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BNP demands disclosure of money spent on Bangabandhu-1

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Sunday demanded the government make public the total amount of money spent on launching Bangabandhu-1 Satellite in the space. “Let people know the total cost Details

Tarique got political asylum in UK, recognises BNP 

BNP on Tuesday recognised that its acting chairman Tarique Rahman submitted his passport to the British Home Office as he got political asylum there, but that does not mean he Details

Govt doing ‘foul politics’ over Khaleda’s treatment: BNP

BNP on Saturday alleged that the government is doing ‘foul politics’ over the ‘serious illness’ of its chairperson Khaleda Zia in jail. Speaking at a press conference at BNP’s Nayapaltan central Details

‘Don`t let BNP-Jamaat like clique return to power’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday urged all to remain united so that evil forces like BNP-Jamaat clique cannot grab power as they will undermine the country's heritage, culture and Details

BCL withdraws expulsion on Esha

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) has withdrawn the expulsion order on its Dhaka University's Kobi Sufia Kamal Hall unit president Iffat Jahan Esha and reinstated in her previous post. A press release, Details

Khaleda shown arrested again in Cumilla arson case

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has been shown arrested for the second time in a case filed over the 2015 arson attack on a bus in Chouddagram upazila here that left Details

Taking Khaleda to BSMMU was a drama, says BNP

BNP on Saturday alleged that the government has staged a ‘drama’ by sending its chairperson Khaleda Zia to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) ‘by force’ in the name of Details

BNP lying over Khaleda’s illness, says Quader

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday alleged that BNP is resorting to lies over Khaleda’s illness to confuse people. “Dhaka’s civil surgeon has already visited Khaleda Zia in jail Details

‘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