Khaleda Zia

Bangladesh Police arrests Hindu man whose Facebook post 'sparked' riots

Bangladesh Police arrests Hindu man whose Facebook post 'sparked' riots

A Hindu man, whose alleged offensive Facebook post led to an arson attack on over 30 homes of the minority community in Bangladesh, has been arrested, the country's home minister said on Tuesday.

Nov 14, 2017, 21:15 PM IST
Bangladesh issues warrants for opposition leader's arrest

Bangladesh issues warrants for opposition leader's arrest

The move came after the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launched a crackdown on the opposition, arresting leaders and supporters of Zia`s Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).

Oct 12, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

Khaleda Zia gets permanent bail in graft charges

. The Anti-Corruption Commission case accused Khaleda Zia, her son Tarique Rahman and four others in the Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case.

Aug 09, 2017, 16:54 PM IST
Bangladesh SC rejects Zia's plea to re-investigate graft case

Bangladesh SC rejects Zia's plea to re-investigate graft case

With the apex court's order, all the obstacles have been removed to continue a trial in a lower court against Zia, 71, the chairperson of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), which does not have representation in Parliament after boycotting the 2014 general elections.

Jul 02, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

Bangladesh police raid former PM Khaleda Zia's office

Dozens of police searched BNP chief Zia's office in the upscale Gulshan neighbourhood for two hours early this morning, but later said they did not find "any materials".

May 20, 2017, 20:06 PM IST

Hearing on 11 cases against Khaleda Zia adjourned

A Dhaka court has once again deferred the hearing in 11 cases on charges of sedition and inciting violence against opposition leader and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia.

 

Apr 25, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

Khaleda Zia calls meeting over Sheikh Hasina's India visit

Bangladesh`s opposition leader Khaleda Zia has called an "emergency meeting" of her BNP party`s policymaking forum over Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina`s India visit and the agreements signed between the two countries.

Apr 10, 2017, 14:40 PM IST

Sheikh Hasina 'selling' Bangladesh to India to stay in power: Khaleda Zia

Bangladesh's Opposition leader Khaleda Zia has accused Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of "selling out" the country to India to translate into reality her "dream of staying in power for life", hours after New Delhi and Dhaka signed 22 pacts in key sectors including defence.

Apr 09, 2017, 15:17 PM IST
Graft case: Khaleda Zia to appear before court today

Graft case: Khaleda Zia to appear before court today

Khaleda Zia had earlier on December 1 last year claimed innocence before a special court in Zia Charitable Trust graft case filed by the ACC in 2011.

Jan 30, 2017, 09:07 AM IST

Former Bangladeshi PM Khaleda Zia appears before court in graft cases

Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia today appeared in court over two graft cases in which she is accused of embezzling 31.5 million Bangladeshi Taka and faces life imprisonment if found guilty.

Jan 12, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
Bangladesh court adjourns Zia's graft case hearing till Jan 12

Bangladesh court adjourns Zia's graft case hearing till Jan 12

The former prime minister appeared before the court of Dhaka's Third Special Judge Abu Ahmad Jamadar which fixed January 12 to conclude hearing.

Jan 05, 2017, 16:51 PM IST

Bangladesh's BNP to hold countrywide protest on Wednesday

The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Monday announced a countrywide demonstration on Wednesday to protest the conviction of party's senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman in a money laundering case.

Jul 25, 2016, 21:23 PM IST
Money laundering: Bangladesh Oppn leader Khaleda Zia's fugitive son sentenced to 7 yrs in jail

Money laundering: Bangladesh Oppn leader Khaleda Zia's fugitive son sentenced to 7 yrs in jail

The 'fugitive' eldest son of Bangladesh's opposition leader and former premier Khaleda Zia was on Thursday sentenced to seven years in prison by a court here for laundering nearly USD 2.5 million, overturning a lower court's decision to acquit him in the high-profile graft case.

Jul 21, 2016, 13:16 PM IST

10 killed in Bangladesh poll violence

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

May 28, 2016, 22:19 PM IST

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.

May 08, 2016, 17:34 PM IST

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.

Apr 24, 2016, 15:29 PM IST

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.

Apr 05, 2016, 13:52 PM IST

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.

Apr 03, 2016, 22:31 PM IST
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.

Mar 30, 2016, 18:34 PM IST
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."​

Mar 05, 2016, 18:47 PM IST