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Police raid BNP’s Nayapaltan office

Police raid BNP’s Nayapaltan office

Police raided BNP’s Nayapaltan central office early Wednesday following the explosion of some crude bombs in front of it. A team of Detectives Branch (DB) of police conducted the raid around 12:30 am,” said Shamsuddin Didar, an official of the BNP chairperson's press wing. Later, talk


Police, BNP supporters clash near Baitul Mukarram

Police, BNP supporters clash near Baitul Mukarram

Leaders and workers of BNP clashed with police in front of the National Mosque Baitul Mukarram on Wednesday. Witnesses said opposition leaders and workers brought out a procession after a gayebana janaza at Baitul Mukarram Mosque’s north gate for students killed in the quota reform movement.

Freedom fighters’ rally to be held in Dhaka on Thursday

Freedom fighters’ rally to be held in Dhaka on Thursday

A freedom fighters’ rally will be held in Dhaka on Thursday, protesting derogatory remarks against freedom fighters and the liberation war during the recent movement for reformation of quota system in government jobs. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque on Wednesday said the r

BNP central office locked, earmarked with crime scene tape

BNP central office locked, earmarked with crime scene tape

After the police raid, the Detective Branch (DB) police marked off the areas in front of the main gate of the BNP’s Nayapaltan central office with crime scene tape inscribed with ’Do not cross’. The collapsible gate of the BNP office was also found locked from outside as of 12 pm

Fakhrul urges country’s people to stand by quota protestors

Fakhrul urges country’s people to stand by quota protestors

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday called upon the country’s people and all political parties to stand beside the general students who are demonstrating across the country against the reinstatement of the quota system in government jobs. Speaking at a discussion, he

Sheikh Hasina’s imprisonment day today

Sheikh Hasina’s imprisonment day today

The imprisonment day of Awami League (AL) President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is being observed in the country on Tuesday in a befitting manner. Sheikh Hasina was arrested from her Sudha Sadan residence at Dhanmondi in the city on July 16, 2007 during the military-backed caretaker governmen

PM breaches oath thru comment on quota abolition: Rizvi

PM breaches oath thru comment on quota abolition: Rizvi

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) said on Monday that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has breached her oath through her comments on the annulment of quota in government services in 2018. Earlier on Sunday, the Prime Minister told a press briefing at her Gonobhaban residence that she has abrogated qu

Doctor advises Fakhrul to rest at home

Doctor advises Fakhrul to rest at home

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir will have to take rest at home for some days upon the advice of his doctor. Earlier, he had been admitted to United Hospital in the capital on July 10, 2024 and had an angiogram there. Later he was released from the h

BNP to announce programmes under 1-point movement to oust govt

BNP to announce programmes under 1-point movement to oust govt

BNP Standing Committee member Nazrul Islam Khan on Sunday said their party, together with like-minded opposition entities, will announce a fresh set of programmes under a one-point movement to oust the Awami League government. Khan made the announcement after a meeting with leaders of the 12-party

Fight for voting rights like fight against quota

Fight for voting rights like fight against quota

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has called upon the students to engage themselves in the movement for restoring democracy and getting back voting rights of people - apart from their ongoing agitation for quota reforms in the government services. BNP Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud

Amir Khosru slams govt for waterlogging in Dhaka

Amir Khosru slams govt for waterlogging in Dhaka

Slamming the government for serious waterlogging in different areas of Dhaka caused by heavy rainfall on Friday morning, BNP senior leader Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury on Friday said Bangladesh is sinking in all directions due to the misrule and politics of the Awami League regime. "The country ha