A Bangladeshi court on Sunday granted more time to former prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia to plead her cases while setting a new date for deposition of witnesses in the two graft charges against her.
In what can put PM security in Bangladesh on alert, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday revealed that it has uncovered a suspected plot by a banned militant group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and carry out a coup.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said she is not afraid of any conspiracy to topple her government and dismissed her arch-rival Khaleda Zia's threat to launch a political movement against her after Eid holidays.
Bangladesh's main opposition leader and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia went on trial on Monday accused of embezzling about USD 680,000 in two corruption cases that could see her jailed for life if found guilty.
India`s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj concluded her three-day-vist to Bagladesh Friday after offering prayers at the historic Dhakeshwari Mandir here for better ties between the two countries.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj returned home after her maiden standalone overseas tour to Bangladesh with an understanding that she has made an "excellent beginning" in addressing each others` concerns in the spirit of good neighbourliness.
Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia`s trial on embezzlement charges was delayed again on Sunday after a court gave a split verdict on her petition challenging the appointment of a trial court judge who indicted her in two graft cases that could see her jailed for life.
Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia was given a short reprieve on Sunday, with a court postponing a decision on whether to halt her embezzlement trial that could see her jailed for life if convicted.
A libel suit was on Monday filed against Bangladesh`s former premier and main opposition leader Khaleda Zia on charges of "distorting the history" by claiming that her late husband Ziaur Rahman was the nation`s first president.
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.