Awami League

Type: Organization
Name: Awami League
Nationality: Bangladesh
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Awami League
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Hanif: BNP has staged drama

Awami League Joint Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif alleged that the BNP had staged a drama in the name of the long march programme to con the nation.“This long march is nothing but an act of deceit with the country people. No problem has ever been solved ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

BNP threatens tougher movements

Led by the party’s Acting Secretary General MirzaFakhrul Islam Alamgir, the motorcade of the road march had started from theAirport roundabout in capital Dhaka on Tuesday and ended with a rally at Dalia,near the barrage, in Lalmonirhat around noon on ... [Published Bdnews24.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

BCL leader\\\'s tendons severed

:30:13 A A- A+BCL leader's tendons severedMiscreants chopped a local leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and cut off the tendons of his legs and hands in Chapainawabganj town on Tuesday night. The victim was identified as Nahid Shikder, organising ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 15 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Tortured AL leader dies after 18 days

A local leader of ruling Awami League (AL), rescued in a critical condition by police on April 4, hours after his abduction, died at a hospital in the capital early yesterday.The victim, Ebadat Hossain, 51, was a member of convenor committee of Benapole ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 3 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Pre-poll violence: Fresh charge sheets in Bogra

Police has filed two charge sheets against former Upazila chairman and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Yeasin Ali and his two sons at a Bogra court.Sixteen others were also accused in the charge sheets filed under a special act over vandalism and arson in Shahjahanpur ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

14-party alliance: BNP’s road march a ‘political stunt’

Nasim urges the BNP to cooperate with the government to resolve the Teesta issueThe Awami League-led ruling 14-party alliance yesterday termed the BNP’s long-march towards the Teesta Barrage as a “political stunt.”The alliance’s spokesperson Mohammed ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

2 kids killed as AL, BNP men clash

Two schoolboys were killed and 10 people injured in a clash between Awami League and BNP activists at Deopara village in Laxmipur Sadar on Monday night.The deceased were identified as Rabiul Islam Shimul, 14, a class VIII student of Pratapganj High School ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

Bangladesh failed to share Teesta waters with India

Dhaka, April 22The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP ) Tuesday blamed the Awami League-led government for not sealing a deal to share the Teesta river waters with India, a media report said."Teesta waters are our right, because it's an international river. ... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Section 144 imposed in Natore playground

Local administration has imposed section 144 at Mominpur Primary School ground in Natore as Awami League and Shibir members called separate programmes at the same venue on Tuesday.The 12-hour ban was imposed at the playground when the members of Bipra ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Awami League
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Lalmonirhat environment takes a hit from illegal stone extraction from rivers

Ignoring a government ban, politically influential people have been allegedly running a profitable business of extracting stones from three rivers in Lalmonirhat – Dharla, Shaniajan and Singimari – significantly hurting the area’s environment.Local administration ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

3 Hindu houses, seven shops vandalised in Lakshmipur

A gang of miscreants vandalised three houses and seven shops at Deopara and Amanilakshmipur villages of Lakshmipur Sadar Upazila in the early hours, yesterday.Local sources said a gang of over 100 armed miscreants vandalised the houses of Motilal Maj ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

BNP long march an anti-Indian stunt

:40:39 A A- A+ Senior Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta said BNP is going to organise a long-march programme towards the Teesta Barrage only to sow its anti-Indian stance.“It’s not their movement…it’s a bad politics. It (BNP) needs to cooperate ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 21 2014]

Quotes

...a rebuttal to BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman's recent remarks about the history of the country's independence, Mahbub-ul- Alam Hanif said, "Such a remark about the independence tantamount to sheer ignorance. I have every doubt whether he came out with such a remark on our independence willfully or the anti- liberation forces dictated him to give such a statement taking scope of his ignorance."
"A day ago [Monday], India released the water which reached the Teesta barrage point today [yesterday]" he said and hoped that Bangladesh would continuously get water from Indian side
"We'll stage a rally after the long march on April 23 morning demanding equitable share of Teesta river water from India" he said
"Teesta waters are our right, because it's an international river. India has no right to hinder its flow and we cannot depend on its mercy" BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said

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Ramesh credits diplomatic success for more Tees... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 1 hour ago]
Hanif: BNP has staged drama [Published Dhaka Tribune - 1 hour ago]
Two ‘freedom fighters’ testify for Mir Kashem [Published Dhaka Tribune - 1 hour ago]
Tortured AL leader dies after 18 days [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 3 hours ago]
Illegal quarrying ruins Bholaganj Ropeway Plant [Published Dhaka Tribune - 4 hours ago]
BNP threatens tougher movements [Published Bdnews24.com - 8 hours ago]
BNP staged drama in name of Teesta Long March: ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - 10 hours ago]
BCL leader\\\'s tendons severed [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 15 hours ago]
Pre-poll violence: Fresh charge sheets in Bogra [Published Dhaka Tribune - 19 hours ago]
14-party alliance: BNP’s road march a ‘politica... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
Dramatic rise in Teesta water [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Apr 22 2014]
2 kids killed as AL, BNP men clash [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Apr 22 2014]
7 people including 3 newsmen hurt [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Apr 22 2014]
BNP: Teesta deal impossible unless govt falls [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
Nasim: Teesta march is a stunt [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
Section 144 imposed in Natore playground [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
Bangladesh opposition party leads march for equ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 22 2014]
Bangladesh failed to share Teesta waters with I... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 22 2014]
India has no right to hinder Teesta water flow:... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 22 2014]
AL-BNP clash leaves 2 dead in Lakshmipur [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
‘Teesta long march to play politics’ [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 21 2014]
Lalmonirhat environment takes a hit from illega... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 21 2014]
3 Hindu houses, seven shops vandalised in Laksh... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 21 2014]
BNP long march an anti-Indian stunt [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 21 2014]
ACC presses charges against Mufti Izahar [Published Bdnews24.com - Apr 21 2014]
Anupam Shahjahan takes oath as MP [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Apr 21 2014]
CJ's mother buried at Kishoreganj family graveyard [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Apr 21 2014]
JS body for opening of national database to sto... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 20 2014]
Killings and abductions on large-scale [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 20 2014]
Bomb attack on AL office: Charges framed again... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 20 2014]
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154 Elected in Bangladesh Before Any Votes Are ... [Published Global Voices Online - Jan 04 2014]
Without a single vote being cast, Bangladesh's ruling Awami League and allies have won more than half of the seats in parliament because an opposition boycott has left so many candidates without challengers. Among the 39 registered political parties ...
The prison that is Bangladesh [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Dec 15 2013]
Once Moudud Ahmed defended the country's independence leader, but now he is sick and in jail as the prime minister cracks down on opposition ahead of January's national elections On a moonless night in 1971 Moudud Ahmed led me clandestinely into ...
The World’s Worst Political Standoff That You’v... [Published FP Passport - Dec 06 2013]
style> While the world remains fixated on anti-government demonstrations in Kiev and Bangkok, perhaps the mostintractable political standoff of the past weeks is also the one getting theleast attention. Twenty people were injured in Bangladesh's ...
Four Things You Need to Know About the Chaos In... [Published The China Blog - Nov 06 2013]
Two opposition-enforced 60-hour general strikes in the last two weeks have paralyzed life and destabilized the economy of this South Asian nation of 150 million people. The estimated annual average cost of general strikes, or hartals as they are called ...
Four Things You Need to Know About the Chaos In... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Nov 06 2013]
Two opposition-enforced 60-hour general strikes in the last two weeks have paralyzed life and destabilized the economy of this South Asian nation of 150 million people. The estimated annual average cost of general strikes, or hartals as they are called ...
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