Zia Orphanage Trust case

Conviction for Graft: Khaleda may file appeals this week

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia may file separate appeals this week challenging her conviction and jail sentence in the Zia Charitable Trust and Zia Orphanage Trust graft cases with an aim to contest...

February 28, 2018
February 28, 2018

PM blasts BNP for making a convict its chairman

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina comes down heavily on BNP for making a convict its chairman and expresses her doubt about the ability of the party to do any good to the people as "it has taken...

February 21, 2018
February 21, 2018

Zia Orphanage Trust Case: Defence forged document

The defence had forged a document and submitted it to the court to save Khaleda Zia and other accused in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, reads the full verdict.

February 13, 2018
February 13, 2018

Tarique was behind it

BNP Senior Vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, now in London, is the mastermind of Wednesday's attack on Bangladesh High Commission in London, alleged ruling Awami League General Secretary Obaidul...

February 11, 2018
February 11, 2018

BNP protests peacefully

Police picked up around 130 BNP men from several districts yesterday as the party continued its demonstration against the conviction

February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018

Khaleda lands in jail

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia landed in jail yesterday after a special court sentenced her to five years' rigorous imprisonment in a graft case, dealing a severe blow to the party ahead of the...

February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018

Sporadic violence on a day of alarm

People across the country were fearing widespread violence and were panicking as tension built up ahead of yesterday's verdict in the

February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018

Her first few hours in jail

For many years, it was an office room of the jail superintendent before it was turned into a VIP prison cell yesterday.

February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018

What next for BNP?

Khaleda's son Tarique Rahman, also senior vice chairman of BNP, is supposed to run the party in her absence. But he has been in

February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018

Where's she now?

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has lashed out at BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for “instigating violence” in 2013-2015.

February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018

Stay calm, be alert to conspiracy

Ruling Awami League has urged the party men to stay calm following the lower court verdict that sentenced BNP Chairperson Khaleda