Dhaka, Oct 30 (IANS) Cracks have appeared in the Khaleda Zia-led Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) alliance with the Islami Oikya Jote (IOJ), a conglomerate of splinter groups, moving away.
Monday, October 30, 2006 10:43:25 AM
Dhaka/New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed Sunday assumed a dual role, stepping in as the chief advisor to head an interim government amid protests from opposition parties who charged that the constitution had been violated.
Sunday, October 29, 2006 9:41:58 PM
Dhaka, Oct 29 (IANS) With major political parties in Bangladesh failing to chose a candidate for the post of chief advisor of the non-party caretaker government, President Iajuddin Ahmed Sunday night himself assumed the charge.
Sunday, October 29, 2006 8:33:09 PM
Dhaka, Oct 29 (IANS) The office of Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed Sunday announced that a chief advisor, who would govern the country and conduct elections next January, would be sworn in at 8 p.m. He did not name the incumbent.
Sunday, October 29, 2006 7:07:22 PM
Dhaka, Oct 29 (IANS) Jatiya Sangsad, the Bangladesh parliament, was dissolved Sunday evening, paving the way for fresh elections likely to take place next January.
Sunday, October 29, 2006 6:54:01 PM
Dhaka, Oct 29 (IANS) Bangladesh remained in the grip of political uncertainty Sunday as an aggressive opposition stepped up its campaign demanding an unbiased interim government to conduct parliamentary elections in January.
Sunday, October 29, 2006 6:43:14 PM
Dhaka, Oct 29 (IANS) The Awami League-led opposition alliance Sunday began a nationwide agitation even as Bangladesh President Iajuddin Ahmed began consultations with political parties to resolve the stalemate over the formation of an interim government to conduct the elections in January.
Sunday, October 29, 2006 3:33:37 PM
Dhaka/New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) With Bangladesh's major political parties failing to agree on a caretaker government to conduct general elections in January, can Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus help to end the stalemate?
Sunday, October 29, 2006 2:37:27 PM
Dhaka, Oct 29 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed in Dhaka and several places across Bangladesh as rival political party workers fought pitched battles after their leaders failed to agree on who should head a caretaker government that would govern the country and conduct elections in January.
Sunday, October 29, 2006 11:01:32 AM
Dhaka, Oct 28 (IANS) Political violence engulfed capital Dhaka and other places in Bangladesh Saturday with at least nine people dead and over a thousand reported injured in overnight clashes between supporters of the coalition government of Prime Minister Khaleda Zia and the opposition.
Saturday, October 28, 2006 8:37:08 PM
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