Bangladesh Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina on Saturday ruled out fresh dialogue with opposition BNP leader Khaleda Zia, a day after the ex-premier vowed to continue the deadly street protests till the government concedes its demand of holding a "fair" midterm poll.
Bangladesh`s opposition leader Khaleda Zia vowed Friday to push on with her campaign to topple the government as she struck a defiant note in her first public appearance since being effectively confined to her office.
The hearing of two petitions filed by Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia relating to the Zia Orphanage Trust and Zia Charitable Trust graft cases has been deferred by a week Thursday.
A Bangladeshi court on Wednesday upheld arrest warrants against opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia and called her a fugitive after she again failed to appear to face graft charges that have stoked political tensions.
Bangladesh's main opposition party BNP on Friday called for another 72-hour nationwide shutdown from Sunday, stepping up its nearly two-month-old tirade against the government demanding fresh polls under a non-party administration.
Thousands of supporters of Bangladesh's ruling party on Monday marched to Opposition leader Khaleda Zia's office here, demanding an end to BNP-sponsored non-stop transport blockade that has crippled the country's economy for the past 42 days.
Bangladesh High Court on Sunday ordered the government to take "effective action" to stop the ongoing anti-government protests as the current wave of unrest claimed over 100 lives since opposition leader Khaleda Zia's BNP launched a non-stop nationwide blockade on January 6.
A handmade bomb exploded near the site of a token hunger-strike by business groups in Dhaka demanding that the export-oriented readymade garment (RMG) sector be kept out of the purview of the ongoing transport blockade sponsored by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) since Jan 5.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Monday that her country will overcome the crisis caused by the violent nationwide transport blockade enforced by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led opposition alliance.
Passengers on the Indo-Bangla 'Maitree Express' on Sunday had a narrow escape when opposition activists hurled petrol bombs on the train coming from Kolkata, as violence triggered by BNP-enforced nationwide transport blockade continued unabated in Bangladesh.
Passengers on a train coming from Kolkata on Sunday had a narrow escape when miscreants hurled petrol bombs at the 'Maitree Express' train in Bangladesh on the first day of a fresh 72-hour strike enforced by the opposition.
Bangladesh's opposition chief Khaleda Zia on Thursday vowed to continue the nationwide anti-government protests, even as four more people were killed in the month- long political violence raising the death toll to over 60.