Dhaka: 4:50 AM, Mon, 17 Dec, 2018

Dr Kamal skeptical about fair polls

Senior Correspondent: In the wake of ‘attacks’ on the Jatiya Oikyafront candidates in many places and the arrest of its leaders and activists, alliance chief Dr Kamal Hossain on Sunday feared whether the government will allow a credible election in the country.

‘Election is challenge for us, don’t want violence’

Staff Correspondent: BNP Vice-chairman Selima Rahman said that the upcoming 11th general election is a challenge for us. We want to remain in the field and do not expect any violence. We have yet not stepped into violence. Nothing to say after that.

Oikyafront fears over fair polls

Senior Correspondent: Alleging that the Election Commission (EC) is not taking any step for the attacks on BNP leaders and activists during election campaign, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir expressed apprehension about fair polls.

Oikyafront brings out Bijoy Rally in capital

Senior Correspondent: Opposition alliance Jatiya Oikyafront brought out a ‘Bijoy Rally’ in the capital on the occasion of the 48th Victory Day of the country.

BNP pays homage to Liberation War martyrs

Staff Correspondent, Savar: BNP on Sunday paid homage to the martyrs of the Liberation War by placing wreaths at the National Memorial marking the 48th Victory Day.

Dr Kamal says ‘sorry’

Senior Correspondent: Jatiya Oikyafront chief Dr Kamal Hossain on Saturday ‘sincerely regretted’ his sharp reaction to a reporter following his question over the Front’s position on Jamaat-e-Islami.

Dr Kamal to give IGP info over attack

Senior Correspondent: The key leader of Jatiya Oikyafront will write Inspector General of Police (IGP) to provide information over the attack carried on his motorcade at the premises of at the Martyred Intellectuals Memorial at Mirpur.

AL candidate’s election office torched in Laxmipur

Laxmipur Correspondent: Miscreants have torched the election office of Awami League candidate at Ramganj in the district early Thursday.

Jamalpur-1 BNP candidate’s nomination halted

Staff Correspondent: The High Court has stayed the Election Commission’s decision that allowed BNP candidate M Rashiduzzaman Millat to contest the December 30 election for Jamalpur-1 constituency.

Sedition case filed against Khandaker Mosharraf

Cumilla Correspondent: A sedition case has been filed against BNP standing committee member Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain with Daudkandi Police Station.

BNP leader Dulu detained

Staff Correspondent: Detective Branch of police detained BNP Organising Secretary Ruhul Kuddus Talukder Dulu from his Gulshan residence in Dhaka on Wednesday.

HC decides on Khaleda, Howlader’s petitions today

Staff Correspondent: The High Court today will rule on whether BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and Jatiya Party leader ABM Ruhul Amin Howlader can run for the December 30 general election.

Singer Monir Khan leaves BNP

Senior Correspondent: Popular singer Monir Khan has announced to resign from BNP as he was not given a chance to contest in the 11th parliamentary elections with “sheaf of paddy”.

Demonstration in front of BNP office

 Senior Reporter: Followers of former education minister ANM Ehsanul Hoq Milon staged agitation in front of BNP central party office at Nayapaltan on Saturday as he was denied party nomination.

Kader Siddique’s appeal hearing pending

Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) has withheld the hearing on appeal filed by Krishak Sramik Janata League President Kader Siddiqui against rejection of his nomination papers for Tangail-4 and Tangail-8 constituencies.