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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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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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Brexit, Article 50 & new Immigration Rules

Prologue “We not only have a parliamentary democracy, but on questions about the arrangements for how we’ve governed there are times when it is right to ask the people themselves and that is what we have done…The British people have voted to leave the European Union and their will must be respected…The will of the British people is an instruction ...

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BNP to retain key cards

The opposition BNP and its allies are busy formulating their strategy on participation in the city corporation polls, marking an apparent setback to their violent movement. But a question has been raised in public mind as to whether they are going to withdraw their movement at all. Experts think the opposition party is unlikely to come out of their movement ...

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Khaleda to ‘brief media soon’

Khaleda Zia is expected to address the media soon after police were withdrawn from her Gulshan office. The BNP chairperson has been there since Jan 3 after she failed to get out amid heavy police presence. The former prime minister called an indefinite transport blockade two days later when police barred her from leaving office to lead anti-government agitations. She ...

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