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    SC lawyer appeals to president, PM to pardon Khaleda

    A Supreme Court (SC) lawyer appeals to the president and prime minister to pardon the jail sentence of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and release her from jail on humanitarian ground ahead of birth centenary celebration of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

  • 2 Years of Khaleda’s Imprisonment: BNP in a fix

    Two years after BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia landed in jail, many activists and leaders of the party are losing hope of getting her released through legal and political means.

  • Khalda Zia's dental treatment

    Khaleda gets bail in 2 defamation cases

    The High Court grants six-month bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in two defamation cases. However, Khaleda cannot get released from jail as she is convicted in two graft cases.

  • Khalda Zia's dental treatment

    HC to pass orders on Khaleda’s bail pleas tomorrow

    The High Court will pass its orders on two separate petitions filed by BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking bail in two separate defamation cases against her.

  • Court transfer: ACC can now place argument against Khaleda's plea

    The High Court permits the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to become a party in the writ petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia challenging the government notification that said Niko corruption case trial against her will be held at a courtroom in Keraniganj Central Jail.

  • No info on Khaleda going to the UK

    Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday said his ministry has no information about whether Khaleda Zia is going to London.

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    Plot made to kill Khaleda

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday alleged that there was a plot to kill the party Chairperson Khaleda Zia in prison by denying her medical care.

  • Free Khaleda through movement: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir urges people to make a fresh pledge for restoring the country’s democracy and free party chief Khaleda Zia from jail through movement.

  • Obaidul Quader

    Govt has nothing to do with Khaleda’s release: Quader

    Terming Khaleda Zia's release from jail 'legal matter', Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges minister Obaidul Quader says the government has no influence over the issue.

  • Khaleda Zia's Barapukuria Coal Mine Corruption Case

    One tough year

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has been in jail for a year and the party is “facing the most difficult time in its history” in her absence.

  • BNP Chairperson Khaleda's Zia Orphanage Trust Corruption case full verdict released

    Barapukuria graft: Khaleda’s indictment hearing Feb 26

    A Dhaka court today deferred the hearing on charge framing against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and nine others in the Barapukuria graft case till February 26.

  • Niko corruption case

    HC Bench on 3 Petitions: Khaleda expresses no confidence

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday expressed no confidence in the High Court bench of Justice JBM Hassan assigned by the chief justice to dispose of the three writ petitions regarding cancellation of her nomination papers.

  • Khaleda Zia's Barapukuria Coal Mine Corruption Case

    Khaleda's Election Bid: One HC judge in favour, other not

    The senior judge of a two-member High Court bench yesterday ruled in favour of BNP chief Khaleda Zia's participation in the national election, but the junior judge disagreed with him.

  • BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia

    EC's Rejection of Appeals: Khaleda files 3 writ petitions

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday filed three writ petitions with the High Court, challenging the legality of the Election Commission's rejection of the appeals against cancellation of her all three nomination papers.

  • Nomination Scrutiny: All eyes on Khaleda's bid

    All eyes will be on returning officers today to know if Khaleda Zia would be allowed to run in the December 30 polls.

  • Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case appeal

    Graft: Verdict on Khaleda’s appeal tomorrow

    The High Court will deliver its verdict on appeal of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in connection with Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case tomorrow.

  • Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case appeal

    Khaleda not in Court: SC to decide today if case can continue

    The Supreme Court is set to deliver an order today on an appeal filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia challenging the High Court judgement that allowed a lower court to continue trial of the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case against her in her absence.

  • Supreme Court Upholds Khaleda Zia's bail in Comilla Arson Attack Case

    HC extends Khaleda's bail till Aug 13

    The High Court (HC) yesterday extended till August 13 its earlier order that granted bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case.

  • Freed in one case, arrested in another

    Tangled in 37 cases, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has not been able to walk out of jail in the last six months. If she gets bail in one case, she is arrested in another.

  • Comilla Case: Khaleda's bail plea rejected by dist court

    A Comilla court yesterday rejected a bail petition of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case filed under the Special Powers Act over an arson attack in the district's Chauddagram upazila over three years ago.

  • BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeks HC bail in  Bail in Comilla arson case

    Graft case: Khaleda's bail extended till July 31

    A Dhaka court extends the bail of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia until July 31 in connection Zia Charitable Trust corruption case.

  • BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeks HC bail in  Bail in Comilla arson case

    Graft case: Hearing on Khaleda's appeals now July 8

    The High Court differs July 8 the hearing on four appeals in connection with Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case in which BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia was sentenced to five years' imprisonment.

  • Khaleda Zia gets 6-month bail in defamation case

    Khaleda's blood sugar dropped

    Three ministers have claimed BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia did not suffer a mild stroke, rather her blood sugar level dropped a few days ago.

  • Two More Cases: Orders on Khaleda's bail pleas after July 5

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has to wait until July 5 to know the fate of her petitions seeking bail in two cases filed in connection with “undermining” the national flag and celebrating her “fake” birthday on August 15.

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says about Khaleda Zia's participation in Election

    BNP leaders not allowed to meet Khaleda

    BNP leaders were “denied permission” to meet party Chairperson Khaleda Zia in jail yesterday.

  • BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's release on bail demanded

    'Apparently healthy'

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia was taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University yesterday from the city's old central jail.

  • Continue peaceful movement, Khaleda says from jail

    Behind bars for two months in charges graft, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has instructed her party to "continue peaceful movement for restoration of democracy".

  • Does the squeaky wheel get the oil?

    As BNP's leadership keeps moving the higher courts to get bail for Khaleda Zia, an accused in the Zia Orphanage case, and trundles along the corridors of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) for permission to hold a public rally, the ruling party keeps a stoic distance.

  • Chattogram city BNP president Shahadat Hossain 'picked up'

    BNP yet to get nod to March 12 rally

    The BNP is yet to get the permission to hold a rally on March 12 at Suhrawardy Udyan demanding release of its Chairperson Khaleda Zia.

  • Khaleda confessed abuse of power, says court

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in her defence statement confessed that she had abused her power, said the court in the verdict of Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.

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