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BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia addresses the party’s National Executive Committee meeting at Le Meridien hotel in Dhaka on Saturday. — New Age photo Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday put forth six conditions for joining the upcoming parliamentary elections. Delivering her opening speech at the party’s national executive committee meeting at Le Meridien […]

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BNP standing committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy and other activists peak out the window of a prison van after they were taken to the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Wednesday. — Indrajit Ghosh Police have lodged three cases with Ramna and Shahbagh Police Stations in the capital against over 900 leaders and activists of […]

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  BNP Standing Committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy Dhaka Tribune He was arrested on Tuesday around 9:30pm while he was returning from BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office. Police have detained BNP Standing Committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy from Gulshan area in Dhaka, according to BNP. He was picked up around 9:30pm yesterday while he was […]

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  BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir addresses Monday’s rally organised by the party’s Dhaka Metro South unit. The BNP’s Dhaka Metropolitan South unit has stopped short of calling central leaders cowards as they brace for party chief Khaleda Zia’s graft trial verdict.  The remarks came on Monday at a rally organised by the unit, which […]

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BNP Standing Committee member Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain addresses a discussion, organized by Jatiyatabadi Swechchhasebak Dal’s Dhaka north city unit, at Dhaka Reporter’s Unity (DRU) on Sunday; January 28, 2018 Focus Bangla The BNP chief will be disqualified for the next general election if she is convicted in a graft case. Two senior BNP leaders threatened to […]

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BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia presides over a meeting of the party’s National Standing Committee at her Gulshan office on Saturday, January 27, 2018 Bangla Tribune The verdict in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case against Khaleda Zia and five others is set to be delivered on February 8 Observing that the date for giving verdict in […]

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File photo of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia Dhaka Tribune BNP is trying to convince the Modi government it can do more for minorities, a Kolkata paper says A Kolkata-based newspaper has claimed that BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is trying to influence Delhi through the right wing group Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ahead of the national election […]

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Hasina wants election to keep her party in power Faruque Ahmed The High Court stay of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) election for three months in the wake of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s announcement of parliamentary election in December this year seems highly misleading. Many believe it may be art of a complex political calculation […]

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File photo of BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir  The by-polls for the mayoral post of DNCC, which was scheduled to be held on February 26, has been stayed for three months. In a knee-jerk reaction, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday accused the Awami League-led government of conspiring with the Election […]

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The Awami League has named businessman Atiqul Islam to contest in the by-election to Dhaka North City Corporation mayor’s office. RELATED STORIES Dhaka North mayoral polls: Atiqul Islam buys form for AL candidacy Atiqul meets Hasina, hopes to get AL ticket for Dhaka North mayor race Atiqul guns for Dhaka North mayor’s office after ‘getting […]

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File photo shows Tabith Awal speaking to the media after collecting his nomination form. The BNP-led coalition has again picked Md Tabith Awal to run for the mayor in the by-polls to the Dhaka North City Corporation.  Party Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir named the pick before the media late on Monday, after the […]

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  HONESTY AND SINCERITY IN POLITICAL LIFE By F R Chowdhury    Jan. 14, 2018   As we embrace the New Year, I try to recollect some of the persons in our recent politics who, to the best of my knowledge, maintained a clean image in politics. They refrained from the lure of corruption. They […]

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