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Khulna Police detain 53 BNP, Jamaat men   Jan 31, 12:01 pm
Dhaka, Jan.31 (ANI): Police in Bangladesh's Khulna City have confirmed the detention of 53 activists of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and the Jamaat-e-Islami on charges of disturbing the peace, sabotaging and anti-government activity.
Bangladeshi professionals take to streets to protest against strike called by BNP  Jan 25, 1:28 pm
Dhaka (Bangladesh), Jan. 25 (ANI): Hundreds of working professionals gathered in Dhaka to protest against alleged 'militant activities' by political activists during a countrywide strike and blockade called by the opposition, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).
President Mukherjee criticises opposition for disruptions in Parliament  Jan 19, 7:27 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 19 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday criticised the opposition parties for the growing instances of disruptions in the Parliament, calling the body a platform where laws are made through debate and deliberations.
Bangladesh opposition protests attack on party chief adviser  Jan 16, 11:58 am
Dhaka, Jan.16 (ANI): The opposition alliance-led by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Thursday (January 15) protested against an attack on BNP chief Begum Khaleda Zia's adviser Riaz Rahman.
Kejriwal claims opposition parties in Delhi are scared of him  Jan 13, 9:32 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 13 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday claimed that the opposition parties are scared of him prior to the Delhi Assembly polls.
Bangladesh PM hits out at BNP chief Khaleda Zia  Jan 13, 10:44 am
Dhaka (Bangladesh), Jan. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, took a dig at the chief of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), Khaleda Zia, calling her a leader of militancy and terror.
Du Plessis says ideal opportunity for young team to learn against favorites Windies in T20 series  Jan 9, 1:03 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 09 (ANI): South African T20 skipper Faf du Plessis has admitted that the upcoming three-match T20 international series against West Indies would be an ideal opportunity for his young squad to show their skills against world-class opposition.
Rajapaksa accepts defeat, Sirisena likely to be next Sri Lanka president  Jan 9, 8:45 am
Colombo, Jan.9 (ANI): President Mahinda Rajapaksa has reportedly conceded defeat to joint opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena in what has been touted as Sri Lanka's tightest-ever seventh presidential election race.
HRW says Bangladesh Government must end crackdown on opposition, media  Jan 9, 8:45 am
New York, Jan.9 (ANI): The Bangladesh government should immediately end its use of excessive force, stop arbitrary arrests of members of opposition parties, and lift restrictions on the media, Human Rights Watch said today.
Khursheed Shah says Imran Khan shouldn't be questioned over marriage  Jan 8, 10:06 am
Karachi, Jan 8 (ANI): Khursheed Shah, leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed has said that Imran Khan shouldn't be questioned over marriage as it's a personal matter.
Two BNP men shot dead in Noakhali  Jan 8, 10:06 am
Dhaka/Noakhali, Jan.8 (ANI): Violence continues unabated across Bangladesh, with reports streaming in of at least two workers of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) being killed in Noakhali.
Time for change in Sri Lanka?: Opposition candidate Sirisena holding edge in presidential poll race  Jan 5, 12:09 pm
Chennai/Colombo, Jan.5 (ANI): President Mahinda Rajapaksa is a nervous man. Barely a month ago, when he announced snap presidential polls in Sri Lanka, it seemed then that he was unconquerable. Within days however, that has changed. Common opposition candidate and Rajapaksa's former health minister Maithripala Sirisena has grown from strength to strength as Sri Lanka readies for a change.
Opposition in Lanka accuses President of misusing national anthem in poll campaign  Dec 30, 12:47 pm
Colombo, Dec.30 (ANI): Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party today accused President Mahinda Rajapaksa of resorting to the "meanest methods of electioneering" to win a possible third consecutive term in office.
Bangladeshi opposition party holds strike against government  Dec 30, 9:49 am
Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dec. 30 (ANI): Bangladesh's main opposition party Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), held strike against the ruling Awami League government for obstructing a rally hosted by one of their party leaders.
Zardari says APS tragedy wouldn't have occurred had Musharraf taken notice of Karsaz 2007 bomb blast  Dec 28, 4:45 pm
Islamabad, Dec 28 (ANI): Former president and opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman, Asif Ali Zardari, has said that the attack on Peshawar's Army Public School wouldn't have occurred had the then President Pervez Musharraf taken notice of the Karsaz 2007 bomb blast and initiated action against the terrorists at the time.
Aung San Suu Kyi urges international community to aid reform in Myanmar  Dec 27, 2:26 pm
London, Dec 27 (ANI): The opposition leader in Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi has urged the international community to aid reform in the country and said that the world is not too keen on bringing reform.
Will play role of constructive opposition, says Hemant Soren  Dec 23, 7:48 pm
Dumka (Jharkhand) Dec. 23 (ANI): Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren said on Tuesday that his party will respect the public mandate and play the role of a constructive opposition in the state.
Venkaiah Naidu pulls up opposition over frequent parliament disruptions   Dec 23, 6:53 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 23 (ANI): Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said that the opposition had let the country down in the Rajya Sabha by causing repeated disruptions and added that the interest of the country has been held captive due to the same.
Radhakrishna Patil appointed opposition leader in Maharashtra Assembly  Dec 23, 5:25 pm
Nagpur, Dec. 23 (ANI): Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil was on Tuesday appointed as the new Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly.
Opposition reiterates demands for PM Modi's statement on conversion  Dec 22, 5:28 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): The opposition on Monday reiterated its demands for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make a statement on the conversion issue, forcing the Rajya Sabha to hold repeated adjournments, as the House failed to conduct legislative business for the sixth day.
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m. over religious conversion issue  Dec 22, 1:08 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Monday was adjourned till 2 p.m. after the deadlock between the government and the opposition benches on the issue of religious conversion refused to die down.
Opposition protests in Parliament over black money  Dec 22, 12:19 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): Opposition parties, including the Trinamool Congress, Samajwadi Party and the Rashtriya Janata Dal staged a protest against the government in Parliament on Monday over the black money issue.
BJP says no objection over Janata Parivar protest  Dec 22, 11:17 am
New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday said it had no objection with the ongoing protest against the government by the Janata Parivar, saying the opposition had the right to express its concerns.
Opposition must make their stand clear on forced conversion, says Amit Shah  Dec 21, 4:06 pm
Chennai, Dec. 21 (ANI): Setting the ball before the opposition to take a stand on the issue of forced conversions in the country, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Sunday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has amply made it clear that it is ready to introduce an anti-conversion law to stop such acts.
Hindu Mahasabha plans for Godse statue, opposition cries foul  Dec 19, 3:20 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 19 (ANI): Leaders of opposition parties on Friday strongly criticized the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha's views regarding Mahatma Gandhi's assassinator Nathuram Godse and the Centre's silence regarding the same, urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take a stand on the matter.