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  • Yet to receive any letter from Fakhrul: Speaker

    Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury says she is yet to receive any letter from BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam, an MP-elect, over extending time to take his oath as lawmaker.

  • JS body wants PM, Speaker to step in

    A parliamentary body yesterday sought the intervention of the prime minister and the Speaker to increase lawmakers' remuneration and allowances to a “logical level”, considering their status and expenditure.

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    Biometric registration to stop crimes: Speaker

    Speaker of the Parliament Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury says biometric registration of mobile subscriber identity modules (SIMs) will stop criminal activities using cell phones.

  • PM for Speakers' role in SDGs

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the speakers and parliamentarians of South Asia for allocating budgets to enable the countries for the full implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • JS body returns bill, seeks further pay rise of MPs

    A parliamentary body sends back a bill to the Cabinet Division, seeking an increase in remuneration and allowances of lawmakers comparing to bureaucrats.

  • Jatiya Sangsad 20th session

    Salary of speaker, deputy speaker set to double

    With the proposal for increasing salary and other related benefits of the speaker and deputy speaker to almost double, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker (Remuneration and Privileges) (Amendment) Bill, 2016 is placed in parliament.

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    Speaker declares Latif Siddique’s constituency vacant

    Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury declares Tangail-4 constituency vacant as sacked minister Abdul Latif Siddique tendered his resignation.

  • Women dishonoured in JS: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia alleges the government of dishonouring woman in the parliament, and said the ruling Awami League can never show due respect to the countrymen.