Saturday, 02 Mar, 2024

Politics

Drama being staged in the name of polls, BNP to EU team

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Wednesday (December 27) informed the EU electoral expert delegation that 'a drama' is going to be staged in the name of election.   A six-member BNP politician talked to the visiting European Union (EU) election expert virtually.

Faridpur AL leader arrested for attack on AK Azad's supporters

A local Awami League (AL) leader was arrested for allegedly attacking a supporter of independent candidate AK Azad in Faridpur on Tuesday (December 27). Tofazzel Hossain Samrat, 46, is the president of Alibad Union unit AL. Shahidul Islam, officer-in-charge of Faridpur Kotwali

PM to address public rally in Kotalipara Saturday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to address a public rally in her constituency (Gopalganj-3) on Saturday. Marking the rally, a preparatory meeting was held at Awami League upazila unit office on Wednesday (December 27) in Kotalipara of Gopalganj. Former senior secretary Md

Rizvi distributes leaflets in Dhaka to press for election boycott 

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Advocate Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has organized a mass campaign in the Dhaka's Shantinagar to boost the party’s non-cooperation movement and call on the public to boycott the upcoming national polls scheduled for January 7. He distributed leaflets

PM in Rangpur for election campaign

Awami League (AL) President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in the northwestern division of Bangladesh on Tuesday (December 26) morning, as part of her party's campaign for the 12th national parliamentary election.   The prime minister’s younger sister Sheikh

Youth held while trying to enter Khaleda’s cabin put on 2 day remand

A Dhaka court today (December 24) placed a youth, who was detained for attempting to illegally enter the Evercare Hospital cabin where BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia is admitted and taking treatment, on two-day remand. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Farah Diba Chanda passed the order

BNP announces mass contact programmes on Dec 26-28

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will distribute leaflets on December 26, 27 and 28 and conduct mass contact programmes to drum up support in favour of their campaign to boycott the January 7 national election. The party announced its three-day programmes from December 26-28 as

None will be allowed to foil polls: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (December 24) said none will be allowed to get benefits by burning people to death and foiling the upcoming general election slated for January 7. She said: "No one will be allowed to get benefit by burning people to death and foiling the

Vote for boat, otherwise utility services to be snapped: Rupganj BCL leader

A local Chhatra League leader has threatened voters in Rupganj of Narayanganj to cut off their electricity, gas, and water supplies if they do not vote for “boat,” the election symbol of the Awami League, in the upcoming parliamentary polls, slated for January 7. 

Election boycott will narrow their path of politics: Quader 

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said those who are boycotting this election will narrow their political path further. He said: "Those who announced to boycott the elections, people started boycotting them. And what else do they

BNP’s dawn-to-dusk blockade underway 

Another road, rail and waterways blockade called by the BNP is underway across Bangladesh today after a three-day mass campaign calling for boycotting the vote and a non-cooperation movement. Since 29 October, the opposition parties have enforced hartals in four phases and

Polls rally held in Kotalipara on behalf of Sheikh Hasina

An electoral rally was held on behalf of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Kalabari union of Gopalganj’s Kotalipara upazila ahead of the upcoming parliamentary election. Awami League advisory council member Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed was present as the chief guest while Prime Minister

BNP distributes leaflets in city urging to boycott polls

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Advocate Ruhul Kabir Rizvi distributed leaflets among the people through the party's campaign in favour of the non-cooperation movement in Dhaka. He distributed leaflets in Dhaka's Rampura and Shahjahanpur on Saturday (December 23). Ruhul

PM to address rallies virtually in 6 districts today

Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will join election rallies virtually in six districts today (December 23). From 3 pm today, the AL president will connect virtually to the rallies from Dhaka district AL office at Tejgaon in the capital, an AL press release said.

BNP won’t come to power till 'Qayamat': Shahjahan Omar

BNP won't be able to come to power till 'Qayamat' as they made a mistake by choosing not to contest the polls, said Awami League Jhalakathi-1 constituency candidate barrister M. Shahjahan Omar. He was delivering a speech at a rally as chief guest at Kathalia Pilot

Obaidul Quader begin election campaign

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader started his election campaign in his constituency Noakhali-5 on Friday (December 22). Quader started his election campaign after offering ziarat to the graves of his parents at Miah Bari family graveyard in Bara Rajapur village under

Rizvi leads mass campaign in Dhaka calling for poll boycott

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Advocate Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has organized a mass campaign in the capital’s Uttara and called upon the countrymen to boycott the upcoming national polls scheduled for January 7.  He distributed leaflets in the kitchen market of Sector 11,

SC upholds HC order to dispose of Fakhrul’s bail pleas

The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday (December 21) upheld a High Court order that directed the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate to accept and dispose of the bail petitions of BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in connection with 10 cases.    Justice M Enayetur Rahim,

PM to address rallies virtually in 5 districts today 

Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina will join election rallies virtually in five districts today (December 21). At 3 pm tomorrow, the AL president will connect virtually to the rallies from Dhaka district AL office at Tejgaon here, according to a AL press release issued

Jamal Mia gains huge response in election campaign with Eagle symbol

Jamal Hossain Mia, the Secretary of Industry and Commerce Affairs for the Faridpur unit Awami League, has continued his massive electoral campaign and gained a 'huge response' from people for his Eagle symbol. He is contesting from the Faridpur-2 constituency as an independent