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Bangladesh Nationalist Party

Khaleda Zia's family seeks extension on her suspended prison sentence

The 74-year-old opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief is serving a 17-year prison term in two graft cases since February 2018

30 Aug 2020 1:02 PM

A sour note in Dhaka, US still in a flux: 2019 has shaky start

The Bangladesh election was a sour note at the end of what has generally been a dismal year.

03 Jan 2019 1:13 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

MHA keeping eye on Bangla election

MHA sources admitted that a change of Government might result in growth of fundamentalist forces, which is a cause of worry for India.

29 Dec 2018 1:47 AM

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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

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 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

Thousands protest conviction of Zia for graft in Bangladesh

Thousands of BNP activists in cities across Bangladesh joined hands in a march calling for Zia’s immediate release from a prison in Dhaka.

13 Feb 2018 6:48 AM

Khaleda Zia gets 5-year jail for graft

Ex-PM may be disqualified from polls; fugitive son sentenced too.

09 Feb 2018 2:32 AM

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Bangladesh chief justice resigns after accusations of graft

Surendra Kumar Sinha, who is believed to be visiting his daughter in Canada, was accused of serious crimes in October.

12 Nov 2017 1:32 PM

Blow for Khaleda Zia as another plea junked in graft case

With the apex court’s order, all the obstacles have been removed to continue a trial in a lower court against Ms Zia.

03 Jul 2017 2:07 AM

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