Khaleda Zia seeks stay on High Court verdict in orphanage case

A provisional leave to appeal was filed on Monday seeking stay on the High Court verdict that extended the jail term of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case to 10 years from five years. Joynul Abedin Tuhin, advocate on record, filed the petition with the concerned wing of the Appellate Division. Khaleda’s Lawyer Barrister Nawshad Jamir said that as they are yet to get the certified copy of the verdict in the case, they filed...


Tarique interviews BNP aspirants for second day through video call

BNP acting Chairperson Tarique Rahman has continued to attend the party's parliamentary board’s interviews of the aspirants for the upcoming 11th parliamentary elections on the second day despite objections and criticism from the ruling Awami League about his connection to the party despite multiple convictions. Aspirants for the BNP ticket in the Barishal Division began...