Monday, Jan 21, 2019 | Last Update : 01:41 PM IST

Dhaka

Voting begins in Bangladesh polls, Sheikh Hasina seeks 4th term as PM

Hasina's rival ex-premier Khalida Zia, who is reportedly partially paralysed, faces uncertain future in Dhaka jail.

30 Dec 2018 10:25 AM

Bangladesh intensifies security as Hasina seeks re-election on Sunday

13 people have been killed in clashes between supporters of Awami League and activists of opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party.

29 Dec 2018 6:05 PM

Bangladesh deploys 6 lakh security forces ahead of elections today

The forces include elite Rapid Action Battalion, navy, border and coast guards and auxiliary police units -- are providing security.

29 Dec 2018 1:39 PM

Khaleda Zia's jail term in corruption case doubled to 10 years

The decision came day after Zia, 73, was ordered jailed for 7 yrs in separate case, piling pressure on opposition ahead of national poll.

30 Oct 2018 11:59 AM

Bangladesh newspaper editors protest 'anti-press' digital security law

President Abdul Hamid had approved the Digital Security Act on October 8 amidst widespread protests by journalists and rights group.

16 Oct 2018 1:53 PM

Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia's son gets life for 2004 grenade attack

Tarique Rahman, son of Zia, was sentenced to life and 19 others were given death sentence by court over 2004 grenade attack.

10 Oct 2018 3:56 PM

Bangladesh woman journalist hacked to death at her residence

Subarna Nodi, 32, was a correspondent of private news channel Ananda TV and also worked for the Daily Jagroto Bangla newspaper.

29 Aug 2018 1:32 PM

Top Bangladesh photographer Shahidul Alam sent to jail

Alam was accused of making 'false' and 'provocative' statements on Al Jazeera and on Facebook Live as students protested in July and August.

13 Aug 2018 3:04 PM

Student protests surge in Bangladesh capital, US envoy’s car attacked

Protests have flared repeatedly in Dhaka since two students were killed last week by speeding buses.

06 Aug 2018 1:59 PM

Nearly 600 women raped in last six months in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad prepared the report compiling news published in 14 dailies from January 1 to June 30.

17 Jul 2018 1:39 PM

India inaugurates its largest Visa Application Centre in Bangladesh

Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who was present at inauguration, said that it was largest Indian visa centre in world.

14 Jul 2018 3:57 PM

Rohingya camp leader murdered by unknown assailants in Bangladesh

The deceased, whose throat was slit by attackers had been leader of C11 block since beginning of recent Rohingya crisis.

19 Jun 2018 2:21 PM

Bangladesh SC grants bail to ex-PM Khaleda Zia in corruption case: reports

The high court will now resolve by July 31 Zia’s appeal that sought to overturn her conviction and a five-year jail term.

16 May 2018 1:28 PM

Islamic countries call Rohingya crisis 'ethnic cleansing'

The statement said the grouping will continue to work UN and other global platforms to address rights violations taking place in Myanmar.

07 May 2018 2:51 PM

Bangladesh proposes India’s induction as OIC observer

The Organisation of Islamic Conference is a 57-member grouping of Muslim majority nations.

06 May 2018 6:30 PM

Rohingya refugees are now facing human trafficking

The Rohingyas are denied citizenship and basic rights by the government in their homeland, Myanmar.

03 May 2018 1:31 PM

Soon, Myanmar minister to visit Rohingya camps as Bangladesh seeks refugees' return

The minister will visit camps in Kutupalong where many refugees live in shacks that are unlikely to withstand heavy rains and storms.

10 Apr 2018 5:40 PM

Student protests turn Dhaka University into battleground, 100 injured

As violence spread across the campus, thousands of male and female students launched into pitched battles with police.

09 Apr 2018 4:56 PM

B'desh: Police fire tear gas at students protesting against unfair job quotas

The govt has reserved 56 per cent of civil service jobs for the families of veterans from the independence war and disadvantaged minorities.

09 Apr 2018 8:40 AM

Rise of radical Islamic forces in Bangladesh stirs concern amidst experts

Around 500,000 women were reportedly violated by the Pakistan Army and their collaborators.

03 Apr 2018 9:36 PM