Bangabandhu built the foundations of Bangladesh- Sheikh Hasina taking it forward

Bangabandhu built the foundations of Bangladesh- Sheikh Hasina taking it forward

Awami League delivered on promise to build Digital Bangladesh by 2021: Sajeeb Wazed

Prime Minister's ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy today said that Awami League has already delivered on its promise to build Digital Bangladesh by the year 2021. "We have another milestone to reach -- joining the league of developed countries by the year 2041," he said in a message shared on his verified Facebook page. Joy said this 50th year of v...

HPM Sheikh Hasina urges to be aware of anti-development propaganda

Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina today urged all to be aware against a group of people who are spreading propaganda at home and abroad even after so much development in the country. "Even after so much development, some people are spreading propaganda staying abroad and inside the country. (You) have to be aware of t...

Jail Killing: Another Dark Chapter in the History of Bangladesh

3 November is another day of reproach and agony for the collective conscience of Bangladesh. On this day in 1975, the four national leaders, who played the momentous role in our independence and state-building struggle after the Father of the National Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman were brutally killed inside what is usually considered o...

Steps taken by the Awami League government to rehabilitate victims of communal violence

A series of steps have been taken by both the government and the ruling Awami League to rehabilitate the victims of communal violence to boost their confidence and ensure security for them. A total of 102 cases were filed accusing 20,619 people in connection with the violence against the Hindu community. So far 583 were arrested as part of the ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina directs partymen to increase vigilence

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina asked her party leaders and workers to strengthen area-wise vigilance and hold peace meetings to maintain communal harmony. "Communal harmony will have to be maintained by ensuring intensified area-wise vigilance by our leaders and activists alongside arranging meetings and processions of ...

People will perform their religious rites independently in Bangladesh: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Describing Bangladesh as a secular country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged all not to resort to excessiveness over religion. "Bangladesh is a secular country. People of all faiths will perform their religious rites independently here, which is enshrined in the Constitution. “Islam also echoed the same as Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (...

Awami League's rebel candidates won't get party tickets for polls: Obaidul Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said those who contested in elections defying the party's command in the past will not get the party nomination for any polls at present and in future. "Punitive actions will also be taken against those who will send or have sent names of intending candidates to the centre for polls by making irregu...

A brief history of Bangladesh through Sheikh Rehana’s eyes

Tonmoy Ahmed: As she turns 66 on Monday, Sheikh Rehana looks back at a life with a Shakespearian ending: “All’s Well That Ends Well.” When her father the great Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was gunned down with almost the whole family, the teenage Rehana wished she had died. “How could I live with so much pain!&rdq...

Bangamata, the Unsung Lady Who Backs Bangabandhu Her Whole Life

The person who devoted her whole life with the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was none but Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib. Their marriage was fixed when Mujib was 13 and Begum Fazilatunnesa just three. As his paternal cousin Fazilatunnesa also known as Renu in the family, lost her father then, their paternal grandfather Sheik...

Plotters of August 15 and 21 still remain active: Obaidul Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the perpetrators of August 15 carnage and August 21 grenade attacks still remain active as they don’t want development, peace and comfort in the country. “They (conspirators) feel jealous of Bangladesh’s march forward towards prosperity under the leadership of Prime Mini...

Col. Faruq and Rashid confirmed Zia's involvement in the massacre of 15th August: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the perpetrators behind the conspiracy in assassinating Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman would be unmasked one day. Addressing a programme virtually from her official Ganabhaban residence, Sheikh Hasina also renewed her vow to materialise Bangabandhu’s unfinished dream of build...

Joy Of Big Dreams

From the days of Bengal renaissance, dreaming big has been distinct Bengali quality. That is why Gopal Krishna Gokhale said: “What Bengal thinks today, India thinks tomorrow”.  Bengal was broken up by the 1947 Partition, but great Bengalis never ceased to dream big in post-colonial South Asia. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ...

Awami League should be strengthened to uphold Liberation War spirit: Obaidul Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the AL should be strengthened to uphold the Liberation War spirit as sustaining this spirit is a must to take Bangladesh to a dignified position. He said this while addressing a discussion marking the 18th anniversary of Bangabandhu Adarsho Forum joining it virtually from his official res...

Govt will not tolerate any negligence in building houses for poor

Hon'ble Prime Minister and daughter of Bangabandhu, Sheikh Hasina took the initiative to rehabilitate every landless and homeless people in the country on the occasion of Mujib Year. To implement the Prime Minister's announcement of 'Not a single person in the country will be homeless' in May 2020, the government formulated a 'policy to provide...

Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury taught us to be simple and honest

Chowdhury Yameen Anam: On this day every year, I am overwhelmed with a range of emotions. I keep remembering my grandfather, and I am left thinking of just one question: If ever got the chance to see him and spend some time with him? I keep wondering what it would feel like to catch a glimpse of him, to hear his legendary stories, or to witness...

Awami League at 72: People’s Expectation

Dr. Pranab Kumar Panday: Bangladesh Awami League (AL), a moniker associated with millions of Bangladeshis' emotions, is one of the subcontinent's oldest political parties. The party celebrated its 72nd founding anniversary on June 23. The party, founded in 1949 by some progressive Muslim League leaders, including Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, played a...

Awami League changed the fate of people: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina today asked her party men to remain always beside the countrymen as vanguards so that none could play ducks and drakes with their fate anymore. “The fates of the people are being changed due to stay of the Awami League in power. We, all the Awami League leaders and activists, have to...

Awami League and Common People’s Politics

Dr. Rashid Askari: The sun of Bangladesh’s independence that had set on one 23 June in the Battle of Plassey (1757) began to rise on another 23 June after nearly a couple of centuries (1949) at a place called ‘Rose Garden’ located in old Dhaka’s KM Das Lane where a common peoples’ party, East Pakistan Awami Muslim ...

Bangladesh: Awami League's Glorious Achievement on its Journey so far

Bangladesh Awami League is the root of all achievements the country has – from the rise of nationalism among the people, mass movements against the thousand-years slavery with the spirit of the national slogan ‘Joy Bangla', to the people’s trust in boat symbol and the ultimate victory over colonial rule through nine months of L...