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Hasina to contest polls from Gopalganj-3, Shirin from Rangpur-6

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will contest the upcoming general election from Gopalganj-3 constituency. Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader came up with this information while declaring the party’s final list at Sheikh Hasina’s Dhanmondi political in the city on Friday noon.   “Our party president and also Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has taken decision to contest election from Goplaganj-3 constituency, ...

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AL shares 55-60 seats to candidates of its alliance: Quader

Awami League general Secreteray Obaidul Quader said AL shared 55 to 60 seats to candidates of its grand alliance to contest for the 11th parliamentary election, reports banglanews24.com. Quader, also road transport and bridges minister said AL shared 55 to 60 seats to the aspirants of its alliance. But, one or two seats can be finalized within a day or ...

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Hawladar, Samir Quader Chy’s petitions rejected

EC declares 50 candidatures valid Photo: The Election Commission resumes hearing on petitions on Friday, December 7, 2018. Dhaka, Dec 7 : The Election Commission on Friday declared invalid the candidatures of Jatiya Party leader ABM Ruhul Amin Hawladar for Patuakhai-1 and BNP candidate Samir QuaderChowdhury for Chittagong-6 on the 2nd day of hearing petitions filed challenging returning officers’ decision. ...

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Oikyafront to hold rally at Suhrawardy Udyan on Dec 10

Photo: BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi announces the plan at a press conference at the party’s Nayapaltan central office on Thursday. Dhaka, Dec 6 : Jatiya Oikyafront, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, wants to hold a rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in the city on December 10 ahead of the 11th parliamentary elections. On behalf of the Oikyafront, ...

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BNP candidates Rony, Milton cleared for polls

Photo: BNP candidates Rony and Milton celebrate as they get clearance for polls on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Dhaka, Dec 6 : The Election Commission on Thursday cleared the candidature of several BNP aspirants, including Golam Maula Rony of Patuakhali-3 and Morshed Milton of Bagura-7, to contest the 11th general election. The Election Commission, the appellate authority, cleared them off ...

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Dhaka, Delhi ties well beyond strategic partnership: BD Envoy

‘Bangladesh doing miracle under Sheikh Hasina’s leadership Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali. File photo Dhaka, Dec 6 : Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali on Thursday said Bangladesh and India have been able to consolidate the friendly bilateral relations to a new level which is well beyond the “strategic partnership”, under the leadership of two ...

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66pc Bangladeshi women suffer from domestic violence: Researchers

Photo: Speakers at a seminar jointly organized by Centre for Genocide Studies of Dhaka University and ActionAid Bangladesh at special conference Room of Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury senate Bhaban in the camps in Dhaka on Thursday, December 06, 2018. Dhaka, Dec 6 : Two of every three women, around 66 percent, have suffered from domestic violence and 72.7 percent of ...

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SC upholds Khaleda’s bail in Cumilla arson case

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. File Photo Dhaka, Dec 6 : The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the High Court order that had granted bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case filed under the Explosive Substances Act over the arson attack in Cumilla on January 25, 2015. The seven-member bench of Appellate Division led by ...

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Aritree’s class teacher held

Viqarunnisa Noon School and College students demonstrate at its gate on Wednesday. File Photo Dhaka, Dec 6 : Detectives in a drive arrested Viqarunnisa Noon School and College Class IX class teacher Hasna Hena from the city’s Uttara area on Wednesday night. A team of Detective Branch of police arrested the teacher in a case filed on charge of provoking ...

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Mainul Hosein gets bail in 2 defamation cases

Barrister Mainul Hosein. File photo Dhaka, Dec 5 : The High Court on Wednesday granted bail for six months to Barrister Mainul Hosein in two defamation cases. An HC bench of Justice Md Rezaul Haque and Justice Jafar Ahmed passed the order after hearing separate petitions filed by him, said his lawyer Masud Rana. Public Prosecutor Attorney General Khurshidul Alam ...

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