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    MP Shahid’s seat to be vacant if dual citizenship proved: PM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:29pm on July 08, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told the parliament that the seat of Lakshmipur-2 independent lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam should be declared vacant if it...

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    BNP MP demands ‘crossfire’ for Regent owner

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:01pm on July 08, 2020

    Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party lawmaker M Harunur Rashid on Wednesday demanded ‘crossfire’ for the owners of Regent Hospital. Taking the floor in point of order...

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    Amu made coordinator of AL-led 14-party alliance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:24pm on July 08, 2020

    Ruling Awami League presidium member Amir Hossain Amu has been made coordinator and spokesperson of AL-led 14-party alliance...

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    LDA announces programmes protesting jute mills closure

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13pm on July 08, 2020

    Left Democratic Alliance will hold programmes protesting at the government’s decision of closing 25 state-owned jute mills across the country. Government on July 2 closed...

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    Conspiracy against Hefazat not to be tolerated: Shafi

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 01:59am on July 08, 2020

    Hefazat-e-Islam ameer Ahmad Shafi in a press statement on Tuesday said that no conspiracy would be tolerated against Hefazat. The statement was sent by Hefazat...

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    20 hurt in AL, JL, BCL factional clash in Sirajganj

    Our Correspondent . Sirajganj | Updated at 01:55am on July 08, 2020

    At least 20 leaders and activists of ruling Awami League, Bangladesh Chhatra League and Juba League were injured in a clash in Sirajganj on Tuesday...

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    Protests swell against jute mills closure

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:05pm on July 07, 2020

    Different political parties on Tuesday in Dhaka continued holding protests against the closure of all the 25 state-owned jute mills that rendered jobless around 50,000...

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    BNP asks EC to defer by-polls or drop its symbol from ballot

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:08pm on July 07, 2020

    The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday asked the Election Commission to defer the by-elections to Bogura 1 and Jashore 6 parliamentary constituencies considering the...

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    LDA for united movement against jute mills closure 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on July 07, 2020

    Politicians, academics, labour leaders and jute growers on Monday at a view exchange programme called on the government to refrain from privatising all 25 state-owned...

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    EC move to drop women participation from RPO decried

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:39am on July 06, 2020

    A political party and a women rights body on Sunday opposed the Election Commission’s plan to amend the Representation of the People Order, dropping the...

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