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    Khaleda asks Hasina to quit power like UK PM Cameron

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia calls upon Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to step down from power paving the path for holding a free, fair and inclusive general election under a nonparty caretaker government.

  • Mahfuz Anam

    Star editor gets bail in Khagrachhari

    The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam secures bail in a Tk 10 crore defamation case in Khagrachhari.

  • Tarique being barred from coming home: Fakhrul

    BNP leader Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir alleges that the government is creating obstruction on the way to returning home of the party’s Senior Vice Chairman Tarique Rahman.

  • 1/11 masterminds had support of politicians: Quader

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says the masterminds of the 1/11 political changeover would not have dared the move if they did not have support from politicians.

  • Hasanul Haq Inu

    Media was under pressure after 1/11, says Inu

    The Daily Star editor's recent comment revealed that the mass media was forced to publish lies and distorted and partial information during the tenure of the 2007-2008 caretaker government, Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said yesterday.

  • Journos should face consequence for mistakes: Nasim

    Journalists should face consequences for their mistakes, says health minister and presidium member of the ruling Awami League Mohammad Nasim.

  • Hasanul Haq Inu

    Media was forced to publish lies after 1/11 changeover: Inu

    Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu says that The Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam’s recent comment reveals that the mass media was forced to publish lies, distorted and partial information during the 2007-2008 caretaker government regime.

  • Mahfuz Anam

    Jhalakathi court summons Star editor Mar 31

    A Jhalakathi court asks The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam to appear before it on March 31 in a defamation case.

  • PM blasts Star editor

    Blasting The Daily Star for publishing DGFI-supplied corruption reports against her during the last caretaker regime, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the newspaper’s editor could not show "courage" in resigning from his post by admitting his faults.

  • Summons, not arrest warrant

    The Narayanganj court, which issued a warrant for the arrest of The Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam in a libel case on Tuesday, revised its order yesterday and issued a summons on him.

  • Eminent citizens concerned over cases against Star editor

    Nine eminent citizens express grave concern over the countrywide filing of cases and issuance of summons against the Editor and Publisher of The Daily Star Mahfuz Anam.

  • Would someone stop the madness of these sycophants, please?

    There are many in our land, living either at home or abroad, who possess the unflinching dedication to the values of our Liberation War...

  • 8 more cases filed against Star editor

    Twelve more lawsuits are filed in Dhaka and eight other districts against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam for publishing reports based on information supplied by the DGFI during caretaker government regime in 2007.

  • 7 lawmakers lambast Star in parliament

    Six treasury bench lawmakers and an independent MP last night demanded trial of The Daily Star editor and publisher Mahfuz Anam for “running false reports” on Sheikh Hasina after the 1/11 political changeover in 2007.

  • This is no way to strengthen democracy

    Yesterday, seven honourable members of parliament demanded my trial for "treason" for publishing reports that they claimed to have led to Sheikh Hasina's internment. We fundamentally reject this link as it is not based on facts.

  • SCBA seeks caretaker restoration, terming its scrapping illegal

    The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) demands restoration of the caretaker government system saying the judgement, which scrapped the provision, has no constitutional basis as it was written by a retired judge.

  • Credible Elections and 'Caretaker' Government

    On July 26, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia said 'a caretaker government is not a must for holding national election, but it has to be held under a neutral government, no matter what its name is'.

  • BNP frustrated over Ashraf’s remark

    Expressing frustration over Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam’s remark that the next election will be held under the ruling party, BNP reiterated its call for holding dialogue over the frame work of a polls-time neutral government.

  • Polls under neutral govt is a must: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia says the parliamentary polls must be held under a neutral administration as fair elections are not possible under Awami League government.

  • Movement to continue: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia once again announces that the ongoing movement will continue until its ultimate goal is achieved