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Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh PM for third consecutive term

President Md Abdul Hamid administered the oath of office to 71-year-old Hasina at the Bangabhaban. It is Hasina's fourth term in office.

Jan 07, 2019, 19:23 PM IST

5W1H: Sheikh Hasina back in power in Bangladesh

The ruling Awami League has come back to power with a stunning mandate in Bangladesh. The party has won 288 out of 300 seats

Dec 31, 2018, 17:34 PM IST

Breaking News: PM Modi congratulates Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on winning elections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on her victory in the general elections

Dec 31, 2018, 13:12 PM IST

Sheikh Hasina registers landslide win in Bangladesh polls, opposition cries foul

According to media reports, the ruling Awami League-led coalition won over 260 seats in the 300-member House.

Dec 31, 2018, 09:58 AM IST

News 50: Top political stories at this hour

In this segment of News 50, we bring you the top political stories at this hour. From triple talaq bill to general elections in Bangladesh, get all the latest updates

Dec 31, 2018, 07:40 AM IST

Sheikh Hasina all set to win 4th term; Awami League heading for a landslide win in Bangladesh; Opposition demands repolling

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is all set to win a fourth term.

Dec 30, 2018, 23:34 PM IST

Bangladesh election results live updates: Awami League vs Bangladesh Nationalist party (BNP)

Awami League president and PM Sheikh Hasina has been elected unofficially in Gopalganj-3 constituency. Meanwhile, the opposition parties Oikyafront and BNP have rejected election results.

Dec 30, 2018, 15:58 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Security on high alert ahead of Bangladesh polls

Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is seeking her third consecutive term in a general election.

Dec 30, 2018, 08:34 AM IST

Exclusive: Pakistan trying to sabotage polls with BNP's help, claims Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

Days before Bangladesh goes for the country's 11th general elections - scheduled to be held on December 30, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that the ISI was trying to sabotage the elections with the help of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leaders.

Dec 27, 2018, 12:26 PM IST

Exclusive: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina says Pakistan trying to sabotage elections with BNP's help

Bangladesh goes to poll on December 30 amid a bitter political battle between Hasina's Awami League and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).

Dec 27, 2018, 10:12 AM IST

Sheikh Hasina needs a gift, not a package, from India

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Mar 29, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

Bangladesh PM Hasina reelected Awami League chief

Sheikh Hasina said, "Awami League must come back to power to take the nation forward towards its goal of becoming a poverty-free nation."

Oct 23, 2016, 20:12 PM IST

Bangladesh PM Hasina accuses BNP of being behind 2014 grenade attack

In a veiled attack on the BNP leaders, Hasina, who narrowly escaped the attack, said it is clear who were involved in that incident and that there is no need to prove it.

Aug 22, 2016, 12:38 PM IST

Dhaka terror attack: Mumbai preacher Zakir Naik denies asking Muslims to become terrorists, calls ISIS 'un-Islamic'

Mumbai-based Islamic scholar Zakir Naik, who is in the limelight after it emerged that one of the Dhaka terrorists may have been inspired by him, has denied supporting terrorism.

Jul 06, 2016, 21:11 PM IST

Dhaka attack: Gunman Rohan Imtiaz's father `stunned`, says his son hardly read any religious books

Rohan Imtiaz had been a top-scoring student whose behaviour gave no hint he was radicalised before he disappeared last December.

Jul 05, 2016, 14:46 PM IST

Bangladesh ruling party leader’s son identified among hostage-takers

One of the five gunmen who launched Friday's terror attack in Dhaka has been identified by an Awami League leader as Rohan Ibne Imtiaz, the son of another leader of the ruling party's city unit, even as the attack which claimed 20 lives -- mostly of foreigners -- was claimed by the Islamic State terror group.

Jul 03, 2016, 21:30 PM IST

Anti-terrorist drive: Bangladesh arrests over 3,000; PM Hasina vows no mercy to those behind killings

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday vowed to hunt down those behind the recent targeted killings of bloggers and minorities as police detained over 3,000 people, including 37 suspected Islamists, on the first day of a nationwide anti-terrorist drive.

Jun 11, 2016, 22:50 PM IST

10 killed Bangladesh local govt body polls violence

At least 10 people, including two candidates, were killed today in violence during the fifth phase of local government body polls in Bangladesh.

May 29, 2016, 00:17 AM IST

BNP contests Bangladesh's 1st local body polls on party lines

Amid sporadic violence, millions on Wednesday queued up in Bangladesh to vote in the first-ever local body polls on party lines, joined by opposition BNP which had boycotted the 2014 General Elections.

Dec 30, 2015, 15:09 PM IST

Awami League leader's slit-throat body found in Dhaka

Bangladesh police have found the body of an Awami League leader Anamul Huq Gias with his throat slit in West Sanarpar in Dhaka`s Demra area this morning.

Dec 05, 2015, 18:42 PM IST