Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 16:31
Eight persons were on Tuesday sentenced to death for brutally killing an Awami League leader 18 years ago.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 19:39
Bangladesh`s ruling Awami League on Saturday ruled out midterm polls and said a political dialogue with the main opposition BNP could be held only if it recognises the government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 19:14
A Bangladeshi court on Monday issued an arrest warrant against an influential ruling Awami League party leader for failing to surrender in a graft case.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 19:19
A war of words erupted in Bangladesh on Wednesday after opposition chief Khaleda Zia questioned the nationality of troops deployed in a violence-hit district that borders India, with the ruling Awami League issuing a 24-hour ultimatum to her to apologise for the "seditious" comments.
Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 21:07
Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia on Monday asked supporters to force the "illegal" Awami League government to hold fresh elections during her first public rally after a virtual house arrest was eased.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 21:03
Idols of Hindu goddesses were destroyed when unidentified persons attacked a temple in southwestern Bangladesh on Saturday, the latest in a string of incidents against the minority community.
Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 18:52
Terming it as a black day for Bangladesh, the main opposition BNP on Monday questioned the legitimacy of the new government led by Sheikh Hasina.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 20:44
The Awami League said Sheikh Hasina`s new government in Bangladesh would complete its five-year term, brushing aside speculation that it would be short-lived due to the opposition`s boycott of the violence-marred general election.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 19:15
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday congratulated Awami League leader Sheikh Hasina after she was sworn-in as Bangladesh`s prime minister for the third time.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 17:01
Sheikh Hasina was sworn in as Bangladesh`s prime minister for the third time along with her 48-member cabinet after the controversial polls that were marred by deadly clashes, a low turnout and a boycott by opposition parties.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 13:36
Activists of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami were blamed for attacks on the Hindus, who were accused of backing the Awami League which won the January 5 polls.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 19:58
Former Bangladeshi military ruler HM Ershad, whose Jatiya Party is a key ally of ruling Awami League, on Saturday took oath as a lawmaker despite his earlier decision to boycott the general election.
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