Thursday, 28 Sep, 2023


Charge framing hearing against Khulna Jamaat Ameer on Sep 2

KHULNA: A Khulna court Monday fixed September 2 for hearing on charge framing against Khulna city Jamaat Ameer and former MP Mia Golam Parwar and 47 others in a case filed in speedy trial act.Judge Abu Shamim Azad of Metropolitan Speedy Trial Tribunal passed the order for lack of

BNP conspiring to make government unpopular: AL

DHAKA:  Leaders of the ruling Awami League blamed BNP for conspiring against the government to make it unpopular trying to grab power. The Al leaders made the comment on Sunday evening at a discussion and doa mehfil organized by Diploma Engineers’ Association to mark the national

Political ambition in judiciary creates political instability: SQ Chowdhury

DHAKA: Opposition BNP`s standing committee member Salauddin Quader Chowdhury MP Sunday opined that the constitutional and political stability is disrupted due to political ambitions in the judiciary.  "The Chief Justices have maintained their tradition extending their support to military

Are we in constitutional crisis? Asks Fakhrul

DHAKA: Opposition BNP apprehended that the country is heading towards a constitutional crisis after the back-to-back abrogation of the fifth and the seventh amendments by court orders.“Where do we stand? Are we in a constitutional crisis as the 7th amendment to the constitution was

Democracy revived after 5th, 7th amendment: Moudud

KHULNA: BNP standing committee member Barrister Moudud Ahmed Sunday said democracy returned in the country through the fifth and seventh constitutional amendments, which were enacted in the process of transition from two martial-law regimes. “Democracy was revived in the country through

Abbas gets bail in all cases

DHAKA: A Dhaka court granted bail to detained BNP Standing Committee member and ex-minister Mirza Abbas in the latest two cases filed with Mirpur and New Market thanas on charges of torching and vandalizing cars.  With these two bail orders, the BNP leader got interim release in all six

Khaleda flies to KSA Monday for Umrah

DHAKA: Opposition leader and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia leaves for Saudi Arabia Monday for performing Umrah at the special invitation of Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.She will be accompanied by her family members, officials of her office and a group of journalists on the

Sohel Taj MP to return home Sept 3

DHAKA: Estranged former state minister for Home Affairs Sohel Taj will return home on September 3 from the United States of America. Sohel, son of Bangladesh’s founder-prime minister Tajuddin Ahmed, tendered his resignation from the cabinet of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reportedly in

Myriad people to lose everything, says DGFI report on DAP

DHAKA:  The government opts for giving a second thought to the much-debated Detailed Area Plan (DAP) amid ongoing protests by people who are to bear the brunt of expansion of the capital through massive acquisitions. Several hundred people have been staging demonstrations in different

Govt to bring back fugitive Bangabandhu killers: Quamrul

DHAKA: State Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Advocate Quamrul Islam Saturday said the fugitive killers of Bangabandhu would be brought back to execute the court verdict against them."A committee has already been formed to bring back the fugitives and the government is

Govt ruling country banking on ÔÇÿrepressive policyÔÇÖ: Delwar

DHAKA: Opposition BNP Secretary-General Khandaker Delwar Hossain Saturday bitterly criticized the government for what he said its iron rule based on `repressive policy`.   "The accused of Malibagh murder case have been released on political considerations, but Mirza Abbas has not been

Govt rule overshadows autocracy: Jamaat from rally

DHAKA: Pushed into tight corners, Jamaat-e-Islami lashed out at government policies as its leaders said the ruling Awami League outshone an ‘autocratic’ regime by “repressing” opposition leaders and denying political right to protest.“We could stage demonstration on streets even

Mentors of 5th, 7th amendments to face action: Obaidul

DHAKA: Awami League presidium member Obaidul Kader said after the abrogation of the 5th and the 7th amendments to the constitution, the government would now decide action against behind-the-scene actors in bringing such repugnant constitutional changes.He made the comment Saturday as the

Abbas shown arrested for torching car

DHAKA: Family members, followers and his party activists gathered in front of Dhaka Central Jail from Saturday morning to greet Mirza Abbas on his release on bail, but all got frustrated once again.       The detained BNP Standing Committee member and ex-minister was shown arrested

Two Jubo Dal leaders arrested in Habiganj

HABIGANJ: Police on Friday night arrested two local Jubo Dal leaders from Lakhai upazila on charge of looting and vandalizing an iftar party.Arrested Abdul Mannan, Sadar upazila Jubo Dal convener, and Kumed Ali, joint-convener, were taken into Sadar thana. Police said a gang of

People cry out for govt misrule: Mosharraf

DHAKA: Opposition BNP’s standing committee member Khondakar Mosharaff Hossain Friday alleged that countrymen have started crying out in agony for the government’s misrule.“Because of government, the price hike of essential commodities is yet to be controlled and people’s

Implementing HC verdict on 7th amendment will be big challenge for govt : Moudud

DHAKA : BNP Standing Committee member Barrister Moudud Ahmed Friday said implementing the High Court verdict on the seventh constitutional amendment would be a big challenge for the government. Giving his reaction over the High Court verdict at his Gulshan residence, the BNP leader said,

RU student politics claims 29 lives in 39 years

RAJSHAHI: Some 29 people were died and over 2000 injured in fatal 62 clashes in Rajshahi University for last 39 years since independence.   Among the deceased, 27 were the students of different departments of the university. The university remained closed for around 600 days following

JU expels 23 infighting BCL activists, 6 permanently

SAVAR: Jahangirnagar University Thursday expelled six of the infighting Bangladesh Chhatra League activists, including organizing secretary Shahadat Hossain Reza, from the varsity permanently.The varsity authority also punished 17 other activists of the ruling party by suspending them for

BNP-Jamaat conspiring to foil war-criminal trial, says Sahara

DHAKA: Home Minister Advocate Sahara Kahtun urged the Chhatra League to build up public opinion in support of the trial of the war criminals, as she said opponents are active to foil it."BNP and Jamaat are cooking up conspiracy against the trial of war criminals, but Chhatra League has to