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India observing situation in Bangladesh: envoy
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) India is observing the 'overall situation' in Bangladesh and hopes there will be peaceful, stable and democratic elections in January.

Saturday, November 18, 2006 11:49:18 AM

Bangladesh polls likely by Jan 25
Dhaka, Nov 16 (IANS) Parliamentary elections in Bangladesh may take place by Jan 25. The poll schedule is likely to be announced by the end of this month.

Thursday, November 16, 2006 1:42:40 PM

Blockade in Bangladesh withdrawn till Sunday
Dhaka, Nov 15 (Xinhua) Bangladesh's former main opposition alliance led by Awami League president Sheikh Hasina decided to withdraw the indefinite blockade from Thursday but cautioned a fresh siege from Nov 20 if the chief election commissioner was not removed to ensure 'free and fair general elections'.

Wednesday, November 15, 2006 11:27:45 PM

Bangladesh election commissioners may quit, CEC defiant
Dhaka, Nov 15 (IANS) An end to the political stalemate in Bangladesh that has triggered street violence may be in sight with the three election commissioners unwilling to continue in their posts, credible reports here indicated.

Wednesday, November 15, 2006 1:55:49 PM

President engages Bangladeshi parties to resolve stalemate
Dhaka, Nov 14 (IANS) The Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed has began parleys to end the political stalemate gripping the country amidst hardening of positions and continuing street violence that has killed three people so far.

Tuesday, November 14, 2006 4:59:32 PM

Bangladeshi, Indian Left to talk
Dhaka, Nov 14 (IANS) A delegation of Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) is in India for its periodic political dialogue with Indian Left parties, in which the current turmoil in Dhaka is expected to be discussed.

Tuesday, November 14, 2006 1:12:16 PM

Army unwilling to get embroiled in Bangladesh's political crisis (NIGHT LEAD)
Dhaka, Nov 13 (IANS) Middle and senior level officers of the Bangladesh Army were on Monday said to have conveyed to their seniors that they would not like the defence forces to get embroiled in the continuing political crisis that has claimed three lives.

Monday, November 13, 2006 9:23:17 PM

Bangladesh in serious political crisis (LEAD)
Dhaka, Nov 13 (IANS) Bangladesh was plunged into serious political crisis even as the army was abruptly withdrawn after being deployed in major cities Sunday. One person was killed in a clash between police and political activists Monday.

Monday, November 13, 2006 8:47:07 PM

One dead in Bangladesh, army withdrawn abruptly
Dhaka, Nov 13 (IANS) One person was killed in a clash between police and political activists Monday morning as Bangladesh was plunged into a serious political crisis though the army deployed in major cities Sunday was withdrawn abruptly.

Monday, November 13, 2006 5:30:38 PM

Army deployed as Bangladesh protests turn violent (NIGHT LEAD)
Dhaka, Nov 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's caretaker government Sunday night deployed the army in major cities to maintain law and order after a day-long siege by the 14-party opposition alliance resulted in widespread violence that disrupted normal life.

Sunday, November 12, 2006 11:22:59 PM

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