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The UK election should be about ideas, not polls

by Lea Ypi on 13th November 2019 With the UK facing one of the most important elections in decades, the focus should be on the clear programmatic differences between the main parties, rather than weekly polling outcomes. If I were to give unsolicited advice to media pundits preparing to comment on the upcoming general election it would be the following: ... Read More »

Embattled Ranga offers unconditional apology

Opposition Chief Whip Mashiur Rahman Ranga on Wednesday extended unconditional apology for making derogatory remarks on slain pro-democracy activist Noor Hossain. Ranga offered the apology as he stood in the House to make his personal statement under section 274 of the rules of procedure. While speaking at a Jatiya Party meeting at its Banani office on November 10, Ranga said ... Read More »

AL no longer represents independence: BNP

Accusing the ruling party of destroying the Liberation War spirit, BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Tuesday said Awami League no longer represents the country’s independence as it is filled with intruders. “Awami League, I think, has no as many freedom fighters as BNP has. They (AL) themselves are saying their party is filled with intruders. This means intruders are ... Read More »

BNP to observe Bhasani’s 43rd death anniversary

BNP will observe the 43rd death anniversary of Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani, the leader of the masses, with due respect amid various programmes. “Elaborate programmes have been worked out to mark Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani’s death anniversary,” said a party press release on Monday. It said the party has also formed a national committee headed by its vice-chairman Abdullah ... Read More »

No alternative to movement , says BNP

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday said they are working to unite all the patriotic forces as there is no alternative to taking to the streets to ‘restore democracy’ and people’s rights by dislodging the current ‘fascist regime’. Read More »

Khoka laid to rest beside his parents at Jurain Graveyard

Dhaka, Nov 07 – The body of former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation and BNP vice-chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka has been laid to rest at Jurain graveyard in the city beside the graves of his parents as per his last wishes. The body of the valiant freedom fighter was buried at about 7:00 pm on Thursday after the offering ... Read More »