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BNP to win poll anytime

Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday said that his party is ready to take part in election anytime if it is an acceptable one and has the capacity to win it.

Fakhrul slams Awami League

Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said the government was ‘confining’ democracy to its ego of illegal power.

Seven including Alal sent to jail

A Dhaka court yesterday ordered to send Jubo Dal President Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal and six others to prison in a case filed on charges of plotting subversive activities.

Confusion over upazila committees of Ishwarganj BNP

Activists of Ishwarganj upazila unit of BNP in Mymensingh are confused over two committees formed by former members of parliament Shah Nurul Kabir Shahin and Khurram Khan Chowdhury.

Another arrest warrant for Latif Siddique

A metropolitan magistrate court in Dhaka on Thursday issued another arrest warrant on recently fired minister Abdul Latif Siddique in a case filed for hurting religious sentiments, through his remarks against Islam, prophet (SM) and Hajj.

BNP: Govt pursues subservient foreign policy

Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Thursday said the government would not be allowed to stay in power any longer as it was illegally sworn in by scraping the caretaker government provision from the constitution.

PM criticized EU

Asked about European Union’s concern over war crimes convict Motiur Rahman Nizami’ death penalty, PM Hasina wondered how the EU could express concern for those who had committed crimes against humanity.

Hasina would not follow up BNP's Reminder

Asked about BNP’s reminder that the prime minister had pledged to hold another election in the shortest possible time after the January 5 polls which was held to maintain constitutional continuity, Hasina said since an election had taken place another would certainly follow it.

Present government would stay in office for five years: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, has ruled out holding of an early election and said that the present government would stay in office for five years as per the constitution and the next polls would be held in time.

First phase of Jamaat hartal ends

The first day of the three-day general strike, called by the Jamaat-e-Islami protesting the death penalty awarded to its chief Motiur Rahman Nizami for committing crimes against humanity, passed almost peacefully in the capital and other parts of the country yesterday.

Azam’s son questions BNP’s ability

Abdullahil Amaan Azmi, son of late war criminal Ghulam Azam, has said the BNP will never be able to go to power again without Jamaat-e-Islami’s support, triggering a heated debate among the supporters of the two political allies in social media.

Nizami still enjoying Rajuk plot!

Convicted war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami – who has been found guilty of murder, rape, looting, and the systematic killing of intellectuals during the Liberation War – continues to enjoy the benefit of a government-allotted housing plot, which was granted to him for his “services to the country.”

Trial of Human Rights violators to be held as per law

Criticising the European Union for its concern over awarding capital punishment to Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Motiur Rahman Nizami on the grounds of human rights violation, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the trial and punishment of human rights violators will be held as per the law of the land.

Charges framed against Khoka

A Dhaka court today framed charges against BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka in a case file for amassing wealth worth Tk 9.76 crore and providing false information to Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in 2008.

‘Abducted’ Jubo Dal leader rescued in Dhaka

Habibur Rahman, vice president of Sharsha unit Juba Dal, the youth wing of BNP, was rescued by the detective branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Thursday, a day after his abduction from a Dhaka location.

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