Politics

BNP wants permanent solution to Rohingya crisis

  

Pns: BNP senior leader Gayeshwar Chandra Roy on Wednesday warned that the country will have to face a serious problem in the future if Rohingya refugees cannot be repatriated through diplomatic efforts. “Though Rohingyas have been given shelter on humanitarian ground, we must put in efforts to have a permanent solution to the crisis and send them back home. Or else, it may turn into an unending problem for the country and its politics,” he said. The BNP leader came up with the...

Prime Minister failed to convince global leaders: Rizvi

  

Pns: BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Wednesday alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has failed to convince global leaders to take an effective initiative for resolving the Rohingya crisis. "Over four lakh Rohingya Muslims took shelter in Bangladesh fleeing from Myanmar to save their lives in the face of brutal torture on them. They're now suffering badly for lack of food, water and treatment. But the Prime Minister has failed to portrait the inhuman...

AL moves to gain int’l support on Rohingya issue

  

Pns: The Awami League (AL) is optimistic that neighbouring countries India and China will stand beside the Bangladesh government to overcome the Rohingya crisis. The party has already started scampering to drum up support of the international community, including the two neighbours, on the Rohingya issue. As part of the party's plan, AL central leaders, including its general secretary Obaidul Quader, will visit India soon to discuss the Rohingya issue and the next general election, insiders...

Myanmar violating BD airspace for govt’s subservient policy: BNP

  

Pns: BNP senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan on Monday alleged that Myanmar is repeatedly violating Bangladesh airspace due to the government’s incapability to run the country and its subservient policy. “The Myanmar is now violating our airspace again and again due to the current government’s inability to run the country. People are getting killed and repressed regularly along the border even their crops are being snatched due to the government’s knee-jerk policy,” he said.Speaking...

BNP wants army to distribute relief among Rohingyas

  

Pns: Accusing the government of having failed to ensure proper management to tackle Rohingya crisis, BNP on Sunday called upon it to engage army for the proper distribution of relief materials among Rohingya refugees. At a press conference at BNP's Nayapaltan central office, the party also urged the government to forge a national unity instead of doing politics and indulging in mudslinging to give humanitarian assistance to Rohingyas and tackle the situation."Myanmar has launched...

Khaleda to appear before court on Oct 5 or face arrest

  

Pns: A court here on Sunday ordered BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on October 5 or face an arrest warrant if fails to comply with the order in a case filed for dishonouring the country's map and the national flag. Metropolitan Magistrate Nur Nabi passed the order this afternoon after hearing a petition seeking Khaleda's arrest.President of Jananetri Parishad, a pro-Awami League organization, AB Siddique filed the petition as Khaleda did not appear before the...

Govt’s political stance over Rohingya not clear: BNP

  

Pns: BNP standing committee member Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury on Saturday alleged that the government's political stance is not clear on Rohingya issue. "The entrance of Rohingyas into Bangladesh is an indirect attack on our sovereignty. Though Bangladesh is directly affected by the Rohingya problem, the government's political position on the issue is not clear," he said.The BNP leader came up with the remarks while speaking at debate a session on 'The role of world leaders in...

Parties want caretaker govt during polls

  

Pns: During their dialogue with the Election Commission (EC), smaller political parties have repeatedly demanded a caretaker government and the dissolution of Parliament during general elections. Until September 14, the EC had met 10 political parties. Of them, eight had proposed that a caretaker government and not the incumbent one should hold the parliamentary polls. The eight parties that want elections under a caretaker government are: the Bangladesh Muslim League, the Khelafat Majlish,...

Islamic Front wants ‘No Vote’, Kalyan Party for army deployment

  

Pns: Islamic Front Bangladesh has proposed restoration of the 'No Vote' provision and the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) while Bangladesh Kalyan Party suggested deployment of army during the next parliamentary elections. The two political parties placed their respective proposals joining separate dialogues with the Election Commission (EC) on Thursday. The two meetings were held in the city's Nirbachan Bhaban with Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda in the chair.A...

PM urges people to keep AL in power for prosperity

  

Pns: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the countrymen to keep Awami League in power for their prosperity saying the country would go in grip of corrupt people, militants and terrorists if BNP comes to power. Urging the people to cast their vote for Awami League in the future elections to continue the pace of development, she said, "country's development would continue only if you cast your vote for 'boat' in every election in future.""Bangladesh will be turned into...

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