Sheikh Hasina

Vijay Diwas: Indian soldier, who saved Sheikh Hasina, recounts 1971 Bangladesh liberation war

Vijay Diwas: Indian soldier, who saved Sheikh Hasina, recounts 1971 Bangladesh liberation war

 Colonel (retired) Ashok Kumar Tara managed to rescue the Bangabandhu family, in a do-or-die situation.

Dec 16, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
Bangladesh to turn island into temporary home for 100,000 Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh to turn island into temporary home for 100,000 Rohingya refugees

More than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have sought sanctuary in Bangladesh after the military in mostly Buddhist Myanmar launched a harsh counter-insurgency operation in their villages across the northern parts of Rakhine State.

Nov 28, 2017, 20:56 PM IST
Despite increasing attacks, minister claims Hindus safest in Bangladesh

Despite increasing attacks, minister claims Hindus safest in Bangladesh

Days after a Hindu village was set ablaze, Bangladesh Law Minister has claimed that there is no reason for the community to be worried.

Nov 13, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Modi, Hasina, Mamata flag-off India-Bangladesh friendship train 'Bandhan Express'

Modi, Hasina, Mamata flag-off India-Bangladesh friendship train 'Bandhan Express'

PM Narendra Modi, his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee today jointly flagged-off the 'Bandhan Express' via video-conferencing.

Nov 09, 2017, 18:38 PM IST
Myanmar makes proposal to take back Rohingya refugees

Myanmar makes proposal to take back Rohingya refugees

In a speech to the UN General Assembly last month, Bangladesh`s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina proposed creating UN-supervised safe zones inside Myanmar to protect them.

Oct 02, 2017, 16:27 PM IST

Bangladesh calls on UN to find permanent solution to Rohingya crisis

Raising the issue of the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis in the region, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday called on the United Nations and the international community to take immediate and effective measures to find out a permanent solution to the issue.

Sep 22, 2017, 09:00 AM IST
Don't expect anything from US: Sheikh Hasina on Rohingya crisis

Don't expect anything from US: Sheikh Hasina on Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh PM says that if her country can feed 160 million of its own people, it can feed another 500,000 on humanitarian grounds.

Sep 20, 2017, 17:26 PM IST
Bangladesh PM seeks help for Rohingya crisis as exodus tops 400,000

Bangladesh PM seeks help for Rohingya crisis as exodus tops 400,000

The authorities have sent police reinforcements to Cox`s Bazar to protect Buddhist temples in case of a radical Muslim backlash.

Sep 16, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
Global split over Rohingya crisis as China backs Myanmar crackdown

Global split over Rohingya crisis as China backs Myanmar crackdown

International divisions emerged on Tuesday ahead of a UN Security Council meeting on a worsening refugee crisis in Myanmar, with China voicing support for a military crackdown that has been criticised by the US, slammed as "ethnic cleansing" and forced 370,000 Rohingya to flee the violence.

Sep 12, 2017, 18:49 PM IST

Sheikh Hasina accuses Myanmar of committing 'atrocities' on Rohingyas

According to UN estimates, over 1,000 people may have been killed in the crackdown launched by the Myanmar Army in the Rakhine state since August 25.

Sep 12, 2017, 17:46 PM IST

Bangladesh court sentences 23 to death for 2002 murder

A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced to death 23 persons, including a Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader, for the murder of four activists of the Awami League and its student organisation in 2002, a media report said.

May 17, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Bangladesh executes Huji leader Hannan, aides

Bangladesh authorities on Wednesday hanged top militant leader Mufti Mohammad Abdul Hannan, infamous for being one of the initiators of militancy in the country.

 

Apr 12, 2017, 23:15 PM IST

Teesta water pact can transform ties: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

The Indo-Bangladesh ties will undergo "another transformation" if a pact on Teesta water sharing is inked, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday but is anxious over West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's reaction to such an agreement.

Apr 10, 2017, 17:49 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
Mamata Banerjee meets PM Narendra Modi, seeks funds due to West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee meets PM Narendra Modi, seeks funds due to West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

Apr 10, 2017, 10:54 AM 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

Bangladesh PM offers prayers at Ajmer dargah

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday offered prayers at the shrine of Khwaja Mouinuddin Chisti in Ajmer.

Apr 09, 2017, 13:26 PM IST

Pakistan has to shun terror for friendship: PM Narendra Modi

India's doors are always open for cooperation, but for that Pakistan has to shun terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday.

Apr 09, 2017, 00:28 AM IST