullahpur-Jatrabari march program

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) started its march programme from Abdullahpur Polwell Carnation Shopping Centre of the capital as part of their one-point movement today (July 19). The march started around 11:00 am this morning. It will end at Jatrabari Chowrasta at 4 pm. BNP

PM to meet 14-party leaders today

Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina will meet with the leaders of AL-led 14-party alliance today (July 19) after around 16 months. She will chair the meeting slated to begin at 7.30 pm at Gana Bhaban, the Prime Minister's official residence in the capital.

Report submission in assault case against Nur on Sept 7

A Dhaka court today (July 18) set September 7 to submit a probe report in an assault case lodged against three including former vice-president (VP) of Dhaka University Central Students' Union (DUCSU) Nurul Haque Nur. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Rajesh Chowdhury set the date after

BNP, BCL men clash in capital's Mirpur

A clash broke out between Govt Bangla College Bangladesh Chattra League (BCL) unit and BNP men in the capital's Mirpur on Tuesday (July 18). The incident occurred at 11:55 am near the Govt Bangla College after the BNP started the march programme as part of their one-point

BNP begins march program as one-point movement

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has started a march from Gabtoli Bus Station of the capital as part of their one-point movement. The march started around 11:20 am this morning. It will end at Roy Saheb Bazar intersection at 4 pm. BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

Four arrested over attack on Hero Alam

Police arrested four persons for their alleged involvement in attacking Dhaka-17 by-election candidate Ashraful Alam, popularly known as Hero Alam, on Monday (July 17). DMP Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Media and Public Relations Division Farooq Hossain said in a statement. He said

I'll stay in the field until end: Hero Alom

Independent candidate Ashraful Hossen Alom, popularly known as Hero Alom, who is contesting with the ektara symbol for the Dhaka-17 by-polls, said he would stay in the field of voting until the end although he brought allegations of expelling his agents from 12 centers. He said this

Boat will win, no other option: Arafat 

Awami League nominated candidate for the Dhaka-17 by-polls Mohammad A Arafat is optimistic of victory after casting his vote at a polling centre in Dhaka's Gulshan. He said: "The boat will win, there is no other option....Once the boat agents and their relatives cast their

HC orders trial of all cases against Chand in one court  

The High Court has directed the government to bring all the cases filed against a BNP leader for issuing a "death threat" to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina before a single court in Rajshahi for trial. The HC bench of Justice KM Kamrul Kader and Justice Mohammad Showkat Ali

Six more testify in graft case against Tarique, Zubaida

Six more prosecution witnesses (PWs) today (July 16) testified in a graft case against BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman and his wife Zubaida Rahman. The six new witnesses' are- Md Shahdat Hossain, Shamsuzzoha Farhad, Md Redwanul Haque, Ramendra Nath Basak, Md Abu Sufian and

AL to hold countrywide peace procession from Tuesday

The Awami League (AL) will hold peace and development processions across the country protesting the terrorism and anarchy unleashed by the BNP and its allies. An AL release was issued today (July 16) in this regard. According to the release: "The Awami League will hold

Khaleda's hearing in 11 cases now on August 15

A Dhaka court today (July 16) fixed August 20 for the hearing of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in 11 cases lodged against her. Today was fixed for her appearance before the court, but Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Md. Asaduzzaman reset the date after Khaleda's lawyer submitted an

Sheikh Hasina's imprisonment day today

Today (July 16) is the imprisonment day of Awami League (AL) President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. On this day in 2007, Sheikh Hasina was arrested from her Sudha Sadan residence at Dhanmondi in the city during the military-backed caretaker government, which assumed power in the

Our one-point demand is free, fair election: JP

Jatiya Party (JP) told the European Union Election Exploratory Mission today (July 15) that the people of the country want a free and fair election. "This is our only demand -- free and fair election," party's General Secretary Md Mujibul Haque Chunnu told media after the

EU delegation holds meeting with AL leaders

The visiting Election Exploratory Mission of the European Union (EU) has sat down with the ruling Awami League leaders. The scheduled meeting started after 12pm today (July 15) at Dhaka Sheraton Hotel in Banani. Seven Awami League leaders led by AL general secretary and Road,

EU delegation meets BNP leaders

The European Union's Election Exploratory Mission met the leaders of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) today (July 15). The meeting began at 9am at BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's Gulshan office in the capital. Party Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir is

AL holds view-exchange meeting today

A view-exchange meeting of Awami League (AL) will be held at AL President Sheikh Hasina's Political Office in the capital's Dhanmondi area today (July 13) at 5pm. AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader will preside over the meeting, said a press release signed by AL Office

Election to be held as per the constitution: Law minister

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq today (July 14) said Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman gave us a constitution after the independence of the country and the next general election will be held as per that constitution. "We follow the