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
13 October 2020, 19:01
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
2 October 2020, 10:10
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 ...
1 October 2020, 19:07
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
30 September 2020, 21:21
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.
21 September 2020, 21:01
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 ...
19 September 2020, 20:22
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 ...
17 September 2020, 19:42
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 ...
10 September 2020, 18:58
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 ...
10 September 2020, 10:27
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.
9 September 2020, 14:19