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The Awami League brought the deadly dengue fever into Bangladesh in 1997, BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has said, adding the Aedes mosquito began spreading in the country since then. He also lamented the government’s failure to take any ‘effective initiative to prevent dengue’ during a media briefing in the capital on […]

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The arrest of Aysha Siddika Minny over her alleged links to the daylight murder of her husband Refat Shorif in Barguna has come up in a meeting of the parliamentary standing committee on the home ministry. An MP has questioned whether any influential person has played a role in her arrest. A representative of the […]

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এরশাদের ভালো-মন্দের দায় সৈয়দ আবুল মকসুদ ১৬ জুলাই ২০১৯ গণ–আন্দোলনের মুখে ক্ষমতা ছাড়তে হলেও প্রায় তিন দশক ধরে রাজনীতিতে টিকে ছিলেন জেনারেল এরশাদখালেদা জিয়ার প্রধানমন্ত্রিত্বের সময় দুর্নীতি ও ক্ষমতার অপব্যবহারের অভিযোগে ক্ষমতাচ্যুত সেনাশাসক জেনারেল হুসেইন মুহম্মদ এরশাদের বিশেষ আদালতে বিচার হয়। এরশাদ নিজের হাতে লেখা একটি বিবৃতি বা জবানবন্দি আদালতে পাঠ করেছিলেন। পাঠ করার আগে […]

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Ershad’s body taken to Rangpur Prothom Alo English Desk | Jul 16, 2019             The body of Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad, who passed away in the capital on Sunday morning, was brought in Rangpur on Tuesday morning for his fourth namaz-e-janaza, reports UNb. A helicopter of Bangladesh Air Force […]

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The Daily Star  July 16, 2019 Politics loses its Ershad factor Hussain Muhammad Ershad (1930-2019). Photo: File Photo Zayadul Ahsan Pintu With the death of General Ershad, a prominent factor in Bangladesh politics has come to a close. From a soldier to a military dictator and then to a political leader, Ershad would surely be […]

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Bangladesh And The Political Chess Game AFP | Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (R) flashes the victory symbol after casting her vote at a polling station in Dhaka on December 30, 2018 by Sabria Chowdhury Balland     15 July 2019 “Chess is a war over the board. The object is to crush the opponent’s mind.” ~Bobby […]

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There is no specific information on the assets left behind by Jatiya Party Chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad who died on Sunday morning. Also, confusion arose on the inheritance of Ershad’s assets. The former president donated a part of his fortune to a trust and distributed the rest among his family, said his close aides. Ershad, […]

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Bangladesh: Sheikh Hasina’s Fear of Fall is The Issue “Fear cuts deeper than swords.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones by R Chowdhury 13 July 2019 Dan Brown of The Da Vinci Code fame said, “Men go far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.” That describes […]

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নৌকার বিরোধিতায় শাস্তির মুখে ৬০ মন্ত্রী-সাংসদ নিজস্ব প্রতিবেদক, ঢাকা ১২ জুলাই ২০১৯ গণভবনে কার্যনির্বাহী পরিষদের সভায় বক্তব্য দেন প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা। ছবি: বাসসস্থানীয় সরকার নির্বাচনে নৌকা প্রতীকের বিরোধিতাকারীদের শাস্তি দেওয়ার চূড়ান্ত সিদ্ধান্ত নিয়েছে বাংলাদেশ আওয়ামী লীগ। নৌকা প্রতীকের প্রার্থীর বিপক্ষে যেসব সাংসদ, মন্ত্রী, প্রতিমন্ত্রী বা আওয়ামী লীগের নেতা কাজ করেছেন, তাঁদের শোকজের (কারণ দর্শানো) চিঠি […]

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Bangladesh Ex-Chief Justice Rejects Corruption Charges By Roni Toldanes on Jul 11, 2019 Former Bangladeshi Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha said Thursday he would not defend himself against corruption charges filed by the government, saying he committed no wrong and that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s administration was misusing the law. The nation’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) […]

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BNP didn’t get a single vote in 1285 centres: Shujan study Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  Jul 10, 2019             Candidates of opposition coalition Jatiya Oikya Front did not get a single vote in 1,285 polling centres while those of ruling Awami League got 100 per cent votes […]

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BNP says govt hiked gas price to facilitate some AL men Prothom Alo English Desk |  Jul 09, 2019             Criticising prime minister Sheikh Hasina for defending gas-price hike, BNP on Tuesday said the government did it only to facilitate some ruling party men in the name of the country’s […]

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