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Prominent Bangladesh government critic disappears

Rights group Ain O Salish Kendra says 39 people have gone missing in Bangladesh so far this year including top political and business figures.
 

Jul 03, 2017, 22:38 PM IST
Attacks on Hindus: PM Hasina appeals Muslims to ensure safety of minorities

Attacks on Hindus: PM Hasina appeals Muslims to ensure safety of minorities

 Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in a video conference, has urged the countrymen to put in their best efforts to maintain communal harmony and ensure safety and security of the people of minority communities in the aftermath of attacks on Hindu temples and members of the community in the Muslim-majority country.

Nov 12, 2016, 20:48 PM IST

Bangladesh's BNP to hold countrywide protest on Wednesday

The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Monday announced a countrywide demonstration on Wednesday to protest the conviction of party's senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman in a money laundering case.

Jul 25, 2016, 21:23 PM IST
Money laundering: Bangladesh Oppn leader Khaleda Zia's fugitive son sentenced to 7 yrs in jail

Money laundering: Bangladesh Oppn leader Khaleda Zia's fugitive son sentenced to 7 yrs in jail

The 'fugitive' eldest son of Bangladesh's opposition leader and former premier Khaleda Zia was on Thursday sentenced to seven years in prison by a court here for laundering nearly USD 2.5 million, overturning a lower court's decision to acquit him in the high-profile graft case.

Jul 21, 2016, 13:16 PM IST

10 killed Bangladesh local govt body polls violence

At least 10 people, including two candidates, were killed today in violence during the fifth phase of local government body polls in Bangladesh.

May 29, 2016, 00:17 AM IST
Vijay Mallya case: HC adjourns United Breweries winding-up petition to April 11

Vijay Mallya case: HC adjourns United Breweries winding-up petition to April 11

The Karnataka High Court has adjourned till April 11 the hearing of a two-and-a-half-year- old winding up petition against United Breweries Holdings Limited, the company controlled by beleaguered V

Mar 25, 2016, 10:28 AM IST

Khaleda Zia asked to appear before court on Apr 13 in graft case

Bangladesh's former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia was today ordered to appear before a court on April 13 to face trial in a USD 1.85 million graft case over contracting out cargo handling work to a company in exchange of kickbacks, a week after the High Court lifted a stay on proceedings of the nearly a decade old case.

Feb 23, 2016, 19:44 PM IST
Former Bangladeshi PM Khaleda Zia booked under sedition charges

Former Bangladeshi PM Khaleda Zia booked under sedition charges

Former Bangladeshi prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia was on Monday booked for sedition over her alleged "slanderous comments" concerning martyrs of the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan.

Jan 25, 2016, 12:58 PM IST

Bangladesh hangs 2 top opposition leaders for war crimes

They had sought presidential clemency admitting their guilt.

Nov 22, 2015, 03:38 AM IST

Bangladesh SC upholds death sentences of two top opposition leaders

Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the death sentences of two top opposition leaders convicted for war crimes committed during 1971 independence war against Pakistan, paving the way for their execution.

Nov 18, 2015, 22:11 PM IST

Bangladesh minister accuses BNP man of Italian's murder

A senior Bangladeshi minister Wednesday accused a leader of the main opposition party BNP of orchestrating the murder of an Italian aid worker.

Oct 28, 2015, 15:42 PM IST

Bangladesh ex-PM calls opposition alliance meeting

Bangladesh's former prime minister Khaleda Zia has called a meeting of her 20-party opposition alliance on Sunday night.

Aug 30, 2015, 20:28 PM IST

Bangladesh SC upholds BNP leader's death penalty for war crimes

Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the death penalty given by a special tribunal to an influential opposition BNP leader and an aide of former prime minister Khaleda Zia for committing crimes against humanity during the 1971 independence war against Pakistan.

Jul 29, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Transit facilities to India should benefit Bangladesh too: BNP

Bangladesh's main opposition BNP has said that it has no objection in giving transit facilities to India provided it also benefits Bangladesh and helps in generating revenue, as the party chief Khaleda Zia on Sunday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

Jun 07, 2015, 17:47 PM IST

BNP welcomes Modi's visit, says its stance not anti-India

Hoping that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit will strengthen bilateral ties, Bangladesh's main opposition Khaleda Zia-led BNP on Wednesday said it is not anti-India but its stand on issues like border killings and Teesta water sharing reflects the common public opinion.

May 27, 2015, 23:42 PM IST

Arrested BNP leader's wife wants him treated in a third country

Arrested Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) spokesperson Salahuddin Ahmed's wife said her husband required to be taken to a "third country" for better treatment.

May 18, 2015, 23:07 PM IST

BNP leader held in Meghalaya

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader Salahuddin Ahmed was arrested here for being in the country without valid travel documents, police said on Tuesday.

May 12, 2015, 21:26 PM IST

Bangladesh city polls: US calls for transparent probe

The US on Friday called for a transparent probe into the alleged irregularities in the recently concluded mayoral elections in Bangladesh, as it expressed its disappointment over the allegations and the boycott of the polls by the main Opposition BNP.

May 01, 2015, 21:45 PM IST

Bangladesh opposition leader leaves office for first time in three months

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia left her office for the first time in three months Sunday in a sign of easing tensions after deadly protests plunged the country into a political crisis.

Apr 05, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

Khaleda Zia may attend Sunday's graft cases hearing

Bangladesh ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, who faces an arrest warrant, may attend the hearings of graft cases against her on Sunday, an official said on Saturday.

Apr 04, 2015, 16:00 PM IST