Politics

  • Stay aside before seeing unwarranted situation, BNP to new CEC

    Dhaka : Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Sunday urged Chief Election Commissioner-designate KM Nurul Huda to step aside before any unwarranted situation is created. “I want to call upon the person who has been announced as the Chief Election Commissioner to stay aside from his post to evade … বিস্তারিত »

  • Graft case: Khaleda moves HC for changing court

    Dhaka : BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Wednesday filed a petition with the High Court (HC) seeking its order to transfer Zia Orphanage Trust graft case to another court from the existing one. Khaleda’s lawyer Barrister Mahbub Uddin Khokan filed the petition with the court of Justice M Ruhul Quddus and Justice Bhishmadev Chakrabortty as … বিস্তারিত »

  • AL welcomes new EC

    DHAKA : Awami League (AL) welcomed the newly appointed chief election commissioner (CEC) and four commissioners, appointed by President Abdul Hamid. In instant reactions to the newly announced Election Commission (EC), some senior leaders of the ruling party told BSS tonight that they have full confidence in the President’s decision and would show utter respect to … বিস্তারিত »

  • BNP accuses govt of pampering militancy

    BNP on Monday alleged that the government is pampering militancy to take advantage of it. “If you’re really sincere to eliminate militancy, hunt down the real offenders through fair investigation what BNP did during 2005-06. But you’re not doing it. You’re deliberately premièring such activities to take political advantage,” said BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul … বিস্তারিত »

  • Veteran Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta passes away

    DHAKA : Veteran politician and Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta died here today at a private hospital. He was 72. Family and hospital sources said Sengupta, who was suffering from cancer, breathed his last at about 4.29 am, hours after he was put on life support system at the Labaid Hospital.”He was admitted at the … বিস্তারিত »

  • BNP hopes President to form stronger EC

    Dhaka : Though the party has disappointment over the search committee, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Saturday hoped that President Abdul Hamid will constitute a stronger Election Commission (EC) as per people’s hopes and aspirations. “Common people are saying that the Election Commission will be formed as per the Prime Minister’s will. We’re now waiting … বিস্তারিত »

  • Miru shot journo to death, police helped him hide

    Dhaka : Abdul Hakim Shimul, a local correspondent of Daily Samakal, was shot dead by Shahjadpur municipality Mayor Halimul Haque Miru, said ruling Awami League (AL) lawmaker of Sirajganj-6 constituency Hasibur Rahman Swapan. Miru went into hiding after the incident and police helped him to run away, the lawmaker claimed on Saturday. The lawmaker while … বিস্তারিত »

  • BNP born illegally: Hanif

    KUSHTIA : Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub ul Alam Hanif yesterday said that Khaleda Zia had no respect towards law as Bangladesh Nationalist Party was born illegally under military umbrella. He was talking to the journalist about BNP’s reaction on EC search committee at his residence in Kushtia after exchanging views with local Awami … বিস্তারিত »

  • Khaleda Zia asked to appear before court in 10 cases on 27 Feb

    Dhaka : A Dhaka court on Wednesday asked BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on 27 February in 10 different cases. Dhaka Metropolitan Session Judge Mohammad Kamrul Islam Mollah passed the order after hearing on separate petitions filed by Khaleda’s lawyer Mohammad Sanaullah Miah seeking more time. Khaleda was scheduled to appear before … বিস্তারিত »