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BNP demands resignation of home minister

 The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has demanded resignation of the home minister, Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal, for ‘illegal’ police raid on the office of the party chief and former prime minister Khaleda Zia. “The police raid on the BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office, which was conducted on a baseless allegation is unprecedented,” BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul […]

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina, also the president of Bangladesh Awami League, addresses a two-day special extended meeting of the party at Ganabhaban in Dhaka on Saturday. — Focusbangla photo Ruling Awami League’s district committee leaders on Saturday complained that the party MPs distanced themselves from dedicated workers at the grassroots. The district leaders made the […]

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Ruhul Kabir Rizvi. — UNB file photo Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday said the prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s patrons had killed the party’s founder late president Ziaur Rahman. The party said the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, realised that Awami League leaders were involved in the killings of August 15,1975. The party rejected prime minister’s allegation […]

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The High Court today transferred Zia Charitable Trust corruption case against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia from Special Judge Court-3 to Special Judge Court-5. The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Shahidul Karim passed the order after hearing a petition filed by Khaleda Zia for transferring the case from the court of Judge […]

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Khaleda unveils Vision 2030 Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia shows a pamphlet on her party’s Vision 2030 at a press conference at Westin hotel in Dhaka on Wednesday. — New Age photo Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Wednesday unveiled her party’s detailed charter Vision 2030 pledging to balance ‘monolithic executive authority’ of […]

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The High Court today acquitted former military ruler HM Ershad in a 25-year old corruption case that involved misappropriation of Tk 1.91 crore. Ershad was acquitted as the charges were framed against him under two separates laws, the HC said while delivering verdict in three separate appeal petitions. The Anti-Corruption Commission’s lawyer Khurshid Alam Khan […]

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Comilla mayor-elect Monirul Haque Sakku has been granted bail after surrendering in court on charges brought by the Anti Corruption Commission. The BNP leader, who has been elected for a second term in the city corporation polls held in March, stands accused of acquiring wealth beyond known sources of income and hiding asset details. He […]

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Obaidul Quader. — Focusbangla file photo Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader hinted on Monday that the cabinet might be reshuffled anytime. The minister came up with the hint after coming out from cabinet meeting at Bangladesh Secretariat in the city. When asked about the prospective time, Obaidul said it is only under the […]

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Hussain Muhammad Ershad. — UNB file photo Jatiya Party chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad on Sunday launched a new political coalition United National Alliance ahead of next general election. The alliance led by Jatiya Party would accept polls result, Ershad said while launching the coalition at a press briefing at the National Press Club in Dhaka. […]

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BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia has said time has come for the ruling Awami League leaders to flee the country as they are out to make money by plundering national resources. The former prime minister said this on Tuesday night in a reference to the AL general secretary Obaidul Quader’s recent remarks that cautioned the AL […]

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At least 15 people have been injured in Jhenaidah in a clash between two BNP factions during the party’s district unit’s meeting. The incident occurred at the town’s Municipal Community Centre in the presence of Advisor to the BNP Chairperson and former Feni MP Jainal Abedin alias VP Jainal on Wednesday. The injured have been […]

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If a polls-time supportive government and a congenial atmosphere is in place, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is ready to join the ballot anytime, the party’s secretary general said on Tuesday. “The BNP has 900 candidates for 300 parliamentary seats,” Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir pointed out, emphasising his party’s readiness for general elections. The BNP […]

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