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The ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL) has rejected outright Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia’s call for holding the next general elections under a non-partisan neutral government. “The polls will be held under the election commission, not under a partisan government. Like other democratic countries, the incumbent government will only assist the commission to […]

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Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has been forced by the government to step down from office, claims the BNP. The president’s office said on Saturday that they received a letter of resignation from Sinha, who is now abroad. Sinha was appointed to the top court as the chief justice in January 2015, with his term […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia leaves makeshift court premises at Bakshibazar in Dhaka after defending herself before the court on Thursday.– Ali Hossain Mintu Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Thursday reiterated that she would not avenge herself on her arch rival prime minister Sheikh Hasina. While giving her self-defence statement in Zia […]

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Obaidul Quader. — Focusbangla file photo Awami League general secretary and road transport minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said the ruling 14-party alliance was set to convene a meeting over coalition partner Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal’s president and information minister Hasanul Haq Inu’s remarks on Awami League’s election strength. ‘Yesterday Inu exploded a (oral) bomb . […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday expressed hope that the government would extend   ‘all-out cooperation’ for holding its rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital  on November 12 to mark November 7 as ‘National Revolution and Solidarity Day’. As the ruling party always claimed that they believed in democracy, Fakhrul […]

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BNP has announced to hold its ‘National Revolution and Solidarity Day’ rally on November 12, Sunday at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka. Party’s Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir informed the rescheduling at a press conference held at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office. Earlier on Monday, BNP deferred its Wednesday’s rally at Suhrawardy Udyan to Saturday due […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party will observe November 7 as ‘National Revolution and Solidarity Day’ today. Beside a rally in the capital, the party has taken up a 10-day programme that started on November 5 to observe the day. The party has changed the date of its planned rally at Suhrawardi Udyan from November 8 to November […]

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The upcoming mayoral polls in six important city corporations will be the first major test for the current Election Commission (EC). Historically, our record of holding polls unmarred by dissension and violence has been poor resulting in the sapping of public confidence in our democratic system and institutions. The country is expecting to hold what […]

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The general secretary of Awami League alleged that BNP planned the attack on Khaleda’s motorcade for publicity On Saturday, General Secretary Obaidul Quader of the Awami League made an allegation that Khaleda Zia, BNP Chairperson of BNP, travelled to Cox’s Bazar by air, not to distribute relief materials but only to “create a mess.” In […]

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Minar Rashid নিষ্ঠুর স্বৈরাচারের কবলে দেশ ================ এদেশে রাজনৈতিক সংস্কৃতিতে কঠোর আন্দোলন মানেই জ্বালাও পোড়াও এর আন্দোলন । এব্যাপারে বর্তমান শাসক দলটির কোনও জুড়ি ছিল না । আন্দোলন কত প্রকার ও কি কি – তারাই এটা এদেশের মানুষকে শিখিয়েছে । অথচ বিরোধী দলের সকল আন্দোলন বন্ধ করতে এরাই একটি ভয়ংকর পদ্ধতি উদ্ভাবন করেছে । একদিকে […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Wednesday announced a two-day demonstration programme protesting at the recent attacks on its party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s convoy in Feni.As per the programmes, the party leaders and activists will stage demonstrations in all districts on Thursday. All the thana units of the BNP in the capital city will also observe […]

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. Ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL) considers the mammoth tour of chairperson of its rival BNP – Khaleda Zia – to Rohingya refugee camps a show of its political strength ahead of the next general elections. Talking to Prothom Alo, several AL leaders said the party could not sense from beforehand that Khaleda would embark […]

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