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GK Shamim, Khaled Mahmud put on 7-day remand

Dhaka, Oct 27 (UNB) – A court here on Sunday placed ‘Jubo League leader’ Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim and expelled organising secretary of Jubo League’s Dhaka south city unit Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan on a 7-day remand each on charge of accumulating illegal wealth. Read More »

Hasina committed to break corruption cycle: Quader

Dhaka, Oct 04 – Awami League’s general secretary and Road transport and bridge minister Obaidul Quader MP said, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is committed to break the cycle of corruption. Everything needed to be done in this regard. He said this while he was visiting the development work of four lane project on Dhaka-Tangail highway at Kharajura area of Kaliakair ... Read More »

No difference between taking bribe and begging: ACC chief

Dhaka  – Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Iqbal Mahmood on Tuesday said there is no difference between taking bribe and begging.“Those taking bribe and thinking that no one will know about it are living in a fool’s paradise. There’s no difference between begging and taking bribes,” he said. The chairman made the remarks while addressing a training progamme participated ... 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 »

Privatisation increases corruption

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jul 23 2019 (IPS) – International financial institutions (IFIs) have typically imposed wide-ranging policy reforms – called ‘conditionalities’ – in exchange for country governments to secure access to financial assistance. Read More »

ACC govt’s ‘deadly weapon’ to suppress opposition: BNP

Dhaka, May 22 (UNB) – Taking a swipe at the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for its ‘inaction’ over the reported corruption in the housing project of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, BNP on Wednesday alleged that the statutory body is only being used as a ‘deadly weapon’ to suppress the opposition. “Though the allegation of massive corruption in Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant ... Read More »

Corruption takes a ‘devastating turn’: BNP

Dhaka, Jan 31 (UNB) – BNP on Thursday alleged that corruption has now taken a devastating turn in the country, but the media are unable to publish reports on the malpractice due to the government’s control. Speaking at a press conference at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office, party senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi also said Information Minister Hasan Mahmud ... Read More »

PM Hasina seeks national unity vows to wipe out corruption

Dhaka, Jan 25 (UNB) – Stressing the need for a national unity forgetting all the differences to take the country forward, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said her government will root out corruption from the country through strict enforcement of laws. “Now, we need a national unity; we’ve to move forward unitedly forgetting our differences. The link of our ... Read More »