political legacies

Akhilesh steals show in contest of young campaigners (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Three young leaders put their heart and soul in the campaign in Uttar Pradesh, but it was Akhilesh Yadav who walked away with the ... Read more...

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Akhilesh steals show in contest of young campaigners


March 6th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Three young leaders put their heart and soul in the campaign in Uttar Pradesh, but it was Akhilesh Yadav who walked away with the ... Read more...

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Rahul, Akhilesh, Jayant: Young brigade leads dynasty charge in UP


February 17th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The old order changeth, yielding place to the new... Alfred Tennyson's immortal words are playing out again in the dusty heartlands of Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Zia’s son may return to party fold


December 8th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 8 (IANS) If all goes well, Tarique Rahman, son of opposition leader Khaleda Zia, may return in a key position in the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). Media reports said the ... Read more...

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Mujib’s portrait to adorn all Bangladesh currency notes


July 5th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 5 (IANS) Bangladesh plans to have the portrait of its founding father, slain former president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on all currency notes, its finance minister said Sunday. The minister, ... Read more...

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Tragedy unites Dhaka’s warring Begums


May 10th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 10 (IANS) An emotion-charged meeting between Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and opposition leader Khaleda Zia following the death of the former's husband is being seen as a development ... Read more...

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Hasina, allies win massive victory in Bangladesh (Roundup)


December 30th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka/New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Former prime minister Sheikh Hasina and the nine-party alliance led by her Awami League recorded a landslide victory Tuesday, winning 259 seats of the 299 seats that ... Read more...

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Hasina, allies sweep Bangladesh polls (Lead)


December 30th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 30 (IANS) Former prime minister Sheikh Hasina and the nine-party alliance led by her Awami League raced to a landslide victory Tuesday, winning 259 seats of the 299 seats that ... Read more...

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Khaleda Zia agrees to talk to arch rival Hasina


September 13th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 13 (IANS) They have not been on speaking terms for more than a decade. But now the "unthinkable" in Bangladesh's fractious politics may happen - former prime minister Khaleda Zia ... Read more...

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