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NF REPORT Awami League Publicity and Publication Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud today said the united efforts by the leftists and the rightists could not resist the victory of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) in the Dhaka University Central Student’s Union (DUCSU) polls. “The victory of the candidates from other panels or independent one, who boycotted the polls, proved that they have failed actually… Chhatra League achieved the victory,” he told a press conference held at the AL president’s political office in city’s Dhanmondi. Later, Hasan, also the information minister, joined a meeting of AL subcommittee on publicity and publication with its…
Friday, 18 November 2016 19:09

BNP chief for unity based EC formation

News Flash Correspondent Pointing to the need of stronger Election Commission in Bangladesh, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia said, 'The Election Commission will be formed with representatives based on unity of all parties for the next general election in the country.' She came up with the proposal while addressing a press conference held at a Dhaka hotel, this afternoon. 'Every registered political party in Bangladesh must approve of the next commission,' she told the press briefing. Earlier the BNP chief's proposal was finalised in a meeting of the party's National Standing Committee, according to BNP insiders. The BNP's proposal came as…
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 00:03

CPB's new committee announced

Newsflash Correspondent The Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) today announced its new committee with Mujahidul Islam Selim as reelected president and Syed Abu Jafar Ahmed as general secretary. Spokesman of the congress Syed Abu Jafar Ahmed, Haider Akber Khan Rano and M Shah Alam announced the 43-member new committee at a press conference at party's central office at Purna Paltan here today. The elected presidium members are: Haider Akber Khan Rano, M Shah Alam, Lakhi Chakrawarthy, Sajjad Jahir Chandan, Rafiquzzaman Layek, Shahin Rahman, Mihir Gosh and Aniruddah Das Anjan.
> Newsflash Correspondent Jatiya Party Chairman Hussein Muhammad Ershad today said Jatiya Party will take part in the upcoming national polls whenever it is held, no matter which party takes part in it or not. Ershad said this while addressing a rally in front of his party's Kakrail office in the capital. Jatiya Jubo Sanghati, a front organization of the Jatiya Party, organized the function marking the National Youth Day on November 1. "The Jatiya Party will go to power in future through organizing the youths...the people of the country want to see the Jatiya Party again in power," said…
Friday, 03 June 2016 13:17

BNP calls it anti-people budget

> Newsflash Desk Terming it an anti-people one, BNP on Thursday turned down the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2016-17, reports the UNB. The party also said there is no reflection of people’s hopes and aspirations in the new budget. Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Thursday placed a Tk 340,605 crore national budget in parliament for the next fiscal year (FY17). This budget is an anti-people one. The current government has no right to place the national budget as it lacks public mandate. We turn down the illegal budget of an illegal regime,” said BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul…
> Newsflash Correspondent The nomination papers of Khaleda Zia and her eldest son Tarique Rahman to contest the election to the posts of BNP chairperson and vice chairman respectively were submitted on Friday, reports the UNB. Khaleda and Tarique are set to retain their current posts unopposed as no one else filed nomination as their rivals. Election agents of Khaleda and Tarique submitted the nomination papers on their behalf to the returning officer at BNP's Nayapaltan central office. Khaleda's agent and BNP joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi submitted the nomination paper to party returning officer and its standing committee…
> Staff Correspondent Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Public Administration Syed Ashraful Islam today said it was a dangerous proposition to launch a joint movement of Awami League and BNP during 1/11 political changeover of 2007. "Many personalities came up with a proposition to launch a united movement of Awami League and BNP during 1/11 for ouster of the so-called government. It was a dangerous proposal. We were out of the proposal," he said. Syed Ashraful Islam said this while speaking as the chief guest at the cover unveiling ceremony of two books -- "Rukhey Dao Lelihan" edited…
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 09:09

2 AL rallies going on

Newsflash Correspondent Two Awami League rallies has started observing 'Victory of Democracy Day' in the capital. One of the rallies is going on the south gate of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque and the another started at the Russel Square Tuesday noon. Top leaders of the party are present in those rallies. Public Administration Minister and Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam is presiding over the rally at Baitul Mukarram. Meanwhile, Awami League Presidium member Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim is presiding over th
Thursday, 05 November 2015 23:41

Khaleda calls for national dialogue

Desk Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Thursday called upon the government to create an atmosphere for a national dialogue to overcome the country’s current crisis in the interest of the nation. In a statement, she said, ‘Under the current critical juncture of the country, create an environment for initiating a national dialogue to get rid of the crisis, shunning despotic attitude and not blocking the scope for flourishing democracy for the sake of the nation.’ Khaleda said he party has called for a national unity and an all-party meeting to surmount the current situation of the country as…
Thursday, 03 September 2015 12:19

BCL given freehand to kill people, says Khaleda

Staff Correspondent BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday criticised the government for what she said letting loose the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) men who are assaulting teachers, engineers, police and other officials and indulging in various crimes, reports UNB. “It seems that they (the government) have given the Chhatra League a freehand to beat up people, kill people and indulge in any misdeed,” she said at a discussion organised by the party at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh, marking its 37th founding anniversary. Also, assuring the ruling Awami League that her party will not go for any political revenge if…
Staff Correspondent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today directed the newly-elected office-bearers of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) to work for regaining the trust and confidence of the people in student politics and warned that she won't allow any kind of wrongdoing. "You'll have to regain the trust and confidence of the countrymen in glorious student politics so everybody could see that you could give something to the nation. The BCL could show path to others in such a way," she said. Sheikh Hasina said some scattered incidents took place in student politics in the past but she did not give indulgence…
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