Category: Politics

AL will accept the president’s decision

Timesworld desk: Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said his party would accept the president’s decision on formation of the Election Commission (EC). AL will accept the president’s decision even if it goes against…

Big pledges remain largely ignored

Timesworld desk: The Awami League promised democracy and good governance. However, the present state of democracy and governance tells a story of how the promises remained largely ignored. Ailing democracy and poor governance have raised…

AL mulls same formula

Timesworld desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina might form an all-party interim cabinet to supervise the next parliamentary election as she did earlier, said some leaders of the ruling Awami League yesterday. And AL’s archrival BNP,…

BNP gets frustrated with PM’s speech

Timesworld desk: The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) got frustrated with Prime Minster Sheikh Hasina’s speech to the nation, secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said in a prompt reaction on Thursday night. Terming PM’s address…

Zia Charitable graft: Next hearing Jan 26

Timesworld desk: A Dhaka court has fixed January 26 for holding next hearing on Zia Charitable Trust graft case as BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia placed a time petition before it seeking adjournment. Judge Abu Ahmed…

Khaleda Zia appears before court in Zia Charitable Trust, Orphanage graft cases

Timesworld desk: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has appeared before a Dhaka court on Thursday to resume her defence in Zia Charitable Trust and Zia Orphanage corruption cases. Earlier, Khaleda Zia started from his Gulshan residence…

AL may not want law on EC formation

Timesworld desk: Although all the 22 political parties during their talks with President Abdul Hamid proposed enacting a law on formation of the Election Commission, the ruling Awami League might not agree to the proposal….

BNP sits at home after announcing programmes

Timesworld desk: Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said, “Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) sits at home after announcing programmes and its top leaders are not seen to take streets.”…

Charge framing in 10 cases against Khaleda on February 1

Timesworld desk:  A Dhaka court on Monday fixed February 1 for the charge framing of 10 different cases against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia. The 10 cases include the ones filed in connection with sedition, sabotage…

Selina Hayat Ivy takes office Monday

Timesworld desk:  Ivy and the councillors took oath on January 5 Selina Hayat Ivy will assume the office as Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) mayor on Monday with a pledge to make the city a green…