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History of Suranjit Sengupta: At a glance

Staff Correspondent: Suranjit Sengupta, one of the country’s most powerful political doyens, died today at the age of 72. He was the Awami League lawmaker from Sunamganj-2 constituency and a Read More

Search body to recommend 10 names

Staff Correspondent:The search committee is going to meet President Abdul Hamid on Monday to suggest the next election commissioners in the path for reforming the election governing body. The committee Read More

PM and president pay homage to Suranjit

Staff Correspondent:Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid last tribute to veteran Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta at South Plaza of the Jatiya Sangsad in Dhaka on Sunday afternoon. JS Speaker Shirin Read More

Suranjit was a rare leader, says Fakrul

Staff Correspondent:BNP leader Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said today that Veteran Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta was an experienced, honest and devoted politician. Terming him a “rare” leader, the BNP Read More

‘Many say EC to be formed at PM’s will’

Staff Corresponent:Despite the party having disappointment over the search committee, BNP on Saturday hoped that President Abdul Hamid will constitute a stronger Election Commission (EC) as per people’s hopes and Read More

‘BNP born illegally under military umbrella’

Staff Correspondent:Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub ul Alam Hanif on Friday said that Khaleda Zia had no respect towards law as Bangladesh Nationalist Party was born in illegal way Read More

President Mahmoud Abbas leaves Dhaka

Staff Correspondent:Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas left Dhaka for home on Friday afternoon wrapping up his three-day official visit to Bangladesh. A special aircraft carrying the Palestinian President and his entourage Read More

AL deports chairman who ‘walked on human bridge’

Staff Correspondent:Ruling Awami League today expelled Chandpur’s Haimchar upazila Chairman Nur Hossain Patwary who drew widespread criticism for “walking on human bridge” of school students. The party’s General Secretary Obaidul Read More

Journalist killed in intra-AL clash in Sirajganj

Staff Correspondent: A journalist of Samakal died today,a few hours after he along with two others received bullet wounds during an intra-party clash of ruling Awami League at Shahzadpur upazila Read More

20 names picked for EC formation

Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission search committee today shortlisted 20 names for forming the five-member new commission. The names were shortlisted based on their honesty, qualification and capability, Cabinet Secretary Read More