Partha Pratim Bhattacharjee

November 23, 2022
November 23, 2022

BNP’s Dec 10 Dhaka rally: Cops, AL to be on high alert

Law enforcers have taken all-out measures, including keeping Dhaka city BNP leaders and activists under close watch, to preempt “potential subversive activities” centering on the BNP’s Dhaka rally on December 10.

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

PM steps in to ensure smooth food supply

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday instructed Bangladesh Bank to intervene if any bank faced a dollar shortage while opening letters of credit for importing food, fertiliser and other agricultural inputs to ensure uninterrupted food supply.

November 5, 2022
November 5, 2022

Fear or confusion not going away

The men on the ground, the Armed Police Battalion (APBn) members, have time and again stated that after every incident of violent crime in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camps, the refugees point to the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (Arsa).

October 30, 2022
October 30, 2022

3 Zilla parishad polls: 2 ministers, 3 MPs blamed for defeat

Two ministers, three MPs and an Awami League central committee member have been accused of backing party rebels in the zilla parishad polls, which led to the defeat of three AL-sponsored chairman candidates.

October 29, 2022
October 29, 2022

Next polls to be tough for AL

Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged her party leaders to start campaigning for the national election, slated for January 2024.

October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

‘No factory has to shut’

Consumer goods importers and processors yesterday told the prime minister how the deepening energy and power crises were affecting their industries.

October 24, 2022
October 24, 2022

Now AL plans to flaunt strength

As the recent BNP rallies drew huge crowds in different cities, the Awami League is now preparing to hold rallies and other programmes across the country from next month apparently to show its strength.

October 23, 2022
October 23, 2022

Transport strike: Rally over, demands gone

While transport leaders held Khulna hostage for the last two days “to wage a war against illegal three-wheelers”, their vociferous demands fizzled out around the time the BNP ended its rally.

October 3, 2022
October 3, 2022

AL, BNP in overdrive to woo allies

The ruling Awami League and its arch-rival the BNP are working to bring like-minded political parties into their fold ahead of the next parliamentary election.

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Sheikh Hasina’s 76th birthday: A steely resolve that sets her apart

She is no stranger to adversity. Her life has been plagued by tragedies. But none of those could break her resolve.