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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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The government is set to launch a special project purportedly aimed at pleasing voters ahead of upcoming national polls slated to be held early 2019. Under the project, the lawmakers will be given Tk 30 million each to spend within two years in the name of constructing public toilets and tube-wells their election constituencies. The […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party has smelt a rat at finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith’s remarks that the constitution would be amended repeatedly to restore parliament’s power to impeach Supreme Court judges for ‘incapacity’ and ‘misconduct’. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi at a news briefing at the central office on Saturday said the finance […]

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Hefazat now plans to field candidates in over 50 constituencies, although some of the names under consideration by the group are accused of crimes and are facing several cases Over 50 central leaders of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh are planning to take part in the next national election under the banner of various registered Islamist political parties. […]

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It was in the mid-sixties, as a schoolboy, that I first started going to the movies. I recall this movie, Mayamriga, starring Uttam Kumar. He had a dialogue in the movie that I still remember, “There are some who are knowingly ignorant and others unknowingly ignorant.” That was quite a deep statement. After all, we […]

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Haruner Rashid Khan Monno, a former minister and adviser to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, died early this morning due to old age complications at the age of 84. He breathed his last in Manikganj around 5:00am, BNP chairperson’s media wing spokesman Syrul Kabir Khan told The Daily Star this morning. Monno was the chairman of […]

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