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BNP likely to call hartal again ahead of Ramadan

BNP likely to call hartal again ahead of Ramadan

The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is likely to opt for tougher programmes like hartal ahead of Ramadan, party’s senior leaders said, as the holy month of fasting and festivals usually brings a lull on the outdoor political arena.

2010-07-23 18:24:29
Sayedee on fresh 2-day remand

Sayedee on fresh 2-day remand

Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee was placed for remand for two days on Friday for his alleged attempt to kill writer Dr Humayan Azad.

2010-07-22 22:31:01
Govt pushing opposition towards hartal: Fakhrul

Govt pushing opposition towards hartal: Fakhrul

With their latest move for a mass hunger strike stalled, BNP Friday alleged that the government is pushing the opposition towards tougher action like hartal by blocking all ways of democratic protest.

2010-07-22 22:06:47
5 BCL men held with firearms in Habiganj

5 BCL men held with firearms in Habiganj

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel held five men of Chhatra League’s district unit including its leader here and recovered firearms from their possessions.

2010-07-22 20:52:17
JCD leader slaughtered in Rajshahi

JCD leader slaughtered in Rajshahi

Unidentified terrorists slaughtered a local Chhatra Dal leader at Maipara bazar in Puthia upazila on Thursday night.

2010-07-22 18:13:02
War criminalsÔÇÖ trial now a ÔÇÿmatter of timeÔÇÖ: Ashraful

War criminalsÔÇÖ trial now a ÔÇÿmatter of timeÔÇÖ: Ashraful

Awami League General Secretary and LGRD Minster Syed Ashraful Islam Thursday said staging the trial of war criminal is now only a ‘matter of time’.

2010-07-22 01:06:12
Maiden meeting of constitution committee on July 29: Sajeda invites BNP

Maiden meeting of constitution committee on July 29: Sajeda invites BNP

The special committee for amending the Constitution would sit in its maiden meeting on July 29 at 11am in the cabinet room of the national parliament to get down to their task of high historical importance.

2010-07-22 00:06:15
BNPÔÇÖs July 25 hunger strike halts

BNPÔÇÖs July 25 hunger strike halts

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will stage a demonstration at Muktangan on July 25 failing to get permission to observe mass hunger strike at Paltan Maidan.

2010-07-21 23:53:20
Quamruzzaman, Quader Mollah on fresh remand

Quamruzzaman, Quader Mollah on fresh remand

Assistant secretary general of Jamaat-e-Islami Quamruzzaman and Abdul Quader Mollah were placed on remand for 11 days each on Thursday in four separate cases.

2010-07-21 22:53:10
Door open for BNP to join the powerful constitutional amendment committee: Sengupta

Door open for BNP to join the powerful constitutional amendment committee: Sengupta

Co-chairman of the special committee formed Wednesday for constitutional amendment Suranjit Sengupta Thursday said the door was still open for the boycotting BNP to join the panel for making changes to the much-mutilated constitution.

2010-07-21 22:52:09
Nine Shibir men held in CoxÔÇÖs Bazar

Nine Shibir men held in CoxÔÇÖs Bazar

Police arrested nine Shibir activists from Cox’s Bazar Government University College area Wednesday night.

2010-07-21 21:49:45
Constitution amendment: `Illegal` AL Govt has no moral right, says Delwar

Constitution amendment: `Illegal` AL Govt has no moral right, says Delwar

Main opposition BNP`s Secretary-General Khandoker Delwar Hossain said there is no moral right of the `illegal` Awami League government to amend the constitution, a day after a parliamentary committee was formed to bring about the change.

2010-07-21 21:27:16
Zia was involved in all anarchic activities after 1975: Dy speaker

Zia was involved in all anarchic activities after 1975: Dy speaker

Deputy Speaker Colonel (Rtd) Shawkat Ali Thursday alleged that slain president Ziaur Rahman had a hand in all anarchic activities after the killing of father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1975.

2010-07-21 19:47:54
Govt to establish ÔÇÿBakshalÔÇÖ: Delwar

Govt to establish ÔÇÿBakshalÔÇÖ: Delwar

Ruling Awami League government’s move to alter the 5th amendment of the constitution is aimed at establishing ‘Bakshal regime’ that would be prohibited by mass movement, BNP secretary general Khandaker Delwar Hossain said.

2010-07-21 15:01:45
All-party constitution commission unconstitutional: BNP

All-party constitution commission unconstitutional: BNP

Main opposition BNP readily rejected the all-party parliamentary committee for amending the constitution as unconstitutional, saying that the ruling party didn’t go by the parliament’s law book.

2010-07-20 23:56:31