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Mending democracy call of the day Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Jan 16, 2019        Electoral irregularities in, and grievances created out of, the recent 11th parliamentary elections shall not be repeated, noted academic Syed Manzoorul Islam says of the young people’s expectations in the country. In an OpEd piece published in Prothom Alo on […]

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BNP won’t join any polls under AL govt from now on Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Jan 17, 2019        Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will no longer join any elections to be conducted by the current election commission and under the Awami League regime. In that line, the party’s highest policymaking body has decided […]

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Information Minister Hasan Mahmud (File Photo) Information Minister Hasan Mahmud has dismissed as ‘politically-motivated’ a report by the Transparency International Bangladesh or TIB, which alleged widespread irregularities during the general election. “There are organisations whose work is to damage our country,” the minister told a briefing in Chittagong on Wednesday. After conducting surveys during voting […]

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HT Imam and Obaidul Quader A smokescreen created over the report that Sheikh Hasina is inviting the political parties to the Ganabhaban again has not cleared It has rather thickened as two senior figures in the ruling Awami League gave differing accounts on the issue on Tuesday. HT Imam, the political affairs adviser to the […]

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Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader speaks at the extended meeting of the party’s Dhaka south unit in Bangabandhu Avenue on Monday, January 14, 2019 Focus Bangla Awami League’s chief spokesperson brushed off any chance of holding any dialogues on election-related issues Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday said that Prime Minister Sheikh […]

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BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia. Prothom Alo File Photo Observing that it is not necessary to be in parliament to become the opposition, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia during a hearing in a court here on Sunday said those who speak for people are the real opposition.”Remaining in parliament never makes any party opposition, it can be […]

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The Daily Star January 13, 2019 Join JS for sake of democracy PM urges BNP MPs-elect Awami League President Sheikh Hasina addresses a joint meeting of Awami League Advisory Council and Central Working Committee at the party’s Bangabandhu Avenue central office in the capital yesterday. Photo: PID Unb, Dhaka Prime Minister and Awami League President […]

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The Daily Star January 10, 2019 PM asks BNP to find causes of polls debacle Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses a discussion at Bangladesh Krishibid Institution (KBI) on January 10, 2019, marking ‘Bangabandhu’s Home Coming Day’ from Pakistani prison. Photo: PID BSS, Dhaka Urging BNP to find out the reasons behind its defeat in the […]

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০১:৪৪ অপরাহ্ন, জানুয়ারী ০৭, ২০১৯ / সর্বশেষ সংশোধিত: ১১:১৯ পূর্বাহ্ন, জানুয়ারী ০৮, ২০১৯ দু’টি নির্বাচন পর্যবেক্ষক সংস্থা সমাচার এই আবাসিক ভবনের নিচতলার একটি কক্ষে সার্ক হিউম্যান রাইটস ফাউন্ডেশনের কার্যালয়। ছবি: স্টার আরাফাত সেতু • একটির মহাসচিব, আরেকটির নির্বাহী পরিচালক একই ব্যক্তি • একটির অফিস ও ওয়েবসাইট বা অন্য কোনো তথ্য পাওয়া যায়নি • আরেকটির চেয়ারম্যান […]

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US citizen of Bangladeshi origin arrested for 1971 ‘war crimes’ Mohamed Jubair Monir accused of murder and rape while family claims he was just 13 during the 1971 war of independence. by David Bergman Monir’s family claims he was not in Bangladesh during most of the 1971 war [David Bergman/Al Jazeera] MORE ON BANGLADESH Saudi Arabia […]

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Nazmul Huda sent to jail in bribery case Prothom Alo English Desk | Jan 06, 2019             A Dhaka court has sent former minister Nazmul Huda to jail in a graft case, reports UNB. Judge of Dhaka Special Judge Court-2 HM Ruhul Imran passed the order after rejecting his bail […]

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সংসদ সদস্য হয়েছেন যেসব পিতা-পুত্র ও জামাই-শ্বশুর অনলাইন ডেস্ক  ০৩ জানুয়ারি, ২০১৯   Ittefaq.com.bd ফাইল ছবি একাদশ জাতীয় সংসদ নির্বাচনে অংশ নেন পিতা-পুত্র ও কয়েকজন জামাই ও শ্বশুর। এদের প্রত্যেকেই নির্বাচিত হয়েছেন। আর বঙ্গবন্ধু পরিবার থেকে প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনাসহ একাদশ সংসদে প্রতিনিধিত্ব করছেন ৯ জন। এদের মধ্যে নতুন সংসদ সদস্য দুইজন। তারা হলেন শেখ তন্ময় ও […]

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