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Hasina ropes in former dictator as special envoy

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 23:46

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina roped in sulking former military strongman HM Ershad as her special envoy soon after she was sworn in for her second straight term.

Bangladesh`s Ershad ends speculation, takes oath as lawmaker

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.

Former Bangladesh dictator HM Ershad led away from home

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 04:46

Bangladesh`s former military dictator HM Ershad was on Thursday led away from his home by security forces and admitted to a military facility in a dramatic move.

Graft case: Former military ruler Ershad acquitted

Last Updated: Sunday, June 19, 2011, 20:46

In a major relief for Bangladesh`s former military ruler HM Ershad, a court on Sunday acquitted him in a graft case filed in 1995.

Bangladesh`s ruling ally threatens to quit

Last Updated: Sunday, March 13, 2011, 14:54

Ex-Bangladesh president HM Ershad heads third-largest party in Parliament.

B`desh govt has no immediate plans to try ex-dictator: Minister

Last Updated: Saturday, September 04, 2010, 15:19

B`desh law minister says govt is not thinking about Ershad`s trial right now.

Former Bangla President Ershad says no scope for his trial

Last Updated: Monday, August 30, 2010, 21:25

Bangladesh`s former military dictator H M Ershad, now a crucial ally of the ruling Awami League, has put up a defiant face on the High Court`s verdict that virtually declared him a `usurper`.

Bangladesh’s ex-dictator meets Hasina, may escape punishment

Last Updated: Monday, August 30, 2010, 11:06

The ruler may escape punishment for violating Bangladesh`s Constitution.

1896 amendment illegal, Ershad an usurper: Bangla HC

Last Updated: Thursday, August 26, 2010, 19:29

Bangladesh`s High Court on Thursday declared "illegal" a 1986 amendment to the Constitution that had legitimised the installation of the then army chief HM Ershad to power in a bloodless coup in 1982.

B`desh former president Ershad hospitalised

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 13:45

Bangladesh`s former president H M Ershad has been admitted to a hospital after his condition deteriorated.

Bangladesh`s Ershad dragged to court by former wife: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, March 18, 2010, 23:11

Bangladesh`s former military ruler H M Ershad was on Thursday dragged to court by his ex-wife as she sought Taka 60 crore in damages for alleged "torture".