Politics

BNP dismisses PM’s graft allegation against Zia family

  

Pns: BNP on Thursday described Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's statement in parliament about siphoning off money abroad by the Zia family and party senior leaders as 'false, baseless and politically motivated one'. "The Prime Minister told parliament that investigations are on into the allegation of laundering money by the Zia family members and BNP senior leaders. Her comment is totally false, baseless, fabricated, ridiculous and defamatory. We think she's made the remark with a...

Khaleda’s family members to face action for ‘money laundering’: PM

  

Pns: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told parliament that the government is investigating the alleged money-laundering by the members of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s family, saying that appropriate actions will be taken against them accordingly. “After investigation, we’ll surely take steps to bring the money back based on the information that where and how it went out from the country,” she said.The Prime Minister said this while replying to a supplementary question...

BNP appreciates PM’s Rohingya visit

  

Pns: BNP on Tuesday appreciated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for visiting Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar but strongly criticised her government for not adopting a motion in parliament condemning the ongoing genocide against the ethnic community by Myanmar authorities. "The Prime Minister went to Ukhia of Cox's Bazar today (Tuesday) with a big convoy. We've come to know she's distributed some relief materials there. We're happy that good sense prevailed upon her after so many days,"...

Khaleda's appearance in 11 cases on Oct 15

  

Pns: A Dhaka court on Tuesday set October 15 for BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia to appear in 11 cases filed including one over sedition. "Judge Hafizur Rahman of Dhaka metropolitan session judge court passed the order this morning," a court official said.Today was fixed for Khaleda's appearance before the court, but the lawyers of the BNP chief pleaded for time, saying High Court has imposed stay on proceedings of the most cases. Of the 11 cases, earlier the court fixed...

BNP should not do politics over Rohingya issue: Hasan

  

Pns:Awami League (AL) Publicity and Publication Affairs Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud on Monday said BNP should not do politics over the Rohingya people who are coming to Bangladesh due to violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar. "Those, who have killed innocent people by exploding petrol bombs and carrying out arson attacks, should not shed crocodile tears for Rohingya people", he said while addressing a memorial meeting on Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra artiste Abdur Jabbar at Sagar-Runi...

EC’s dialogues with two Islamist parties Tuesday

  

Pns: The Election Commission (EC) will sit in separate dialogues with two Islamist parties --Bangladesh Khelafat Majlish and Islami Oikya Jote- on Tuesday as part of its ongoing dialogues with registered political parties. "The talks with Bangladesh Khelafat Majlish will start at 11am, while that with Islami Oikya Jote at 3pm," said Director (PR) at the EC Secretariat SM Asaduzzaman said on Monday.The two separate meetings will be held at ‘Nirbachan Bhaban’ in the city, with...

People against negative politics: Quader

  

Pns: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday said the countrymen want peace and progress not the politics of destruction. “The people of the country don’t like negative politics, rather they want peace and progress of the country. ” he told reporters after offering Eid-ul-Azha prayers at Peshkarhat Eidgah in Companiganj upazila here.Quader said the politicians should pursue positive politics instead of negative one for the...

Talking about kidnapping, killing doesn't suit BNP: Quader

  

Pns: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said talking about kidnapping and killing people does not suit BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia. "BNP killed hundreds of people, including Awami League leaders and activists, when they were in power... Talking about kidnapping and killing people does not suit BNP," he told reporters while visiting Mohakhali Bus Terminal.Referring Khaleda Zia's comments, Quader said, "Bring back our Ahasan Ullah Master, Momtaj...

Khaleda voices concern

  

Pns: Voicing deep concern over the missing of Kalyan Party secretary general MM Aminur Rahman, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday alleged that the government has turned the country into a valley of murder, enforced disappearance, abduction and secret killing, reports UNB. In a statement she said, "Kalyan Party general secretary MM Aminur Rahman has also gone into the list of enforced disappearance. Coming out of his party office, he couldn't return to his home. No one knows...

PM extends Eid greetings to Khaleda Zia

  

Pns: Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina today greeted BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. "The Prime Minister extended her greetings to Begum Zia by sending an Eid card to her," AL Office Secretary Dr Abdus Sobhan Golap told BSS.He said on behalf of the Prime Minister, a four-member delegation led by AL former deputy office secretary Sekendar Ali Molla handed over the Eid card to BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir...

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