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Khaleda Zia

Dialogue with BNP: Hasina then and now

THOSE who saw Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's press conference on television on Saturday must have noticed her emphatic no to holding any dialogue over the next general election with BNP led by Khaleda Zia. In recent times, she had not made such strong arguments against holding talks with the opposition BNP like she did on Saturday. She even asked: “Why do I have to sit with killers?” Who are the killers? The answer lies in her speech. “It's unfortunate...

Hearing on Khaleda’s graft cases deferred

Hearing on Khaleda’s graft cases deferred

A Dhaka court today deferred until September 3 the hearing on Zia Charitable Trust and Zia Orphanage Trust graft cases. Judge Basudev Roy of the Special Judge Court-3 passed the order after Taherul Islam Towhid, a counsel for Khaleda, submitted two separate petitions seeking adjournment of the hearing in the cases. In the petitions, the defence lawyer said the Supreme Court fixed September 1 as the next date of hearings on four appeals filed by Khaleda with the Appellate Division seeking a stay on a High Court. On April 23, an HC bench scrapped two petitions, in which the former prime minister had challenged the charge framing against her in the cases. Later...

Khaleda greets Hasina as AL chief, not PM

Khaleda greets Hasina as AL chief, not PM

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia today sent an Eid greeting card to Sheikh Hasina addressing her as Awami League president, not prime minister. On behalf of Khaleda, a two-member team led by BNP’s assistant office secretary Abdul Latif Jony delivered the card to the AL chief’s political office at Dhanmondi. Sources at Hasina’s office confirmed The...

Khaleda, Tarique talk BNP overhaul in Madina

Khaleda, Tarique talk BNP overhaul in Madina

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman today held a series of meetings on different crucial issues including party’s overhauling and upcoming anti-government movement in Madina, sources said. BNP leaders in Saudi Arabia said Khaleda and Tarique held at least four closed-door meetings since their arrival in Madina Sunday morning. Khaleda’s Press Secretary...

Khaleda Leaves Dhaka

Trip to serve 3 purposes

Trip to serve 3 purposes

It's a three-in-one tour. There will be Umrah, family reunion and political meetings when Khaleda Zia visits Saudi Arabia this week with her two sons -- Tarique Rahman from the UK and Arafat Rahman Koko from Malaysia -- joining her there. Khaleda left for Saudi Arabia in an Emirates flight around 9:45 last night at...

Emotional reunion of Khaleda, Tarique after 3 yrs

Emotional reunion of Khaleda, Tarique after 3 yrs

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and her elder son Tarique Rahman, his wife and daughter today got emotional in their reunion after three years at Dubai International Airport. The Zia family members were on their way to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah as royal guests of the Saudi government. Khaleda and her entourage left Hazrat Shahjalal...

Khaleda terms current parliament club of clowns

Khaleda terms current parliament club of clowns

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia today termed the current parliament a “club of clowns” as songs, poems and dramas are being performed there instead of discussions taking place on public interest issues. “No issue relating to public interest is discussed in the present parliament. In fact, it has become a club of clowns,” Khaleda said...

Khaleda condemns killing of Palestinians

Khaleda condemns killing of Palestinians

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has condemned the killing of Palestinian people in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza. In a statement today, Khaleda said, “Bloods of many Palestinian people, including women and children, are being killed while many others are being ousted from their homesteads as in the past due to Israel’s such state policy.” The former...

Govt to be forced to hold polls: Khaleda

Govt to be forced to hold polls: Khaleda

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia today said the BNP-led 20-party alliance would force the Sheikh Hasina government to hold a fresh national election under a non-party administration through massive movement after Eid. The BNP chief said this at an Iftar programme at a city hotel. National Democratic Party, a component in the 20-party alliance, organised the programme in honour of politicians. In her brief speech, Khaleda, also chief of the alliance, said people are ready to wage movement against the government as they have expressed their no confidence in the Hasina administration by rejecting the January 5 polls. “People did not go to election centres to cast their votes in the January 5 polls...

Khaleda challenges HC verdict on graft cases

Khaleda challenges HC verdict on graft cases

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia today filed two separate petitions with the Supreme Court seeking a stay on the High Court verdict that cleared the way for running the trial proceedings of Zia Orphanage Trust and Zia Charitable Trust graft cases. On June 19, the HC rejected two separate writ petitions filed by Khaleda challenging...

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