Opposition Chief Whip Zainul Abdin Farroque on Wednesday urged the ruling party to restore the nonparty caretaker government provision in the Constitution through the 16th amendment to it on the first day of the upcoming parliament session beginning on May 27.
Prosecution witness M Salim Ullah, who is still haunted by persecution he had suffered at Salauddin Quader Chowdhury’s ‘Goods Hill’ abode, on Tuesday told the International Crimes Tribunal-1 that it is not true that he faked illness to get sympathy of the tribunal.
Members of Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Forum on Tuesday boycotted proceedings at four trial courts in Dhaka protesting the sending of BNP MP Mahbub Uddin Khokon to jail by a court in a vehicle torching case.
A prosecution witness on Monday told the International Crimes Tribunal-1 that he was persecuted during the Liberation War in 1971 by Al Shams activists led by now detained accused BNP MP Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged the Bangladeshi expatriates to supplement the government efforts in strengthening democracy in Bangladesh and remain alert about the propaganda being carried out by BNP and Jamaat against the country.
A court here on Monday issued a warrant for the arrest of four absconding accused, including Jamaat acting ameer and another of its central leader, in the April 29 bus torching case.
Gono Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain on Sunday stressed the need for dialogue between Awami League and BNP to break the ongoing political standoff and save the country from any possible ‘disaster’.
Leader of the Opposition and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday said her party and their allies are ready to join dialogue only if the government keeps caretaker government on the agenda.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday alleged that the previous caretaker government had captured power through the much-talked-about 1/11 episode in the wake of vote rigging plot by BNP.
A seven-hour mass hunger strike of the 18-party alliance, led by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, began on the premises of Dhaka Mahanagar Natyamancha on Sunday morning, demanding tracing of missing BNP leader M Ilias Ali and the release of top opposition leaders.
Leaders of BNP and its front wings Saturday cautioned that the current anti-government agitation would continue until their demands including the return of missing Ilias Ali and top leaders of the 18-party alliance released.
BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia will lead a token mass hunger strike at the Dhaka Mahanagar Natyamancha premises tomorrow (Sunday).
Thirty out of 33 key leaders of the BNP-led 18-party alliance accused in a vehicle torching case, sent Wednesday to the Dhaka Central Jail by a Dhaka court after surrender, were shifted to Kashimpur Jail here on Friday.
The token hunger strike by the current and former lawmakers of BNP-led 18-party alliance, scheduled in the city Saturday, has been postponed.
BNP and its allies at a meeting on Thursday night decided not to call any hartal for the time being , but BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will lead the 18-party`s mass hunger strike in the capital on May 20.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the main opposition BNP to come to the path of democracy leaving behind their “destructive” way of politics.
Crude bomb blasts, vandalism of vehicles by pickets and detention of opposition activists marked the countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal enforced by the 18-party alliance on Thursday.
Unidentified miscreants torched at least six vehicles in the city and in Savar after a court denied 33 opposition leaders bail in an arson attack case on Wednesday.
Thirty-three key leaders of the BNP-led 18-party alliances, including BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, were sent to jail after a court here on Wednesday rejected their bail petitions in an arson attack case.
The BNP-led 18-party alliance called a nationwide daylong hartal for Thursday protesting the sending of 33 alliance leaders to jail by a court in an arson attack case on Wednesday.