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Dec 31, 2018, 20:26 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

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

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

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

Voting underway in Bangladesh amid tight security

Polls are underway in Bangladesh where 100 million people are casting their vote amid tight security

Dec 30, 2018, 14:38 PM 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

Bangladesh polls: EC rejects nomination of jailed former prime minister Khaleda Zia

The Commission's decision came four days after the Bangladesh High Court ruled that a person jailed for more than two years cannot contest polls, effectively ruining Zia's chance to participate in the December 30 polls.

Dec 02, 2018, 22:19 PM IST

New political alliance formed in Bangladesh ahead of election

Bangladesh is set to hold the election in December.

Oct 13, 2018, 23:15 PM IST

India won`t question Bangladesh polls: Sushma Swaraj

India has no opinion on the Jan 5 general election in Bangladesh which the Awami League won amid criticism by the West, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said.

Jun 29, 2014, 16:50 PM IST

New Bangladesh lawmakers to take oath Thursday

Bangladesh`s newly-elected lawmakers will be sworn in Thursday, a media report said.

Jan 08, 2014, 18:51 PM IST

5 killed in post-poll violence in Bangladesh

At least five persons were killed in post-poll violence in Bangladesh on Monday as opposition parties enforced a nationwide strike to protest "farcical" vote, while Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ordered security forces to stop the killing of innocent people at "any cost".

Jan 06, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

Bangladesh PM defiant after violent election victory

Bangladesh`s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina insisted Monday her walkover win in an election boycotted by the opposition was legitimate and blamed her rivals for the unprecedented bloodshed on polling day.

Jan 06, 2014, 19:09 PM IST

Bangladesh opposition calls mass march to derail polls

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia on Tuesday called on citizens to stage a mass march to the capital Dhaka in a sharp escalation of protests aimed at derailing controversial January elections.

Dec 24, 2013, 19:14 PM IST

Over half candidates in Bangladesh polls to be elected unopposed

A record 151 candidates are set to be elected unopposed to the 300-seat parliament in Bangladesh following main opposition BNP`s boycott of the January 5 general elections.

Dec 15, 2013, 15:36 PM IST

Sheikh Hasina open to deferring Bangladesh polls to accommodate BNP

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday told a UN envoy that Bangladesh`s polls could be deferred to accommodate the demands of the main opposition BNP, which has decided not to participate in the January 5 General Election.

Dec 08, 2013, 00:45 AM IST

Bangladesh opposition wants Parliamentary polls put off

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has urged the Election Commission to postpone the January 5 parliamentary elections in order to "save the country" as the countrywide blockade of road, rail and water transport called by the BNP-led opposition alliance entered the third day Monday.

Dec 03, 2013, 13:05 PM IST

Bangladesh polls could be delayed: Election Commission

Bangladesh`s general election in early January could be postponed to accommodate opposition parties that are threatening to boycott the polls, the election commission said today.

Nov 28, 2013, 17:22 PM IST