Sheikh Hasina slammed her arch-rival Khaleda Zia of BNP for spearheading a "misleading campaign" against the USD 1 billion loan deal with
India that has sparked a row between the government and the
main Opposition party.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh
Hasina on Friday said that the process of bringing to justice the
1971 war criminals has started as three cases were referred to
a special tribunal set up to try the war crimes.
Bangladesh`s High Court on Thursday
quashed a two-billion-dollar corruption case against Prime
Minister Sheikh Hasina involving the awarding of three
offshore gas fields to Canadian firm Niko Resources.
Describing CPI-M patriarch Jyoti
Basu as a man who was larger than life, Bangladesh Prime
Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said his death brought to an end
a life of commitment to the people and the oppressed.
CPI(M) patriarch Jyoti Basu
would be given a state funeral here tomorrow after Bangladesh
PM Sheikh Hasina, Congress president Sonia Gandhi,
BJP leader L K Advani and a host of dignitaries and commoners
pay homage to him.
The government will ban all religion-based political parties in Bangladesh, a decision that will force Islamic parties here to drop Islam from their name following a court ruling, the law minister has said.
B`desh PM Sheikh
Hasina`s scheduled India visit from December 19 has been
deferred by a month after a request from New Delhi citing her
counterpart Mamohan Singh`s engagements in Copehagen climate
summit, the govt said.