BNP’s political inheritance characterizes blood and conspiracy: Obaidul Quader

Criticizing the political strategy of BNP, Awami League General Secretary Obadidul Quader said BNP wears the mask of democracy as their political inheritance characterizes blood and conspiracy. “BNP’s ill-politics is the biggest impediment on the way to the institutionalization of democracy in the country as killings and designing c...

Lesson from August grenade attack

Sharif Shahab Uddin: There have been quite a number of reasons to believe that military dictator Ziaur Rahman was engaged in the conspiracy of assassinating Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman while his son Tarique Zia was the main architect of 21 August grenade attack to kill Sheikh Hasina, the daughter of Bangabandhu and th...

We weren't even allowed to talk about the grenade attack: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina believes the BNP-Jamaat-e-Islami coalition government's efforts to stifle any attempt by the Awami League to speak out against the grenade attack in 2004 points to their 'direct involvement' in the plot. Hasina made the remarks at a discussion organised by the Awami League, commemorating the 16th anniversary of the ...

21 August Grenade Attack: Web of Conspiracy

21 August Grenade Attack: Web of Conspiracy

Will BNP ever change?

- Ajoy Dasgupta Awami League contestants Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh and Atiqul Islam have attained victories in the elections to the two city corporations in Dhaka. They deserve a hearty congratulation. They have challenges to overcome and the voters have made it clear. Around three-quarters of the voters were absent. There are several reasons be...

Stay alert against looters and arsonists: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the nation to stay alert so the “looters and arsonists” could not grab the state power again as she addressed Awami League’s National Committee ahead of the party’s national council later this month. “This is my call to the nation,” she said as members of ...

BNP was born through murders and conspiracies: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Terming BNP as a “party of killers”, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the party was born through murders and conspiracies. “The founder of BNP was a killer and he floated the party with those who were involved in murders … there is nothing to defend it,” she said. Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League (AL) presid...

Wrong decisions isolated BNP: Hasan Mahmud MP

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Monday said a series of wrong decisions isolated BNP from the people and in certain cases it appeared as an anti-people party while its secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir emerged as the victim of the party’s “too much strategies”. “A series of wrong decisions in the past...

Bangabandhu-1 satellite remarks: Ignorance or lies?

Shah Ali Farhad: It is quite clear, from information readily available in the public domain, that Bangladesh’s first geostationary communications satellite, the Bangabandhu-1, is both owned and controlled, for all intents and purposes, by the government of Bangladesh. In particular, the satellite, which is currently on its way to its dedi...

‘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...

BNP has takes corruption as its principle: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina came down heavily on BNP for making a convict its chairman and expressed her doubt about the ability of the party to do any good to the people as "it has taken corruption as its principle".  "I want to tell the countrymen and parliament members through hounourable Speaker what work will be done by a party which...

Corrupts and terrorists will be brought to justice: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Stating that the government didn't withdraw any case against her, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said those who will commit corruption and terrorism and get involved in militancy must be tried to ensure the country's peace and development. "We want to bring a peaceful environment ... we want to develop the country and change the lot of the pe...

Graft case against Khaleda and disgraceful trail of Zia clans: Maloy Mondal

Very recently, the political environment of Bangladesh has become concerned over the issue of the verdict - on orphanage graft case against Khaleda Zia. Centering on this issue, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leadership has remained busy in establishing the fact that Khaleda Zia would be convicted through the influence of the government over...

Corruption of Zia Family and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)

The period 2001-06 is considered as one of the darkest chapters in the history of Bangladesh during which period large-scale corruption flourished with direct patronage from the highest level of the kleptocratic 4-Party Alliance Government led by Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). During the reign of the then Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, the cor...

HPM Sheikh Hasina rules out any possibility of political understanding with BNP

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ruled out possibility of any political understanding with BNP, saying that nobody should come up with such a proposal. "Those who are thinking about political understanding with the BNP should discard such thought," she told a press conference at Bangladesh's Permanent Mission in New York on Friday morning (Frid...

Anatomy of BNP Vision 2030

BNP Chairperson Former Prime Minister of Bangladesh and widow of former President General Ziaur Rahman has announced 37 points vision 2030 of her party in a recent press meet in Dhaka. This write will make an attempt to review, analyze and comment on the salient aspects of the vision. Before going into sector wise discussion it may be useful to ...

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