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Gono Forum: Not taking oath without BNP

However, no definitive decision has been taken regarding what course of action the MP-elects of the Jatiya Oikya Front will take A Gono Forum spokesperson on Sunday said their MP-elects will only take oath if BNP MP-elects also decided take oath as members of the parliament. Following a meeting of the Oikya Front steering committee, Mostofa Mohsin Montu, general secretary ...

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Syed Ashraf’s second janaza held

The namaz-e-janaza was held at the Sholakia Eidgah in Kishoreganj The second namaz-e-janaza of Syed Ashraful Islam, former Awami League general secretary and public administration minister of the previous Cabinet, has been held in Kishoreganj. Supporters and well-wishers numbering in the thousands gathered to pray for the eternal peace of the departed soul. Earlier, the first namaz-e-janaza was held at ...

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Not taking oath is BNP’s another mistake: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said the BNP has made another mistake as the party’s leaders did not take oath as parliament members on Thursday. “BNP made a mistake in 2014 by boycotting the general election. Yesterday, they made another mistake by taking the decision not to take oath as members of the parliament,” said the AL leader ...

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JaPa to act as opposition, Ershad confirms

Hussain Muhammad Ershad, chairman of Jatiya Party (JaPa), has confirmed that his party would act as the opposition in the 11thparliament with its elected 22 lawmakers. Issuing a press release on Friday, HM Ershad confirmed the party’s position for the new parliament. “As chairman of Jatiya Party, I would like to inform my party’s rank and file and the countrymen ...

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PM seeks cooperation of all in making country prosperous

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday sought cooperation from all, irrespective of religion, caste and creed, in making the country more prosperous where there will be no ultra-poor. ‘Our aim is that there’ll be no ultra-poor in the country. We’re working for the welfare of the people of all religions. I want cooperation from all of you to this end,’ ...

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EC finds no grounds to cancel 25 Jamaat-affiliated candidates’ nominations

The commission will not cancel their candidatures The Election commission has said it does not have any legal grounds to cancel the candidatures of 25 BNP candidates, which it was asked to scrutinize by the High Court. The commission announced on Sunday evening that the candidatures cannot be cancelled as they are taking part in the election under BNP’s banner and ...

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Before the election, the EC is worried about the voter list

Election Commission (EC) is worried about publishing the voter list properly before the eleventh parliamentary elections due to manpower crisis. Because, the extension of the Identification System for Enhanced Access to Services (IDEA) expansion of World Bank financing will end on December 31 this year. The World Bank does not extend the tenure of the project. However, a new project ...

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Mud muds on Rohingya issue: Fakhrul

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said, “BNP wants to cooperate with the government on the Rohingya issue. Let’s solve the Rohingya problem through national unity, without interfering with each other. “At a press conference at BNP’s central office in Nayapaltan on Sunday, Mirza Fakhrul said these things. BNP secretary general said, ‘We did not divide. Do not want ...

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Zia’s family is investigating assets abroad: PM

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and her family members are in the process of investigating what the resources are outside the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said. If there is evidence in the investigation, measures will be taken and trafficked money will be brought back to the country in legal process. Replying to a supplementary question of Jatiya Party member Fakhrul ...

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BNP interested in photo sessions only, alleged Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader alleged instead of standing by haor flood victims, BNP is interested in photo sessions only. Quader made the remark while addressing at a rally at Juri upazila of Moulvibazar today (Tuesday) morning. Refuting BNP’s allegation that the government is not taking adequate measures to ease sufferings of the flood victims, Quader said, the BNP ...

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