BNP renews call for fresh election

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) yesterday iterated its demand to hold a fresh election under a non-partisan government. BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

Court raps commissions’ inertia over river protection

In a verdict, the High Court (HC) yesterday (Thursday) observed that the National River Protection Commission and National Human Rights Commission seem to be dummy commissions,

Govt to ensure equal rights for all citizens, says Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her government is goal is to ensure equal rights for all people irrespective of their religions and casts. "There should be equal

444 structures demolished in three days

The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has torn down 444 illegal structures in the last three days in its 11-day eviction drive to free river banks from

Traffic discipline falls short despite fines, filing of cases

Despite increasing vigilance by traffic police, it is nigh impossible to discipline traffic on the streets of Dhaka, as pedestraisns continue their merry habit of jaywalking and

Saudi prince is anti-corruption sweep ends with $106B netted

Saudi Arabia is unprecedented anti-corruption sweep that saw top princes, businessmen, military officers and officials detained at the Ritz-Carlton hotel has concluded after

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