• Shias feel insecure

    The minority Shia Muslims in Bogra's Shibganj upazila have never felt threatened living in the Sunni-dominated area. On the contrary, they have always lived peacefully with their Sunni brothers and sisters for decades. But now a sense of fear has gripped them following Thursday's gun attack inside a Shia mosque by unknown assailants. The shooting killed the muezzin of the mosque and injured three more, including the imam.

  • Shell-shocked family wants justice

    There were tears and sighs all around the small house as the family members and neighbours mourned Moazzem Hossain, the muezzin of the Shia mosque in Bogra, killed in Thursday's shooting.

  • AL's job tougher than BNP's

    The Awami League may face more hassles than the BNP to pick single mayoral contenders in the upcoming municipality polls.

  • Defer polls by 15 days

    The BNP yesterday announced that it would contest the December 30 municipality polls on certain conditions, including deferral of the polls by 15 days.

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    “At government madrasas, it is being taught that the only leader among the Muslims is Moududi and the only institution of the Muslims is



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