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Quader asks BNP not to consider govt’s patience as weakness

GAZIPUR – Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today warned BNP that the party should not consider the Awami League government’s democratic patience as weakness, reports BSS. “BNP could not wage movement even for eight-and-a-half minutes in the last eight-and-a-half years. The party had announced different programmes to wage […]

Khaleda scheduled to address it Sunday, says Fakhrul

DHAKA : BNP on Wednesday sought all-out cooperation from the government in holding its Sunday’s rally at Suhrawardy Udyan peacefully as its chief Khaleda Zia is scheduled to address it, reports UNB. “We hope the government will extend all-out cooperation to us in holding the rally. A ruling party leader said yesterday (Tuesday) they haven’t’ […]

Mozammel calls Zia Liberation War ‘villain’

Dhaka – Terming BNP founder Ziaur Rahman a Liberation War villain, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq on Tuesday alleged that anti-liberation forces are out to depict him as a great hero, reports UNB. He came up with the allegation at a memorial meeting marking the ‘freedom fighters’ killing day’ organised by Major General […]

Don’t give party membership to bad elements: Quader

COX’S BAZAR – Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today asked the AL leaders not to give the party membership to the bad people, reports BSS. “Identified terrorists, extortionists and land-grabbers would not be recruited as members of the Awami League….we don’t need such bad elements in our party,” he said while inaugurating membership recruitment […]

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Khaleda Zia needs treatment for political blindness: Nasim

CHITTAGONG : Terming BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia as politically blind, Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim yesterday suggested treatment for the sightlessness. Nasim alleged that Khaleda Zia continues to make falsehood about present government’s stance over Rohingya people while the role of the Awami League government was acclaimed by the world community, reports […]

Politics will be free of militants, zealots, bigots: Inu

DHAKA – Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said today that the country’s politics would be free of militants, zealots and bigots, reports BSS. He was speaking at a seminar on “Current Politics” organized by the Bangladesh Nationalist Front (BNF) at the National Press Club. Explaining further, the minister, said many people were skeptical when Prime […]

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Nasim describes attack on Khaleda Zia’s motorcade as drama

DHAKA,  – Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim today described the recent attack on the motorcade of BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia on the way to Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camps as an orchestrated drama staged by the party itself, reports BSS. “BNP itself arranged drama of attack on the motorcade of Begum Zia. Investigation is […]

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 […]