Politics

BNP accuses police of foiling its demo

  

Pns: BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Wednesday alleged that police foiled their party’s scheduled demonstration programmes at different parts of the country by attacking their leaders and activists. Speaking at a press conference at the party’s Nayapaltan central office, he also claimed that their around 250 leaders and activists were injured by the attacks while 170 others arrested. “Law enforcers attacked our peaceful programmes, charged batons and...

Arrest warrant against Khaleda

  

Pns: A court in comilla yesterday issued warrants for the arrest of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and 45 other leaders and activists of the party in a case filed in connection with petrol bomb attack on a bus in Chouddagram upazila in 2015, reports UNB. Comilla District and Sessions Judge Jesmin Ara Begum passed the order after accepting the chargesheet in the case filed under the Explosive Substances Act. Earlier in the day, Mohammad Ibrahim, sub-inspector and also the investigation...

Bikalpadhara against delimitation of constituencies

  

Pns: Bikalpadhara Bangladesh on Tuesday urged the Election Commission (EC) not to re-demarcate the parliamentary constituencies ahead of the next general election saying that it will invite controversies. The party, however, proposed deployment of army for 45 days from 30 days before the election and restoration ‘No Vote’ provision.A 14-member Bikalpadhara delegation, led by its chief and also former President AQM Badruddoza, placed a 13-point proposal participating in an EC...

BNP’s demo Wednesday against Khaleda’s arrest warrant

  

Pns: BNP will stage demonstrations across the country, including the capital, on Wednesday in protest against the issuance of warrant for the arrest of its chairperson Khaleda Zia in a vehicle torching case. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi announced the protest programme at a press conference at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office.“The country’s people know our leader Khaleda Zia has undergone an eye surgery recently. She’s still under treatment in London, and...

Arrest warrant issued against Khaleda for arson attack

  

Pns: Comilla court on Monday issued arrest warrants of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and other suspects over a case involving the deaths of eight people in an arson attack in 2015. The order was issued by the Comilla District and Sessions Judge’s court after police submitted a chargesheet against 78 people, sources said.On Feb 3, 2015 a bus headed from Cox’s Bazar to Dhaka was attacked and protesters threw petrol bomb on the bus on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway in Chauddagram...

CJ under constant govt pressure to leave country: BNP

  

Pns: BNP on Sunday alleged that the government is constantly putting 'pressure' on Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha to leave the country in the name of treatment. "The head of the government herself is the order-giver to take revenge on the Chief Justice. Though a minister, an adviser to the Prime Minister and officials of different agencies met the Chief Justice, the elected representatives of the Supreme Court Bar Association couldn't yet meet him," said BNP senior joint...

JP wants RPO changes for army deployment

  

Pns: Jatiya Party (JP-Ershad), the main opposition in parliament, is likely to seek changes in the Representation of the People Order (RPO) so that it incorporates the provisions of deploying defence forces in the general elections. Senior JP leaders said that during their talks with the Election Commission (EC) they will suggest that the next parliamentary elections are held in a free, fair, and credible manner so that no question is raised against it. According to the constitution, the...

Credit deal with India not ‘good’ for Bangladesh: BNP

  

Pns: BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Saturday alleged that the credit deal with India is not 'good' for Bangladesh due to its tough conditions and slow disbursement. "The projects taken under the Indian Line of Credit are yet to see the light due to the imposition of tough conditions. The disbursement of the second credit of $2 00 crore signed in 2016 is yet to begin while only $37.6 crore out of the first credit of $100 crore has been released over the last...

‘Obstruction’ to meet CJ: SCBA announces 5-day demo

  

Pns: Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) on Saturday announced a 5-day nationwide demonstration programme protesting the police 'obstruction' during SCBA lawyers' attempt to meet Chief Justice SK Sinha on Friday. SCBA president Zainul Abedin came up with the announcement at a press briefing at SCBA auditorium in the morning."Lawyers of all district bar associations will form human chains and hold protest rallies from Sunday to Thursday protesting the obstruction," said advocate...

CJ subjected to govt’s vindictive attitude: BNP

  

Pns: BNP on Friday alleged that Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has been subjected to the government's vindictive attitude as the 16th amendment verdict went against it. "The Chief Justice is not sick. The information about his sickness is fake and false. He has become the victim of government's anger," said BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi.Speaking at a human chain programme, he also alleged that the government made SK Sinha its target for the observations...

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