5 Of Family Among 13 Dead In Bus-Pickup Truck Collision On Dhaka-Khulna Highway

At least 13 people were killed and several were injured in a collision between a bus and a pickup truck on the Dhaka-Khulna highway in Bangladesh on Tuesday morning. The incident occurred in the Sadar upazila of Faridpur district. Locals jumped in to rescue the people immediately after the accident. Later, fire service, highway police, … Read more

To Gain Power, Bangladeshi Opposition Party Takes Cue From Maldives’ ‘India Out’ Campaign; PM Sheikh Hasina Hits Back | World News

In the Indian subcontinent, it appears that portraying New Delhi as a villain has become a trend to gain power. In Maldives, the current President Mohamed Muizzu gained power by running an ‘India Out’ campaign. In Pakistan, the political parties often rake up India and Kashmir issues to gain votes. Now, the Bangladeshi opposition party … Read more

Anti India Sentiment In Bangladesh Diminishing Foreign Minister Mahmud

India-Bangladesh: Bangladesh Foreign Minister Hasan Mahmud Thursday said the anti-India sentiments in his country are “diminishing” even as he expressed his gratitude to New Delhi for the “continuation of democracy” there which was marked by the comeback of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the fifth time.  Bangladesh has been witnessing a sudden spike in anti-India … Read more

Bangladesh PM Hasina Emphasises Strong Ties With India, Vows To Work For Economic Progress Of Her Country | World News

DHAKA: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who secured her fifth term in the recent general elections, outlined her plans for the country’s international relations and highlighted the strong bond between Bangladesh and India. She expressed gratitude towards India, emphasising its pivotal role in supporting Bangladesh during critical moments in history. In a press conference at … Read more

Bangladesh polls: Sheikh Hasina wins record fifth term

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday secured a record fourth straight term as her Awami League party won two-thirds of the seats in the general elections marred by sporadic violence and a boycott by the main opposition BNP and its allies. Hasina’s party won 200 seats in the 300-seat parliament while counting is still … Read more

Bangladesh Goes To Polls Today Amid Tight Security | World News

Dhaka: Nearly 170 million people in Bangladesh will vote to elect 299 lawmakers during the 12th national election on Sunday amid a boycott by the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party led by former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, after PM Sheikh Hasina denied its demand to resign and let a caretaker government run the election, Al … Read more

Bangladesh Polls Foreign Minister Abdul Momen Says Sheikh Hasina Will Clinch Fourth Term Hails India Stance

New Delhi: A day ahead of the Bangladesh parliamentary elections, Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen exuded confidence that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina would be elected for the fourth time and said the country will maintain the same policy towards its neighbour India, news agency ANI reported. In a Zoom interview with the news agency, Momen … Read more

Bangladesh hold general election on Sunday: Sheikh Hasina aims fourth term with no opposition in fray

As Bangladesh gears up for its general elections today, the country is on high alert with increased security measures amid fears of potential violence. These elections hold significant importance for India, particularly as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, a crucial ally, vies for a fourth consecutive term in office in the absence of the main Opposition. … Read more

Tragic Train Fire in Bangladesh Claims 4 Lives; Police Suspect Planned Attack | World News

Dhaka: Four people died after an intercity Benapole Express train caught fire in Bangladesh’s Gopibagh, as reported by the Dhaka Tribune. Dhaka Tribune reported that the incident took place around 9.05 pm on Friday and at least five compartments of the train have been set ablaze by “miscreants”. However, the victims could not be identified … Read more

Ahead Of Bangladesh’s General Election Opposition BNP Calls For 48-Hour ‘Strike’ | World News

Ahead of the January 7 general elections in Bangladesh, the main opposition party, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), issued a call for a 48-hour nationwide ‘hartal’ (general strike) commencing on Saturday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s “illegal government,” the Dhaka Tribune reported. Under the leadership of former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, … Read more