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Bangladesh Elections

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

PM Modi wishes Sheikh Hasina for winning elections, underlines Indo-Bangla bonhomie

According to the EC, Hasina's alliance has won the parliamentary vote with a thumping majority.

Dec 31, 2018, 12:36 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

Bangladesh cricket captain Mashrafe Mortaza fights elections, wins

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

Dec 31, 2018, 09:27 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 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, 06:42 AM IST

Violence strikes Bangladesh polls; 1 killed, 10 injured in clashes between rival parties

The Jubo League is the youth wing of the ruling Awami League.

Dec 30, 2018, 12:40 PM 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

Thousands of troops deployed in Bangladesh ahead of general elections

Thousands of army troops were deployed across Bangladesh on Monday to provide security and help conduct parliamentary elections on December 30, amid concerns that violence could happen.

Dec 24, 2018, 11:10 AM IST

Terrorist group JMB preparing for fidayeen attack during elections in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is slated to hold the country's 11th national election in the third week of December.

Sep 17, 2018, 12:31 PM IST

Five killed in post-poll violence in Bangladesh

A total of 21 people were killed in election-day violence with opposition cadres setting over 200 polling stations on fire.

Jan 07, 2014, 17:03 PM IST

US slams Bangladesh poll, calls for `credible` vote

The United States expressed disappointment Monday after Bangladesh`s elections were marred by bloodshed, and called for a new vote that would "credibly express the will" of the people.

Jan 07, 2014, 00:51 AM IST

B`desh Hindu leaders demand more protection for minorities

Human rights groups and Hindu leaders in Bangladesh today demanded more security for religious minorities amid reports that members of the community were attacked in several parts of the country during elections.

Jan 06, 2014, 14:52 PM IST

Bangladesh premier Sheikh Hasina offers olive branch to Khaleda Zia

As ruling Awami League party was declared winner in violence-plagued Bangladesh election, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has offered olive branch to opposition leader Khaleda Zia to ensure that peaceful talks can be carried out in a way to end ongoing unrest.

Jan 06, 2014, 10:10 AM IST

US urges for united effort to break political logjam in B`desh

The US has called for concerted effort at dialogue to bring the two major political parties of Bangladesh close together to find a way out for holding free, fair and peaceful elections there.

Dec 04, 2013, 11:44 AM IST

B`desh oppn extends nationwide strike as deadline approaches

The extension came as the deadline to file nomination papers for the upcoming January 5 elections expires today.

Dec 02, 2013, 16:23 PM IST

Bangladesh opposition announces three-day blockade

Bangladesh`s main opposition Friday announced a 72-hour blockade from Saturday to press home its demand for a non-party caretaker government to oversee the Jan 5 national elections.

Nov 30, 2013, 09:48 AM IST

Fresh political violence in Bangladesh

An unidentified man was killed in clashes between opposition activists and the police in northwestern Sirajganj.

Nov 26, 2013, 12:56 PM IST