Sunday, 17 Oct, 2021

Politics

Nijami fell sick twice during interrogation

DHAKA: Jamaat-e-Islami Amir Matiur Rahman Nizami felled sick at least twice during the interrogation session Sunday night. The interrogation started at 8pm at the metropolitan detective branch office where Nizami suffered illness twice within the next three hours.Intelligence sources said

TarequeÔÇÖs meeting with expatriate BNP leaders underway

London: Senior Vice-president of BNP Tareque Rahman is now in a meeting with the party leaders residing in 31 countries at London on Sunday.   The meeting started at local time 2 pm (Bangladesh time at 8 pm) with the Presidents and General Secretaries of the foreign committees.  

DB starts quizzing Nizami with Mojahid, Sayedee put on the flank

DHAKA: Detectives started quizzing Jamaat Ameer Matiur Rahman Nizami at about 8pm after taking him to the BD police headquarters Sunday in a case filed with Paltan Thana.The case was filed against the top three leaders of Jamaat, including Nizami, accusing them of obstructing police from

Jamaat protest rally foiled in city

DHAKA: Protestors gathered at city’s Malibagh-Mouchak intersection Sunday to stage a demonstration against the recent arrest of top Jamaat leaders but dispersed quickly as police drove in.At around 1:30 pm, they came out on the road and blocked traffic on the busy crossroads as part of

Shamsher Mobin again on remand

DHAKA: BNP Vice-chairman Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury was taken on another one-day remand Sunday in the case of torching a vehicle near Maghbazar rail crossing on the night before the June 27 hartal that left one dead and two burn-injured.Additional chief metropolitan magistrate Mohammad Ali

Court calls for report on FF murder case against Nizami, Mojaheed

DHAKA: A Dhaka court fixed August 2 for submitting probe report in a case of freedom-fighter killings at Keraniganj in 1971, in which the two top-most Jamaat leaders are implicated.Chief judicial magistrate Taiyabul Hasan asked Keraniganj police to submit the report after Jamaat Ameer

BNP joint meeting on Sunday evening

DHAKA: Dhaka city unit of BNP is set to hold a joint meeting on Sunday evening at Moulana Bhasani Bhaban in the city’s Nayapaltan area, ahead of their agitation programmes.The meeting will discuss “ways and means of making a success” the upcoming 7 July human-chain demonstrations,

Ex-minister Mirza Abbas shifted to BIRDEM under custody

DHAKA: BNP Standing Committee Member and ex-minister Mirza Abbas was shifted to BIRDEM hospital from Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Saturday afternoon.His wife Afroza Abbas alleged police created obstruction at the time.He was admitted to BIRDEM at about 4pm amid the impediment. His

BNP enforced hartal to stop trial of KhaledaÔÇÖs sons: Sahara

RAJBARI: Home Minister Advocate Sahara Khatun said the recent hartal enforced by the opposition BNP without any issue was designed to stop the graft trial of its chief’s two sons or war crimes trial. She made the allegation at a meeting of law-and-order committee in the conference room

Another 1500 cases go to committee for bundling out

DHAKA: Another big bunch of 1500 cases are going to the designated panel Sunday for bundling out in the process of clearing the decks loaded mainly during the past emergency rule.        Official sources said the latest load of cases will be placed before the National Committee for

Jamaat embarks upon weeklong action against leadersÔÇÖ arrest

DHAKA: With the party’s back pressed to the wall, Jamaat-e-Islami turned around with a weeklong programme thrown Saturday to protest the arrest of its three top leaders and press for their release. The programmes include countrywide demonstrations on July 4 and 5, staging human-chain

Jamaat top trio should be tried for war crimes: Nasim

DHAKA: Awami League leader and former Home Minister Mohammad Nasim Saturday said Jamaat-e-Islami leaders should be tried immediately for their war crimes. “The public should not be confused… three Jamaat leaders were arrested for different reasons, but they should be tried for war

AL to stage protest rally Saturday

DHAKA: The ruling Awami League will stage a rally Saturday to protest the torching and vandalising of vehicles and Faruque killing centering the June 27 hartal enforced by the main opposition BNP.Deputy Office Secretary of the party’s Dhaka Metropolitan unit Shahidul Islam Milon told

3 Jamaat leaders held in Barisal

BARISAL: Police arrested three leaders of opposition Jamaat-e-Islami late Thursday on charges of obstructing the law enforcers’ official duty.  The arrested are ABM Sultanul Arefin, 45, a college teacher and Ameer of Amanotganj-Kaunia unit, Jamaat acitvists Jahangir Talukder, 60, and

City mayor Khoka likely to be removed

DHAKA: Dhaka’s Mayor Sadek Hossain Khoka, also Vice-chairman of the main opposition BNP, is going to be removed from his position and replaced by a government-appointed administrator, competent sources said.The government is considering the removal of Khoka following a corruption case

Mojahid, Sayedee deny part in Feb 17 incident

DHAKA: Detectives began interrogating Jamaat Secretary-General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojahid and Nayab-e Ameer Delwar Hossain Sayedee at the DB headquarters Friday on the second day of remand in a case of allegedly obstructing police duties—a charge they denied.They were taken in the BD

Sapu at ZiaÔÇÖs grave

DHAKA: General secretary of Jatiyatabadi Swechhasebak Dal Mir Sharafat Ali Sapu on Friday placed wreath at the grave of former president Ziaur Rahman. Hundreds of leaders and activists of the party led by BNP secretary general Khandakar Delwar Hossain accompanied him. Among others, senior

Opposition inviting emergency: Obaidul Kader

DHAKA: Awami League presidium member Obaidul Kader Friday said the opposition BNP was inviting emergency in the country again. “Irresponsible behaviour and heat of hatred from the opposition signals an invitation to misrule of the emergency period,” he said. Kader was addressing a

Any obstruction will now be retaliated: Delwar

DHAKA: Against the backdrop of hartal hullabaloo, opposition BNP Friday warned the government of reprisals if their programmes are “obstructed in the future”. “Any obstruction will now be retaliated…they have tried to obstruct but failed. If there is any further obstruction to our

BNP joint meeting started

DHAKA: The joint meeting of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has started Friday noon at Naya Paltan party central office with secretary general Khandaker Delwar Hossain in the chair.Among others, vice chairman, joint secretary general, secretary and members of executive committee of the