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BNP-Jammat allies fires 1000 buses and demolish 3000

DHAKA – Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan today said the BNP and Jamaat alliance had orchestrated a plan to destroy the transport sector as they set fire on 1000 vehicles and demolished 3000 vehicles more between 2013 and 2015, reports BSS. “The BNP-Jammat alliance had killed many people and planned to destroy the transport sector of […]

Inu trashes demand for government’s resignation

KUSHTIA : Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu yesterday said those want to topple Sheikh Hasina’s government over the court verdict on the 16th constitutional amendment are ignorant of the law. “The 16th amendment has been cancelled. A clause of a part of the constitution has been revoked…But there is a constitutional provision on forming or […]

BNP to welcome any pro-people alliance

DHAKA : In the wake of Wednesday night’s meeting of some political leaders at former President AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury’s house for launching a new alliance, BNP on Thursday said it will welcome any initiative for forming a new pro-people, democratic and anti-government political platform. “We’ve always welcomed any initiative in favour of the country’s people […]

BNP pays last respect to Monno

Dhaka – BNP on Thursday paid last respect to Industrialist and party chairperson’s advisory council member Haruner Rashid Khan Monno by placing wreaths on his coffin, reports UNB. The coffin of Monno, also a former minister without portfolio, was taken to BNP’s Nayapaltan central office around 10am, and kept on a temporary stage in front […]

BNP accuses AL men of repressing women

DHAKA : BNP senior leader Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan on Wednesday alleged that ruling party men are repressing women and indulging in various misdeeds across the country with the ‘blessings’ of the government, reports UNB. “How is it possible to violate a young girl promising her to help get admitted to a college? The offenders […]

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Quader for stopping misuse of section 57

DHAKA – The ruling Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said today there is an urgent need to stop misuse of section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act instead of repealing the provision, reports BSS. He said this after inaugurating the construction work of the […]

BNP leader Monno dies at 86

DHAKA : Haruner Rashid Khan Monno, an industrialist and BNP chairperson’s advisory council member, died on Tuesday at a hospital founded by him in Manikganj. He was 86, reports UNB. Monno, also a former minister without portfolio, breathed his last while undergoing treatment at Monno Medical College and Hospital in Manikganj around 5:05pm, said BNP […]

Nasim urges party stalwarts to ensure victory of AL

SIRAJGANJ – Awami League Presidium Member Mohammad Nasim yesterday urged the party leaders and activists to work for winning the hearts of the people staying in the field to make the Awami League victorious in the next general elections, reports BSS. “We should remain in the field from now on to ensure the win of […]

AL submits annual financial report to EC

DHAKA – Ruling Awami League (AL) submitted its financial reports-2016 to the Election Commission (EC) in the city today, reports BSS. A three-member delegation, led by AL presidium member Abdur Razzak submitted the report on party’s income and expenditure to the Chief Election Commissioner K M Nurul Huda at the commission. Two other delegation members […]

Govt to adopt policy to ban Bidi: Muhith

DHAKA : Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday said the government will adopt a policy to ban Bidi as a harmful product for the human body, reports BSS “Eighty percent of products in country’s tobacco market are of low price and low quality. Of those, bidi is very much harmful for health,” he told journalists after […]

Khaleda’s London trip purpose under scrutiny: Quader

DHAKA, July 30, 2017 – The ruling Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader said here today they are now intensely scrutinizing the purpose of BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia’s London tour to determine whether she is getting involved in hatching any conspiracy during the visit, reports BSS. “The UK unit of AL is keeping […]

BNP out to make Bangladesh terror state again: Dr Razzak

DHAKA, July 30, 2017 – Awami League Presidium Member Dr Abdur Razzak today said BNP is conspiring to make Bangladesh a terror state again and urged all to remain alert against the plot, reports BSS. “In the name of election, BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia is hatching conspiracies again to make Bangladesh a failed state. […]

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EC to start electoral dialogue from tomorrow

DHAKA, July 30, 2107 – The Election Commission (EC) will begin dialogue with political parties and other stakeholders from July 31 to seek opinions in holding the 11st Jatiya Sangsad (parliamentary) elections, reports BSS. “The roadmap for the next polls was finalized . . . As part of the dialogue, the election commission will sit […]

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JP to contest 300 seats in JS polls: Ershad

DHAKA, July 30, 2017 – Former President and Jatiya Party Chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad today said the Jatiya Party will contest in the next parliament election and give nominations to 300 seats of the parliament, reports BSS. Ershad asked the party leaders to take preparation for the election. He instructed them to go to their […]

JL’s month-long programs for August

DHAKA, July 30, 2017 – Awami Juba League, an associate body of the ruling Awami League, has chalked out a month-long elaborate programmes to mark the 42nd martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, reports BSS. The program will begin by lighting candles and paying tribute to the grave of Bangabandhu […]

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Nasim urges party stalwarts to ensure victory of AL

SIRAJGANJ, July 30, 2017 – Awami League Presidium Member Mohammad Nasim today urged the party leaders and activists to work for winning the hearts of the people staying in the field to make the Awami League victorious in the next general elections, reports BSS. “We should remain in the field from now on to ensure […]

Govt behind EC roadmap, alleges BNP

NILPHAMARI : BNP senior leader Maj (retd) Hafizuddin Ahmed on Saturday alleged that the Election Commission EC has prepared its roadmap for the next polls at the behest of the government to present a ‘new model of vote rigging’, reports UNB. “The Election Commission has given a government-dictated roadmap to take Awami League to power […]

BNP is out make next general election, EC controversial: Menon

DHAKA : Bangladesher Workers Party President Rashed Khan Menon yesterday said BNP is out to make the next general election and the Election Commission controversial sensing its consequences in the upcoming polls, reports BSS. “BNP’s aim is to thwart the Constitution and the Constitutional process…And it is now clear that they (BNP) are hatching conspiracies,” […]

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