HM Ershad

HM Ershad

State minister for information must seek apology: GM Quader

Out of 40 registered political parties, he said only Awami League, BNP and Jatiya Party now remain active while the rest have become signboard-only political parties, he said

Jatiya Party chairman GM Quader speaks at a views-exchange meeting with the leaders of Gaziur city unit of the party and its associate bodies at the party chairman’s Banani office, Dhaka on 16 October 2021

BNP well aware Zia’s body not at Chandrima Udyan: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina said she heard from HM Ershad that there was a body in combat dress in the box

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina addresses a programme at AL’s Bangabandhu Avenue central office on the occasion of National Mourning Day, virtually from her official residence, Gonobhaban, Dhaka on 26 August 2021

Bangabandhu's killers protected by the Zia, Ershad and Khaleda governments

For around two decades, post-1975, Bangabandhu's killers were involved in various conspiracies against Bangladesh, whether within the country or wherever they were in the world

Sketch by artist Qayyum Chowdhury of Bangabandhu after being brutally killed

Initiatives to amend Road Transport Act will 'make it weaker'

Despite huge investment to develop the road transport system in Bangladesh, discipline in the sector seems to be a far cry. The government has taken the initiative to amend the Road Transport Act ...

Initiatives to amend Road Transport Act will 'make it weaker'

Jatiya Party making visible it’s ‘distance’ with the govt

In recent times, JaPa senior leaders have been making strong statements against corruption in development programmes, the lack of good governance in running the state and also the overall prevailing ...

Jatiya Party chairman GM Quader

Golden jubilee of independence

Which govt plays what role in economic achievements

The government only creates the environment and formulates policy so that the private sector can function well. If so, which policies of which governments have contributed to achieve today’s economic ...

Which govt plays what role in economic achievements

50 years of independence

Diplomatic successes, but setbacks too

Dismal rankings in the indices of good governance, human rights, freedom of speech, corruption, the rule of law and other areas have not made things easy for diplomats

Diplomatic successes, but setbacks too

Interview: Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq

National sentiment no longer exists in Bangladesh

Educationist and thinker Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq is Ahmad Sharif chair professor of Dhaka University’s Bangla department. He talked to Sohrab Hassan of Prothom Alo about the socioeconomic and cultural ...

Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq

A democracy to speak, or not to speak

In the past, if the people lost their trust in the government, they would turn to the opposition. But now they are unable to have confidence in anyone

A democracy to speak, or not to speak

Shaheed Dr Milon Day on Friday

Shaheed Dr Milon Day will be observed across the country on Friday, commemorating the 30th martyrdom anniversary of Shamsul Alam Khan Milon who was killed during the 90s' anti-autocratic movement.

Shaheed Dr Milon Day on Friday
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