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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.