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
The Bangladesh election was a sour note at the end of what has generally been a dismal year.
03 Jan 2019 1:13 AM
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
Ex-PM may be disqualified from polls; fugitive son sentenced too.
09 Feb 2018 2:32 AM
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
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