Politics

People will not respond to BNP’s movement called thru ‘remote control’: Quader

Staff Reporter Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said the country’s people will not respond to the movement called by BNP using ‘remote control’. He made the remark while speaking at the triennial conference of the AL units of Ward No. 14 and 22 of Dhaka South City through videoconferencing from his official ...

Former MP of Rangpur Karim Uddin Bharsa passes away

Rangpur Correspondent Former Jatiya Party MP of Rangpur Karim Uddin Bharsa (88) passed away Saturday, July 23, around 12 noon at Evercare Hospital, a private hospital in Dhaka, after being infected with COVID-19. Inna Allahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun. Prominent industrialist Karim Uddin Bharsa was elected as Member of Parliament three times in two constituencies of Rangpur. Karim Uddin Bharsa ...

PM to offer tea to BNP leaders if they stage peaceful demo

Staff Reporter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said she will offer ‘tea’ to leaders of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) if they stage a peaceful movement. Otherwise, a befitting reply would be given to them for violent acts, she warned. “If they come to besiege the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) peacefully, they will not be intercepted. Rather, if they can ...

BNP is main patron of communal forces: Hasan

Staff Reporter Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said BNP is the main patron of communal evil forces in the country and it always uses the evil fundamentalist forces as tools in politics. “To eradicate communalism, those who give shelter to these communal evil forces and those who do politics of communalism must be eliminated forever from the country,” ...

Quader asks BNP to work for people’s welfare amid global crisis

Staff Reporter Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader urged Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) to work for the welfare of the country and its people amid the ongoing global crisis. “To address the crisis ahead, I would like to ask BNP leaders to work for the welfare of the country and its people instead of making intentional poisonous statements against the ...

‘No-ghost’ grasps BNP: Hasan

Staff Reporter Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said BNP is habituated to denying different elections and dialogues offered by the Election Commission as ‘no-ghost’ has grasped the party. “The Election Commission has called on BNP for dialogue, but they didn’t take part. BNP is telling ‘no’ to everything. They are saying ‘no’ to all elections including parliament, ...

Conspiracy being hatched to destroy communal harmony: Hanif

Staff Reporter Awami League (AL) Joint General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif said conspiracies are being hatched by a vested quarter to destroy communal harmony in the country. “Following the start of the trial of Khaleda Zia, communal conflict is being created through Facebook posts. If we deeply observe the incidents of Ramu and Nasirnagar, it will be registered that these ...

BNP wants to capture power satisfying foreign masters: Quader

Staff Reporter Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said satisfying its foreign masters, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) wants to seize the state power through conspiracy. He made this remark while talking to reporters after joining an exchange meeting at the head office of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) on Monday morning. Responding to an ...

AL wants competitive elections: Quader

Staff Reporter Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the AL does not want uncontested elections, it wants competitive ones instead with participation of all political parties. “The Awami League never wants to score goals on an empty field. We want all political parties to join elections,” he told reporters after joining a ...

Sheikh Hasina’s imprisonment day observed

Staff Reporter The imprisonment day of Awami League (AL) President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was observed today in the capital and elsewhere across the country amid holding different programmes and maintaining the health guidelines and social distancing. On the occasion, Bangladesh Awami League (AL), its associate bodies and likeminded socio-cultural organisations arranged the day with various programmers, including special ...