Former Home Minister Dr Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir, Awami League candidate for 10th general elections was unofficially declared as winner from Chandpur-1 constituency on Friday afternoon.
Main opposition BNP has called 24-hour hartal in the capital Dhaka from 6:00am Sunday protesting arrest and demanding cancellation of cases against top leaders including Sadek Hossain Khoka.
A Dhaka court placed Chhatra Dal president Abdul Kader Bhuiyan Jewel and senior vice president of Dhaka (North) Chhatra Dal Sharif Uddin Jewel on a 3-day remand for police interrogation.
Jatiya Party (JP) Secretary General Ruhul Amin Howlader said that talks with government was underway and trying to fix the issue of resignation and present political crisis.
Ruling Awami League advisory council member Suranjit Sen Gupta claimed that HM Ershad was in the election and he would participate in election in future.
A Juba League activist was chopped to death by miscreants at Maguri village under Sadar upazila of the district on Friday noon.
Swechchhasebak Dal has called daylong hartal in four districts of the division protesting arrest and demanding release of BNP central and local leaders.
18-party alliance called dawn-to-dusk hartal in the district for Sunday protesting appeal decision of Anti-Corruption Commission in a verdict of money laundering case against BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman.
Miscreants blasted 10 cocktails in front of Bangla Academy on Friday noon.
A `Gayebana Janaza (funeral prayer in absence of the dead body) for the opposition men killed in the nationwide blockade was held in front of the party’s Nayapaltan office on Friday.
BNP Chairperson Kahleda Zia’s advisor Major General (retd) Ruhul Alam Choudhwry said central leaders of the party went into hiding as per directives of the party chief.
Jamaat-Shibir men went berserk after Juma prayer at capital’s North Badda area on Friday noon.
Upazila unit of Juba Dal called a half-day hartal for Saturday in protest against the arrest, filing of false cases and harassment by police.
Jatiyo Party chairman, also former president HM Ershad rejected the threat to commit suicide. On Wednesday midnight HM Ershad threatened that he would shoot himself to death if any attempt is made to arrest him.
President of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) Abdul Quader Bhuiyan Jewel and senior vice-president (Dhaka North) Shahrif Uddin Jewel were held from capital’s Uttara area early Friday.
Oscar Fernandez Taranco, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs of United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, would hold a meeting with the opposition Chairperson Khaleda Zia at her Gulshan residence of the city on Saturday (December 7).
A meeting between BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and Jatiya Party’s self proclaimed chairman Kazi Zafar was held on Thursday.
The law enforcement agency arrested Khulna South district Jamaat Nayeb-e-Ameer Mufti Abdul Kadir.
The law enforcement agency filed five cases against over 300 leaders and activists of the opposition BNP and its front organization on Thursday on charge of attacking a police outpost in the town.
Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakib Uddin Ahmed Thursday said the commission is not worried about the Jatiya party as the decision depends on a political party whether it would join the national polls.
Three ministers and two state ministers of Jatiya Party submitted resignation letters to party Chairman HM Ershad as he directed them.
State Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Advocate Quamrul Islam on Thursday said the verdict of Quader Molla would be executed within very short span of time.
A Dhaka on Thursday court granted BNP Vice-Chairman Sadek Hossain Khoka on a two-day remand in a case of Shahbagh Thana.