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‘Dozens burned to death’ in Syria strikes on East Ghouta

Dozens of people, mostly women and children, have been killed and 80 others injured after Syrian government forces bombed an underground shelter in Eastern Ghouta, according to rescuers and activists Details

Hasina to hit another six in next election: Nasim

Health Minister Mohammad Nasim on Friday said the next general election will be like that of 1970 to protect the existence of independent Bangladesh. “The next election will be like of Details

Quader exposed govt’s election ‘blueprint’: Moudud

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Saturday said Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader has exposed the government’s ‘blueprint’ for the next polls through his comment that their party’s victory Details

Khaleda finally gets bail for four months

The High Court (HC) finally granted a four-month bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Shahidul Details

Hearing on Khaleda’s appeal Thursday

The High Court is set to hear on Thursday an appeal filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia challenging her sentence in the Zia Orphanage Trust case. An HC bench of Justice Details

To mark International Mother Language Day Bangla Academy chalks out special events

Bangla Academy has taken some special events marking the International Mother Language Day on February 21. The month-long book fair (Amar Ekushey Boi Mela), which is already well underway, is taking Details

Appeal filed with HC against Khaleda’s sentence

Lawyers of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia filed an appeal with the High Court challenging her sentence in the Zia Orphanage Trust case on Tuesday afternoon. Barrister Kaiser Kamal, law affairs secretary Details

Oust-govt movement if Khaleda ‘unlawfully’ convicted: BNP

Two BNP senior leaders on Sunday threatened that their party will go for an outright oust-government movement if Khaleda Zia is ‘unlawfully’ convicted in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. BNP standing Details

Verdict in Zia Orphanage graft case Feb 8 

A court here on Thursday fixed February 8 to deliver verdict in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and 5 others. Judge Md Akhtaruzzaman of the Details

Proposal of polls-time supportive govt a conspiracy of BNP: Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Huq Inu on Sunday said the proposal for an election-time supportive government is the politics of conspiracy hatched by BNP. “BNP has failed to place any outline in Details

Meaningful solution to ‘political crisis’ possible: BNP

Though the party is ‘upset’ about the Prime Minister’s statement on the next general election, BNP on Saturday said it is still confident that a meaningful solution to the crisis Details

BNP to take part in polls no matter what

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday (Jan 2) categorically said her party would contest the national elections, but the polls must be held under an interim non-partisan administration. “BNP is a pro-election political Details

AL to win next polls again, says Quader

Mentioning that the next general election will be held in time, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday said their party will assume power again winning the polls. He made Details

BNP failed to break bad patch in 2017, too

Though BNP had a plan to stage a comeback in politics reorganising it at the grassroots level, the outgoing year - 2017 - apparently turned into another bad year for Details

People with dissents get vanished in AL rule: Fakhrul

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday alleged that the people who dissent became victims of enforced disappearance after the Awami League came into power. After attending a meeting Details

No polls keeping Khaleda in jail: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday (Dec 22) said no election will be held in the country keeping its chairperson Khaleda Zia behind bars. “We will seal off Details

What is written in the lawyer’s notice sent to the PM

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia sent legal notice to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The notice was sent to the Prime Minister's Office at Tejgaon via Tuesday (December 19th) courier service. BNP Details

Graft case against Khaleda: Prosecution concludes argument

The prosecution on Tuesday concluded its argument in the Zia Orphanage Trust Graft case filed against six people including BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia. Public Prosecutor Mosharraf Hossain Kajal demanded highest punishment Details

No doubt about fair polls in Rangpur city, says Ershad

Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad on Monday said he has no doubt that a fair and neutral election will be held in Rangpur City Corporation on December 21.  He also said Details

Fisheries Minister Sayedul Hoque’s 1st janaza held

The first namaz-e-janaza of Fisheries and Livestock Minister Muhammed Sayedul Hoque was held at the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad at 10:10 am on Sunday. Before janaza, a guard of honour Details