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We are disappointed after seeing BNP’s helplessness, says Hasan Mahmud

Awami League Publicity and Publications Affairs Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud on Monday said they were disappointed after seeing BNP’s helplessness. He said, “We want BNP to be united. We want BNP to take part in the national upcoming election.” The Awami League leader made the remarks while addressing a discussion as the chief guest at Shilpakala Academy in the capital. He also ...

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BNP alleges govt obstructing relief activities in haor areas

The government is obstructing different socio-political organisations, including Bangladesh nationalist Party (BNP), from carrying out relief activities in the country’s flood-hit haor areas, alleged Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Thursday. BNP senior joint secretary general Rizvi made the allegation while speaking at a press conference at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office, UNB reports. The government has politicised the distribution of relief materials among ...

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Awami League’s popularity increased, says Hasan Mahmud

Awami League Publicity and Publication Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud Tuesday said the popularity of his party has increased to a great extent following the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister of Sheikh Hasina. He stated this at a discussion arranged by Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote (BSJ) marking the historical Mujib Nagar Day in city’s Shilpakala Academy. Former State Minister for Home Advocate ...

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BNP adopts strategic stance on PM’s visit

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) seemed to have taken a strategic stance on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s four-day visit to India. The party wants to develop anti-India sentiment and draw public sentiment against the ruling Awami League. Party sources said BNP is closely monitoring the premier’s tour of India as its next political strategy will depend on the issue. Talking to ...

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Malaysian parliamentary team meets Khaleda Zia

Dhaka: A four-member Malaysian parliamentary delegation met Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday. The meeting that began at about 7:30pam was held at the BNP chief’s Gulshan office and lasted for nearly an hour. Malaysian People’s Justice Party vice president Nurul Izzah Anwar led the Malaysian team at the meeting. BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, standing ...

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BNP won’t accept defence deal with India

The Bangladesh nationalist Party (BNP) has decided to stage protest programmes across the country if a defence deal is signed with India during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming India visit. Besides, the BNP would announce nationwide agitation programmes soon after the process of reorganising the party is completed in a month. The decisions were taken at the party’s highest policy ...

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Quader asks party men to make room for honest people in politics

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Monday directed the party men to make room for honest and competent people in politics fearing that the political arena was failing to create ground to attract people with integrity. “We want to make politics attractive to the people. We want to make room for honest, able and ...

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No formula on next general election will be accepted: Nasim

The coordinator of the Awami League led 14-party grand alliance Mohammad Nasim on Sunday said the next general election would be held as per the constitution and no ‘formula’ regarding this issue would be accepted. Nasim, Health and Family Welfare Minister, came up with this stance while addressing as the chief guest a meeting arranged by the Gano Azadi League ...

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Khaleda Zia facing political vendetta: Rizvi

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi is concerned that the prime minister’s statement on a graft case against Khaleda Zia will influence the trial. The BNP leader was addressing a press conference at the party central office in Naya Paltan on Sunday. Rizvi claimed that the graft cases filed against the BNP chairperson are part of a political ...

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No polls if Khaleda sent to jail, Fakhrul says

Mentioning that no patriot will contest the elections, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said that no election will be held in the country if Khaleda Zia is sent to jail in fabricated case. Fakhrul came up with this observation while addressing a programme at Dhaka Reporters Unity in the city this afternoon adding the BNP wants ...

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