Dhaka, Nov 7 (IANS) Faced with revolt from within his Jatiya Party (JP), former Bangladesh president Hussain Mohammed Ershad has put on hold his decision to join the four-party alliance led by Khaleda Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), calling his earlier announcement 'a mistake'.
Tuesday, November 07, 2006 11:35:15 AM
Dhaka, Nov 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's Nobel Peace laureate Muhammad Yunus has urged the president and chief of the caretaker government, Iajuddin Ahmed, to be tough and proactive in running the country.
Monday, November 06, 2006 12:39:46 PM
Dhaka, Nov 6 (IANS) The man at the centre of Bangladesh's electoral storm is Chief Election Commissioner M.A. Aziz, who has been asked to officially step down but is neither willing to quit nor update the voters' list that the Supreme Court has described as 'flawed'.
Monday, November 06, 2006 12:39:04 PM
Dhaka, Nov 5 (IANS) Bangladesh's Chief Election Commissioner M.A. Aziz has refused to quit, preferring to be fired, adding to the woes of the week-long interim government headed by President Iajuddin Ahmed sworn in last week to oversee parliamentary elections in January.
Sunday, November 05, 2006 1:55:11 PM
Dhaka, Nov 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's controversial Chief Election Commissioner M.A. Aziz may be replaced by a new team that will be directed to update voters' list and conduct elections next January, a move likely to placate the Awami League-led alliance that has been questioning commissioner's authority and threatening agitation on the issue.
Friday, November 03, 2006 1:03:29 PM
Dhaka, Nov 3 (IANS) Former Bangladesh president H.M. Ershad is all set to lead his Jatiya Party into the four-party alliance led by Begum Khaleda Zia, a move that could force Islamist Jamaat-e-Islami out of the grouping.
Friday, November 03, 2006 12:07:33 PM
Dhaka, Nov 1 (DPA) A 10-member Council of Advisers appointed by Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmad took charge Wednesday of steering the volatile country on the rocky road to a general election.
Wednesday, November 01, 2006 8:02:56 PM
Dhaka, Nov 1 (IANS) Reiterating confidence in the democratic traditions of Bangladesh, India has expressed the hope that the country would be able to hold 'free and fair elections consistent with constitutional guidelines' in January.
Wednesday, November 01, 2006 10:33:38 AM
Dhaka, Oct 31 (Xinhua) Bangladeshi President and Chief Advisor Iajuddin Ahmed Tuesday formed his non-party caretaker government by appointing 10 advisors.
Tuesday, October 31, 2006 11:32:30 PM
Dhaka, Oct 31(IANS) No end to violence across Bangladesh was in sight Tuesday as an interim government headed by President Iajuddin Ahmed continued consultations with different political formations in the run up to the parliamentary elections due in January.
Tuesday, October 31, 2006 12:15:41 PM
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