HPM Sheikh Hasina for continuation of development regardless of the party in power

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today put emphasis on maintaining development spree to make Bangladesh a developed and prosperous country. “Whichever party comes to power, it should keep up development spree to build Bangladesh a developed and prosperous country,” she said in her introductory speech at the dialogue between the 14-party...

14 Party Alliance and UNA agree to participate in the next national poll

The Awami League-led 14-party alliance and Jatiya Party-led United National Alliance (UNA) have agreed to participate in the next elections as per the constitution. “We’ve agreed to join the next elections according to the constitution and law of the country,” Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader told reporters on Mon...

Next general will be held on time: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina categorically said the polls must be held in Bangladesh on time, brushing aside confusions about the next general elections. “The Election Commission is taking preparation for the next polls and it will be held as per the commission’s schedule . . . I believe the election will surely be held,” she ...

People believe Bangladesh will move forward if Awami League is in power: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed her optimism that people of Bangladesh would once again elect Awami League in the forthcoming polls to keep up the ongoing development spree across the country. “Awami League enjoys massive popularity as the people still believe that the country would go ahead with Awami League remaining in power...

EC is able to hold a free and fair national election: HPM Sheikh Hasina to German state minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed her firm confidence that the Election Commission (EC) would be able to hold an inclusive, fair and neutral general election by the end of this year. The Prime Minister said this when German Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Niels Annen made a courtesy call on her at Gonobhaban on Thursday. Briefin...

The myth of the anti-incumbency factor

Shah Ali Farhad: One of the most prevalent and long-standing notions of Bangladeshi politics is that of the “anti-incumbency” factor in politics. In simple terms, this idea propagates that every five years or more, the people of Bangladesh prefer to vote out of power whichever party heads the government in the hopes of changing or s...

Gazipur City Corporation Election: An Analysis

According to the results from 416 out of 425 centers, the Awami League candidate Advocate Md. Jahangir Alam has won the Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) Mayor Election by securing 4 Lakh 10 votes, which is more than double the votes secured by his BNP rival Hasan Uddin Sarker who bagged 1 Lakh 97 Thousand 611 votes. This is an analysis of how the ...

‘Ouster’ is the language of usurpers: Syed Badrul Ahsan

A couple of days ago, the senior BNP leader Moudud Ahmed let it be known that his party would launch a movement to oust the present government from power. In his words, people do not want this government any more. Coming from a politician who happens to be a senior lawyer, apart from being an individual who has had cause to switch political alle...

Seeking vote is my political right: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Stating that seeking vote for 'boat', the election symbol of Bangladesh Awami League, is her political rights, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said wherever she will go as the president of her party she will seek vote.  "Seeking vote for boat is my rights as I'm the president of our party. So wherever I will go I will seek vote for my par...

BNP-Jamaat’s Deadly Brand of “Terror Politics” in Bangladesh

In the last decade or so, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) along with it extremist allies Jamaat E Islami and its student wing, Islami Chhatra Shibir, have developed a brand of politics characterized predominantly by extremely violent street protests targeting civilians and law enforcement officials, intermittent and targeted pogroms on religi...

BNP Jamaat's Violence in the name of Politics

In the Name of Politics BNP-Jamaat Alliance is Burning People Alive. To Know Detail Please Visit: http://bnpjamaatviolence.albd.org/

The Necessity of the 5 January Elections

This article looks at the necessity of the 5 January elections, and how Awami League tried its best to accommodate BNP and its allies to participate, failing which there was no other option but to go ahead with the elections according to the constitutional obligation.

City Election: BNP quits midway, not Bangladesh

Before the city corporation elections in Dhaka and Chittagong, BNP was desperate – not to win the race but to quit midway through the voting. Afraid to test their popularity due to the 93 days of arson campaign on innocent people, they were on the lookout for any chance to make the democratic process questionable and snatch people’s ...

BNP Jamaat Terrorists Out To Hold Back Progress In Education

Besides, the ongoing blockade played havoc with education with most of the institutions, from primary schools to universities, failing to hold classes properly, and resulting in changes in exam schedule. Moreover, the young learners' preparations were ruined and the students had to go through undue mental pressure. Turning a blind eye to the pl...

BNP-Jamaat’s Ongoing Arson Violence Culprits Nabbed Red Handed

According to reports run by national electronic and print media, in last 20 days of non-stop blockade, at least 18 rioters of Shibir, student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, a party that opposed the country’s independence and a key ally of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, were caught by law enforcers and common people while fleeing after carrying ou...

Phone Conversation reveals BNP-Jamaat's Bigwigs Link in Jatrabari Arson Attack

Referring to a group of arsonists, the activist said “we have hired them, they demand BDT TK 15,000 for grisly arson… " Other conversations showed even the high profile leaders warned its activists of expulsion from party posts unless the activists unleashed mindless violence on common people, a media report added. "60 percent mon...

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