Parliament

September 16, 2017
September 16, 2017

News Analysis: An inconceivable resolution by JS

This is inconceivable in modern democracy that the parliament passes a resolution to nullify a supreme court verdict. But our Parliament unanimously did it on Wednesday, setting a unique example.

September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017

CJ under fire at JS

The Jatiya Sangsad last night unanimously passed a resolution for taking “proper” legal steps towards expunction of the chief justice's

September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017

Govt to probe Zia family’s wealth abroad: PM to JS

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has told parliament that her government will investigate the allegation of laundering over Tk 12,00 crore in 12 countries by BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s family.

September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017

Take back all Rohingyas

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in parliament last night criticised Myanmar for carrying out atrocities on the Rohingyas and said it must take back every Rohingya from Bangladesh, and ensure their...

September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017

Rohingya Issue: Discussion in House 'today'

Two separate discussions, one on the Rohingya issue and the other on the apex court's verdict on the 16th constitutional amendment,

August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017

'Govt argument to empower JS arbitrary'

The argument for empowering the parliament to remove Supreme Court judges for restoration of 1972 constitution appears as "cheap,

July 4, 2017
July 4, 2017

Removal of SC Judges: Power not with JS

The Jatiya Sangsad no longer has the power to remove Supreme Court judges for incapacity or misconduct as the government has finally lost the legal battle to defend the controversial 16th...

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Those who killed, burnt people took path of secret killings: PM

Those who had killed and burnt hundreds of people in 2013 and 2014 to foil the last national elections have now taken the path of “secret killings”, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tells the Jatiya...

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Debate on Bangladesh: EU for ‘political dialogue’

Expressing concern over the current situation in Bangladesh, the European Union has pressed for political dialogue in a debate over the country’s issue at its parliament.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Some massive thefts in banking: Muhith

The banking sector was tainted by a series of scams, including some massive thefts, according to Finance Minister AMA Muhith.