• A ceasefire between the battling Begums!

    Another twist in the tale is that where previously Sheikh Hasina wanted to draw Khaleda Zia into elections on her terms, now it is the latter who is trying to draw the Prime Minister into calling a snap election.

  • Polls under neutral govt is a must: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia says the parliamentary polls must be held under a neutral administration as fair elections are not possible under Awami League government.

  • Graft hearing: Khaleda appears before court

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia appears before the makeshift Dhaka court premises for proceedings in two corruption cases.


    The BNP's future, like that of its junior partner Jamaat-e-Islami, lies in reform.

  • Inu

    Special tribunal for Khaleda after Eid: Inu

    Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu says a special tribunal will be formed after Eid-ul-Fitr for speedy disposal of cases against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for instigating arson attacks during the BNP-led alliance’s agitation since January.

  • Fresh crisis in BNP

    Khaleda Zia in a recent meeting, convened suddenly after a long gap, warns senior leaders against talking about the party's internal issue in public without citing anybody's name, hinting a crisis inside the party.

  • Satire: Waiting for Khaleda to join AL

    The ruling Awami League has finally found the ultimate solution to the country’s political conflict: force the opposing BNP-Jamaat leaders to join the Awami League.

  • Khaleda to perform Umrah in ‘convenient time’

    BNP spokesperson Asaduzzaman Ripon says party chief Khaleda Zia would visit Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah in a convenient time after the month of Ramadan.

  • Govt mulling spl tribunal to dispose of Khaleda’s cases: PM

    The government is mulling special tribunal for quick disposal of cases against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for her instructions of arson attacks during the anti-government movement, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tells parliament.

  • Khaleda meets senior BNP leaders

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia meets her party’s senior leaders to discuss the country’s current political situation and the party's next course of political programme after Eid.

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