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Arrest warrant against Tarique Rahman

A Dhaka court on Thursday issued arrest warrant for BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman in a defamation case for calling Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman a ‘top Razakar,’. 5 cases filed against him.

Jubo League leader killed in Gazipur bike crash

A local Jubo League leader was killed when a truck rammed into his motorbike in Mastar Bari area on the Dhaka-Mymenshing Highway in the city on Wednesday midnight.

CMM summons Mirza Fakhrul in defamation case

A court on Thursday summoned BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir for calling Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ‘a killer’ and her party Awami League ‘a party of killers’.

People don't want anymore misruling: Ershad

The deposed military dictator denied Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khelda Zia, who alleged that Ershad was behind the assassination of BNP founder Ziaur Rahman. Ershad said, ‘You [Khaleda] were in power three times. Why did not you try the killers?’ He said, ‘I am not the killer, rather you [Khaleda] are the killer.’

Legal notice asks Tarique to apologise for calling Sheikh Mujib a Razakar

Pro-Awami League lawyer Momtazuddin Ahmed Mehedi served the notice on Tarique alleging that Tarique at a meeting of UK unit BNP in East London on Monday said that Sheikh Mujib compromised with Yahiya Khan accepting him as the president just before declaration of Bangladesh’s independence.

Khaleda’s graft cases’ judge removed

Judge Bashudev Roy, special judge-3 of Dhaka, has been transferred to the position of a special judge in Patuakhali. He will be replaced by Abu Ahmed Jomadar, a district judge and joint secretary to the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs.

Government’s fall matter of time: Fakhrul Islam

Charging the government with resorting to continued evil efforts to hang onto power, BNP spokesman Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said the fall of this regime is now only a matter of time.

Pursue son to hold tongue, Prime Minister to Khaleda

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has suggested BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia pursue her son to hold his tongue while delivering speech. Otherwise, people of the country will teach him a befitting lesson, she added.

AL, Juba League joint meet Thursday

A joint meeting of central leaders of Awami League and Awami Juba League has been convened at Dhanmondi in the city at 4.30 pm Thursday.

Libel case against Fakhrul scrapped

A Dhaka court has scrapped a libel case against BNP’s Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir over a comment he made about an Awami League leader .

People are united to dethrone government: Noman

BNP senior leader Abdullah Al Noman said the country's people are now united to resist the current 'fascist regime' with brickbats and bamboo sticks, warning that the more there will be bloodshed the faster will be its fall.

Not recognising ethnic minorities was a mistake

Civil aviation and tourism minister Rashed Khan Menon said it was a mistake not to recognise ethnic minorities as ‘indigenous’ people through the constitution.

JMB prepared sleeper cell for Assam

The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has trained and prepared about 20 'sleeper cell' members, of which 10 are still at large, for subversive activities in Assam of India, the Assam state assembly was informed today, Press Trust of India reports from Guwahati.

Khaleda condemning Peshawar school attack

Former prime minister and BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia also condemned the killing of 141 students and nine staff in the attack on the military-run school.

Nasrul insists on ‘only the best’ for power sector

State Minister for Power Nasrul Hamid on Monday said that the government is using the best technology equipment ever in power sector keeping in mind the best nations' practice.

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