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Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh prime minister for fourth time after landslide win in 'tainted' polls
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Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh prime minister for fourth time after landslide win in 'tainted' polls

Sheikh Hasina, 71, has presided over record economic growth in Bangladesh of 165 million people, but critics have accused her of creeping authoritarianism.

'BNP lost because of its pro-Pakistan, anti-Liberation stance,' says Mesbah Kamal, Dalit rights activist in Bangladesh
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'BNP lost because of its pro-Pakistan, anti-Liberation stance,' says Mesbah Kamal, Dalit rights activist in Bangladesh

Mesbah Kamal, Dalit rights activist and professor of history, Dhaka University, talks about why Sheikh Hasina's Awami League alliance return to power for a third consecutive term and the significance of Bangladesh’s 11th parliamentary elections

Bangladesh newspapers express dissatisfaction on polling process but sound note of hope for future with Sheikh Hasina at helm
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Bangladesh newspapers express dissatisfaction on polling process but sound note of hope for future with Sheikh Hasina at helm

The op-ed sections in Bangladesh newspapers and news websites expressed mixed feelings towards the polling process on Monday expressing dissatisfactions at the polls, but at the same time remaining hopeful of a better future under Sheikh Hasina

Sheikh Hasina is Bangladesh PM as Awami League secures 4th consecutive term with landslide win; Opposition calls victory 'farcical'
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Sheikh Hasina is Bangladesh PM as Awami League secures 4th consecutive term with landslide win; Opposition calls victory 'farcical'

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has secured a fourth term with a landslide victory in polls the opposition slammed as "farcical" over claims of vote-rigging, and clashes between rival supporters that killed at least 17 people.

Bangladesh election: Sheikh Hasina's Awami League heads for landslide win; Opposition alleges vote-rigging
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Bangladesh election: Sheikh Hasina's Awami League heads for landslide win; Opposition alleges vote-rigging

Hasina's ruling Awami League party crossed the 151 seats required to form a majority government in Bangladesh, according to local TV station Channel 24.

Bangladesh election: Voting ends as per schedule; 13 killed in violence, Sheikh Hasina says she is 'confident of victory'
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Bangladesh election: Voting ends as per schedule; 13 killed in violence, Sheikh Hasina says she is 'confident of victory'

While Hasina is seeking re-election for a fourth term as the prime minister, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khalida Zia faces an uncertain future.

Daily Bulletin: Congress, BJP trade barbs over AgustaWestland case; Bangladesh votes today; India win 3rd Test; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Congress, BJP trade barbs over AgustaWestland case; Bangladesh votes today; India win 3rd Test; day's top stories

Today's top stories: The Congress and BJP trade bards over Christian Michel's reported "Mrs Gandhi" revelation in the AgustaWestland case; India win the third Test against Australia; NASA’s New Horizon sends one final ping before its New Year's Day fly-by of Ultima Thule; and more.

Bangladesh elections: Campaigning ends tomorrow; Sheikh Hasina seeks third term, Opposition says there is atmosphere of fear
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Bangladesh elections: Campaigning ends tomorrow; Sheikh Hasina seeks third term, Opposition says there is atmosphere of fear

Campaigning ends on Friday for Bangladesh's general election on 30 December with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Awami League seeking a third straight term.

Bangladesh election at risk of low turnout in climate of fear as voters search for party more likely to fulfil promises
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Bangladesh election at risk of low turnout in climate of fear as voters search for party more likely to fulfil promises

The outcome of the Bangladesh election depends on whether the current atmosphere of fear changes in the coming days, allowing citizens to cast their votes freely and if their votes are counted fairly.