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  The BNP-led 20-party opposition alliance partner Bangladesh Kalyan Party (BKP) has alleged that its secretary general Aminur Rahman has remained missing for three days. Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson and former prime minister Khaleda Zia voiced concern over the matter and accused that the government is behind the abduction. Kalyan Party chairman Syed Muhammad […]

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said BNP is making dramatic pleas as the next election is approaching fast. Addressing a discussion in the city marking 42nd martyrdom anniversary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the prime minister said BNP-Jamaat tried to destroy a nation in the name of movement to foil the 2014 election. ‘Now BNP […]

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সরকারের সঙ্গে বিচার বিভাগের দ্বন্দ্বের শুরু ২২ বছর আগে ৬ প্রধান বিচারপতিই রাষ্ট্রপতির ক্ষমতা বাতিল চেয়েছিলেন 29 August 2017 মিজানুর রহমান খান ২৯ আগস্ট ২০১৭, ০৬:০০ প্রিন্ট সংস্করণ অনুসন্ধান   *  অধস্তন বিচারকদের তদারকি ক্ষমতা উচ্চ আদালতের অনধিক এক শ বিচারকের অপসারণ পদ্ধতির রায় নিয়ে বিতর্ক চলছে। কিন্তু চাপা পড়ে আছে অধস্তন আদালতের দেড় হাজার […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday urged on duty administration and law enforcement agencies to give shelter to fleeing Rohingya people in Bangladesh. In a statement, Khaleda, who is now staying in London, also urged the authorities concerned to provide overall security to Myanmar Rohingya men, women and children who fled in fear […]

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Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury has asked Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha to leave Bangladesh, or get treatment at a mental hospital, following a bitter spat between the ruling Awami League and the CJ over the 16th Amendment verdict. “You don’t like anything in Bangladesh. You should leave the country or get treatment in Hemayetpur,” the […]

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Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said on Sunday the remarks of former Supreme Court judge AHM Shamsuddin Chowdhury about the court is tantamount to contempt of court. The BNP leader made the remarks after placing wreaths at the grave of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam on […]

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With the next election just over a year away, the party’s central leaders are scrambling to resolve the problems With the 11th parliamentary election just over a year away and numerous aspiring candidates vying for nominations, infighting has now become the biggest headache for the Awami League. A large number of aspirants also mean that […]

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Jamaat-Shibir men join Awami League seeking a change in fortunes Fazlur Rahman Raju On May 24, around 500 leaders and activists of Jamaat in Noakhali joined Awami League Over the last decade, pressured by limited political space, many leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student front Chhatra Shibir have been joining the Awami League and its […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday held Awami League responsible for August 21, 2004 grenade attack on its rally to embarrass the then BNP government. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi addressing ahead of a prayer session said that August 21 grenade attack was a ‘well- planned’ incident of Awami League to embarrass the […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday expressed fear that the government might move to remove chief justice SK Sinha creating an excuse of calling him ‘mentally sick.’ The party said the ruling party was annoyed over the recent verdict that scrapped 16th amendment to the constitution which re-empowered parliament for removal of Supreme Court judges for […]

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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 […]

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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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