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

EAM S Jaishankar Meets Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Upcoming Bilateral Ties ‘India-Bangladesh Maitri’ forward 60th Munich Security Conference

Munich, Feb 17 (PTI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina here and appreciated her guidance in taking the ‘India-Bangladesh Maitri’ forward. This is Jaishankar’s first meeting with Hasina after she returned to a record fifth term in January. The two leaders were meeting on the sidelines of the … 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 Elections 2024 Not Free Or Fair Says US On Violence Opposition Boycott

The United States on Monday said that it is of the view that the general elections held in Bangladesh on Sunday were not free and fair in view of the violence leading up to the polls and a boycott by the Opposition parties. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina secured a fourth term on Sunday after … Read more

Sheikh Hasina Wins Fifth Term As Bangladesh PM As Awami League Secures Landslide Victory | World News

New Delhi: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina secured her fourth consecutive term in office and fifth overall as her party, the Awami League, won a landslide victory in the general elections held on Sunday. The elections were, however, boycotted by the main opposition party, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its allies, who alleged widespread … Read more

Bangladesh Election Result 2024 Sheikh Hasina Secures 5th Term Awami League BNP Protest Bangladesh General Election

Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday won re-election for a fifth time following an opposition boycott, with her party taking at least half of the seats, the country’s Election Commission informed as the vote counting was underway. The ruling Awami League has won more than 50 per cent of the total 299 seats. Hasina, … Read more

Bangladesh Registers 40% Voter Turnout Amid Opposition Boycott, Counting Begins

“The voting ended at 4 pm and the counting has started,” an election commission spokesman said. Dhaka: Bangladeshis on Sunday turned up in low numbers to cast their votes for the general elections likely to be won by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for a fourth straight term, amid sporadic violence and a boycott by the … 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