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Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5-year jail term over graft charges

Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5-year jail term over graft charges

A Bangladesh court on Thursday sentenced former Prime Minister and the country’s main opposition leader Khaleda Zia to five years in prison on corruption charges.Amid heightened security across Bangladesh, the special judge’s court convicted the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson of embezzling $252,000 in foreign donations for the Zia Orphanage Trust, bdnews24.com reported. Police tear-gassed

Budget 2018: What worries me is that fiscal arithmetic may be faulty, says Manmohan Singh

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh in his reaction to Arun Jaitley’s budget said the fiscal arithmetic could be at fault. “I don’t think I can blame the budget for being motivated by scoring points in elections, but fiscal arithmetic is at fault,” he told The Indian Express, adding “this budget is high on projecting a

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