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Give back ‘abducted’ leader Zulfiqur

Give back ‘abducted’ leader Zulfiqur

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has demanded that the government should produce "abducted" Swechchasebak Dal leader Zulfiqur Siddique before the public. BNP senior secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi made the demand at a press briefing at the party's Nayapaltan office in the capital on Sunday.


'BNP was involved in BDR bloodbath'

'BNP was involved in BDR bloodbath'

Foreign minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Monday alleged that the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) was directly involved in the BDR carnage that took place on 25 February 2008. "The Awami League came to power in 2008 after a landslide victory… It's common sense that no government wants to get i

BNP must suffer for its mistakes: Quader

BNP must suffer for its mistakes: Quader

Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said BNP has to suffer for the mistake it made by failing in movement and boycotting the election. He said this while exchanging views with journalists after inspecting the Daganbhuiyan-Basurhat road widening work. Quader said BNP feels comfortabl

'Govt misleads people about rising prices'

'Govt misleads people about rising prices'

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Saturday said the government was confusing the people regarding the skyrocketing prices of essential commodities. It accused Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of resorting to falsehood to confound consumers on the soaring prices of kitchen items. Senior joint

BNP leader Alal walks out of jail

BNP leader Alal walks out of jail

BNP Joint Secretary General Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal has been freed from Gazipur's Kashimpur jail after more than three and a half months. He walked out of the prison on Wednesday afternoon,  a source in the BNP said. Alal got released after securing bail from the High Court. After the rel

AL’s discussion Thursday to mark Amar Ekushey

AL’s discussion Thursday to mark Amar Ekushey

As part of marking Amar Ekushey and the International Mother Language Day-2024, Bangladesh Awami League (AL) will organise a discussion meeting in the capital city on Thursday. AL President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will chair the discussion at its Dhaka District office in the capital&rsquo

Govt will not hinder BNP’s peaceful programmes: Quader

Govt will not hinder BNP’s peaceful programmes: Quader

Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday reiterated that the government will not impede peaceful programmes of BNP. “But, there will be obstacles if elements of violence are added to the movement (of BNP),” he told a pres

Full-fledged DU BCL committee unveiled

Full-fledged DU BCL committee unveiled

After 14 months, the Dhaka University (DU) unit Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) has got its full-fledged committee. The committee comprised 279 members of the BCL unit was announced on Monday. The announcement was made in a circular signed by BCL Central President Saddam Hossain, General Secretar

Govt has no control over commodity market: BNP

Govt has no control over commodity market: BNP

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has alleged that the government has no control over the commodity market due to the ruling Awami League-backed syndicate. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi made the allegation at a press briefing at the party's central office in Naya Paltan