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Countrymen living in prison: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir today alleged that the countrymen are living inside a prison and that the people must come out of it. “I will call upon you, come forth, we must unite to take our rightful rights,” Fakhrul said at a human chain programme held at Jatiya Press Club, reports Prothom […]

Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury on Sunday warned that Awami League will have to face a trial of international standard someday for making around 500 BNP leaders and activists, including Ilias Ali, disappeared. ‘Our about 500 leaders and activists have been made disappeared. We’ll hold trial of international standard of the […]

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A woman, wife of a slain police officer, holding a child on her lap attends a programme organised by Bangladesh Police at police headquarters in Dhaka on Sunday. — New Age photo Inspector general of police AKM Shahidul Hoque on Sunday criticised a section of political leaders, terming their comments questioning the ‘anti-extremist raids’ ‘irresponsible’ […]

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BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia addresses a Pahela Baishakh celebration programme organised by Jatiyatabadi Sangskritik Sangathan at the party office in Dhaka on Friday. — New Age photo Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Friday said that none would be allowed to interfere in Bangladesh’s internal affairs in the name of friendship and development. Inaugurating […]

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Legal proceedings of four cases against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia accusing her of inciting violence have been halted by the High Court. The order came on Thursday after the court heard the former prime minister’s petition challenging the trial court’s cognizance of the chargesheet by police. It also issued a rule asking why the trial […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Wednesday claimed that procuring arms from any arms importing country, indicating India, could put adverse impact on the standard of Bangladesh Armed Forces. Khaleda said prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s recent visit to India was an utter failure as Bangladesh got nothing while India got what it wanted. The […]

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The High Court has scrapped BNP leader Tarique Rahman’s wife’s petition to drop the charges of hiding asset information against her. Zubaida Rahman was also ordered by the court to surrender to the trial court in the case filed by the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC). The bench of Justice Obaidul Hassan and Justice Krishna Debnath […]

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Abu Sufian Shamrat Introduction Intra-party democracy encourages a culture of democratic deliberation and debate on issues of national importance. Thereby, collective ownership of the party members over decision-making process is established. Also, it promotes party unity by reducing fragmentation and factionalism; creates legitimate internal conflict management systems and reduces the opportunistic and arbitrary use of […]

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Khaleda Zia. — New Age file photo A Dhaka court on Monday asked Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on April 25 in 11 cases, including a sedition filed for her remarks about the number of martyrs during the Liberation War in 1971. Dhaka Metropolitan Session Judge Kamrul Hossain Mollah passed […]

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The High Court on Sunday stayed the trial proceedings of two arson cases filed against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia. The court also issued two separate rulings asking the government to explain why the proceedings of the cases against Khaleda would not be scrapped. The bench of Justice Miftah Uddin Chowdhury and Justice ANM […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is ‘selling’ Bangladesh to India to translate her ‘dream of staying in power for life’ into reality, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has claimed. Khaleda also said the people ‘will rise against such mischief’ at a programme at her office in Gulshan on Saturday. Her comments came when the prime minister is […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday demanded disbanding of the Rapid Action Battalion for its  alleged involvement in ‘secret killings of people’ referring a Swedish radio revealing it through a recorded audio. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi at a news briefing at the party’s central office alleged that the incumbent government has turned […]

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