Bangladesh PM questions SC's verdict on Warrant of Precedence

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has termed as "totally unethical" a Supreme Court verdict elevating the status of the chief justice and judicial officers and said it could create disorder within the state organs.

Zia's son buried in Bangladesh amid political turmoil

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia's self-exiled son, who died in Malaysia last week, was buried here today amid an escalation of political turmoil that has claimed 37 lives.

Mob lynches 7 robbers in Bangladesh

An angry mob lynched seven alleged robbers in central Bangladesh early on Monday morning, police said.

Bangladesh PM Hasina fails to meet grieving Zia; turned away from gate

Sheikh Hasina on Saturday drove to the office of her arch-rival Khaleda Zia, who suffered bereavement losing her youngest son, but the Bangladesh Prime Minister had to go back from the gate without meeting the BNP chief who was 'put to sleep by doctors'.

Two more dead in Bangladesh unrest, toll rises to 34

Two more people, including a child, have been killed in fresh violence in Bangladesh pushing the death toll to 34, as anti-government protesters targeted several vehicles with petrol bombs in one of the worst attacks since the political unrest began earlier this month.

Police arrest 4 Pak-trained IS militants in Bangladesh

Four alleged Islamic State militants, including its regional coordinator who frequently travelled to India, Pakistan and other countries, have been arrested here for plotting to attack key installations and turn Bangladesh into a Caliphate State, police said today.

Bangladesh shuts down messaging services to quell violence

Bangladeshi telecoms authorities on Sunday shut down smartphone messaging and voice services Viber and Tango, which have become a popular communication medium for supporters of the anti-government protests now in their third week.

India, Bangladesh to set up joint border security coordination committee

India and Bangladesh have proposed to constitute a Joint Border Coordination Committee to strengthen security along the porous Indo-Bangladesh border.

Khaleda Zia's advisor shot in Dhaka

A former Bangladeshi minister and an adviser to opposition leader Khaleda Zia was today shot by unidentified attackers who also set his car on fire.

Govt hints at talks with BNP as unrest drags on in Bangladesh

Bangladesh government on Tuesday said it may consider holding a dialogue with the opposition BNP only if it makes a written pledge to shun violence and cut ties with "militants", amid the nationwide blockade and protests by the party which has claimed 14 lives in the past week.

Heavy security in Dhaka for Awami League's rally

Heavy security cover has been put in place in Bangladesh's capital ahead of ruling Awami League's scheduled rally in the city today to mark the first anniversary of the controversial polls amid heightened political tension and violence which has claimed 13 lives so far.=

Security tightened at Zia's office as Muslim devotees enter Dhaka

Security was beefed up on Sunday around besieged opposition leader Khaleda Zia's office as tens of thousands of devotees thronged the capital for the world's second largest annual Muslim gathering after Haj amid continued political violence that left 11 people dead.

Shun the path of violence: Hasina to Zia

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday gave a pep-talk to her archrival Khaleda Zia, advising her to shun the path of violence and refrain from "sabotage, violence and killing people", amid deadly clashes between the supporters of ruling party and opposition.

Transport services banned in Dhaka over political tension

Ahead of the scheduled political rallies in Bangladesh`s capital city, all Dhaka-bound buses and ferries from across the country were prohibited Monday to prevent any untoward incident.

Paramilitary soldiers deployed in Bangladesh as opposition to hold rally

Paramilitary soldiers have been deployed in Bangladesh`s capital Dhaka to thwart any untoward incident over the opposition`s plans to hold rallies defying police bans.

Rallies, processions banned in Dhaka amid political tensions

All rallies and processions have been banned in the Bangladeshi capital city in the light of simmering political tensions between the opposition and ruling parties, a media report said Sunday.

Rallies banned, security tightened in Bangladesh

Political rallies were on Friday banned in Gazipur on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital as opposition BNP and ruling Awami League's student wing planned rival demonstrations at the same venue.

Modi govt softens stance on Bangladesh border disputes

Dhaka: The Indian leadership apparently has softened its stance towards Bangladesh on its long-running border disputes though there was a credibility deficiency in the past.

Tripura moots for introducing Agartala-Kolkata bus service via Dhaka

Tripura government has demanded that the Ministry of External Affairs take up with Bangladesh for introducing a direct bus service between Agartala and Kolkata via Dhaka.

For Tripura residents, its via Bangladesh to the rest of India

Hurdles in travelling to other parts of the country by road, rail and air are increasingly prompting the people of Tripura to go to other parts of India via Bangladesh.