We can solve load shedding within this month: Minister of State in Parliament
Teen dies during fight with relative over tea stall bill
There is no such crisis where UN will need to intervene: Obaidul Quader
Trying to take country forward despite limitations: PM Sheikh Hasina
The 6-point outline of independence was drawn up with public support: Prime Minister
US diplomat Peter Haas holds meeting with Awami League-BNP-JaPa on visa policy
Dhaka, May 25: US Ambassador to Dhaka Peter Haas held a two-hour meeting with the representatives of Awami League, BNP and Jatiya Party (JaPa) regarding the new US visa policy. Sources of the meeting said that various political and economic issues were discussed.
GM Quader expects the new President to be beside everyone
Dhaka, February 13: Jatiya Party has expressed its happiness over the nomination of Awami League Mohammad Sahabuddin for the post of President. JP Chairman and Deputy Leader of Opposition Ghulam Mohammad (GM) expressed his excitement about his nomination.
GM Quader will not be able to perform the duties of Jatiya Party chairman: Appellate Division
Dhaka, December 15: The Appellate Division has ordered that Ghulam Mohammad (GM) Quader cannot perform his duties as the chairman of Jatiya Party as per the constitution. At the same time, the Supreme Court ordered the settlement of the ongoing case in the lower court by January 9.
BNP is a tyrannical party, no question of alliance with them: Rowshan Ershad
Dhaka, November 28: Chief Patron of Jatiya Party and Leader of Opposition in Parliament Begum Rowshan Ershad said that people want change for progress and peace. Jatiya Party can give that peace.
Prohibition order against GM Quader upheld
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Nov 17: The court has ordered to uphold the temporary ban on the political and party activities of Jatiya Party (JP) chairman GM Quader.
US insists on creating a level playing field, meets three parties
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Nov 9: US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Afrin Akhter, who is visiting Dhaka, called for a level playing field for all participants including political parties for the purpose of free and fair elections. She made this call in a meeting with representatives of Awami League, BNP, and Jatiya Party. This information was given by the US Embassy in Dhaka.
Leader of Opposition row: JP goes to Parliament after getting assurance from speaker
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Nov 1: The Jatiya Party had decided not to attend the session until the gazette was published declaring its Chairman and Deputy Leader of Opposition Ghulam Muhammed Quader as Leader of the Opposition. However, party chairman GM Quader said that they have come back from the decision after the assurance of the Speaker of the National Assembly, Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury. In a directive on Monday, he directed all the members of parliament of the party to attend the session.
Jatiya Party will not go to Parliament if GM Quader is not declared Leader of Opposition
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 31: Jatiya Party (JP) said it will not go to the Parliament until a gazette is published declaring the party's chairman and Deputy Leader of the Opposition Ghulam Muhammed (GM) Quader as the Leader of the Opposition.
After Rowshan, Ranga expelled from post of chief whip of opposition
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 29: Moshiur Rahman Ranga has been expelled from the post of chief whip of the opposition. He was also dismissed from the primary membership of the Jatiya Party (JP). This information was shared in a circular sent by JP on Friday (October 28).
JP will go to polls even if it is conducted using EVM: Rowshan Ershad
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 7: National Parliament opposition leader and Jatiya Party (JP)'s main patron Begum Rowshan Ershad said Jatiya Party (JP) is an election-oriented party, and the party will participate in the upcoming 12th national election even if it is conducted using EVMs.
Rowshan Ershad may lose Leader of the Opposition's post
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 2: Jatiya Party (JP) has written to Speaker Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury to remove Rowshan Ershad from the post of Leader of Opposition in Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament). In the letter, the party has requested to nominate JP Chairman Ghulam Mohammad (GM) Quader as Leader of Opposition in place of Rowshan Ershad.
Bangladesh may go bankrupt due to huge debt: Jatiya Party
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 16: Jatiya Party (JP) Chairman and Opposition Deputy Leader Ghulam Mohammad (GM) Quader said that the debt burden may bankrupt Bangladesh. The country's debt amount is Tk 16 lakh crore. This loan will have to be repaid with interest in the future. Then the situation of the country can be dire.
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are not the same: Information Minister
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 16: Information and Broadcasting Minister and Awami League Joint General Secretary Dr. Hasan Mahmud said in Chittagong that Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are not the same. Bangladesh has not been late in paying any installment of its foreign debt so far, Bangladesh ranks first among developing countries in terms of timely debt repayment.
Top Jatiya Party leaders skip Rowshan Ershad's view-exchange meeting
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 3: Rowshan Ershad, the Leader of the Opposition in the National Parliament and the main patron of the Jatiya Party (JPA), called a party view-exchange meeting at the Westin Hotel in Gulshan on Saturday. None of the senior leaders, including the party chairperson, attended the meeting. Top leaders boycotted the meeting as some leaders, who had been expelled from the party, were invited. As a result, the meeting ended in a kind of failure.
Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Rowshan Ershad returns to Bangladesh after eight months
Dhaka, June 27: Rowshad Ershad, the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament and the main patron of the Jatiya Party, has returned home after eight months of treatment in Bangkok. She arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 12:30 pm on Monday (June 27). Earlier in the day, the opposition leader left Bangkok on a Thai Airways flight.