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One killed, scores injured as clashes erupt across country

One killed, scores injured as clashes erupt across country

The deployment of a massive security force was not enough to prevent violence in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country on the day of the verdict in the Zia…

Stop arbitrary arrests, HRW asks govt

Bangladesh authorities should stop the arbitrary arrests and detention of opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) supporters and others, said a statement issued by rights watchdog Human Rights Watch (HRW) on its website yesterday. Hundreds have been arrested or placed under preventive detention…

Eight countries push UN to take up Myanmar Rohingya crisis

Britain, France, the United States and five other countries asked the UN Security Council on Wednesday to discuss the fate of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees driven from Myanmar, diplomats said, reports AFP from the USA. The council will hold a meeting on Tuesday to hear UN High Commissioner…

Division for Khaleda as VIP prisoner

Home Minister Asaduzza­man Khan Kamal yesterday said that the BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, convicted for five years in jail on charge of Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, will get all necessary facilities as per the jail code considering her status and age. She will get division as per the Warrant…

Dhaka wears deserted look

Dhaka wore a deserted look yesterday as panic-stricken people remained indoors following the delivery of a politically sensitive verdict that convicted BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in a graft case. A Dhaka court sentenced the former prime minister to five years in prison after finding her guilty in the…

AL, BCL stage demo in capital

Awami League (AL) and Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists staged demonstrations in different parts of the capital yesterday defying a ban imposed by the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP). The DMP imposed the restriction on processions, meetings and assembly from 4:00 am on Thursday until further…

Tarique to act as BNP chief

BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, now in London in self-exile, will act as the party chairman after BNP chief Khaleda Zia has been sentenced to five years in jail in connection with the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, according to party leaders. Since Tarique Rahman is now abroad, the party secretary…

Crisis to deepen: BNP

The BNP yesterday said the graft case verdict against party Chairperson Khaleda Zia will deepen the existing crisis in the country and push it towards greater uncertainty. Rejecting the court verdict in what it terms a false case, the BNP announced nationwide demonstration after today's Juma prayer…

None is above law: AL

The verdict on Zia Orphanage Trust graft case proved that the BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman were occupied in corruption during their tenure, expressed the ruling party Awami League (AL) yesterday as part of its immediate reaction about the corruption verdict, delivered on yesterday…

Khaleda graft proven: JSD

Leaders of the Jatiya Party (JP), the main opposition in parliament and a close ally of the ruling Awami League, yesterday remained silent over the verdict against Khaleda Zia in a graft case, which sentenced the BNP chief to five years in prison and her son Tarique and four others each to 10-year prison…
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