Wednesday, 28 Sep, 2022


BCL men attack JCD people in DU, 20 injured

Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) leaders and activists were attacked allegedly by Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists on their way to meet Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Md.  Akhtaruzzaman today (Sep 27). JCD men were attacked after crossing the

Faridpur-2 by-election on November 5

The by-election to Faridpur-2 constituency that fell vacant following the death of deputy leader of the parliament Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury will be held on November 5. The Election Commission on Monday (Sep 26) announced the schedule for the parliamentary by-election after a meeting held

None will be found if AL takes to streets: Dr Hasan

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today (Sep 26) said Awami League is a party of staging movements on the streets and no one will be found if its leaders and activists take to the streets countrywide.  He said: “We don’t want street fights and the

BCL suspends Eden College committee after infighting

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) has suspended its committee of Eden College following the clashes between two factions.   Besides, 16 people have also been permanently expelled from the organisation. A press release signed by BCL central committee president Al Nahiyan Khan Joy

Eden College BCL clash: Efforts on to bring situation under control 

Two groups of Eden College unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) locked into clashes again on the campus on Sunday evening (Sep 25). The factional clash started during the press conference of BCL unit Eden College President and General Secretary around 5:30 pm. According to the

Injured Jubo Dal man in Munshiganj Police-BNP clash dies

A Jubo Dal activist who suffered bullet wounds in Wednesday's clash between the BNP and police in Munshiganj succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment on Thursday (Sep 23). The deceased was identified as Md Shaon, 20, from Mirkadim municipality of Sadar upazila, a

Several injured in Munshiganj BNP-Police clash

The old ferry ghat area of Muktarpur in Munshiganj Sadar Upazila turned into a battlefield when BNP leaders and activists involved in clashes with the members of police Wednesday (Sep 21). Many people on both sides were injured in the clash that started around 3 pm, Banglanews

Khaleda Zia’s appearance in 11 cases on Jan 23

A Dhaka court today (Sep 20) set January 23, 2023 for the appearance of BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia before it in 11 cases filed against her. Today was fixed for the appearance of the BNP chief before the court but Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Asaduzzaman reset the date as

BCL blockade: CU classes, exams halted

Being 'deprived of posts in the full committee of the Chittagong University unit’, a faction of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) enforced a blockade on the campus on Monday (Sep 19). They started the demonstration around 8 am and locked the main gate of the university, halting

BNP stages protest rally at Nayapaltan

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) today (Sep 18) staged a rally in front of its Nayapaltan central office in the capital protesting the recent attacks on the political party's activities. The party Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir joined the programme as the chief

Japan envoy holds meeting with BNP leaders

Japanese Ambassador to Dhaka Ito Naoki on Sunday (Sep 18) met with BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir at BNP Chairperson's Gulshan office.  BNP's media cell member Shairul Kabir Khan said Japanese Ambassador reached BNP Chairperson's Gulshan office

UK AL leaders welcomes PM Hasina 

The United Kingdom (UK) Awami League leaders welcomed Prime Minister and AL chairperson Sheikh Hasina when she arrived. Leaders and activists of UK Awami League led by its president Sultan Mahmud Sharif and general secretary Sayed Sajidur Rahman Faruk received the Prime Minister with a

BNP-AL men clash in capital's Mirpur 

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has alleged that members of the ruling party, its alliances, and law enforcement forces attacked their procession in the capital's Mirpur. BNP organised the protest procession as part of their programme against the price hike of essential

Ranga removed from Jatiya Party

Jatiya Party, the major opposition in the parliament, has expelled its leader Mashiur Rahman Ranga. The action against JP Chief Whip Mashiur Rahman Ranga came on charge of violating party discipline, a press release said on Wednesday (Sep 14). According to the release, this order

Faridpur-2 seat declared vacant after death of Sajeda Chowdhury

Faridpur-2 constituency has been declared vacant following the demise of Deputy Leader of the Parliament and MP Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury. The Parliament Secretariat issued a notification on Tuesday to this end. According to the notification, the constituency of Faridpur-2 fell vacant

Sajeda Chowdhury laid to rest at Banani graveyard

Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Deputy Leader Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury, who died at a city hospital last night at the age of 87, was laid to eternal rest at Banani Graveyard here this evening with state honor today. On behalf of Dhaka district administration, a contingent of police gave a guard of

MP Pankaj removed from Awami League

Pankaj Debnath, member of parliament from Barishal-4 constituency, has been removed from all posts of Awami League for violating the party discipline. This decision was issued in a letter signed by the party's central office secretary Biplab Barua. General Secretary of Barisal

Sajeda Chowdhury’s first janaza held in Faridpur

The first namaz-e-janaza of Jatiya Sangsad (JS) deputy leader and Awami League (AL) presidium member Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury was held in Nagarkanda of Faridpur on Monday morning. The janaza took place at the MN Academy School filed at around 11:15am. After namaj-e- janaza there, the

Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury passes away

Jatiya Sangsad (JS) deputy leader and Awami League (AL) presidium member Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury passed away at a city hospital last night. She was 87.   Sajeda Chowdhury breathed her last at Combined Military Hospital here at 11:40 pm on Sunday, family sources said.   She

Family appeals for extension of Khaleda’s release period 

The family of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has filed a petition with the government seeking to extend the suspension of her jail sentence in the cases she was convicted. Shamim Iskandar, younger brother of Khaleda Zia, submitted the petition to Home Minister on Sunday noon.   In