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BNP’s Ishraque gets jail in multiple cases

A Dhaka court today (May 19) sent Ishraque Hossain, member of the International Affairs Committee of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, to jail in a case filed with Paltan Police Station. Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Ash Shams Jaglul Hossain passed the order after Ishraque

3 BNP men get hail in provocation case

A court in Dhaka today (May 19) sentenced three people, including BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's Foreign Affairs Advisory Committee member Ishraque Hossain, to jail in a case filed for involvement in provocative activities with Paltan Thana on October 2023. Dhaka Metropolitan

Can journalists freely enter central bank in any country, Quader asks

Citing an oblique reference to journalists’ restricted access to the Indian Federal Bank, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has asked whether a newsman possesses unrestricted access to a central bank in any country of the world. Quader, also the Road Transport and

Homecoming day of Sheikh Hasina today

The 44th homecoming day of Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is being observed today (May 17). On May 17 in 1981, she returned to the country after a long exile.   Boarding on an aircraft of the Indian Airlines, Awami League President Sheikh Hasina reached

Donald Lu in Dhaka to implement US agenda: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today (May 14) said US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Donald Lu has come to Bangladesh to hold talks to implement his own country’s agenda. He said: “Donald Lu has come to Bangladesh. We

Niko Graft Case: Ex BAPEX MD testifies against Khaleda Zia

Former BAPEX MD Abdul Baki testified on Tuesday in the Niko graft case against eight people, including BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. The testimony of Baki, however, is yet to be finished. On Tuesday, Judge Sheikh Hafizur Rahman of Special Judge Court No. 9 of Dhaka, located in the Dhaka

No bar for GM Quader to continue as JaPa chairman: SC

GM Quader can now perform his duties as Jatiya Party (JaPa) chairman as the Supreme Court Appellate Division today (May 12) rejected the appeal against the High Court order. The Appellate Division headed by Justice M Enayetur Rahim passed the order. Senior lawyer Mohammad Sayeed

Invisible force governing country, not AL: Fakhrul

The country is being governed by an invisible force, not by the Awami League, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said on Saturday (May 11). He said: It seems that it is not Awami League but an invisible evil force governing the country. Fakhrul was addressing a rally

Quader warns: Without AL in field, BNP will resort to terrorism

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader today (May 11) said if their party leaders and workers don’t stay in field, BNP will carry out terrorist activities in the name of the rally.   He said: “BNP’s rally means arson attack, disorder and bloodshed. So,

CPB leader Haider Akbar Khan Rono no more

Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) advisor, and valiant freedom fighter Haider Akbar Khan Rono passed away early today (May 11) at the age of 82. Rono breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the Health and Hope Hospital in the capital at 2:05 am, said CPB general secretary

AL to hold peace rally tomorrow 

Dhaka North Awami League will hold a peace and development rally following 18 conditions given by Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Saturday. The rally will be held in the capital’s Mohammadpur area at 2:30pm as DMP has given permission. Dhaka Metropolitan North Awami League

BNP men get bail because country’s judiciary is free: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today (May 10) said BNP leaders getting bail, because the judiciary system is independent. He said this at a joint meeting of the president-general secretaries of Dhaka Metropolitan North-South and Dhaka District Awami League and all

AL joint meeting tomorrow

Awami League (AL) will hold a joint meeting with its central leaders, presidents-general secretaries of Dhaka North-South city units and Dhaka District and all associate bodies at 4 pm on Friday (May 10). The meeting will be held at the party's central office on Bangabandhu Avenue

Shabab elected Subarnachar upazila chairman

Atahar Ishraque Shabab Chowdhury has won the chairman post in the Subarnachar upazila parishad election held on Wednesday. He defeated Noakhali district Awami League President AHM Khairul Anam Chowdhury Salim by a margin of 703 votes. Sabab, son of Noakhali-4 (Sadar-Subarnachar)

BNP’s Khokon walks out of jail

BNP Joint Secretary General Khairul Kabir Khokon was today (May 8) released from jail. He was freed of Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj around 12:30pm, confirmed party’s Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi. After the release, leaders and activists received Khokon

BNP’s Mirza Fakhrul returns home after Umrah

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and his wife Rahat Ara Begum on Wednesday (May 8) returned home from Saudi Arabia after performing holy Umrah. They arrived at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 1:35pm on a flight from Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

BCL stages solidarity demonstration for Palestine 

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), student wing of the ruling Awami League, staged a demonstration at the Dhaka University (DU) campus on Monday, demanding the establishment of an independent Palestinian state and an immediate end to the barbarism of Israeli forces in Gaza. The BCL

AL secretariat meeting today

A meeting of the Awami League (AL) secretariat will be held at the party's President Sheikh Hasina’s political office of Dhanmondi at 4pm today (May 6).    AL General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader will preside over the meeting, said

Boycott upcoming upazila polls: Rizvi

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Sunday (May 5) urged voters to boycott upcoming upazila polls scheduled to be held on January 7. Rizvi made the remarks while distributing leaflets, containing the party’s call to boycott the upazila polls, in the

Indictment hearing in Tarique's ex-APS case on May 30

A Dhaka court today (May 5) fixed May 30 for the indictment hearing in a money laundering case filed against seven persons, including BNP's acting chairman Tarique Rahman's former personal assistant (APS) Mia Nuruddin Ahmed Opu. Judge Mohammad Nazrul Islam of the Dhaka Special

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