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Tabith Awal, BNP-backed mayoral candidate of Dhaka North City Corporation, campaigns in Dhaka’s Eskaton area on the last day for campaigning for the polls, April 2015  Dhaka Tribune Tabith was BNP’s candidate in the 2015 mayor race as well BNP has finalized Tabith Mohammed Awal, the same candidate it backed for the Dhaka North City Corporation […]

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BNP leaders and activists shout slogans and march surrounding the motorcade of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in Dhaka on Wednesday after she left a makeshift court in the Old Town. — New Age photo Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday complained that the government had transferred 14 cases against the party’s chairperson, Khaleda Zia, to a […]

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Mohammad Al-Masum Molla and Partha Pratim Bhattacharjee With their main focus on the national election, archrivals Awami League and BNP will use the upcoming city corporation elections to gain ground. Sources in both the parties said they would employ their “full strength” in next month’s Dhaka North City Corporation mayoral race to make a good start early […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir addresses a news briefing at the party’s central office at Naya Paltan in Dhaka on Monday. Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said that they were ‘shocked’ by the speech of President Abdul Hamid in parliament for it had ‘no mention of […]

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BNP Standing Committee Member Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain addressing a protest program at National Press Club in Dhaka on Sunday, organized by the Agriculturalist Association of Bangladesh, protesting a recent attack by police on its leader Jafir Tuhin Focus Bangla BNP leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain also said their party would join the next election only after […]

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The ruling party, however, is yet to make a formal announcement Awami League has primarily selected former BGMEA president Atiqul Islam as its mayoral candidate in the upcoming Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) by-polls, say sources from inside the ruling party. However, the party is yet to make the formal announcement regarding the election, which […]

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বৃহস্পতিবার, ০৪ জানুয়ারী ২০১৮ ০৪:২১:১২ পূর্বাহ্ন  মন্ত্রিসভায় রদবদলকে ‘চোর ডাকাতদের প্রমোশন’ বললেন ইমরান এইচ সরকার ঢাকা: মন্ত্রিসভায় ব্যাপক রদবদল কেন্দ্র করে গণজাগরণ মঞ্চের মুখপাত্র ইমরান এইচ সরকার বলেছেন, ‘বাংলাদেশে চোর ডাকাতদের প্রমোশন চলছে। ঘুম থেকে উঠে আপনি মন্ত্রী হলে ইমরান এইচ সরকার দায়ী নয়! অবশ্য চোরদের চোর বলায় মামলা খাবার সম্ভাবনাও প্রকট!! ঠিক না?’ মন্ত্রিসভায় […]

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BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir addressing a gathering of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal in front of the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh in Dhaka on Tuesday, January 2, 2018  Khaleda arrived at the venue around 4:30pm and decided to observe a sit-in on the IEB premises, protesting the police move. BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has […]

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Ruhul Kabir Rizvi declares the program at a press conference at BNP’s Naya Paltan headquarters. BNP has announced that it will organize a rally in Dhaka and bring out black flag processions around the country on January 5 to observe the “Democracy Killing Day.” Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi declared the programs at […]

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‘If we lose the by-polls, BNP will say that our popularity has dwindled, and if BNP wins it, then we will have to face tougher competition in all upcoming elections’ The ruling Awami League is planning to launch a massive campaign early next month with the 11th parliamentary election just over a year away. Describing […]

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The BNP, which stayed away from the 2014 general elections, plans to hold a rally at the Suhrawardy Udyan on Jan 5 as a mark of protest as the party termed it a ‘voters-less election.’ The party has applied to the Dhaka Metropolitan Police for permission, according to BNP’s Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir […]

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সাক্ষাৎকারে ড. কামাল হোসেন সংবিধান সংশোধনের ম্যান্ডেট সরকারের নেই ড. কামাল হোসেনপ্রথম আলো: ২০১৭ সালের ঘটনাবলির আলোকে বিচার বিভাগের স্বাধীনতাকে আপনি কীভাবে দেখছেন? ড. কামাল হোসেন: প্রথমেই বলতে হয় যে সরকার ২০১১ সালে সংবিধানের ১৫তম সংশোধনী করেছিল। আর সেখানে যে নির্দলীয় তত্ত্বাবধায়ক সরকার বাদ দেওয়া হলো, সেটা থেকে আপনার প্রশ্নকে আলাদা করা যাবে না। কারণ, ওই সংশোধনীতে […]

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