Monday, 22 Apr, 2024


AL-BNP clash kills 1 in Laxmipur

LAXMIPUR: A BNP activist was killed and seven others injured in a clashes with Awami League activists in Shaharpara village under Ramganj upazila of the district on Sunday night.The deceased was identified as Faridul Islam Farid, 27, a local Juba League activist, son of Shaheed

Polls only under non-party govt

DHAKA: BNP Chairperson and Opposition leader Khaleda Zia reiterated that her party would participate in the national election if it is held only under a non-party government.Khaleda Zia came up with the assertion rejecting apparently Prime Minister’s recent proposal on formulation of

BNP stages countrywide protest

DHAKA: Opposition BNP staged countrywide protest rallies Sunday against recent ban on gatherings in the capital and torture on its leaders-activists.The rallies staged in many districts, upazilas and thanas including Ashulia, Bagerhat, Gangni (Meherpur), Rajshahi, Khagrachari, Magura,

Convention begins on condition

DHAKA:  Opposition BNP-backed Sommilito Peshajibi Parishad’s convention began at city’s Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) with former DU VC Professor Emajuddin Ahmed in the chair at around 3.15pm Sunday. After a spell of uncertainty due to cancellation of booking by

AL to hold rallies in Ctg Oct 24-25

CHITTAGONG: Ruling Awami League will hold rallies at Laldighi ground in the port city on October 24 and 25 to protest anarchy and subversive acts.AL’s Chittagong unit president ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury, also former mayor of the city corporation, came up with announcement in a press

Khaleda’s press briefing Monday

DHAKA: Main opposition BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has called a press conference at capital’s Westin Hotel on Monday to talk on present political crisis of the country.Khaleda will also express her reaction to Friday’s speech of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina before the nation.BNP

Huge cops around Khaleda’s home

DHAKA: Huge numbers of law enforcers surrounded Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan residence as she determined to join a pro-BNP programme at Bangabandhu Conference Center on Sunday afternoon.Sources said that on information of Khaleda Zia’s joining at the programme of Sommilito Peshajibi

Lawyers’ demo violating DMP ban

DHAKA: Pro-BNP-Jamaat lawyers brought out a procession in capital’s Judge Court premises on Sunday noon violating the prohibition of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on holding on types of gatherings.The hearing on the case against acting editor of Daily Amar Desh Mahmudur Rahman was

Ctg city Labor Party president held

CHITTAGONG: Police in a drive held the president of Chittagong city unit of Labor Party from Chandranagar residential area under Baizid Bostami Thana early Sunday.The detainee is Alauddin Ali, 40, president of Chittagong city unit Labor Party, an ally of 18-party alliance.Sources said

DMP permits on condition

DHAKA: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Sunday permitted Shommilito Peshajibi Parishad to hold their pre-scheduled programme at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) with Khaleda Zia as Chief Guest on conditions. DMP joint commissioner Monirul Islam confirmed the matter to

‘October 25 rally a must’

DHAKA: BNP expressed firm determination to hold rally in the capital on October 25, despite Dhaka Metropolitan Police banned all political gatherings indefinitely. Party’s joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi alleged that police had been allowing none to enter into party’s

Khaleda determines to attend

DHAKA: Although the authority of Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) cancelled booking of the event of Shommilito Peshajibi Parishad, Khaleda Zia expressed determination to join the programme as a chief guest on Sunday afternoon. A huge numbers of law enforcers were

Huge cops around BNP office

DHAKA: A huge numbers of law enforcers were deployed around central office of opposition BNP in Nayapaltan of the capital on Sunday morning.Sources said that no activists, but BNP joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Ahamed Rizvi was seen in the office.Criticizing government, Rizvi Ahamed

BNP mulls 3-day hartal from 0ct 27

DHAKA: Main opposition BNP is likely to call three-day dawn-to-dusk countrywide hartal from October 27, if they don’t get permission for on October 25 grand rally. The decision was taken in the party’s standing committee meeting on Saturday night, sources confirmed.Besides, Opposition

BNP’s protest in dists Sunday

DHAKA: Main opposition BNP is set to stage protest rallies and processions in districts across the country on Sunday.Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir came up with the announcement after emerging from the meeting of its standing committee members in city’s

AL not to hold Oct 25 rally

DHAKA: Ruling Awami League has shelved their scheduled rally likely to be held on October 25 due to enduring uncertain political situation in the country.Mahanagar Awami League sources said that they have postponed the rally as Dhaka Metropolitan Police has banned all forms of gathering

‘Strict action if any abuse on minority’

DHAKA: Opposition BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia categorically asserted that firm action would be taken if any violence on minority takes place.The opposition Leader came up with the assertion while exchanging greetings with Hindu community for Shuva Bijaya at city’s Gulshan Ladies Club

AL upholds people’s faith: PM

DHAKA: Awami League president and also Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina claimed they upheld the faith people kept on her party while voted to power.“We have changed the Constitution getting 2/3 votes in the parliament and have strengthened the parliamentary democracy,” she added.She came

BNP seeks permission from DMP

DHAKA: The Chief Whip of main opposition BNP Zainul Abdin Farroque sought permission from Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) for October 25 rally.Farroque along with Shahid Uddin Chowdhury Annie went to DMP commissioner’s office at around 1:30 pm Saturday. They applied to get permission to

JP to quit grand alliance Oct 24!

DHAKA: Jatiya Party (JP) presidium Saturday decided to quit ruling grand alliance on October 24, a reliable source confirmed. Several presidium members in the meeting told banglanews that party’s chairman HM Ershad said that the announcement of leaving grand alliance would be given on