Khaleda Zia

Bangladesh High Court seeks documents on ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's birth date

The court on Sunday summoned the birth registration, passport, educational certificate, and other documents regarding Zia's date of birth from her.

published on : 14th June 2021

Bangladesh turns down jailed former PM Khaleda Zia's request to fly abroad for treatment

Officials said the Law Ministry reviewed the legal scope and barriers for Zia's visit abroad and sent its opinion to the minister.

published on : 9th May 2021

Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia tests positive for COVID-19

Dhaka Tribune reported that one of Zia's relatives, who had met her last week, had later tested positive for the coronavirus.

published on : 11th April 2021

Khaleda Zia's conviction natural consequences of past deeds: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

Zia and Hasina are known as the 'Battling Begums' for their bitter rivalry that has poisoned Bangladeshi politics for nearly three decades.

published on : 8th February 2018

Bangladesh court sentences ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia to five years in prison on corruption charges 

Zia, leader of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party was found guilty of stealing $252,000 from a trust created for an orphanage.

published on : 8th February 2018

Bangladesh tense ahead of verdict against former PM Khaleda Zia

Former PM and BNP chief Khalida Zia and five others stand accused of embezzling 21 million takas in foreign donations meant for the Zia Orphanage Trust.

published on : 8th February 2018

Bangladesh bans street protests ahead of opposition leader Khaleda Zia's verdict

Bangladesh police banned street protests Tuesday ahead of a verdict against opposition leader Khaleda Zia, whose party says more than a thousand of its activists have been detained.

published on : 6th February 2018