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Hannan: Hasan Mahmud gone mad losing cabinet post

BNP senior leader ASM Hannan Shah on Tuesday observed that the ruling party leader Hasan Mahmud has got crazy after being dropped by prime minister from the Cabinet.

Mirza Abbas for non-violent movement

Newly elected convener of Dhaka City committee of BNP Mirza Abbas on Tuesday said the movement to be enforced after Eid would be non-violent.

Fakhrul support Human Rights Watch recommendations

BNP Acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has said the Rapid Action Batallion (RAB) should be dismantled according to recommendation of the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW).

Electronic media shouldn't have any freedom: Syed Mohsin

Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali on Tuesday categorically said a tough law would be enacted to control electronic media of the country.

Dhaka City Committee Meeting Wednesday

Newly formed committee of Dhaka City BNP has called its first meeting at Paltan Bhasani Auditorium on Wednesday.

Stop unleashing atrocities in the name of movement: Matia

Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury on Tuesday said the government will do whatever is needed to stop the BNP-Jamaat-led alliance from unleashing atrocities in the name of movement after Eid.

Fakhrul, Gayeshwar, Aman, Salam's bail extended

A Dhaka court on Tuesday extended bail to four BNP leaders, including acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir till September 4 in two murder cases filed with Ramna Police Stations.

Hasina-Cameron meeting ends

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who arrived in London on Monday on a three-day official tour, had talk with her British counterpart David Cameron at 10 Downing Street today.

Joypurhat: Jamaat leader killed in road crash

A district level Jamaat leader was killed in a road accident in Itkhola Ghasila Bridge area under Khetlal Upazila of the district on Tuesday morning.

Establishment of a civilian force suggested by HRW

New York-based international rights organisation Human Rights Watch in a letter to the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Monday again termed the Rapid Action Battalion a ‘death squad’ and reiterated its demand that the government should disband the force.

New committee of BNP raises hopes and doubts alike

The newly-formed convening committee of the Dhaka city unit of Bangladesh Nationalist Party has raised both hopes and doubts about whether it would be able to rise to the challenge of building up a successful post-Eid movement, BNP insiders said.

Bangladesh Chhatra League men attack iftar party at DU

At least 10 people were injured as Bangladesh Chhatra League activists on Sunday attacked a regional organisation’s iftar party at Teachers-Students Centre of Dhaka University over announcing the organisation committee.

Fakhrul: Awami League plots to impose one-party rule

The acting acting secretary general of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, on Sunday said the country would be placed under a one-party rule if parliament was given power to impeach the Supreme Court judges.

Move to make Supreme Court judges accountable to JS challenged

A writ petitioner on Sunday challenged the legality of a government move to amend the Constitution to make Supreme Court judges accountable to Parliament.

Supreme Court defers hearing again on Khaleda’s pleas

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Monday deferred again to July 24 the hearing of two petitions filed by the BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, for staying a High Court order that had rejected her previous petitions challenging the legality of trial court proceedings in two graft cases.

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