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Parliament of Bangladesh

JP chairman lauds govt for new rape law, fears it might be abused

Appreciating the government for introducing capital punishment for rape, Jatiya Party chairman GM Quader said special attention is needed to check the abuse of the new law

JP chairman lauds govt for new rape law, fears it might be abused

PM Hasina pledges to raise women’s participation in workforce to 50pc

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has pledged to increase women’s participation in the workforce to 50 per cent by 2041 and called for protecting their job in the context of COVID-19 pandemic

PM Hasina pledges to raise women’s participation in workforce to 50pc

Quader rejects TIB report on parliamentary activities

Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday rejected the recent report of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) that mentioned that the ruling party exercises monopoly of ...

Quader rejects TIB report on parliamentary activities

11th parliament in 2019

Parliament took 32 minutes on average to pass a bill in 2019: TIB

The TIB report also said that most of the parliamentary committees did not discuss the bill with due importance

Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban

Eight Indian MPs suspended for ‘unruly behaviour’ in parliament

Eight Indian lawmakers were suspended from parliament Monday for "unruly behaviour" after opposition to contentious new farming legislation sparked some of the most chaotic scenes in recent years.

Indian parliament on Thursday okays two bills that will introduce new systems to appoint judges. Photo: Reuters

Digital Security Act: Over 1000 cases filed in two years

Identifying nine sections of the act as a threat to freedom of speech, democracy and free media, Sampadak Parishad (Editors’ Council) and many other organisations have been asking for amendment of ...

Editors form human chain demanding amendment of Digital Security Act

Prepare for next polls, don’t search for alleyways to change govt: Quader to BNP

If you want change of government, take preparations for the next general elections instead of searching for any alleyways, said ruling Bangladesh Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on ...

Obaidul Quader

Don't destroy the spirit of law enforcement: PM Hasina

Mentioning that the government is dealing with crimes strongly, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said that the law enforcement should not be criticised in a way that may diminish their work ...

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina speaks in a question and answer session of the 8th session of 11th Jatiya Sangsad at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban on 8 July 2020

JS secretariat violates constitution by distorting MPs' questions: BNP

Accusing the parliament secretariat of violating the constitution by distorting the questions of its MPs, BNP on Wednesday said the current parliament has turned into a "rubber-stamp one", reports ...

JS secretariat violates constitution by distorting MPs' questions: BNP

Bills passed for universities in Chandpur, Kishoreganj

The parliament on Wednesday passed two bills for setting up a science and Technology University in Chandpur and a general university in Kishoreganj.

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