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BNP, other parties to be invited to sit for talks on polls: CEC

SAVAR, May 20 (BSS): Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal today said that all political parties, including BNP, will be invited to sit for discussions in one to two months.He disclosed this while addressing the inaugural session of the programme on updating voter list at the auditorium of Savar...

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BNP misinterprets PM's comment on Padma Bridge, says Quader

Under an orchestrated plan, BNP leaders are making ill efforts to create confusion in people's mindset by misinterpreting Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's comments on the successful construction of Padma Bridge, said Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader, reports BSS."BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and other leaders are...

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BNP taking preparations for next polls: Nanak

Awami League Presidium member Advocate Jahangir Kabir Nanak on Friday said BNP has started internal preparations to take part in the upcoming national elections, reports BSS."BNP candidates are continuously carrying out election campaign at their respective areas since Ramadan as they will actually participate in the next polls," he said.The...

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Nation-wide voter list update drive begins

The Election Commission on Friday embarked on a countrywide drive to enlist eligible voters in the electoral roll ahead of the 12th parliamentary polls, reports UNB. The data of potential voters and deceased voters will be collected in four phases. In the first phase, enumerators will go for door-to-door data...

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BNP expels Cumilla city mayor Sakkku

The BNP has expelled current Cumilla City Mayor Monirul Haque Sakku from the party for ignoring a 'core' party policy, reports bdnews24.com.Sakku, a consecutive term mayor of the city which was formed in 2011, had decided to take part in the city polls which 'are antithetical to the party's core,'...

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BCL leader remanded in arms case

A Dhaka court on Friday placed Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Dhaka South city unit vice-president Delwar Hossain Sayeedi on a two-day remand in an arms case filed with Sabujbagh Police Station, reports BSS.Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohona Alamgir passed the order as police produced him before the court and pleaded to...

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