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Khoka denied bail, sent to jail again

In this December 5 Focus Bangla photo, BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka waves to party activists while being taken to a Dhaka court. In this December 5 Focus Bangla photo, BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka waves to party activists while being taken to a Dhaka court.

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48 dead had no link with politics

None of the 48 people who died and around 400 others injured was affiliated with politics, but they became victims of violence in 26 days of hartals and blockades imposed by the opposition alliance since November.
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Legal notice seeks Ershad's release

H M Ershad. Star file photo H M Ershad. Star file photo

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No way

Politics in Bangladesh seems to have been possessed by the devil of late. It looks as though both Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia have lost their grip on the goings-on.

Uncontested polls harmful for democracy: BNP

The main opposition BNP today called the winning of a large number of aspirants without contest a self destruction of democracy.
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BNP missed ‘walkover’, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said her party would have given ‘walkover’ to opposition BNP in some seats if BNP had joined the ‘all-party’ polls-time government.

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December 18, 2013
December 18, 2013

Khoka denied bail, sent to jail again

In this December 5 Focus Bangla photo, BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka waves to party activists while being taken to a Dhaka court. In this December 5 Focus Bangla photo, BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka waves to party activists while being taken to a Dhaka court.

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December 18, 2013
December 18, 2013

48 dead had no link with politics

None of the 48 people who died and around 400 others injured was affiliated with politics, but they became victims of violence in 26 days of hartals and blockades imposed by the opposition alliance since November.
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December 17, 2013
December 17, 2013

Legal notice seeks Ershad's release

H M Ershad. Star file photo H M Ershad. Star file photo

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December 17, 2013
December 17, 2013
December 17, 2013

Bullet-hit Joypurhat Jamaat man dies

An activist of Jamaat-e-Islami, who suffered bullet wounds during Saturday’s clash with law enforcers in Joypurhat, died at a private hospital in the capital early today.

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December 17, 2013
December 17, 2013

Raids in Satkhira Jamaat dens kill 5

Five Jamaat-Shibir activists were killed in clashes with joint forces in Satkhira, a southern district that virtually turned into a valley of terror during recent hartals and blockades of the opposition.
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December 17, 2013
December 17, 2013

Patients afraid to go to hospital

The nonstop countrywide shutdowns and blockades complete with intense picketing are preventing patients in the north from visiting hospitals or clinics.
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December 16, 2013
December 16, 2013

Satkhira Jamaat Ameer's house bulldozed

Leaders and activists of Awami League bulldozed the houses of Satkhira district and upazila Jamaat chiefs in presence of law enforcers this evening.

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December 16, 2013
December 16, 2013

An ugly face of our democracy

Each of the 9.19 crore voters has the constitutional right to vote in a general election to choose his or her representative, who will take part in governing the country on his or her behalf.
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December 16, 2013
December 16, 2013

War trials added to instability

Expressing concern over the political developments in Bangladesh, Pakistan has said the recent trials have added to the current instability in the country.
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