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Bangladesh Nationalist Party is a national political party in Bangladesh. Senior politician Khaleda Zia is its chairperson.

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Bangladeshi opposition lawmakers get bail in arson attack case
A High Court Division bench of Bangladesh Sunday granted ad-interim bail for six months to five opposition alliance lawmakers accused of torching a vehicle during a dawn-to-dusk hartal last month.

Bangladeshi Islamist leader Ghulam Azam charged with 1971 war crimes
A special tribunal set up in Bangladesh has charged top Islamist leader Ghulam Azam with war crimes allegedly carried out during the 1971 war that liberated the country from Pakistan.

War crime victims' kin in Bangladesh hope for a fair trial against accused
Family members of victims killed during the 1971 Bangladesh war on Saturday hoped for a fair trial against those accused of committing crimes during the period.

Bangladesh PM accuses rival Khaleda Zia of receiving ISI money
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has accused main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia of receiving money from Pakistani spy agency ISI ahead of 1991 general elections.

Bangladesh lawmaker points a finger at Begum Khaleda's role in failed December 2011 coup
A senior Bangladesh lawmaker has pointed a finger at former premier Begum Khaleda Zia, claiming that she played a role in a failed coup to overthrow the Sheikh Hasina's government with the help of retired and serving army officials.

Bangladesh inflation drops to 9.93 pct, first single-digit rate in 14 months
The overall rate of inflation in Bangladesh during April dropped to single digit for the first time in more than one year, officials said Monday, but expressed fear that the current volatile political situation in the country would likely hinder the trend.

PM's Bangladesh visit: W.Bengal govt will be consulted on river waters issue, says FS Mathai
Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai on Monday confirmed that the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, would be meeting with key opposition leaders of Bangaldesh during his two-day visit to Dhaka, starting Tuesday.

Cholo Let's Go (to Dhaka)
Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh embarks on his first ever visit as the head of government to Dhaka tomorrow, heralding a new chapter in relations between India and its immediate eastern neighbour: A relationship which should have been warm and friendly and yet has been beset with complications.

Bangladesh war tribunal starts work in Dhaka
A special tribunal has started its work in Bangladesh to look into the atrocities carried out during the country's war of independence from Pakistan in 1971.

Bangladesh court jails 11 for gang rape of Hindu girl
A court in Bangladesh has sentenced 11 people to life imprisonment for gang raping a teenage Hindu girl during post-election violence in 2001.

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