Thursday, 21 October 2021
Parliament of Bangladesh
Iraqis to elect new parliament amid deep crisis, apathy
War-scarred Iraq holds parliamentary elections on 10 October, a year early to appease an anti-government protest movement, in a nation that remains mired in corruption and economic crisis
03 Oct 2021, 09:56
It is alarming to summon Tasneem Siddiqui by parliamentary committee
Though the jurisdiction of any parliamentary standing committee to summon and seeking explanations is not denied, constitutional limitations of the jurisdiction is well established as well
30 Sep 2021, 22:30
'Afghan women want their girls to go to school'
Some people try to say that the people of rural Afghanistan, outside of Kabul, are happy with the return of the Taliban. They claim that the women are happy to stay at home and play a subservient ...
26 Sep 2021, 20:23
Speaker calls MPs to check child marriage by encouraging girls education
Shirin said it is necessary to make a concerted effort to raise awareness regarding the girls’ education to prevent child marriage, and implement and monitor all the activities of the BAPPD at the ...
25 Sep 2021, 22:18
MP Shawkat beats up businessman for ‘not allowing him to overtake’
An MP allegedly beat up a fish trader in Patharghata, Barguna, for not allowing the MP’s motorcade to overtake him
23 Sep 2021, 18:07
BNP formulating strategy for movement, elections
BNP wants to strengthen the party before the reconstitution of the election commission in February next year
20 Sep 2021, 22:44
Bangladesh needs no UN help for holding elections: Hasan Mahmud
Information minister Hasan Mahmud on Monday said Bangladesh needs no assistance from the United Nations (UN) to arrange elections since the country’s election commission (EC) is capable enough to ...
20 Sep 2021, 18:07
Union Parishad elections
AL candidates win uncontested in 43 union parishads
The trend of winning uncontested in the elections has begun since the 10th Jatiya Sangsad elections in 2014 when 153 candidates of then ruling Awami League and allies won unopposed
19 Sep 2021, 16:18
Putin’s party set to retain parliament majority after polls
Russian president Vladimir Putin’s party was set Sunday to retain a majority in parliament on the last day of three-day elections in which most Kremlin critics were barred from the ballot
19 Sep 2021, 12:13
Wanted to make Zia accused in 1975 killing case: Hasina
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said she had wanted to make Ziaur Rahman an accused in the Bangabandhu killing case as his involvement in the massacre was beyond doubt
16 Sep 2021, 20:20