10 killed in Bangladesh poll violence

The previous phases of the elections were also marred by deadly clashes and irregularities.

Strike against Jammat chief's death sentence hits Bangladesh

A two-day nationwide shutdown called by the Jamaat-e-Islami began on Sunday in Bangladesh against a Supreme Court verdict upholding the death penalty for its chief for the 1971 war crimes.

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chief Khaleda Zia to hold workers' rally on May 1

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia will hold a workers' rally in Dhaka on the occasion of Labour Day on May 1.

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia gets bail after surrendering

A court in Bangladesh granted bail to opposition leader Khaleda Zia on Tuesday after issuing a warrant for her arrest over a deadly fire-bomb attack on a bus, her lawyer said.

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia to surrender before court on April 5

Bangladesh's beleaguered former prime minister Khaleda Zia will surrender before a court here on Tuesday and seek bail in a case against her for instigating a deadly petrol bomb attack on a bus during an anti-government protest last year, her lawyer said on Sunday.

Bangladesh court orders opposition leader Zia's arrest

Bangladesh court orders opposition leader Zia's arrest

A Bangladesh court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for opposition leader Khaleda Zia over a fire-bomb attack on a bus that killed two people and injured dozens last year, a prosecutor said.

India, Bangladesh partners in 'progress, peace and prosperity', says Ram Madhav

India, Bangladesh partners in 'progress, peace and prosperity', says Ram Madhav

Mentioning that both Bangladesh and India have very "well-drafted" constitutions, Madhav said, "We need to protect and uphold the constitution."​

Khaleda Zia issues rare rebuke of Hindu priest's killing

The leader of Bangladesh`s biggest opposition party on Tuesday issued a rare condemnation of a recent Islamist killing, a sign the party may be trying to avoid accusations that it is sympathetic to the Islamists as violence increases.

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.

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.

BNP contests Bangladesh's 1st local body polls on party lines

Amid sporadic violence, millions on Wednesday queued up in Bangladesh to vote in the first-ever local body polls on party lines, joined by opposition BNP which had boycotted the 2014 General Elections.

Bangladesh hangs 2 top opposition leaders for war crimes

They had sought presidential clemency admitting their guilt.

Khaleda Zia appears before court in charitable, orphanage trust graft cases

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chief Khaleda Zia has appeared before a court in Dhaka in connection with both Zia charitable trust and Zia orphanage trust graft cases.

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.

Six Bangladeshi activists threatened by Qaeda-linked Islamists

Six Bangladeshi activists, including three poets, have been allegedly threatened by al Qaeda-linked extremists on Facebook, days after a fourth secular blogger was hacked to death by Islamists in the country.

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.

Bangladesh upholds opposition politician`s death sentence

Bangladesh`s top court Wednesday upheld the death sentence handed down to a top opposition politician for atrocities committed during the 1971 independence war, including the slaughter of around 200 Hindus.

Bangla court defers Khaleda Zia's graft case hearing

Bangla court defers Khaleda Zia's graft case hearing

 A Bangladeshi court today adjourned till July 23 the hearing of graft cases against former prime minister and BNP chief Khaleda Zia in which she could be jailed for life if found guilty.

Bangladeshi ex-PM Zia charged with sabotage

 Police in Bangladesh on Wednesday pressed charges against former prime minister Khaleda Zia and activists from the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its allies for subversive activity.

Sheikh Hasina, Khaleda Zia slam each other ahead of mayoral polls in Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday slammed her arch-rival Khaleda Zia of Bangladesh Nationalist party (BNP) after the main opposition party decided to contest crucial mayoral elections following months of violent street campaign over general elections that left over 130 dead.