Three days after a probe body gave him a clean chit in the railway cash scandal, former Railways Minister Suranjit Sengupta on Wednesday announced to return to active politics.
The leaders of the BNP-led 18-party alliance, accused of torching a bus near the Prime Minister’s Office on April 29, have been denied bail in the case.
BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday asked the government to declare by June 10 that the next general election will be held under non-party caretaker government.
The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Monday warned detained war crimes accused BNP MP Salauddin Quader Chowdhury once and for all to maintain a congenial atmosphere during the trial proceedings.
Taking a swipe at Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus, LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Syed Ashraful Islam on Thursday said it will take more than thousand years to develop Bangladesh through NGOs and microcredit activities.
BNP leaders on Thursday urged the government to place the formula for a non-party government and take initiatives to hold dialogue with political parties on the caretaker government issue.
BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said their party is ready to join dialogue on non-party government either in or outside parliament if the government announces to accept their demand in principle.
Syrian activists say people in rebellious towns and villages across the country are largely boycotting a government-run parliamentary election that major opposition groups have dismissed as a sham.
A High Court division bench on Monday delivered split orders on ad-interim anticipatory bail prayers sought by BNP and its alliance top leaders on surrender before it in connection with two criminal cases.
President Barack Obama has officially begun his campaign to win a second term in the White House, six months before Election Day. The president kicked off the campaign Saturday on college campuses in two key states.
Preliminary results from Iran's parliamentary elections give a decisive edge to opponents of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a shift that could shape the 2013 presidential election.
Opposition BNP leaders on Friday said that their front ranking leaders, including acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, are avoiding arrest for strategic reasons.
Iranian voters are casting ballots in parliamentary runoff elections Friday that could shape the make-up of the 2013 presidential election.
Gono Forum president Dr Kamal on Thursday said all programmes and plans of the country are being taken on political consideration though the country does not belong to political parties.
A Dhaka court on Thursday turned down both the bail and remand pleas for arrested BNP leader Ruhul Kabir Rizvi and sent him to jail in the two cases filed in connection with violence during the recent hartal.
Burma's long-time democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has officially been sworn in as a member of parliament, taking public office for the first time after spending much of the past two decades under house arrest.
BNP joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi was arrested by plainclothes police in the city’s Kakrail area on Monday night.
Police conducted a search at the residence of BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in the city’s Uttara area early Monday as the countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal enforced by the BNP-led 18-party alliance for the second consecutive day is underway.
Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Monday she and her fellow opposition lawmakers have ended their boycott of parliament and will pledge to "safeguard" the constitution, accepting a term that created the dispute.
Ganoforum president Dr Kamal Hossain on Sunday called upon the government to refrain from making any sweeping remarks on the current investigation into the disappearance of BNP organizing secretary M Ilias Ali along with his driver since the night of April 17.