January 19, 2022
January 19, 2022

Hearing adjourned till Mar 8

A Dhaka court yesterday adjourned the hearing of the Niko graft case gainst BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and eight others till March 8. Judge Sheikh Hafizur Rahman of the Special Judge’s Court-9 of...

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

Old wine, new bottle: BNP reacts to draft law on EC formation

A day after the government approved the draft of a law to form the new Election Commission through a search committee, BNP standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan said the proposed law is the...

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

EC formation law: Search committee getting legal cover

Nearly 50 years after the constitution prescribed enacting a specific law for forming Election Commission, the government has finally approved the draft of a law to appoint the chief election...

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

President’s talks: AL proposes passing law among other measures

The ruling Awami League yesterday placed four proposals to President Abdul Hamid including one for enacting law to form the Election Commission in line with article 118 of the constitution.

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

BNP-Jamaat paid $2m to US lobbyists

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam yesterday told parliament that he has proof on how much money the BNP-Jamaat has given to US lobbying firms in the last five years.

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

MPs held hostage by bureaucrats

Awami League MP Nazim Uddin Ahmed of Mymensingh-3 in parliament yesterday said lawmakers have become hostages to bureaucrats.

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

Six leaders entrusted to solve intra-party feud

Six Awami League leaders have been entrusted to resolve intra-party feud in AL’s Chattogram city unit.

January 17, 2022
January 17, 2022

President’s dialogues end today

The president’s dialogue on the formation of the next Election Commission has become almost insignificant and lost its importance as multiple major political parties boycotted it one after another,...

January 16, 2022
January 16, 2022

Ivy wins with 1,59,097 votes

Awami League-backed candidate Selina Hayat Ivy has won in the mayoral race for the third consecutive time as results of vote counts from the centres were revealed in the Narayanganj City...

January 16, 2022
January 16, 2022

Voting peaceful, but need to see if there was ‘internal engineering’

Independent mayoral aspirant Taimur Alam Khandaker has said while there has not been any report of untoward incident in the Narayanganj City Corporation election held today, it remains to be seen...