• Create more scope for poor’s education: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stresses for taking more initiatives so that the country’s poor and meritorious students have a greater access to education.

  • Jamaat calls hartal today

    The Jamaat-e-Islami yesterday called for a dawn-to-dusk “peaceful” hartal for today to protest “the conspiracy against Islam's status as the state religion in the constitution”.

  • Jamaat ready to take new name

    The Jamaat-e-Islami has almost finalised its move to reappear under a new name without words like “Islam or Muslim” if the party is banned for 1971 war crimes.

  • Jamaat calls countrywide hartal tomorrow

    Jamaat-e-Islami calls nationwide dawn-to-dusk hartal tomorrow alleging that move is on to abandon Islam as state religion.

  • Jamaat hartal ends peacefully

    The daylong countrywide hartal (shutdown) sponsored by the Jamaat-e-Islami ended without reports of any significant occurrence anywhere in Bangladesh. In Dhaka metropolitan, despite a marginally thinner traffic, all public and private transport services are plying the streets as usual.

  • BGB deployed in Dhaka

    A total of 14 platoons Border Guard Bangladesh members have been deployed in Dhaka city to avert any untoward incident ahead of Jamaat enforced tomorrow’s hartal.

  • War trial: Mir Quasem’s verdict tomorrow

    All eyes are on the Supreme Court, which is set to deliver the verdict tomorrow on the appeal filed by war criminal Mir Quasem Ali challenging his death penalty amid comments from different persons including two ministers on the chief justice.

  • Don't recruit 'Jamaat-Shibir terrorists'

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the authorities concerned to stay alert so that the Jamaat-Shibir activists and those involved in terrorist and militant activities could not be recruited in the police force.

  • Latif blames designer for distortion of Bangabandhu’s image

    Ruling Awami League lawmaker MA Latif blames designers for distorting the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

  • 15 Jamaat, BNP men get life term

    A Rajshahi tribunal yesterday awarded life-term imprisonments to 15 leaders and activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir, Jamaat-e-Islami,

  • War trial: Hearing on Mir Quasem plea deferred

    The Supreme Court defers for a week the hearing on the appeal filed by war criminal Mir Quasem Ali challenging his death penalty.

  • Mir Quasem’s appeal hearing begins tomorrow

    The Supreme Court will start hearing tomorrow on an appeal challenging death penalty of war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali for his crimes against humanity.

  • An unrepentant Jamaat

    The Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty awarded to Matiur Rahman Nizami by International Crimes Tribunal-1 in 2014.

  • Jamaat hartal: Normal life in Dhaka, elsewhere

    Jamaat’s dawn-to-dusk hartal protesting death penalty of its chief and war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami is underway across the country without any difference. There is no report of any untoward incident anywhere in Dhaka or other parts of the country when this report was last filed.

  • ‘Execution after disposal of review, if Nizami files’

    Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami’s execution will be carried out after the disposal of review, if he files it, says Attorney General Mahbubey Alam.

  • 5 ‘Jamaat men’ held in Dhaka with Tk 1.5 crore

    Law enforcers detain five persons including a central leader of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami with around Tk 1.5 crore in Banasri area of Dhaka.

  • It's not enough

    It was a long battle of a father.

  • AG for upholding Nizami’s death penalty

    Attorney General Mahbubey Alam prays to the Supreme Court to uphold the death sentence of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami for his crimes against humanity during the country’s Liberation war in 1971.

  • RU pro-Jamaat teacher sent to jail

    A pro-Jamaat-e-Islami teacher of Rajshahi University is sent to jail for his alleged involvement in an attack on police during BNP-led 20-party alliance’s anti-government agitation this year.

  • 'Commute Nizami's death sentence if found guilty'

    A lawyer of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami appeals to the Supreme Court to commute his client’s death sentence to life term imprisonment if he is found guilty for committing crimes during the country’s Liberation War in 1971.

  • ‘Pakistan will summon Bangladesh envoy’

    Pakistan has decided to summon Bangladesh’s envoy to lodge a protest and convey Islamabad’s concerns over the recent executions of two war criminals – Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.

  • ‘Jamaat’ man held for threatening intellectuals

    Detectives says they arrested a Jamaat-e-Islami man for threatening eminent personalities including Prof Anisuzzaman and Muntassir Mamoon with death.

  • Cops fire on Shibir procession in Sylhet, none hurt

    Police open fire to disperse a procession brought out by Islami Chhatra Shibir activists in Sylhet city during the Jamaat-e-Islami-enforced countrywide daylong hartal.

  • Another step towards justice

    One of Bangladesh's many tragedies was the near reversal, within three and a half years of our birth as a country, of the gains of our Liberation War and the coming to power, later, of people who not only opposed the birth of Bangladesh but actively participated in the genocide and crimes against humanity that was the hallmark of the Pakistani forces and their Bengali collaborators.

  • Nizami’s appeal hearing may end by Dec 15: AG

    Attorney General Mahbubey Alam expresses hopes that the Supreme Court hearing on the appeal of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami against his death penalty will be completed by Dec 15.

  • Families meet Mojaheed, SQ Chy at Dhaka jail

    Death row war crimes convicts Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed met their families at Dhaka jail. The meetings took place a day after the Supreme Court turned down their pleas for review against death penalty for war crimes during 1971 Liberation War.

  • SC full verdict on Mojaheed, SQ Chy at central jail

    The full verdict of Supreme Court on death row war criminals Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury reaches the Dhaka central jail.

  • Slack hartal underway

    The dawn-to-dusk countrywide hartal sponsored by the Jamaat-e-Islami is underway in the county in a relaxed manner.

  • Justice denied, says Mojaheed's son

    Expressing disappointment over today’s Supreme Court verdict, son of war criminal Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed said his family has been deprived of justice.

  • Jamaat calls hartal for Thursday

    Jamaat-e-Islami calls a countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal (shutdown) for tomorrow protesting Supreme Court’s rejection of party secretary general Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed’s plea to review its ruling upholding his death penalty for war crimes.