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Khaleda Zia’s son, 29 others indicted in 2004 bombing


March 18th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) The son of former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia and 29 others were Sunday indicted by a special court for a grenade attack in 2004 ... Read more...

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Trial of Khaleda Zia’s younger son begins in absentia


January 5th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 5 (IANS) The trial has begun here in absentia of former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia's younger son Arafat Rahman Koko, who is charged with graft and money laundering. Koko ... Read more...

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Corruption evidence against Zia, says anti-graft body


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 23 (IANS) Bangladesh's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has claimed to have found "convincing" evidence to prove graft charges against former prime minister Khaleda Zia but not against her two sons ... Read more...

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Dhaka presses graft charges against Khaleda Zia’s son


July 7th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) Bangladesh's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has pressed money-laundering charges against opposition leader Khaleda Zia's son Tarique Rahman and his business partner Giasuddin Al Mamun. Rahman and Mamun siphoned Taka 204 ... Read more...

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Dhaka TV channel to challenge shutdown order


April 29th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 29 (IANS) The management of Channel 1, a private TV channel that was shut down Tuesday, has said it was "ready to take legal steps against the government move". The government ... Read more...

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Hasina’s son arrives from US, Zia’s sons face arrest


March 1st, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 1 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy, who formally joined the ruling Awami League (AL) four days ago, Monday arrived home from the US with ... Read more...

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Zia’s son did not meet Indian militant, says BNP


February 9th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 9 (IANS) Main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Tuesday denied reports that its key official and party chief's son Tarique Rahman had met Indian fugitive militant Paresh Barua. Barua ... Read more...

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Move to withdraw case against Zia’s son


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government has for the first time moved to withdraw an extortion case against Bangladesh opposition chief Khaleda Zia's elder son Tarique Rahman on ... Read more...

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Zia’s party withdraws ex-minister’s expulsion order


December 20th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), led by former prime minister Khaleda Zia, has withdrawn an expulsion order against former state minister for home Lutfozzaman Babar who was ... Read more...

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Zia more powerful as son again accommodated in party


December 10th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 10 (IANS) The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has created the post of a senior vice president for former prime minister Khaleda Zia's London-based son Tarique Rahman, making her even more ... Read more...

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Zia’s sons sued for boat capsize that killed 84


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 3 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has sued opposition leader Khaleda Zia's two sons and their business partner who were owners of the boat that capsized last week killing 84 people. They ... Read more...

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Dhaka politicians ask courts to drop ‘motivated’ cases


May 1st, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 1 (IANS) With restoration of democracy after last December's election, Bangladesh's politicians are approaching the judiciary to drop criminal cases filed against them by the previous military-backed caretaker government, ... Read more...

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Bangladesh ex-premier’s son freed after year-long detention


September 4th, 2008 - 7:15 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 3 (DPA) The military-backed interim government in Bangladesh finally released the jailed elder son of former prime minister Khaleda Zia after he was held for more than a year on ... Read more...

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Tide turns for jailed politicians, businessmen in Bangladesh


August 28th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 28 (IANS) The tide seems to be turning in Bangladesh. Scores of politicians, officials and businessmen jailed for many months, mostly on corruption charges, are starting to get bail with ... Read more...

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Bangladesh court grants bail to former premier


August 27th, 2008 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 27 (DPA) The High Court in Bangladesh Tuesday released former prime minister Khaleda Zia for four months to undergo medical treatment.Zia, 63, was detained in September last year on corruption ... Read more...

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Khaleda Zia’s son Tarique needs treatment abroad: doctors


August 24th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 24 (IANS) Tarique Rahman, the jailed politician son of former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia, is partially paralysed and urgently needs treatment abroad, his doctors have said. "Tarique Rahman's health ... Read more...

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Bangladesh parties realign for December polls


July 25th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina has struck a pre-poll alliance with an old ally, the Jatiya Party of former president Hussain Muhammad Ershad, utilising the eight-week freedom ... Read more...

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Khaleda Zia’s son Tarique may follow brother to temporary freedom


July 18th, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 18 (IANS) Tarique Rahman, the jailed politician son of former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia, may be allowed eight weeks of freedom like his younger brother Arafat Rahman Koko, a ... Read more...

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No politics while on bail, Dhaka regime tells ex-PMs


June 16th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 16 (IANS) Bangladesh's caretaker government has said that it will not permit holding or addressing of political rallies by jailed politicians, especially the two former prime ministers, released "under special ... Read more...

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Jailed Hasina’s release gets Dhaka’s political dialogue moving


June 12th, 2008 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 12 (IANS) The release from jail of former Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has got going the government's political dialogue preparatory to parliamentary elections promised for December. Released to rapturous ... Read more...

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Two former Bangladesh premiers on trial next week (Lead)


May 23rd, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 23 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime ministers Khaleda Zia and Sheikh Hasina, who have been in jail for several months, go on trial next week on charges of corruption in connection ... Read more...

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Khaleda Zia, Sheikh Hasina go on trial next week


May 23rd, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 23 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime ministers Khaleda Zia and Sheikh Hasina, who have been in jail for several months, go on trial next week for alleged corruption in awarding an ... Read more...

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Reprieve for Zia as apex court rejects government plea


March 28th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, March 28 (IANS) Bangladesh's jailed former prime minister Khaleda Zia has earned a reprieve with the Supreme Court refusing the government permission to appeal against the high court judgement quashing two ... Read more...

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