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Bangladesh FIFA official arrested for 'defaming' PM Sheikh Hasina

A lawyer is set to file a petition in a Bangladesh court on Tuesday seeking bail for the official who has been arrested in a defamation case following her criticism of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Bangladesh man jailed for 'photoshopping' pictures of Sheikh Hasina, Manmohan Singh

The accused had sent doctored images of Sheikh Hasina, late president Zillur Rahman and former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh to mobile phones of users in 2013


Raja Mandala: The centre moves east

Rise of Bangladesh augurs well for the future of the eastern Subcontinent.

Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh PM for third consecutive term

Hasina, the president of the Awami League, won the 11th parliamentary elections with a landslide victory even as the Opposition rejected the "farcical" polls marred by violence that claimed 17 lives.

How Sheikh Hasina used realpolitik, textbook governance to consolidate her power

The Awami League leader comes back to power in Bangladesh, winning 288 out of 298 seats and decimating the Opposition in the process

Bangladesh opposition boycotts oath amid calls to probe vote complaints

The Election Commission has rejected an opposition call for a new vote, but despite that, the opposition alliance has said it will submit a new demand for a re-run of the vote.


Hasina's dominating win feared as enabling authoritarianism

Dozens of activists took to the streets of Dhaka on Tuesday to protest the alleged gang rape by Hasina supporters of a mother of four who had voted for the opposition.

Simply Put: Lessons from Bangladesh elections

As PM Hasina storms back to power, her country stands on the cusp of transformative social and economic change — anticipated by interventions by state and society, already seen in development indicators.

Journalist arrested in Bangladesh for 'false' reporting on voting irregularities

The arrest of the journalist comes two days after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Awami League and its allies won the general elections, bagging 288 of the total 299 seats which went to the polls.

Burden of victory

Sheikh Hasina has swept back to office in Bangladesh. But with great power comes great responsibility.

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Narendra Modi begins Bangladesh Tour, launches bus services between two countries

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today began his historic two-day visit to Bangladesh.

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Speech analysis: How Amit Shah is toning down his attack on illegal migrants

As they say, timing is key. And an analysis of BJP President Amit Shah shows that before a key event across the border, he has dialed down his ferocious speeches against illegal migrants from Bangladesh.