Mohammad Al-Masum Molla | The Daily Star
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  • Flag of Awami League and Bangladesh Nationalist Party

    AL, BNP brace for seat-sharing hurdles

    The Awami League and the BNP, who lead the two major alliances, may not have much to offer their own leaders in the parliamentary polls if they want to keep their partners happy.
  • BNP alliance faces waxing, wafting

    The BNP has found itself in an awkward situation again. After weeks of talks and tough negotiations, the party just managed to bring together Dr Kamal Hossain's Gonoforum and three other parties and launch a new alliance, called Jatiya Oikyafront, on Saturday.
  • Jatiya Oikyafront

    Oikyafront looks for expansion

    The Jatiya Oikyafront, formed recently with the BNP and several other parties, now wants to expand by including more partners from the BNP-led 20-party alliance.
  • 11th Bangladesh general election

    They bank on each other!

    Thirteen years ago, the then Election Commission, led by Justice MA Aziz, got itself caught up in a controversy by inviting 116 political parties to talks over preparing the voter list.
  • Oikyafront plans events nationwide

    The Jatiya Oikyafront, the newly floated alliance of BNP and several other parties, wants to move forward with a series of programmes urging people from all walks of life to join the “fight for the restoration of democracy”.