Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 17:54
Bangladesh`s main opposition leader Khaleda Zia along with her fugitive son was on Wednesday charged for corruption over illegally collecting more than USD 1 million in donations for charities named after her late husband.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 14:48
In a dramatic shift, BNP, which had boycotted the general elections, fielded its candidates in the local body polls.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 23:44
Bangladesh`s opposition Wednesday reiterated its vow to unseat PM Sheikh Hasina`s new government with a popular movement.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 19:56
Bangladesh`s Election Commission on Saturday directed law enforcement agencies to tighten security across the country to prevent attacks on minorities, specially Hindus.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 14:41
Russia has backed the Jan 5 general elections in Bangladesh and said it was ready to continue constructive partnership with the next government, a media report said Saturday.
Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 17:41
Leaders of the ruling Awami League and the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) have come together to protect the minority Hindu community in Gaibandha district.
Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 17:38
The Election Commission of Bangladesh Friday decided to deploy army until Jan 17 in eight constituencies where polling was postponed, officials said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 00:04
United States, not on the same page with India on Bangladesh, has called for fresh parliamentary elections in the South Asian nation.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 00:03
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 23:10
PM Sheikh Hasina condemned attacks on Bangladesh`s minority Hindu community in post-poll violence and promised stern action against the perpetrators.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 22:46
Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday asked her arch rival BNP chief Khaleda Zia to "shut up" even as she signalled her willingness to start a dialogue to end months of political unrest.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 21:19
Police on Tuesday arrested seven senior leaders of the main opposition BNP, prompting it to extend a 48-hour nationwide shutdown by one more day.
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