Saturday, 30 Sep, 2023


Khaleda suggests combined effort to bolster party strength, continue movement

DHAKA: BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia called upon leaders and activists to put in their combined effort to bolster the party’s strength staying above all kinds of controversies.Khaleda made the call on Thursday night when party’s student union secretary Shahid Uddin Chowdhury Annee MP,

HC quashes NasimÔÇÖs corruption case

DHAKA: The High Court on Thursday quashed a case filed by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) against former Home Minister and Awami League leader Mohammad Nasim.The High Court bench comprising Justice Dostagir Hossain and Justice AKM Jahirul Haque in the verdict scrapped the 13-year jail

Moudud welcomes SC verdict on 5th Amendment

DHAKA: Main opposition BNP`s Standing Committee member Barrister Moudud Ahmed MP welcomed the Supreme Court verdict that finally proscribed the 5th Amendment to the Constitution and prescribed restoration of the fundamental state principles by retaining some provisions of the impugned

Sayedee on 4-day remand in two cases, one on attempt to murder Azad

DHAKA: Two Dhaka courts Thursday placed Nayeb-e-Ameer of Jamaat Delwar Hossain Sayedee on four days’ remand in two cases, one on attempt to murder Prof Humayun Azad. Metropolitan Magistrate SK Tofael Hassan granted one-day fresh remand in the ‘attempt-to-murder’ case for the deadly

Countrywide demo begins for Jamaat leadersÔÇÖ release

DHAKA: Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh Thursday kicked off weeklong countrywide demonstrations demanding release of its detained leaders and activists, the top four of them now facing war-crime trial.On Wednesday, Jamaat acting secretary-general ATM Azharul Islam announced the program at a

Bandarban JCD committee President, GS selected before council

BANDARBAN: President and general secretary of the district Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) committee were selected before its council scheduled to be held on Friday next. According to the district JCD leaders and activists, Sabikur Rahman Jewel was selected as president and Doulatul Kabir

Mannan Bhuiyan now beyond everything: Delwar

DHAKA: BNP Secretary-General Khandaker Delwar Hossain said Mannan Bhuiyan, his dissident predecessor in the party, is now beyond everything and that the countrymen and history would evaluate his political career in future.He made the guarded remark after attending the second janaza for

ProfessorsÔÇÖ puzzling Islamist prance

DHAKA: Police Tuesday detained a leader of the banned Islamist outfit Hizb-ut-Tahrir who is also a university teacher who teaches business know-how.Mahmudul Hasan Fayeji, Lecturer of Marketing of Jagannath University, was held on the Dhaka University campus.      Dr Saiful Islam

BNPÔÇÖs next move: mass procession on Aug 9 in city

DHAKA: Opposition BNP will stage a mass procession in the capital on August 9 as part of its ongoing anti-government movement.Party chairperson and opposition leader Khaleda Zia will lead the march that will kick-start from Paltan Maidan, the historic ground that was made off-limits to

Jamaat threatens AL: Peace Committee members from AL?

DHAKA:  Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh threatened the ruling Awami League to disclose the names of AL leaders who were on wartime Peace Committee in 1971, now that its top leaders are in the dock on war-crime charges.The top leaders of Jamaat made the comment at an opinion-exchange meeting

Arrest warrant issued against 21 accused in Pilkhana carnage case

DHAKA: A Dhaka court Monday issued arrest warrant against 21 fugitives from the case of mutiny-time carnage at Pilkhana BDR headquarters, as the trial is underway. It also ordered confiscation of their property. Metropolitan Magistrate SK Tofail Hassan passed the orders taking into

Annee gets bail in four cases

DHAKA: The High Court Monday granted ad-interim bail for three months to BNP MP Shahid Uddin Chowdhury Annee in the four cases. The HC bench comprising Justice Syed Mohammad Dastagir Hossain and Justice AKM Zahirul Haque passed the order after four separate bail petitions were filed by

Nizami, Mojaheed on fresh 3-day remand

DHAKA: A Dhaka court Monday placed Jamaat Ameer Matiur Rahman Mizami and Secretary-General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed on three days remand in a terrorism case filed with Kadamtali thana in the capital.Metropolitan Magistrate Roksana Begum Happy issued the order after the investigation

25 ÔÇÿAllahr DalÔÇÖ activists on 3-day remand

GAIBANDHA: Police took 24 operatives of the banned Islamist outfit ‘Allahr Dal’ on a three-day remand Monday.Judicial magistrate Jalal Uddin passed the order on Sunday after Sadar thana police produced them before a court with a 10-day remand prayer.OC of the Sadar thana Akbar Hossain

Govt. out to cling to power amending constitution: Delwar at demo

DHAKA: BNP leaders Sunday deplored that the government goes great guns to amend the constitution trying to cling to power, as the main opposition party staged a demonstration in the capital against the government’s various measures.The criticism came from a protest rally organized by

Try Pakistani Army first for war crimes: Jamaat-e-Islami

DHAKA: Jamaat-e-Islami Sunday asked the government to try the Pakistani Army members for war crimes instead of putting in the dock leaders and workers of the party for their alleged involvement in ‘crime against humanity’ during the 1971 liberation war. “If you dare, try to catch

Successful surgery on MannanÔÇÖs windpipe

DHAKA: A successful surgical operation was done on the windpipe of former BNP secretary-general Abdul Mannan Bhuiyan Sunday for healing his breathing problems.Confirming the operation Bhuiyan’s personal physician Dr Bazlul Gani Bhuiyan said a nine-member medical team led by Dr Sanwar

BNP joint secy general, org secys special meet

DHAKA:  Opposition BNP has taken up initiative to gear up divisional and district level leaders and activists of the party and its front organization. Party’s joint secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir sat with the joint secretary generals and organizing secretaries of the

No chance to create anarchy over tender in Ctg: Amir Khasru

CHITTAGONG: Chittagong Metropolitan BNP President Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury Saturday said none involved with BNP or Awami League politics could create anarchy in the CCC over tender distribution.“There was opportunity of corruption during the regime of last army-backed caretaker

Surgery on MannanÔÇÖs windpipe postponed

DHAKA: Physicians refrained from doing surgical operation on the malfunctioning windpipe of former BNP secretary-general Abdul Mannan Bhuiyan Saturday.They had to postpone the operation as there was not enough platelet in his blood, said Mannan’s personal physician Bazlul Gani Bhuiyan.