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Dhaka, Dec 7 (bdnews24.com) – The Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) and the Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) on Friday called a nationwide daylong shutdown for Dec 18 mainly to heighten pressure on the government to outlaw the rampaging Jamaat-e-Islami. CPB President Mujahidul Islam Selim put forth a set of demands at a press conference, including […]

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Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir. BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday urged all to keep their vehicles off roads on December 9 when the opposition alliance will observe countrywide road blockade. “Please don’t take your vehicles to the streets and make the blockade successful by joining the people that will bring the […]

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  Asks EC to amend RPO Joining the electoral talks with the Election Commission, the ruling Awami League yesterday proposed introducing a legal provision to punish parties’ rebel candidates contesting parliamentary polls as independent contenders. If a leader is expelled from a party for contesting parliamentary elections ignoring the party’s decision, s/he should be declared […]

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Dhaka, Dec 4 (bdnews24.com)—Jamaat-e-Islami on Tuesday took responsibility for the attack its supporters made on a US Embassy vehicle in Dhaka during the shutdown and offered apology. The activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student front Islami Chhatra Shibir have been damaging public property for days and then vandalised and torched vehicles through the day countrywide […]

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US embassy vehicle vandalised in city; police van torched in Brahmanbaria; bus torched in Savar; highways blocked in different districts Shibir activists set fire to a tyre on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Mouchak bus stand in Siddhirganj of Narayanganj during the countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal on Tuesday. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir activists […]

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Dhaka, Dec 4 (bdnews24.com)—Ruling Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub-ul Alam Hanif said that Jamaat-e-Islami and the BNP had jointly enforced Tuesday’s countrywide dawn-to-dusk shutdown to thwart the war crimes trials. “The shutdown Jamaat-e-Islami called today was not just Jamaat-e-Islami’s alone,” he said. “This hartal was enforced directly by one party and indirectly by another […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attends a programme at Suhrawardi Udyan in the capital on Monday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged the countrymen to build up united resistance against any violent activities by BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami. Hasina, also the president of ruling Awami League, said the trial of war criminals must be held in […]

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PM forgets for how many days she called hartals in the month of Dec: Fakhrul BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Alamgir speaks to the media at the party’s Nayapaltan central office in the capital on Monday. BNP on Monday alleged that the government is snatching people’s democratic rights one after another in a bid […]

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  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (inset) waves her hand at a gathering on the Moulvibazar Government School ground Saturday afternoon. Urging the opposition leader to sever her connection with Jamaat-Shibir, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday cautioned Khaleda Zia that otherwise she will also have to face the trial for corruption, killing and nepotism along […]

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BNP standing committee member Tariqul Islam on Friday accused the government of indulging various conspiracies to destroy democracy after having failed to properly govern the country. “The government has indulged in conspiracies to destroy our hard-earned democracy and keeps on telling lies to undermine opposition leaders, including Ziaur Rahman’s family,” he said. Tariqul was addressing […]

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PM warns AL lawmakers Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday warned her party lawmakers that those who have weak relationships with the grass-roots level will not get nominations in the next polls. Hasina, also the president of ruling Awami League, said she had conducted a survey on the popularity of the […]

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Tangail, Nov 28 (bdnews24.com)—Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday berated opposition leader Khaleda Zia for her claims that her sons led ‘a very honest life’ and were not involved in any sort of corruption. “It’s only her who can tell such a great lie. In Bengali there’s a saying, ‘the thief’s mother screams the loudest’,” […]

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