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Khaleda Zia

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

Fresh arrest warrant against Khaleda Zia

A Dhaka court has issued a fresh arrest warrant against jailed former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia.

21 Jan 2019 1:53 PM

In Bangla, India needs to explore alternatives

The Indian establishment nevertheless needs to be more sensitive of Bangladeshi sentiments and aspirations.

12 Jan 2019 12:05 AM

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

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Bangladesh ex-PM Khaleda Zia gets 7 more years in jail over graft case

Zia is already serving a jail term since February after being convicted in another case related to embezzlement of funds of an orphanage.

29 Oct 2018 12:41 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

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

Denial of Indian visa to UK MP kicks off storm

The MEA also accused Lord Carlile of having planned to create problems in ties between India and Bangladesh.

13 Jul 2018 1:07 AM

UK lawmaker wanted problem between India, Bangladesh, we sent him back: MEA

MEA said Lord Carlile's intended activity in India was incompatible with purpose of his visit as mentioned in his visa application.

12 Jul 2018 5:48 PM

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India sends back British MP from Delhi airport over 'inappropriate visa'

MEA said Lord Carlile's intended activity in India was incompatible with purpose of his visit as mentioned in his visa application.

12 Jul 2018 12:19 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

Bangladesh court grants embattled ex-PM Khaleda Zia bail extension in graft case

The charges against Zia had led to her boycotting polls in 2014, which triggered widespread protests at the time.

26 Feb 2018 7:19 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

Trouble in Bangladesh

Khaleda’s elder son Tarique Rahman, now resident in London, has also been sentenced, to 10 years in jail.

11 Feb 2018 12:10 AM

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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

Corruption charges lead to 5 yrs jail term for ex-B'desh PM Khaleda Zia

In the same case, her son Tarique Rahman and four others have been sentenced to 10 years in jail.

08 Feb 2018 2:55 PM

Hindu man arrested for allegedly ‘sparking’ riots via Facebook post: Bangladesh

His Facebook post led to an arson attack on over 30 homes of the minority community in Bangladesh.

15 Nov 2017 4:49 PM

No Supreme Court relief for Bangladesh ex-PM in graft trial

The two-time former Prime Minister has said that all the cases against her were politically motivated.

22 Aug 2017 4:36 AM

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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