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    BNP candidates file 74 petitions with HC challenging general election

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on February 15, 2019

    At least 74 BNP candidates filed petitions in the High Court Division until Thursday challenging legality of the December 30 general election citing irregularities, including...

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    Congress to scrap triple talaq ban if voted back to power

    Reuters . NEW DELHI | Updated at 07:21pm on February 07, 2019

    India’s main opposition Congress party said on Thursday it would scrap a decree passed by prime minister Narendra Modi’s government prescribing jail terms for...

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    Modi to raise rural spending by 16pc to woo rural voters

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 03:12pm on January 31, 2019

    India is likely to raise its rural welfare spending by 16 per cent for the fiscal year beginning April, two government sources said, as prime...

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    Modi to appease voters, put reforms aside in budget

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    Desperate for five more years in power, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance will woo rural and urban middle-class voters with farm relief measures and...

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    Jatiya Party picks Mustain Billah for Kishoreganj 1 re-election

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:04pm on January 28, 2019

    Jatiya Party on Monday picked Mustain Billah to contest the re-election to Kishoreganj 1 constituency with its ticket. Billah, senior vice president of Jatiya Matsyajibi...

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    Challenges for the new government

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    BEFORE the parliamentary elections of December 30, there was a choking atmosphere in the country....

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    Rubbing salt to injuries

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    THIS is, indeed, a welcome assurance from the prime minister and Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina that her government would establish the political rights of...

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    PM pledges to establish political rights of citizens

    Moloy Saha and Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Prime minister and Awami League president Sheikh Hasina on Saturday pledged to establish political rights of all citizens....

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    Activists pouring in Suhrawardy Udyan to attend victory rally

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:36pm on January 19, 2019

    Awami League activists began gathering at Suhrawardy Udyan t attend its rally celebrating the party's landslide victory in the 11th general election. The party president...

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    Islami Andolan demands fresh polls

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:27am on January 17, 2019

    Islami Andolan Bangladesh in a memorandum handed to president Abdul Hamid Wednesday demanded his intervention in cancelling the results of the recently held general election...