Tuesday, December 18, 2018 | ePaper

Khaleda gets bail as judiciary independent: Quader

  • Print
BSS, Dhaka :
Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday said BNP chief Begum Khaleda Zia has got bail from the Court as the country's judiciary is completely independent during the incumbent government tenure.
"Khaleda's bail proves again that the country's judicial system is running completely independently," he told a press conference at the Awami League president's Dhanmondi political office here yesterday evening.
Quader said: "The country's laws, courts and judiciary are working independently. The government has no interference there."
Awami League Presidium Member Dr Abdur Razzak, Joint General Secretaries Mahbubul Alam Hanif, Dr Dipu Moni and Jahangir Kabir Nanak, Organising Secretaries AFM Bahauddin Nasim and Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, Cultural Affairs Secretary Asim Kumar Ukil, Deputy Office Secretary Barrister Biplab Barua and Central Working Committee member SM Kamal Hossain, among others, were present on the occasion.
The Awami League general secretary expressed profound shock at the casualties in a plane crash of Bangladesh's US-Bangla Airlines in Nepal's Tribhuban International Airport yesterday.
He prayed for eternal peace of the departed souls of the crash victims and conveyed profound sympathy to their family members.
The minister also wished early recovery of the injured.

More News For this Category

Court curbs way for 5 BNP candidates to join election

UNB, Dhaka :The country's apex court on Monday curbed the way for BNP candidates for Dhaka-1, Dhaka-7, Bogura- 3, Bogura-7 and Manikganj-3 constituencies to participate in the forthcoming general

Dr. Zafrullah Chy optimistic about Barrister Mainul's release

Staff Reporter :Founder of Gonoswhasthaya Kendra Dr. Zafrullah Chowdhury on Monday said that he was optimistic about the release of Barrister Mainul Hosein subject to the presence of the

Miss Philippines wins 2018 Miss Universe crown

Miss Philippines wins 2018 Miss Universe crown

AFP, Bangkok :Miss Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday in Bangkok after a trailblazing ceremony praised for featuring its first transgender candidate but marred by gaffes about the

Writ seeking scraping of Jamaat candidates' nomination filed

BSS, Dhaka :A writ was filed on Monday, pleading to cancel nominations of candidates from Jamaat-e-Islami in the upcoming general polls.Tarikat Federation secretary general Syed Rezaul Haque Chandpuri filed

Panam Nagar losing fight against time

UNB, Narayanganj :Panam Nagar was once a thriving city in Sonargaon bustling with life.The city, believed to have been founded in late 13thcentury, got preferential treatment from the rulers

AL men barring electioneering, JP leader writes EC

UNB, Dhaka :Jatiya Party (JaPa) presidium member Md Azam Khan on Monday sought security from the Election Commission (EC) as well as its cooperation to conduct election campaign smoothly

2 killed in Tangail road crash

UNB, Tangail :Two people were killed and four others injured when a bus rammed a pick-up van at Pakutia in Ghatail upazila on Monday.The deceased were identified a Rezaul

Court orders end election hopes for 4 BNP nominees

bdnews24.com :Four BNP-nominated Upazila chairmen who sought to compete in the parliamentary election have been blocked from entering the race by a series of court orders.Dhaka-20 candidate Tamiz Uddin,

Malaysia charges Goldman, bankers

BBC Online :Malaysia has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former employees in connection with a corruption and money laundering probe at the country's investment fund, 1MDB.The

HC orders to allocate 'sheaf of paddy' symbol to Nazrul

UNB, Dhaka :The High Court (HC) on Monday ordered the Election Commission (EC) to give 'sheaf of paddy' symbol to Nazrul Islam instead of Nadim Mostafa in the Rajshahi-5