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Awami League conspiring to relocate Zia’s grave

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday warned the government that the country’s people will never accept its ‘imprudent’ move to remove Ziaur Rahman’s grave from parliament area. “Bringing Louis I Kahn’s main design (of parliament) abruptly is a blueprint and the main motive behind is to remove Ziaur Rahman’s grave. People will never accept it and allow …

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symbols to the candidates of forthcoming Narayanganj city

The Election Commission (EC) on Monday morning distributed symbols to the candidates of forthcoming Narayanganj city corporation elections. Awami League nominated Narayanganj mayor candidate Selina Hayat Ivy was rendered ‘Boat’as his poll symbol while BNP-backed Advocate Sakhawat Hossain Khan was allotted ‘Sheaf of Paddy’. Six mayoral candidates are contesting in Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) elections. The EC also alloted ‘Minar’ …

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Duel citizenship holders can’t participate in polls: Muhith

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said that the government will ensure dual citizenship for Bangladeshi expatriates residing in different countries. But as per rules, they will not be able to participate in polls. The minister said this when a delegation of Bangladeshi expatriates, who attended the 20th council of Awami League, met him at the Secretariat on Tuesday. …

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BNP Chairperson Khaleda got bails in eight sabotage cases

BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia got bails in eight sabotage cases and a sedition case filed for her controversial remarks over the number of martyrs of liberation war in 1971. Judge Kamrul Hossain Mollah of Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court granted the bails on Wednesday noon. The court, however, took cognisance charges against the BNP chief in the sedition case. The …

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party announces full-fledged executive, standing committees

Desk Reporter: Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has declared a 19-member standing committee and a full-fledged executive committee. Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir announced the committees at a press briefing at the party`s Nayaplatan central office in Dhaka. The latest inclusions in the party’s highest policymaking body are Amir Khashru Mahmud Chowdhury and Salahuddin Ahmed. Two senior leaders — …

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