Politics

  • Militancy govt’s political capital

    Dhaka : Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Saturday alleged that the government is not forging a national unity to eliminate militancy as it is trying to perpetuate its power by using the issue as its political capital. “Being isolated from people, the government is indulging in various anti-people activities. You (people) have already seen they … বিস্তারিত »

  • One-party rule makes a comeback

    Dhaka : Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Saturday said Awami Leagued has reestablished a ‘one-party rule’ in the country as the party does not believe in the Liberation War spirit. “The one-party governing system which is now in place in the country goes against the Liberation War spirit, democracy and independence. … বিস্তারিত »

  • Good governance to be established if voted to power

    RANGPUR : Special envoy to the prime minister and Jatiya Party (JP) chairman Hussein Muhammad Ershad said his party would establish good governance and peace in the country if voted to power. “The next general election might be the last one for me. I believe the people will give me another chance to go to … বিস্তারিত »

  • BNP to join polls with election-time govt in place

    Dhaka : Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Saturday said there is no question of revoking their party registration as it will join the next general election by establishing an election-time neutral government. ‘You (AL leaders) are saying BNP must join the next polls in fear of losing its registration. We … বিস্তারিত »

  • Mohila Awami League gets new leaders

    Dhaka : The Mohila Awami League, ruling party women’s front, has got new leadership as Safia Khatun and Mahmuda Begum Krik were elected its President and general secretary respectively. The new leadership of the associate body of the ruling party was announced on Saturday. Awami League (AL) general secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister … বিস্তারিত »

  • UK minister tells Khaleda Zia they want participatory polls

    Dhaka : Visiting British Minister for Asia and the Pacific Alok Sharma is said to have told BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday that the UK wants to see a representative government in Bangladesh through fair and participatory polls. ‘They (UK) want very good ties with Bangladesh. They want to see a representative government in … বিস্তারিত »

  • Suranjit’s wife Joya gets AL ticket

    Dhaka : Ruling Awami League has picked Dr Joya Sengupta, widow of late Awami League lawmaker Suranjit Sengupta, as its candidate in the upcoming by-election to Sunamganj-2 constituency. It has also nominated Anjum Sultana for Comilla City Corporation polls. The decisions were taken at the joint meeting of AL Parliamentary Board (ALPB) and AL selection … বিস্তারিত »

  • Join polls, probe guts: Nasim to Khaleda Zia

    Comilla : Mentioning that the next general election will be held in 2019 under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Health Minister Mohammad Nasim on Sunday asked BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to join the polls if she has the guts. “We don’t like plying in an empty field. The Election Commission has already been formed while the … বিস্তারিত »

  • BNP will join next polls rubbing nose on ground: Selim

    SANGSAD BHABAN : Lawmakers from both the treasury and opposition benches today expressed their firm conviction that Bangladesh would be a develop country by 2041 and the BNP will be compelled to participate in the next general elections rubbing its nose on the ground. Taking part in the general discussion on the thanksgiving motion of … বিস্তারিত »