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The Election Commission, or EC, has suspended voting in the local government election to Cumilla’s Titas Upazila over irregularities, the EC’s Joint Secretary (Public Relations) SM Asaduzzaman said on Sunday. Polls to 107 Upazilas in the fourth phase of the staggered election opened at 8am on Sunday. Two hours into the elections, gunshots were fired […]

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File photo of BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Photo from BNP’s Facebook page Rizvi alleged that 30,000 modern 12-bore shotguns and 30,000 cartridges were bought, spending several thousand crores of taka, but,  the government failed to purchase modern equipment to douse fire BNP came down heavily upon the government, for its negligence, […]

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Bangladesh people don’t have independence: BNP UNB . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Mar 27, 2019             The opposition BNP on Wednesday alleged that people are no longer independent in Bangladesh as the Awami League government has revived “one-party rule”. “Though we achieved independence (in 1971), we don’t have freedom any […]

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Dr Kamal: Equality yet to be fully achieved Mehedi Al Amin and Mizanur Rahman, from the National Memorial in Savar Dhaka Tribune March 26th, 2019 File photo of Gono Forum President and Jatiya Oikya Front leader Dr Kamal Hossain Mehedi Hasan/ Dhaka Tribune ‘We want to see equal distribution of assets among people’ Gono Forum […]

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JOF leaders attend a discussion organised to mark the death anniversary of BNP’s former general secretary late KM Obaidur Rahman at the Diploma Engineers Institute in Dhaka on Sunday. — New Age photo BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday alerted party activists about conspiracies hatched to split BNP and its unity with […]

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The Daily Star  March 23, 2019 Rowshan appointed deputy opposition leader in JS Raushan Ershad. File photo Star Online Report Jatiya Party (Ershad) today appointed Rowshan Ershad, senior co-chairperson of the party, as deputy leader of the opposition in the House, relieving GM Quader from the post. “As Chairman of Jatiya Party and leader of […]

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AL leader detained with gun at Dhaka airport  Arifur Rahman Rabbi  Dhaka Tribune March 22nd, 2019 Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport/File photo 35 rounds of bullets were also seized at the time An Awami League leader has been detained with a gun by the Aviation Security in the domestic terminal of the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. […]

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Awami League leader Obaidul Quader has successfully undergone a bypass surgery at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore on Wednesday. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, or BSMMU, Director Prof Abu Naser Rizvi, who has accompanied the minister to Singapore, said: “The bypass surgery was completed today (Wednesday) in Singapore’s Mount Elizabeth Hospital under the leadership of […]

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File photo of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia being taken to the Old Dhaka Central Jail from BSMMUMehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune   The court has set April 1 for the next hearing on charge framing against 11 people, including Khaleda, in the Niko graft case BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has said that the party’s […]

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The BNP says that people will not accept the government’s decision to raise gas prices. “Our stance is clear,” BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said at a media briefing at the party’s central offices on Sunday. “We will never accept a rise in the price of gas. Neither will the people of this […]

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Fakhrul elected vice-chairman of APDU  Nawaz Farhin Antara Dhaka Tribune March 16th, 2019 File photo of BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir BNP is the first Bangladeshi party to become a member of the democracy advocacy organization BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has been elected one of the three vice-chairmen of Asia […]

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DAB leader Farhad Haleem says imprisoned BNP chief Khaleda Zia ‘does not want’ to go to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) and instead wants to receive treatment at Dhaka’s private United Hospital. Preparations were underway to bring Khaleda, who is suffering from arthritis and various other medical issues, to BSMMU for treatment but the […]

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