Zia-Mustaque wanted to spoil our victory and completely distort history: PM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday told Parliament that those who killed Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman committed the November 3 jail massacre in 1975. “Four national leaders were killed in the central jail, which is a protected place. The killers of Father of the Nation – including Zia and Mustaque &nd...

Bangladesh faring better than many developed nations amid the global recession: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told the Parliament that the opposition parties are trying to create political instability in the country, taking advantage of the ongoing economic crisis. “When the country is in a transition period (crisis), I’ve not seen such worry among those who are in our opposition. Rather I’ve ...

HPm Sheikh Hasina pays tribute to Bangabandhu and martyrs of the Jail Killing Day

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and four national leaders marking Jail Killing Day. In showing respect to the memory of the Father of the Nation and the four national leaders, the premier placed wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu in front of the Bangabandhu Memo...

Jail Killing: Another Dark Chapter in the History of Bangladesh

3 November is another day of reproach and agony for the collective conscience of Bangladesh. On this day in 1975, the four national leaders, who played the momentous role in our independence and state-building struggle after the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman were brutally killed inside what is usually considered one of t...

Awami League's call for research papers on 4IR draws an overwhelming response

The call for submission of research, a first-of-its-kind initiative placed by Awami League's subcommittee on science and technology which is themed on the fourth industrial revolution drew an overwhelming response with papers submitted by globally and nationally acclaimed academics and experts. As many as 578 authors have come up with their res...

PM Sheikh Hasina instructs partymen to remain beside people to address Cyclone Sitrang

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said the leaders and workers of the ruling AL and its associated bodies will remain beside the coastal people in addressing the Cyclone Sitrang. “AL President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have instructed the leaders and activists of Awami League and its affiliated organisations to stand by...

HPM Sheikh Hasina instructs party leaders and govt officials to take all-out preparation to face Cyclone Sitrang

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is taking information from the field levels and giving requisite instructions to the authorities concerned aimed at protecting lives and properties from the severe cyclone 'Sitrang' that may hit Bangladesh's coastal areas tomorrow. "The Prime Minister is observing the overall situation stemming from the cyclone Sitra...

War of words One-eleven, never again

Accusing BNP of trying to stage another one-eleven, Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday advised it to come out "this nightmare." "One-eleven will never come back to Bangladesh," Quader said at a media briefing at his official residence. "Those who think that the government will fall after a few rallies are living in a fool's...

Int’l Recognitions Testify to World Community's Trust in Sheikh Hasina

Dr. Pranab Kumar Panday: Bangladeshi politics is characterised, in part, by the opposition for its own sake. To put it simply, any political party in Bangladesh's opposition believes the government is doing nothing but destroying the country. They are entirely unable to perceive the government's successes in a positive light. Constantly finding...

Sheikh Hasina Relentlessly working for Golden Bengal

Hiren Pandit:  The Awami League under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the lucky daughter of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu, has been in power for more than an era and is working for the welfare of the people. Sheikh Hasina has walked the path of history, no one is seen like this in contemporary history. An heir of Ba...

Bangladesh's diplomacy on Sheikh Hasina’s watch

Syed Badrul Ahsan: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's insistence in recent times that the sanctions imposed by the West on Russia in light of Moscow's military assault on Ukraine be lifted is a powerful hint of Bangladesh's assertive diplomacy under her leadership. There is little question that the Bangladesh leader, who has been in office long...

The birth of a visionary leader

Dr. Pranab Kumar Panday:  Bangladesh's political climate has always been tumultuous. Nothing worthwhile in this nation has ever been accomplished without considerable effort. Bangabandhu fought for the independence of Bangladesh during his lifetime so that the people of Bengal might be free. After Bangladesh gained independence, Bangabandh...

Thank You, Honourable Prime Minister

Dr. Pranab Kumar Panday:  The birth of Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh's current prime minister and the person most responsible for making her country a development model, on September 28, 1947, marks a watershed moment in the country's history. Under her leadership, the right to food for all Bengalis is guaranteed, and the nation heralded as a ...

Why Bangladeshis take pride in Sheikh Hasina

Dr. Rashid Askari: We may not have a Joe Biden to add a new chapter to American history or a Vladimir Putin to push back the boundaries of Russian territory by military might; we may not have a Xi Jinping to invite the world to his 'Belt and Road Initiative' or a Narendra Modi to shepherd the Indian towards a one-family world (Vasudhaiva Kutumb...

Awami League always fought to establish democracy: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday (September 24, 2022) reiterated that election process only becomes transparent in the tenure of the Awami League (AL) government which was never been in the past. "AL never ever came to the power through rigging votes. Rather, AL always comes to the power through the votes of the people," she said. The ...

Mirza Fakhrul and the Inadvertently Stated Truth

Pranab Kumar Panday:  There is continual criticism and counter-criticism between the government and opposition parties in Bangladeshi politics before the 12th National Parliament elections to be held in 2023. The ruling party is trying to win the election campaign by touting the successes of the Awami League (AL) during Sheikh Hasina's ten...

A brief history of Bangladesh through Sheikh Rehana’s eyes

Tonmoy Ahmed: As she turns 67, Sheikh Rehana looks back at life with a Shakespearian ending: “All’s Well That Ends Well.” When her father the great Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was gunned down with almost the whole family, the teenage Rehana wished she had died. “How could I live with so much pain!” she told...

Bangladesh will not face any crisis like Sri Lanka: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Dismissing concerns that Bangladesh could go the Sri Lanka way, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that despite the Covid-19 onslaught and the conflict in Ukraine, her country's economy continued to be in robust shape and that her regime exercised a high level of diligence when taking any loans. In an interaction with ANI, Prime Minister Hasina ...

BNP wants to grab power to bring Hawa Bhaban back: Obaidul Quader MP

Bangladesh Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday said the main goal of BNP is to bring down the government so that it (BNP) can bring back 'Hawa Bhaban' in the country through militancy, reports BSS. "The fall of the government means power. Take back Bangladesh means Hawa Bhaban...

BNP is the main patron of killing, coup, corruption, terrorism: Obaidul Quader MP

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday described BNP as the main patron of killing, coup, conspiracy, corruption, criminalisation, terrorism and militancy in this country. "Continuing their long-practised politics of falsehood, the BNP leaders are involved in multifaceted plots and ill-efforts, he said in a statement issued &ls...