The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday said that people would cast their votes without fear to elect candidates of their choice in Sunday’s 10th parliamentary elections.
‘Election would be held under... Full story
The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday alleged that the government was pushing the country towards a civil war by holding elections without voters.
The BNP chairperson’s advisory council member... Full story
Candidates other than those of the ruling Awami League were hardly seen electioneering in most of the constituencies with the deadline for campaigns for the 10th parliamentary polls expiring this morning. Full story
Most experts working in fields related to good governance agree that while the Awami League-led government apparently has fulfilled some of its pledges on paper, it has failed abjectly to live up to the spirit of... Full story
The foreign minister, Mahmood Ali, is trying to organise a diplomatic tour of Europe just three days after the elections scheduled for January 5.
The foreign secretary, Md Shahidul Haque, told New Age that the foreign minister... Full story
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The capital Dhaka remained shut from the rest of the country on Thursday and traffic in the capital was more than it was on Wednesday when the opposition alliance started enforcing a blockade of roads, railway and waterways for an indefinite period. Full story
Jatiya Party presidium member Rawshan Ershad visited prime minister’s official residence Ganabhaban Thursday night, three days ahead of general elections, according to family and political sources.
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Two banned outfits — National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) and All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF) — still have 16 or more hideouts in Bangladesh, state director general of police C Balasubramanian said in Agartala on Thursday, The Hindu reported. Full story