Monday, 05 Jun, 2023


Mirza Fakhrul flies to Singapore for treatment

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and his wife Rahat Ara Begum flew to Singapore for treatment on early Friday (Feb 10) night. BNP media wing member Sayrul Kabir Khan confirmed the matter.  Sayrul Kabir said that Mirza Fakhrul and

National Election to be held in December: Quader

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said that the national elections will be held on December, 2023. He was addressing a joint meeting with Dhaka Metropolitan North and South Awami League leaders at the party's central office on

AL thinks BNP as political opponent: Quader

Obaidul Quader, General Secretary of Bangladesh Awami League (AL) today (Feb 10) said we wanted to compete with BNP as a political opponent from the beginning, but they have always considered us as enemies. He was addressing a joint meeting with Dhaka Metropolitan North and South Awami

Turkey-Syria quake: BNP postpones today's march programme

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has postponed its road-march programme slated to begin at 2:00pm on Thursday in the capital, considering the recent terrible earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. BNP acting office secretary Sayed Imran Saleh Prince confirmed the matter on Wednesday (Feb

Moslem Uddin Ahmad MP passes away

Moslem Uddin Ahmad, a valiant freedom fighter and Awami League lawmaker from the Chattogram-8 constituency, died at a hospital in the capital early Monday. He was 73. He breathed his last around 12:38am while undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital in the capital. Moslem Uddin had

BNP's ill politics impedes Bangladesh's progress in democracy index: Hasan  

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Sunday said the country's democracy would have reached a better position in the democracy index if BNP didn't take the path of ill politics. He said: "BNP took the path of ill politics by boycotting and stepping down

Mohila Dal leader Sultana's case: Probe report submission March 23

A Dhaka court today (Feb 5) set March 23 for submitting the probe report against Sultana Ahmed, former general secretary of Jatiyatabadi Mohila Dal, in a Digital Security Act (DSA) case.   Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Rajesh Chowdhury passed the order as police failed to submit

No bar to GM Quader for performing party activities

The High Court cleared the way for GM Quader to perform his duties as Jatiya Party Chairman. A single HC bench of Justice Muhammad Abdul Hafiz passed the order on Sunday. On January 19, the HC stayed the lower court embargo on GM Quader for eight weeks. The court, at the same time,

BNP's march in all unions on February 11

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will hold a march programme in all unions across the country on February 11 to realise their 10-point demand, including the formation of a caretaker government to hold the next national election. BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir made

Ganatantra Mancha's nationwide march on Feb 11

Ganatantra Mancha, an alliance of seven political parties, will organise a march and mass campaign programme across the country on February 11 to press home their 14-point demand, including the resignation of the Awami League (AL) government. Saiful Haque, general secretary of

BNP set to begin Nayapaltan rally at 2pm 

As part of the ongoing simultaneous movement against the current government, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is set to start its rally in front of its Naya Paltan central office today. Leaders, activists and supporters of the party have thronged at the venue ahead of its

Gazette issued asking Tarique-Zubaida's appearance in graft case

A gazette notification was issued yesterday (Jan 30) asking BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman and his wife Zubaida Rahman to appear before the court on February 6, in a graft case filed against them by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC). According to the gazette, warrants have been

Cancellation of registration: Jamaat gets 2 months to prepare appeal 

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Tuesday gave Jamaat-e-Isami two months to prepare a summary of their appeal against a High Court verdict that scrapped its registration. The court said if Jamaat-e-Islami did not submit the summary within two months, the appeal would be

Khaleda’s Niko graft case hearing on Feb 14

A Dhaka court today (Jan 30) fixed February 14 to hold hearing on charge framing in Niko graft case against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia. Judge Sheikh Hafizur Rahman passed the order at a temporary courtroom of the Dhaka Special Judge's Court-9 at Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj.

Next hearing in Khaleda Zia’s Gatco graft case March 14

A Dhaka court today set March 14 for holding a hearing in a graft case against BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and 14 others. Judge Ali Hossen of Dhaka Special Judge Court-3 re-fixed the date after filing a plea by defendant lawyer for extending time of hearing on charge framing due

‘Does media not have the right to speak the truth that goes against BNP?’ - Sajeeb Wazed asks

Prime Minister’s ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has called out BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir for criticizing Somoy TV for its report on the convictions of party chairperson Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman. In a post on his verified Facebook page

Dhaka march: BNP asks govt to resign without delay 

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has called upon the current government to resign without delay. He made this comment before the inauguration of the march program organized by Dhaka North City unit BNP at Badda in the capital on Saturday (January 28). Fakhrul said

BNP's march in Dhaka begins

The BNP has begun its four-day march program in the capital to press home their 10-point demand, including holding the next general election under a non-party caretaker government. The first of the road marches, organised by the party's Dhaka North unit, started from the Suvastu

Indictment hearing in Khaleda's two cases on Feb 23

A Dhaka court today set February 23 for holding hearing on charge framing in two cases, one for observing fake birthday on National Mourning Day and another for stigmatizing the War of Liberation, lodged against BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia. Today was fixed for holding the

BNP announces 4-day march in Dhaka

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) today (Jan 26) announced a four-day march programme in Dhaka to press home its 10-point demand. BNP's Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir made the announcement at a press conference at the BNP headquarters in the capital's