Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen's Shahanoor Alam wanted to kill Bangladesh PM: Reports

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) sleuths probing the West Bengal's Burdwan blast case has said that a key suspect identified as Shahanoor Alam has accepted of chalking out a plan to assassinate Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and stage a coup there.

Bangladeshi imam assaulted for snide remarks against PM

An imam was beaten up by worshippers for making derogatory remarks about Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Sirajganj town, a media report said on Saturday.

Bangladesh Prez to visit India

In first-ever visit by any non- executive Head of State from Bangladesh, its President Mohammad Abdul Hamid will be arriving here on a two-day stay on December 18 and 19 during which he will put up at the President House here.

Bangladesh court delays British reporter verdict

A Bangladesh court on Monday delayed its verdict in the case of a British journalist who was charged with contempt after questioning the official death toll from the 1971 independence war.

PM Modi holds bilateral talks with SAARC leaders except Sharif

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held bilateral talks with all Heads of Government and State attending the 18th SAARC Summit here with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif the only conspicuous exemption.

Bangladesh arrests 9 in crackdown on militant groups

Bangladesh has arrested four members of an outlawed militant group, including the chief of its women`s wing, as well as five suspects in a southern city, police said on Sunday, as authorities stiffen a crackdown on militants.

India unearths Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen's suspected plot to assassinate Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina
India unearths Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen's suspected plot to assassinate Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

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.

Not afraid of any conspiracy: Sheikh Hasina

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 won't allow soil for extremism: Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said that she would not allow the soil of her country to be used for any kind of extremism and hoped that India would also reciprocate on the matter.

Bangladeshi man jailed for composing song mocking Hasina

 A 25-year-old Bangladeshi man has been sentenced to seven years in jail for composing a song mocking Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and spreading it via mobile phones.

Narendra Modi to brief Bangladesh PM on destabilisation threats

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will ask his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina to be alert to threats she faces when they meet in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly later this month.

'Bangladesh wants to be India's number one friend'

 With bilateral cooperation extending to new areas, Bangladesh today said it wants to become India's "number one" friend and invited Indian companies to set up special economic zones and invest in sectors like automobile, power and manufacturing.

Modi, Hasina to meet in New York on Sept 27

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold bilateral talks with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on September 27 in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

Bangladesh Parliament regains authority to impeach judges

 The Bangladesh Parliament has passed a constitutional amendment to regain its power to impeach apex court judges.

Hasina, Modi likely to meet on UNGA sidelines: Bangladesh official

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to hold first meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on September 27 on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, a foreign ministry official said here on Saturday.

Sheikh Hasina, Narendra Modi to meet in US

 Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are scheduled to meet in New York this month during the UN General Assembly (UNGA), media reported Saturday.

Japanese PM begins South Asia trip

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left for Bangladesh and Sri Lanka Saturday in a move to boost Japan`s trade and investment in the counties.

US dismisses report of American plot to oust Sheikh Hasina

The US Embassy here Thursday rubbished a local media report quoting Indian intelligence sources that American agencies hatched a plot to oust Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's ruling Awami League.

Bangladesh showed 'very positive attitude' to Indian proposals

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed a "very positive" attitude to Indian proposals of allowing Ashuganj River Port of her country as a port of call and introduction of Agartala-Kolkata direct bus service via Dhaka, a Tripura minister has said.