Monday, 05 Jun, 2023


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

AL district-level organizational programme suffers setback

DHAKA: The ruling Awami League’s organizational regeneration drive appears to have lost gear, as its top leaders’ district tours and extended meetings remained half-done. After holding meetings in 52 districts, the programme now got stuck-up, party sources said. Awami League

Mojahid, Sayedee taken in DB office for quizzing

DHAKA: Jamaat Secretary-General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojahid and Nayab-e Ameer Delwar Hossain Sayedee were taken in the BD office of Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Thursday evening for interrogation over recent developments.   They were taken at about 5:20pm for interrogating in a case

3 top Jamaat leaders accused in duo Faruque murder cases

DHAKA: Detained Jamaat Ameer Matiur Rahman Nizami, secretary-general Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojahid and Nayab-e-Ameer Delawar Hossain Sayedee have been implicated in Chhatra League leader Faruqe and burn victim Faruqe killing cases.Police took the three top leaders of Jamaat on four days’

Brawls over arrest of Jamaat top order 65 shibir activists sent to jail, 5 remanded

DHAKA: Sixty-five shibir activists, arrested Wednesday from city’s Kotwali, Paltan and Ramna thana areas amid backlash againt the arrest of three top Jamaat leaders, were sent to jail Thursday on court order. Five of the Islamic student politicos were taken on two days’ police remand

Special BNP standing committee meeting Thursday evening

DHAKA: Opposition BNP standing committee is set to sit in a special meeting on Thursday evening at party chairperson’s Gulshan office for the stocktaking of country’s latest political situation that saw some major developments.One of BNP top leaders told that the

Santu Larma dismayed over CHT accord

DHAKA: Chittagong Hill Tracts Regional Council’s Chairman Jyotirindra Bodhipriya Larma alias Santu Larma Wednesday expressed his dissatisfaction over implementation of CHT peace accord. “All the political government’s attitude towards Adivasi is the same as none of them allow our

Three arrested Jamaat leaders in dock

DHAKA: Three top-brass leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami, arrested Tuesday for allegedly hurting religious sentiment of people, were produced in Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court under strict security on Wednesday morning.Jamaat Ameer Moulana Matiur Rahman Nizami, Secretary-General Ali Ahsan

BNP demands judicial inquiry into attack on AbbasÔÇÖ family

DHAKA: The opposition BNP Tuesday demanded judicial investigation into the alleged attack by law enforcers on the residence of party’s standing committee member Mirza Abbas during the June 27 hartal. BNP Secretary-General Khandaker Delwar Hossain Tuesday made the demand from a

AL executive committee extended meeting Friday

DHAKA:  The extended meeting of Awami League executive committee will be held at Ganabhaban on Friday afternoon with party president and premier Sheikh Hasina in the chair for a much-awaited review of organizational and political affairs. Party MPs and presidents and general secretaries

Mujahid on 3-day remand in ÔÇÖ71 genocide case

DHAKA: Jamaat Secretary-General and ex-minister Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid was Thursday remanded for three days in a ‘1971 genocide’ case filed with Pallabi Police Station.Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Rokhsana Begum Happy granted the remand after CID inspector Nurul Islam

AL to take to street against Jamaat soon: Hanif

DHAKA: The ruling Banglaladesh Awami Leage is soon to take to street against any evil activity of Jamaat-e-Islami for the relase of their top leaders, said Mahbub-ul Alam Hanif, party Joint Secretary and special assistant to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He made the observations while