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BNP decries repression on children

Dhaka – BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday bemoaned that minor boys and girls are being subjected to ‘inhuman’ torture as a children-friendly society cannot be built even after 48 years of the country’s independence. Read More »

Sacking of two BCL leaders show the level of corruption: BNP

Dhaka, Sept 15 – Opposition BNP is happy with taking action president and secretary of Bangladesh Chhatra League, (BCL), the student wing of the ruling Awami League, said BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir. “The dropping of Chhatra League president and secretary proved as to how much corruption is going on and where it reached. This is only case ... Read More »

চলমান দুর্নীতির মহড়া ভোটবিহীন নির্বাচনের ফসল -পীর সাহেব চরমোনাই

ক্ষমতাসীন দল তাদের দলীয় ক্যাডারদের ব্যাবহারের মাধ্যমে ভোট কারচুপি করে ক্ষমতায় এসেছে। একারণে দলের কেন্দ্র থেকে শুরু করে তৃণমূল পর্যন্ত দলীয় অধিকাংশ কর্মীরা দুর্নীতিগ্রস্থ। দেশের প্রত্যেকটি সেক্টরে দুর্নীতি মহড়া চলছে, যা খুবই পরিতাপের বিষয়। সাম্প্রতিক সময়ে প্রকাশ পাওয়া দুর্নীতিসমূহ কোন সুস্থ মস্তিষ্কের মানুষ মেনে নিতে পারেনা। তারপরেও তারা আশ্চর্যজনকভাবে বিচারের আওতার বাইরে থেকে যাচ্ছে। Read More »

BCL president Shovon, gen secy Rabbani axed

Dhaka – Amid various controversies, Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) President Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon and General Secretary Golam Rabbani have been removed from their respective posts. While briefing reporters after Saturday’s Awami League Central Working Committee (ALCWC) meeting at Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s official residence Ganobhaban, party general secretary Obaidul Quader said they have been asked to step down. He, ... Read More »

Dumping fossil fuels to drive green development

By Busani Bafana Cape Town, South Africa, Sep 11 2019 (IPS) – Disinvestments in fossil fuels amounting to 11 trillion dollars – eight times the global GDP – have been recorded in the last six months of this year, according to a new report. ‘$11 Trillion and counting: new goals for a fossil-free world’, was released by in Cape ... Read More »

Labour deputy Tom Watson for Brexit re-poll before election

Labour must prioritise reversing Brexit through another referendum, over winning power in a general election, its deputy leader Tom Watson is to say. He will warn that a snap election before the end of the year may fail to resolve the current deadlock. Putting himself at odds with Jeremy Corbyn, he will say there is “no such thing as a ... Read More »

Zia wasn’t an illegal president, says BNP

Dhaka – Protesting the Prime Minister’s remark about their party founder, BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Monday said Ziaur Raman was not an illegal president as he was elected with people’s votes. “The Prime Minister made derogatory remarks about Ziaur Rahman in parliament yesterday (Sunday) without any reason. They say Ziaur Rahman was an illegal president. He was ... Read More »