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Chief justice threatened prime minister: AL lawyers

Pro-Awami League lawyers at a human chain in front of the Supreme Court Bar Association office on the SC premises in the capital on Tuesday. Photo: Prothom Alo Pro-Awami League lawyers on Tuesday asked the chief justice, Surendra Kumar Sinha, to resign and also asked him to scrap the Supreme Court verdict that annulled the […]

Bangladesh Nationalist Party holds a news briefing at the party chairperson’s office on Tuesday night.– New Age photo The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday alleged that prime minister Sheikh Hasina in her recent statements made a ‘failed attempt to provoke people against judiciary.’ BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, flanked by senior leaders, at an urgent news conference, […]

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The Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for a lower court to continue trial proceedings of the Gatco graft case against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia. The three-member bench of Appellate Division led by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha dismissed a leave to appeal filed by Khaleda. The Supreme Court concluded the hearing […]

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In the wake of Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader’s comment on BNP’s silence over Supreme Court’s observation about its founder’s rule, party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said if Ziaur Rahman’s rule was illegitimate then Awami League’s also illegal. ‘There’s no question about the legitimacy of Ziaur Rahman’s rule. Introducing multiparty […]

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina along with Awami League leaders stand in silence paying tribute to martyrs of August 15, 1975 before a discussion at the Bangabandhu International Convention Centre in Dhaka on Wednesday.– Focusbangla photo Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said that Khandaker Mostaque and Ziaur Rahman had their part in the conspiracy to […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Wednesday called upon her party leaders and activists to come forward immediately in the aid of the flood victims at different parts of the country without waiting for the ‘corrupt government’s pity’. ‘Flood-hit people can’t be left at the mercy of a corrupt govt. I ask everyone, especially […]

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BNP on Tuesday claimed that the Awami League is actually mocking with the flood affected people as no effective steps have been taken so far to make up the losses. “Government claims there is no shortage of food. But the food storages are empty. Most of the districts are inundated and they are ravaging with […]

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The BNP claims that the government is ‘trying to create pressure’ on the chief justice over the 16th constitutional amendment verdict. Speaking at a party event on Sunday, Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said they were concerned over media reports of the Awami League general secretary’s meeting at the chief justice’s residence. “You are […]

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Ruling Bangladesh Awami League’s (AL) student wing Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on Wednesday asked its activists to find Islami Chhatra Shibir activists and thus to “resist” them. Shibir is the student organisation of Islam-based political party – Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, a key ally of main opposition party Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). “No more defensive action, we […]

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Mohammad Nasim  Ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL) presidium member Mohammed Nasim on Tuesday said the reach of the judiciary has not gone so far that it can touch the legislature. “No matter how powerful the judiciary is, the reach of the court has not gone so far that it can touch parliament,” he said at […]

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Standing with Hindus in Bangladesh Americans have a duty to press for human rights reform Washington Times Photo by: Aijaz Rahi Participants hold placards during a protest against a spate of violent attacks across the country targeting the country’s Muslim minority, in Bangalore, India, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Thousands of protestors gathered in different cities […]

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Hindu rights activist: “Bangladesh is now infested with ISIS” ISLAMIC AWAKENING by Rachel Avraham  |  on July 26th, 2017   Photo Credit: Hindu Struggle Committee In an exclusive interview, Shipan Kumer Basu, the head of the Hindu Struggle Committee, described the ascent of ISIS in Bangladesh and how it poses a threat to the Hindu community. Shipan Kumer […]

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