Politics

JaPa to sell nomination papers from Nov 11

  

PNS Desk: The Jatiya Party (JaPa) will start to sell its nomination papers to their candidates for the next parliamentary election on November 11. Jatiya Party (JaPa) Chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad will inaugurate the sale at a function at Emmanuelle’s auditorium in the capital at 11am.The candidate can collect their nomination papers from the party’s chairperson political office Banani. The price of nomination forms has been fixed at Tk 30000. Khandakar Delwar Hossain Jalali,...

AL Parliamentary Board meeting on Sunday

  

PNS Desk: A meeting of Awami League (AL) Parliamentary Board will be held at the party’s central office at Bangabandhu Avenue in the city on Sunday, reports BSS. Prime Minister and Awami League Parliamentary Board President Sheikh Hasina will chair the meeting to be held at 3:30 pm.AL General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader requested all concerned to remain present at the meeting on time.PNS/Tamanna Khan

Demands to be realised through movement: Fakhrul

  

PNS Desk: BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir cast doubt whether democracy will persist in Bangladesh and whether the country's independence and sovereignty will remain or not."The crisis has got complicated further. Now it's a basic question whether democracy will persist in Bangladesh or not, whether the country's independence and sovereignty, and our right to expression, right to vote and association will remain or not," he said while speaking at a public rally in...

AL on polls trail, BNP on streets

  

PNS Desk: With much fanfare and enthusiasm, aspiring candidates yesterday started collecting nomination forms from the Awami League's election steering office in Dhanmondi, setting off on their race to be the party's contestants in the 11th parliamentary polls.The opposition BNP, on the other hand, is still on the street mobilising public support in favour of its demand for holding the polls under a non-party election-time government after the dissolution of parliament.Since the...

Dr Kamal won’t attend Oikyafront rally in Rajshahi

  

PNS Desk: The top leader of Jatiya Oikyafront and Gono Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain will not be attending the rally of Oikyafront in Rajshahi on Friday due to illness.Gono Forum General Secretary Mostofa Mohsin Montu confirmed the matter. Dr Kamal was supposed to address the rally as the chief guest while BNP secretary general as the main speaker.Oikyafront is scheduled to hold a political rally at Madrasa Maidan in Rajshahi city this afternoon to press home their 7-point...

Two more cases filed against Barrister Mainul

  

PNS Desk: Two more cases have been filed in Jhenaidah against Barrister Mainul Hosein for insulting journalist Masuda Bhatti during a television talk show on October 16.Jhenaidah Mohila Awami League General Secretary Khaleda Khanam filed a Tk500 crore defamation case; while Mohila Jubo League General Secretary Advocate Salma Yasmin filed another Tk20 crore case with Jhenaidah Senior Judicial Magistrate’s Court, against Mainul, on Thursday afternoon.According to the cases, Mainul who...

Kamal leads rehabilitation centre for killers, terrorists: Quader

  

PNS Desk: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said Dr Kamal Hossain is leading a rehabilitation centre for terrorists and killers of BNP and its allies in the name of Jatiya Oikyafront, reports UNB.“Under the leadership of Dr Kamal Hossain, the rehabilitation centre involving several parties is not actually Oikyafront, rather it is a rehabilitation centre for the killers and the terrorists of BNP and its allies,” he told a...

BNP brings back 12 ‘reformist’ leaders

  

PNS Desk: The formal reintegration of the 12 “reformist” leaders came following a meeting with BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir at party Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office this afternoon, sources said.They are former minister Alamgir Kabir, former whip Abu Yousuf Md Khalilur Rahman, leaders Abu Hena, GM Siraj, Sarder Sakhawat Hossain Bakul, Najir Hossain, Ziaul Haque, Ataur Rahman Angur, Elen Bhutto, Shafiqul Islam Talukdar, Shahidul Islam Talukdar and Zahiruddin...

BNP leader Amir Khosru remanded

  

PNS Desk: A court in Chattogram on Thursday placed BNP standing committee member Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury on a one-day remand in a case filed under the ICT Act. Chattogram Metropolitan Magistrate Shafi Uddin passed the order after police produced Khosru before the court seeking a two-day remand, said Nirmalendu Bikash Chakraborty, additional deputy commissioner (prosecution) of Chattogram Metropolitan Police. When Amir Khosru was asked to give sample voice to identify his voice...

‘Draft framework of greater national unity finalised’

  

PNS Desk: The leaders and BNP, Jukta Front and Jatiya Oikya Prokriya on Friday finalised a draft framework of greater national unity with identical demands and goals to force the government to hold a fair and neutral election, reports UNB.Nagorik Oikya convener and Jukta Front member secretary Mahmudur Rahman Manna came up with the announcement after a meeting of the senior leaders of BNP and the two alliances at Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD-Rob) president ASM Abdur Rob's Uttara...

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