Thursday, 28 Sep, 2023


KhaledaÔÇÖs nephew Duke on 4-day remand

DHAKA: A Dhaka court placed BNP chairperson and ex-PM Khaleda Zia`s nephew Saiful Islam Duke on four days’ remand in the August 21 grenade-attack case, taking the probe close into the corridors of power of the past government.Duke was also private secretary to the then prime minister,

Law cannot determine ÔÇÿproclaimer of independenceÔÇÖ: BNP

DHAKA: The opposition BNP said law cannot make one proclaimer of independence as it is a historical fact and people know who that person was. A number of senior leaders of BNP made the identical comment in their reaction after the High Court verdict on the 7th amendment to the

CocoÔÇÖs parole extended by 40 days thru HC stay on cancellation

DHAKA: The High Court stayed for 40 days the government decision canceling the parole of Arafat Rahman Koko, younger son of BNP chairperson and ex-PM Khaleda Zia.An HC bench of Justice MA Wahhab Miah and Justice Kazi Rezaul Haque passed the order in response to a writ petition filed on

Shun politics of ÔÇÿvengeance and conspiracyÔÇÖ, BNP asks govt

DHAKA: Staging a restrained demonstration in the restriction-bound capital Thursday against the cancellation of Coco’s parole, the main opposition BNP asked the government to shun politics of ‘vengeance and conspiracy’.Standing committee member of the party Khandaker Mosharraf

Jamaat leader Rafiqul on 3-day remand

DHAKA: Dhaka city Jamaat-e-Islami chief Rafiqul Islam Khan was Thursday remanded for three days in the case of torching a car in pre-hartal violence.Third Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Md Ali Hussain passed the order of remand as the Detective Branch of police produced him

Death threat to PM: 3 BNP leaders get time to submit bail orderÔÇÖs copy

DHAKA: Three senior BNP leaders got nearly four months to submit to the court the copies of their bail orders in a case they have been sued in for threatening Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.A Dhaka court Wednesday fixed December 21 as the latest date for submitting the copies of bail

Govt shifting blames to BNP to hide their failure: Fakhrul

DHAKA: Opposition BNP Wednesday alleged the government is shifting blames for everything to BNP only to cover up its “failures”, which put the country’s situation on a slide.“The ministers of the government, including the prime minister, are misguiding the common people of the

City Jamaat Ameer Rafiqul Arrested<br>Violation of the rule of law, human rights: Azharul

DHAKA: Police arrested Dhaka City Jamaat Ameer Rafiqul Islam Khan from his Mirpur residence on Wednesday noon, just a day after the High Court granted him anticipatory bail.  Operation Officer of Mirpur Model Thana Abu Bakr told that the Jamaat leader was arrested

RU BCL president, secretary expelled over colleagueÔÇÖs killing

DHAKA: Rajshahi University Chhatra League president Awal Kabir Joy and general secretary Majedul Islam Apu were expelled Tuesday over their political colleague’s death.BCL Central office secretary Al-Mamun-Rupak told that the decision against the RU BCL leaders was

Govt investigates grenade attack without political interference: Quamrul

DHAKA: State Minister for Law Quamrul Islam Tuesday said the government is investigating the August 21 grenade attack on Awami League rally without any kind of political interference to take the misdirected probe onto right track.“The BNP-Jamaat alliance government tried to divert the

Jamaat city Ameer Rafiqul gets bail

DHAKA: The High Court Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to Dhaka Metropolitan Jamaat Ameer Rafiqul Islam Khan in six separate cases until filing the police reports.  At the same time, the HC issued a rule upon the government to explain within four weeks why he should not be granted

HC scraps jail sentence of Shahjahan

DHAKA: The High Court Tuesday scrapped a special-court verdict sentencing former BNP minister Shahjahan Siraj for concealing wealth information to the Anti-Corruption Commission during the rule of the past interim regime.An HC bench of Justice Sayed Mohammad Dastagir Hossain and Justice

HC edict: donÔÇÖt arrest or harass MP Shaon

DHAKA:  The High Court forbade law-enforcers to harass or arrest Awami League lawmaker Nurunnabi Chowdhury Shaon, sued in the case of murder of his party leader Ibrahim, until the start of the trial. An HC bench comprising Justice Mohammad Shamsul Huda and Justice Abu Bakkar Siddique

Nizami sent to jail after latest remand

DHAKA: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami was Tuesday sent back to jail after his latest remand in a case filed under the anti-terrorism act with Kadamtali police station, one of a number of cases he and his party colleagues are facing. Metropolitan Magistrate AKM Emdadul

Mirza Abbas gets bail in a bunch of 3 cases

DHAKA: The High Court Tuesday granted ad-interim bail to former BNP minister Mirza Abbas in three cases filed on charges of vandalizing and torching vehicles during the June 27 hartal. Also, the court issued a rule upon the government to explain within four weeks why he “should not be

Khaleda directed August 21 grenade attack: Matia

DHAKA: Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury accused the then Prime Minister Khaleda Zia of directing the August 21 grenade attack in 2004 in a bid to destroy Awami League and its leaders.“Tarique Rahman conducted the grisly attack at the dictate of Khaleda Zia under government

War crimes investigators start probe about Golam Azam

BRAHMANBARIA: The investigation team of the International Crimes Tribunal Monday started investigation here about suspects for crimes against humanity during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War, including former Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Golam Azam. The investigators recorded the statements of

August 21 carnage patrons to be tried: Hanif

DHAKA: Awami League Joint Secretary Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif Monday said the patronisers of the August 21 grenade attack would be brought for trial.“The grenade attack was not an isolated incident. The government will put them on dock,” he told a discussion held at Jagannath University

Don`t mess up 21 Aug grenade attack case like BDR case: Delwar

DHAKA: Opposition BNP Secretary-General Khandaker Delwar Hossain Monday asked the government not to mess up the trial of 21 August grenade attack like the BDR murder case. “Don’t use any case for political aggrandizement so that the real criminal be out of touch,” he said addressing

Jubo League leader shot dead in city

DHAKA: A Dhaka City Jubo League leader was shot dead in city’s Sheorapara area on Sunday night, few days after a young leader of the ruling party was slain in Segunbagicha area.            The deceased was identified as Mamun Hossain, 25, convener of No-9 unit of the city