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Khaleda- Bernicat meeting Wednesday

Senior Correspondent: US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat will hold a meeting with BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Wednesday afternoon.

'Language, culture distinctive marks of nationhood'

Staff Correspondent: Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said on Monday that language was the first sign of identity of a person. Those who want to destroy it are rootless people and they are resorting to militancy to destroy it. Therefore, we've no choice but to eliminate them.

E‐voting proposal ill‐motivated: BNP

Senior Correspondent: Terming ‘ill‐motivated’ Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s suggestion for introducing ‘e‐voting’ in the next parliamentary elections, BNP said it is her another tactic to divert people’s concentration to a different direction from the ‘controversial’ Chief Election Commissioner (CEC).

‘No polls if Khaleda jailed in false case’

Senior Correspondent: BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir warned the government that no election will be held in the country if party chief Khaleda Zia is jailed in any false case.

Fair polls not possible under partisan government: Rizvi

Senior Correspondent: Claiming that holding free and fair elections under a partisan government is not possible, BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi said his party will continue the democratic movement for a free and fair election.

Golam Mostafa gets AL ticket for Gaibandha-1 by-polls

Staff Correspondent: Awami League nominated its Sundarganj upazila unit general secretary Golam Mostofa Ahmad as the party candidate for Gaibanha-1 by-election to be held on 22 March.

Arrest warrant against Salauddin, 18 others

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has issued arrest warrant against 19 people including BNP leader Salauddin Ahmed in a case filed under explosive act with Jatrabari Police Station.

BNP seeks talks with PM on polls-time govt

Senior Correspondent: BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said the party wants to hold a discussion with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina over election-time government.

Work for people not for leaders: Obaidul to AL men

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent: Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader urged the leaders and activists to work for people as people is the source of power.

Khaleda sits with vice-chairmen tonight

Senior Correspondent: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will sit with the party’s vice-chairmen tonight (Saturday) to discuss the country’s current political situation.

BNP desperate in despair: Quader

Staff Correspondent: Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said that BNP has become desperate because of its failures in the elections and frustrations after failing to stage strong movements.

Arrest warrants for Bulu and 28 others

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court on Thursday issued arrest warrants for 28 leaders and activists of BNP-led 20-party alliance including Barkatullah Bulu.

Negative tendency found in BNP: Obaidul

Secretariat Correspondent: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Kader opined that a negative tendency has been found in BNP.

New CEC should resign: Rizvi

Staff Correspondent: BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi opined that the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) should resign.

Arrest warrants for Barkatullah Bulu and 19 others

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has issued arrest warrants for 20 leaders and activists of BNP including Barkatullah Bulu and Saiful Islam Nirob.