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BNP wants to stop development through militancy: Hanif

BNP wants to stop development through militancy: Hanif

CHANDPUR – Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub-ul Alam Hanif today said BNP and Jamaat want to hamper the ongoing development process by creating militancy in the country, reports BSS. “The militants had launched an attack on eminent educationalist and writer Professor Dr Zafar Iqbal and Tariq Zia (BNP leader) is the key planner of […]

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BNP distributing leaflets seeking Khaleda’s release

DHAKA : BNP has started distributing leaflets across the country, including the capital, demanding the release of its chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail, reports UNB. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi launched the programme by distributing leaflets among pedestrians in front of party’s Nayapaltan central office around 10:15 am on Thursday. BNP secretary […]

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AL waits for BNP’s election framework: Quader

DHAKA:- Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday said they are waiting for the framework to be given by BNP for the next general election, reports BSS. “The BNP leaders have sought framework for the election-time government to the Prime Minister. But the Prime Minister won’t give it. It’s […]


Next election as per constitution: Inu

KUSHTIA:-Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu yesterday said that the proposal for an election facilitating government, proposed by BNP, tantamounted to conspiracy, reports BSS. The minister, also president of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JASHOD), was talking to journalists after a meeting with his party’s leaders and workers at the local circuit house. Responding to a question from […]


BNP should join polls to prove popularity: Hanif

KUSHTIA: – Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub- Ul Alam Hanif today said BNP should join next general election to prove how many people are supporting them, reports BSS. “They are now feeling complacency of imagination,” he said. Hanif came up with the observations while talking to newsmen as he was attending a function on […]


Govt’s time got shorter: BNP

BNP senior leader Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan on Tuesday warned that the current government cannot perpetuate its power by resorting to killings, enforced disappearances and other repressive acts. “The country now lacks democracy and the rule of law. Those who raise voice against the government are being killed or made disappeared and sent to jail […]


UPDF blockade enters 2nd day in Khagrachhari

United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF) enforced a daylong road and waterway blockade for second straight day in the district on Sunday protesting the obstruction on their Saturday’s demonstration by police. Almost all types of vehicles remained out of roads on long and domestic routes since the morning, causing untold sufferings to passengers especially tourists. Picketers […]


BNP contests PM’s claim on Jan 5 polls

BNP on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made an ‘untrue’ statement on January 5, 2014 general election to mislead people. Speaking at a protest programme, party senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, also said BNP will join the next polls realising its demand for installing an election-time non-party neutral government. “The Prime Minister plainly […]


Hold council within March, Quader asks BCL

Awami League general secretary Oabidul Quader on Saturday asked the leaders of Bangladesh Chattra League (BCL), the student wing of Awami League, to hold its next council within March this year. Addressing a programme marking BCL’s 70th founding anniversary at Aparajeyo Bangla on the Dhaka University campus, Quader said, “I discussed with our Prime Minister […]


BNP out to create unrest: Hanif

Awami League (AL) Joint General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif today said BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia is hatching conspiracy to create unrest in the country saving her from being punished in the court verdict. “Khaleda Zia wants to catch fish in troubled water as she knows she must be awarded punishment for embezzling money of […]


2018 vital to achieve dev goals: LGRD Minister

Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Khandker Mosharraf Hossain on Monday said the 2018 calendar year is very important for the country to achieve its overall development goals. “We’ve gained remarkable progress in implementation of the 2021 Vision announced by Sheikh Hasina. We’ll be able to turn Bangladesh into a middle-income country by 2018 if […]


Khaleda sued for ‘derogatory remarks’ against State

A case was filed against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday over her alleged derogatory remarks against the State and its creation. Advocate Abdul Malek alias Mashiur Malek, president of Bangabandhu Foundation, filed the case with Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate’s court in the morning. Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Atiqur Rahman recorded the statement of the plaintiff and […]


No alternative to ‘Boat’: Nasim

DHAKA : Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim yesterday said there is no alternative to ‘Boat’ as an election symbol for further development of the country, reports BSS. “Unprecedented successes were made in the last nine years at the regime of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina so that there is no alternative to ‘Boat’ […]