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 The main opposition BNP on Tuesday threatened to go for an even tougher set of fresh agitation programmes unless the government refrains from committing repressive acts and killing people. “The movement will go on nonstop against this tyrant government to protect the nation and democracy. Fresh vigorous agitation programmes will come very soon. Leader of […]

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In a strong warning against those defaming Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh), Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday night said her government would not tolerate any derogatory remark against the Prophet (pbuh) any religion, including Islam. “Stern actions will be taken against those defaming the Prophet (pbuh) and various religions, including Islam,” she told a delegation […]

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A prosecution witness on Monday openly accused BNP MP Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, his father – then Muslim League leader, and their Razakar followers in collaboration with the occupation Pakistan army of carrying out genocide at his Satkura village in Boalkhali thana of Chittagong district during the 1971 Liberation War. “They committed the genocide at Satkura, […]

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 Home Minister Muhiuddin Khan Alamgir on Monday said the law enforcement agencies have been directed to curb fundamentalism from the Rajshahi region. He made the remark emerging from a closed-door meeting with several other ministers at his secretariat office in the evening. Asked about the meeting, the home minister said they exchanged views on the […]

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Khaleda Zia, the former premier and who is the chairman of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and the leader of an 18-party opposition coalition Bangladeshi officials say gunmen have targeted the country’s former prime minister’s political office in a shooting, which took place an hour after a general strike was announced by the opposition leader. […]

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 Denouncing Sunday night’s firing of gunshots at BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office, opposition BNP on Monday blamed the ruling party ‘cadres’ for the incident. “Awami League cadres riding three motorcycles opened fire at the opposition leader’s Gulshan office and sped away. This proves there’s no rule of law in the country. It’s jungle out there. We […]

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Rally in Dhaka on Apr 10; nonstop shutdown in case of obstruction to Tuesday’s hartal The BNP-led 18-party alliance on Sunday night called a nationwide daylong shutdown for Tuesday demanding the release of its leaders and workers arrested on March 11 and protesting the recent ‘mass killing’ in three districts. BNP acting secretary general Mirza […]

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Unidentified bike-riding youths passed by BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office firing gunshots on Sunday night. “The BNP chairperson was in the office when the motorcyclists fired several gunshots around 11:12pm,” Khaleda’s press secretary Maruf Kamal Khan told UNB. He said the youths fired shots and sped away although security personnel were around the office. […]

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Khaleda blasts govt at rally, asks all to get ready to oust it BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday lambasted the government for “continuing genocide countrywide” and called upon the people to get prepared to dislodge it. “You have noticed that the government committed genocide yesterday [Friday] in Chapainawabganj and Sirajganj. Even women took to the […]

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BNP-led alliance enforces hartal in Chapainawabganj, Sirajganj today More than 1,000 leaders and activists of BNP, its key ally Jamaat-e-Islami and the latter’s student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir have been sued in the last two days over clashes in Chapainawabganj and Sirajganj on Friday. BNP-led 18-party alliance will enforce hartal in Chapainawabganj and Sirajganj today […]

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Senior Awami League leaders on Saturday fired a salvo at BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia for her recent remarks involving the Army, and said they will not respond to her call any more. Addressing a rally organised by the AL-led 14-party alliance in the town, Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury said the Army will no longer entertain […]

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Accusing the government again of carrying out mass killing, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday urged people to take an all-out preparation to topple the current regime. “Time has come to dislodge this government… you need to prove it with action instead of uttering words,” she said. She camp up with the remarks while addressing […]

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