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Priya Saha to be sued for sedition: Quader

Terming the allegation made by Priya Saha to US President Donald Trump about Bangladesh 'absolutely false', Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said on Saturday she will be sued on sedition charges, report agencies. "Priya Saha's allegation was absolutely false. No one will agree with her. A sedition case will...

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No division in Jatiya Party, says GM Quader

Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader , MP, said on Saturday Jatiya Party is holding all political programmes jointly and there is no rift in the party, reports BSS."Joint-leadership has made the Jatiya Party more consolidated and well-strengthened . . . And there is no rift in the party," he told...

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Politicians, bureaucrats, businesses under ACC scanner, too

Differing with the criticism that the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) only goes after 'small fishes', its Chairman Iqbal Mahmood has said some big political figures, businesses and bureaucrats are also under its scanner."The commission is not just running after 'small fishes' but also probing a number of graft allegations against political...

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Speaker returns after joining HLPF in US

Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Choudhury returned home on Saturday from the USA after attending Parliamentary Forum at the 2019 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) and related meetings held in New York from July 13 to 18, reports BSS. Dr Shirin joined as a discussant...

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RAB official accused of abduction to avenge father's death

The family of a wood trader, who went missing a month ago, has alleged that an official of Rapid Action Battalion abducted the businessman to avenge the murder of the elite force member's father, bdnews24.com. The family members of Ismail Hossain, 60, brought the allegation against Rasel Ahmed Kabir, the...

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AL to distribute relief goods in flood-hit areas

Bangladesh Awami League on Saturday decided to distribute relief materials among people in flood-affected areas of the country, reports UNB.The decision came at a meeting of AL secretaries, held at AL president Sheikh Hasina's Dhanmondi political office with its general secretary Obaidul Quader in the chair.At the meeting, the ruling...

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IU BCL demands teacher's punishment

ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY, July 20 (UNB): Bangladesh Chhatra League's Islamic University (IU) unit in Kushtia on Saturday demanded punishment of tourism and hospitality management department's Professor M Mahbubul Arefin.Two audio clips, purportedly containing the teacher's salacious conversation with a female student, went viral on Facebook on June 28.Around a 100 Chhatra...

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BNP slams CEC's inclusion in Hajj representative team

BNP on Friday sought explanation from the government on including Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda in its 'Hajj representative team', reports UNB."How can the CEC be a member of a government's Hajj team headed by State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Md Abdullah? The CEC was made a member...

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